Glensound VIRGIL - Compact Dante Headphone Amplifier
Dante studio headphone amplifier
Virgil was the Roman poet who guided Dante through Hell and Purgatory, the Glensound Virgil is a clever little headphone amplifier for providing crystal clear audio into studio & broadcast headphones.
Packaged in a small & robust format and designed to be permanently mounted in studios wherever a headphone circuit is required, the Virgil provides a simple interface between Dante network audio systems and users headphones.
The Virgil encompasses our unique headphone amplifier circuit which automatically provides the correct output level to match the impedance of the attached headphones (to produce the same volume high impedance headphones require a much greater output level than low impedance).
Virgil receives 2 x audio circuits from a Dante network and routes one to the left and the other to the right channel of the headphone amplifier. A front panel volume control allows the user to adjust the output volume.
Three mounting holes are supplied to enable the Virgil to be mounted underneath a studio desk in a suitable location for the users headphones. Needing just 1 single network cable to carry both power & audio to the Virgil makes installation very simple.
As well as being suitable for low & high impedance headphones our unique headphone amplifier circuit can be connected to both stereo headphones & mono earpieces, making the Virgil suitable for driving television presenters ear pieces.
Dante audio inputStereo headphone amplifierCan be used with mono earpiecesUnder desk mountingSmall & robustPowered by PoE6.35 & 3.5mm headphone outputsUp to 96K/ 24 bit audio
Headphone impedance: 32 to 1000 Ohms
Maximum output level: +15.8dB into 600 Ohms
Headphone jacks: 1 x 6.35mm (1/4") and 1 x 3.5mm stereo 3 pole sockets
Front panel level pot range: -20 to + 10dB standard (-70 to + 10dB special order)
Frequency Response: >-0.1dB 20Hz to 22kHz
Distortion: <0.008% @ 1kHz (ref +8dBu)
Noise: < -73dB @ line up (22Hz to 22kHz)
Output Power: 1 watt
No of Circuits: 2 off inputs, 1 routed left ear other routed right ear
Max current consumption: 2 watts
Powered by Power Over Ethernet (PoE)
Dante Network Interface
Sample frequency: Up to 96kHz
Resolution: 24 bit
Line up: 0dBu = -18dBFs
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