VIA announced the VIA Vinyl VT1708 High Definition (HD) Audio Codec with premium quality and features for expanding PC audio requirements. The VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec delivers to the market a solution with high fidelity audio playback featuring four premium quality stereo DACs enabling 8 channel support, and 2 stereo ADCs, all of which support the latest 24-bit, 192KHz audio standards. The VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec additionally supports features that further tweak the audio experience, such as a high quality headphone amplifier, enhanced recording features, and advanced connectivity. VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec samples are available now.

VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip
technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced the VIA Vinyl VT1708
High Definition (HD) Audio Codec with premium quality and features for expanding
PC audio requirements.

The HD Audio standard realizes the next step in fulfilling the needs of a new
generation of PCs that are taking on increasingly complex communication and
entertainment roles. To meet these growing requirements HD Audio technology
enables support of the latest high definition audio content, and advanced
features such as enhanced microphone support for clearer VOIP communication.

The VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec delivers to the market a solution with high
fidelity audio playback featuring four premium quality stereo DACs enabling 8
channel support, and 2 stereo ADCs, all of which support the latest 24-bit,
192KHz audio standards. The VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec additionally
supports features that further tweak the audio experience, such as a high
quality headphone amplifier, enhanced recording features, and advanced
connectivity.

“As users increasingly depend on their PC for multimedia applications, there is
a strong requirement for every PC to ship with high quality audio support as a
standard feature,” commented Philip Chen, Special Assistant to the President,
Multimedia and Consumer Electronics Division, VIA Technologies, Inc. “The VIA
Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec builds upon VIA’s strength in developing high
quality audio solutions, and was designed from the ground up to ensure a premium
acoustic experience.”

About VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codecs

VIA Vinyl HD Audio Codecs are compliant with the Intel® High Definition Audio
Rev. 1.0 specification. Integrating stereo DACs featuring a 100dB S/N ratio, and
two stereo ADCs the VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec enables support for the
latest 24-bit, 192KHz audio content. To ensure a high quality audio experience
the VIA Vinyl VT1708 integrates leading features such as a high quality
headphone amplifier, enhanced recording support, and advanced power management
features making them ideal for mobile devices.

The VIA VT1708 Audio Codec also optionally supports leading QSound technology
that offers unmatched technologies to transforms the PC Audio experience with
enhancements for games, music, and movies as well as advanced feature control
that allows users to fully customize their audio experience.

For more information on the VIA VT1708 HD Audio Codec please go here:


www.via.com.tw/en/products/audio/8-channel/vt1708/

VIA VT1708 HD Audio Codec Pricing and Availability

VIA Vinyl VT1708 HD Audio Codec samples are available now.