Streaming audio player

Acoustic Arts Streamer ES $5,500

Supports HD audio files in WAV and FLAC up to 24 bit/192 kHz

Simple and intuitive to use UPnP media player with internet radio (vTuner®)

2 USB ports to connect USB flash drives

Network connection by wired (Ethernet) or wireless network (Wi-Fi)

Gapless function for interruption-free music playback

High quality 3.5" TFT colour display that shows album cover art

 

OS: Streamunlimited

Aurender A10 US$ 4.600

Digital Outputs

1 AES/EBU, 1 Coaxial, 1 Optical

Digital I/O

1 LAN, 2 USB

Control

via iPad and front panel

HDD Memory

Up to 2 terabytes

SSD Cache

40G

Formats

WAV, FLAC, APE and others

Power

220V AC or 110V AC

Dimensions

430mm x 96mm x 353mm

Weight

13kg

 

Atoll Electronique ST200 2000

DLNA/ UPnP compatible streamer supporting gapless playback

 

- 1 USB “B” (24 bits/96KHz)
- 1 Coaxiale SPDIF (24 bits/192KHz)
- 1 Optische SPDIF (24 bits/192KHz)
- Burr-Brown PCM1792 converter
- 2 analoge inputs
- 1 RJ45 ethernet
- 1 WiFi
- 1 analoge RCA out
- 1 digitale out (coaxiaal)
- 1 digitale out (toslink)
- 1 headphone out

AURALiC Aries $1599/€ 1499

Streaming audio player supporting PCM up to 384 kHz and DSD up to 5.6448 mHz

 

Streaming: uPnP Qobuz WiMP Songcast AirPlay

FIle formats: AAC,  AIFF,  ALAC,  APE,  DIFF,  DSF,  FLAC,MP3,  OGG,  WAV,  WV  and  WMA

Sample rates: PCM in 44.1KHz – 384KHz at 16 ‐ 24bits, DSD 2.8224MHz and 5.6448MHz

 

Inputs:

RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet,

Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless

USB 2.0 High external HD

 

Outputs:

USB 2.0 High‐Speed for compatible USB DACs,

AES/EBU,

OAXICAL,

TOSLINK

 

Interface:

AURALiC Lightning DS App on iOS, Android, OS X and Wind

UPnP compatible control points

 

Clock: Dual 240fs  Femto Clocks

Power: 10uV  Low  Noise  external  PSU

 

Aries LE has the same specs but simpler clocking and PSU ($999)

 

AURALiC Aries Mini $399/€ 459

Introduced at the Munich High End show in may 2015. it raised a stir on the audiophile forums.

A complete music server at an very affordable price.

Will this be the new Squeezebox?

 

Streaming Services
Local uPnP/DLNA library content
TIDAL, Qobuz and WiMP online streaming
Internet Radio
AirPlay and Songcast
USB hard drive files
Optional internal HDD/SSD


Supported File Types
AACAIFFALAC, APE, DIFF, DSFFLAC,
MP3, OGGWAV, WV and WMA

Sampling Rates
PCM in 44.1Khz - 384Khz at 16 - 32bits
DSD64DSD128DSD256

Control Software
AURALiC Lightning DS
OpenHome compatible software

Media Server Compatibility
MinimserverTwonky, Asset UPnPJRiver
DLNA/uPNP compatible server software

Input
RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Dual-Band WiFi connection
USB 2.0 High-Speed for external disk

Output
USB 2.0 High-Speed for compatible DAC**
Coaxial, TOSLINK***


Power Consumption
Playback:  10W at max.

Dimension
Appox. 5.3"W x 5.3"D x 1.1"H (13.5cm x 13.5cm x 2.8cm)

Weight
1.1 pounds (0.5kg)

 

Added 4/2014

AURALiC ALTAIR US$ 1900

 

DAC/Pre-amp/heaphone amp, streamer and musicserver in one.

The common legacy digital inputs + USB.

The common network protocols like DLNA and Airplay.

Plays from internal storage or external USB storage.

One who does it all.

 

Frequency Response
20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.1dB*

THD+N
<0.001%, 20Hz-20KHz at 0dBFS

Dynamic Range
121dB, 20Hz-20KHz, A-weighted

Streaming Inputs
Network shared folder
USB Drive
Internal Music Storage**
uPnP/DLNA Media Server
TIDAL and Qobuz streaming
Internet Radio
AirPlay
Bluetooth
Songcast
RoonReady

 

Digital Inputs
1*AES/EBU
1*Coaxial
1*Toslink
1*USB device to computer
2*USB host to storage and DAC
1*RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
1*802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi

Analog Outputs
1*Balanced XLR(output impedance 10 ohm)
1*Single-ended RCA(output impedance 50 ohm)
1*6.35mm headphone Jack (output impedance 5 ohm)

Supported File Formats
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC,
MP3, OGG, WAV, WV and WMA

 

Supported Digital Formats
All PCM from 44.1KS/s to 384KS/s in 32Bit***
DSD64, DSD128, DSD256***

Output Voltage
4Vrms at Max. with dynamic-loss-free digital volume

Control Software
AURALiC Lightning DS for iOS
AURALiC RC-1 remote control
OpenHome compatible control software
uPnP compatible control software

 

Device Interface
512*64 pixels OLED Display

Power Consumption
Sleep: <10W
Playback:  35W at max.

Dimension
11''W x 9''D x 2.6''H (33cm x 23cm x 6.5cm)

Weight
7.0 pounds (3.2kg)

 

* Tested under Filter Mode Precise for all sampling rate
** With optional 2.5-inch HDD or SSD installed
** 352.8KS/s and 384KS/s are supported through streaming and USB input only
*** 32bit is supported through streaming and USB input only
*** By 'DoP V1.1' or native DSD protocol through streaming and USB input only

Added 2016

AVM SD 2.2 €3490

 

 

  • 2 unbalanced line inputs (i.e. for connection of an external Phono preamp or analog tuner)
  • 1 Pre Out balanced, 1 Pre Out unbalanced
  • 5 digital inputs (SD 2.2, SD 3.2)
  • 2 x SPDIF opt.
  • 2 x SPDIF coax.
  • 1 x USB input synchronous / asynchron (switchable), 64DSD (2,8 MHz)
  • Network: WLAN & LAN
  • Streaming Formats: MP3 , WMA,  AAC, OGG Vorbis, FLAC (192/32 via LAN), WAV (192/32 via LAN), AIFF (192/32 via LAN), ALAC (96/24 über LAN)
  • Supported media server: UPnP 1.1, UPnP-AV and DLNA-compatible server, Microsoft Windows Media Connect Server (WMDRM 10), DLNA-compatible server: NAS
  • Webradio: vTuner / Airable Internet Radio Service, Auto network config., Internet Radio Station database (automatic updates)
  • Digital signal processing with up to 192 kHz / 24 Bit, 64DSD (2,8 MHz)
  • Upsampling frequency for all incoming digital signals may be switched between:
    Native, 44,1, 48, 88, 96, 176, 192 kHz
  • Switchable digital filters
  • Discrete headphone amp with 3 mm banana plug (SD 2.2)
  • Tone control and parametric loudness with bypass-function
  • Large, blue graphic display
  • A large variety of menu function for individual presets (i.e. adjustable input sensitivity,
    renaming inputs and many more)
  • Housing options: Aluminum silver or black, chrome front optional
  • Completely controllable via AVM RC S App for iOS or Android or optional RC 9 remote control with color display

 

Added 2016

Ayre Acoustics QX-5 Twenty US$ 8950

Audio Inputs 
USB: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192, 352.8, 384 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 and DSD128 (as DoP)

Optical/SPDIF/AESEBU: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 (as DoP)

Network: 44.1, 48, 88.2, 96, 176.4, 192 kHz
PCM 16, 20, 24 bits
DSD64 (as DoP)


Outputs 
Line Output: 4.5 Vrms balanced, 2.25 Vrms single-ended

Headphone Output: 9.0 Vrms balanced, 4.5 Vrms single-ended

Added 2016