Universal Host - VoIP/PBX Digital Hybrid
The Digital Hybrid for a Busy Desktop.
Universal Host easily converts your IP or PBX telephone into a professional, affordable interview station. This desktop digital hybrid provides talk show quality caller audio from most telephone systems. Simply connect between your telephone handset and the base of your telephone. The digital hybrid connects audio signals to your IP or PBX type telephone system through the telephone handset cord. Universal Host provides connections for a microphone, headphones, mixer, sound card, and telephone handset. The stereo output jack on the back of the unit provides your voice on one channel and only the caller’s voice on the other channel. The balanced XLR output jack contains only the caller’s voice. The Handset and Online buttons select between talking on the handset, or sending and receiving through the audio connections. A second switch selects between monitoring the caller or listening to the USB codec over the headphones.
Digital Signal Processor
The digital hybrid connects audio signals through the telephone handset cord without the transmit / receive crosstalk common to analog hybrids. The Digital Signal Processor (DSP) continuously monitors both the phone line and audio signals to deliver excellent separation. This proprietary, dual-convergence echo canceller algorithm can achieve excellent separation, typically exceeding 50 dB, without any setup and without sending a noise burst down the line.
Talk Show Quality Interviews
Connect a professional dynamic mic and headphones to Universal Host to capture your voice in full audio bandwidth, while maintaining excellent separation between your voice and the caller.
Easily connect your PA system to the existing IP or PBX telephone system. The echo canceller algorithm prevents feedback and allow full duplex conversations.
The 16 bit USB audio CODEC allows stereo recording at up to 48 kHz sampling rate, with the talent voice on the left channel in full bandwidth, and the caller on the right. Play recordings from your computer directly into the phone system.
Send 1Balanced Female XLRImpedance1k ohmsLevel15 mV RMS (-34 dBu nom)Mic/Line Pad Switch+6 dBu maxSend 21/8″ (3.5mm) MonoImpedance20k ohmsLevel250 mV RMS (-10 dBu nom)Caller OutBalanced Male XLRImpedance200 ohmsLevel500 mV RMS (-4 dBu nom, +14 dBu max)
Caller OnlyStereo Out1/8″ (3.5mm)Impedance50 ohmsLevel250 mV RMS (-10 dBu nom, +6 dBu max)
Left = Send, Right = CallerHeadphone1/8″ (3.5mm)Impedance8 ohmsLevel250 mW
Mixed Send and CallerUSBConnectorMini Type B FemaleStandardv2.0Sampling Rate32 kHz, 44.1 kHz, 48 kHzMiscHandset and Telephone ConnectorsRJ22Isolation1500 VACFrequency ResponseTelephone Side 200 Hz-3600 HzPower120-240 VAC Power SupplySize7″ x 6″ x 1.6″ (18 x 15 x 4.2 cm)Weight2.2 lbs. (1kg)