The VIA Vinyl Envy24HT is a versatile 24-bit multi-channel
audio controller that enables studio level audio performance.
With support for 8 outbound streams the VIA Envy24HT
can easily support the latest theatre quality 5.1, 6.1
or even 7.1 surround sound systems. For enhanced playback
the VIA Envy24HT enables hardware downmixing that allows
customers to experience the complete surround sound
experience whether using four, or even two speakers.
Supporting up to 192kHz sampling rates the VIA Envy24HT
has the highest audio recording quality in its class
giving home studio musicians four simultaneous inbound
streams with all paths passing as 24-bit audio, "as
is", unaltered, bit per bit accurate. The VIA Envy24HT
also brings full support for Windows® WDM drivers.
To maintain a full digital path for PCM or compressed
audio formats, the Envy24HT integrates a complete S/PDIF
transmitter for connection to digital audio interfaces.
For connection to keyboards and sound devices an independent
MIDI UART is provided. The VIA EnvyHT also includes
a direct access 23-pin GPIO that brings flexibility
for multi-purpose connections uses such as the integration
of break-out boxes that allow for enhanced connection
Designed for easy integration by system designers,
all the 5 output and 2 inputs pairs of the VIA Envy24HT
can be combined with professional grade I²S converters,
S/PDIF receivers, or multi-channel out AC-link codecs,
such as the VIA Eight-TRAC Audio Codec. Applications
of the VIA Envy 24HT can include high fidelity multi-channel
audio, home theatre and entertainment, cost effective
multi-track audio, PC-based data acquisition, and waveform