[The Chord Company] English Electric 8Switch *(January Sale)*
Please note: All January Sale items including brand new, display or demo units, have been tested and are in good working condition. Depending on the product, we will provide a maximum of 6 months for after sales warranty, and for some products, which we would specify on each product page separately, warranty would have to remain entirely with the manufacturer. Customers are encouraged to read the sales terms on each product carefully before making purchases.
Please also bear in mind that these products are sold at special prices and clearance prices, and therefore no refunds or exchanges will be honoured.
溫馨提示：所有大特賣商品*(January Sale)*，包括全新的，曾經作陳列或示範用的，均已通過我們的檢測，證實是處於良好的工作狀態。 保養則按個別產品而定，我們一般會提供最多六個月的保養期，而某些產品的保養則是必須經由生產商提供；這個我們會在個別的產品分頁上注明。請貴客在購物前仔細檢視各產品的銷售細則。
Eight audio grade 100/1000 Base-T gigabit Ethernet ports make it possible to connect even the most demanding streaming setups. Significant (ie. audible) improvements can be experienced in music playback via streaming services or music stored on a NAS.
The 8switch features low and high electrical noise isolation, reducing data issues that can often be apparent during the playback of high-resolution material.
Powered by a customised TCXO (Temperature Compensation Crystal Oscillator), accuracy is 0.1ppm – far higher than normal crystals and higher than a normal TCXO, allowing the 8Switch to generate higher accuracy network signals, which in turn helps provide more stable music data transmission.
The power supply and clock generation circuits each have two electrical noise isolation circuits which ensure stable network signals. An EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) absorber helps to further reduce the noise from the digital circuit.
Compare the increased performance and jitter measurement (90% less!) of the 8switch compared to that of a general network switch.
Casing & Power Supply
The machined aluminium enclosure offers excellent protection from both acoustic and electrical noise.
The minimal LED display on the front panel includes power, alarm and the link status/speed for each of the 8 ports.
The medical-grade power adaptor has been designed to reduce electrical noise from AC power and prevent mains quality issues from affecting the network signals. It also boasts high power efficiency, a no-load power consumption < 0.075W and protection from short circuit, overload and over-voltage.
Switches require high speed power supplies so we could not opt for a linear power source due to their speed limitations. We set about improving the power signal by using an extremely high-quality wall supply. This clean supply permits an optimum quality network signal, driven by high-accuracy TCXO clock technology.