•The Zodiac Gold offers a total of six digital audio inputs: one AES/EBU, two coaxial S/PDIF, two Toslink, and one USB.
•For the popular USB input, the Zodiac Gold offers distinctive modes for PC and Mac to ensure high data accuracy. The USB input supports a maximum data transfer rate of 480Mbits/sec, thus supporting up to 384kHz/24-bit data files (no, that’s not a typo).
•As above, the Zodiac Gold provides two de-jittered, re-clocked digital outputs (one AES/EBU and one coaxial S/PDIF).
•Although many users will be fully satisfied with the Zodiac Gold’s “Antelope Oven Clock”, the Gold provide a separate BNC clock input for those who might own one of Antelope’s upper end Isochrone-series master clocks.
•The preamp section of the Zodiac Gold provides two stereo analog inputs (one balanced via TRS jacks, the other single-ended via RCA jacks).
•The Zodiac Gold preamp also provides two sets of stereo analog outputs (one set balanced via XLR connectors with precision trim-able output levels, and one set unbalanced via RCA jacks).
•The headphone amp section of the Zodiac Gold provides two ¼-inch TRS (phone jack) outputs.