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QED Reference Optical Digital Quartz Cable

    Description

    QED's superior Toslink Optical digital audio interconnect cable made with real glass

    Reference Optical Quartz is the first of its kind, consisting of 210 separate boro-silicate glass fibres. The cable allows you to experience stunning sound when connecting DACs, TV's, CD players and Blu-Ray players to amplifiers or receivers because it has a much higher bandwidth and only 1/10th of the attenuation of traditional acrylic fibres. Reference Optical Quartz vastly exceeds the demands for high definition multi-channel digital audio with a bandwidth of over 150MHz which is totally unaffected by bending the cable.

    Features

    GLASSCORE TECHNOLOGY

    QED's new Glasscore™ technology employs multiple fibre bundles of ultra-fine boro-silicate glass optical fibres (GOF) of no more than 50um each to make up the 1 mm diameter necessary to conform to the Toslink standard connectors. Because the fibres are so small the different paths taken by the light rays are similar in length virtually eliminating the timing error and introducing less distortion and jitter. This has the effect of increasing bandwidth and the accuracy of the data transmission.

    STEPPED REFRACTIVE INDEX

    The quartz fibres are coated with a cladding of low Refractive Index to guide the light signal.

    Over 150MHz BANDWIDTH

    This vastly exceeds the demands for high definition multi-channel HD digital audio. In contrast to conventional acrylic glass optical cables quartz glass cables can deliver signals up to and including 24bit/192kHz with very low jitter .

    Reference Optical Quartz can provide a much higher bandwidth than a single acrylic glass fibre with 1/10th of the attenuation.

    ULTRA LOW JITTER / ULTRA LOW LOSS

    QED have calculated that jitter (distortions caused by timing differences between the different light paths) in conventional optical cables could typically reach up to 145ps. In Reference Optical Quartz, timing errors are virtually eliminated, introducing less distortion, jitter and ultra low loss < 0.03 dB/m.

    Specifications

    Unique boro-silicate glass construction

     

    Highly flexible 210 x 50 micron optical fibre bundle

    Bandwidth 

    >150MHz

    Ultra low jitter

    Stepped refractive index

    Ultra low loss 

    < 0.03 dB/m

    24 & 32 bit high resolution audio compatible.

    This QED cable comes with a two year warranty


    QED Reference Optical Digital Quartz Cable

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          Description

          QED's superior Toslink Optical digital audio interconnect cable made with real glass

          Reference Optical Quartz is the first of its kind, consisting of 210 separate boro-silicate glass fibres. The cable allows you to experience stunning sound when connecting DACs, TV's, CD players and Blu-Ray players to amplifiers or receivers because it has a much higher bandwidth and only 1/10th of the attenuation of traditional acrylic fibres. Reference Optical Quartz vastly exceeds the demands for high definition multi-channel digital audio with a bandwidth of over 150MHz which is totally unaffected by bending the cable.

          Features

          GLASSCORE TECHNOLOGY

          QED's new Glasscore™ technology employs multiple fibre bundles of ultra-fine boro-silicate glass optical fibres (GOF) of no more than 50um each to make up the 1 mm diameter necessary to conform to the Toslink standard connectors. Because the fibres are so small the different paths taken by the light rays are similar in length virtually eliminating the timing error and introducing less distortion and jitter. This has the effect of increasing bandwidth and the accuracy of the data transmission.

          STEPPED REFRACTIVE INDEX

          The quartz fibres are coated with a cladding of low Refractive Index to guide the light signal.

          Over 150MHz BANDWIDTH

          This vastly exceeds the demands for high definition multi-channel HD digital audio. In contrast to conventional acrylic glass optical cables quartz glass cables can deliver signals up to and including 24bit/192kHz with very low jitter .

          Reference Optical Quartz can provide a much higher bandwidth than a single acrylic glass fibre with 1/10th of the attenuation.

          ULTRA LOW JITTER / ULTRA LOW LOSS

          QED have calculated that jitter (distortions caused by timing differences between the different light paths) in conventional optical cables could typically reach up to 145ps. In Reference Optical Quartz, timing errors are virtually eliminated, introducing less distortion, jitter and ultra low loss < 0.03 dB/m.

          Specifications

          Unique boro-silicate glass construction

           

          Highly flexible 210 x 50 micron optical fibre bundle

          Bandwidth 

          >150MHz

          Ultra low jitter

          Stepped refractive index

          Ultra low loss 

          < 0.03 dB/m

          24 & 32 bit high resolution audio compatible.

          This QED cable comes with a two year warranty


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