Music servers

3Beez $5000

3Beez stands for Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.
It has a proprietary music management system designed with classical music in mind.
It supports composer, composition, conductor, librettist, orchestra, soloist, etc.


Hardware features

  • Turnkey hardware architecture: Connect to your audio system and play.
  • Control with tablet, desktop, or smartphone or with attached TV/monitor and trackpad.
  • 1 TB hard disk drive for sound archive; extensible with external drives.
  • Built-in backup of sound archive to a second 1 TB hard disk drive.
  • Support for many codecs (mp3, aac, ogg, flac, wav, wma, alac).
  • Analog output with support for 192 kHz/24-bit HD audio.
  • Compatible with USB DACs at sample rates up to 192 kHz and 24-bit resolution.
  • TOSLINK output supports sample rates up to 192 kHz.
  • Playback in multiple zones.
  • Support for multiple controllers.
  • Optical disc drive for ripping CDs.
  • Silent operation: fanless cooling and hard disk drives idle during play.
  • Low idle power consumption (around 20W).

Software features

  • Support for gapless playback.
  • Support for downloading from the Internet or importing from NAS and flash drives.
  • Supports retrieval and display of cover art.
  • Manual generation of play queues with save and restore.
  • Automatic generation of play queues with random selections.
  • Automatically source metadata from MusicBrainz and FreeDB.
  • Automatic and manual volume equalization.
  • Play CD immediately or play while ripping in addition to basic rip.
  • Simple mode makes the product accessible to everyone, including novice users.
  • Export sound files to portable players.
  • Bulk import of music from your computer or NAS allows you to play your legacy music collection immediately.

Added 12/2013

432 EVO € 1699

Fan less music server based on Vortexbox
Clients: MPD/Squeezebox/DLNA
Control: Android tablet (7” tablet included)

SOtM USB card


USB (24/384 & DSD64/128 ) USB Audio Class 2 compliant


Size: 435 x 325 x 60mm (W x D x H)

This box is called 432 because the manufacturer strongly believes classical tuned at 432 Hz sounds better.
A plugin in supplied to change the pitch of any recording to 432 Hz.

Added 8/2014

Astell&Kern AK500N $ 8,900.00

  • Choose from 3 capacity sizes: 1TB / 2TB / 4TB
  • Cirrus Logic CS4398 x2 (Dual DAC)
  • One click CD Ripping
  • Easy DLNA-based networking
  • PCM to DSD conversion feature
  • 4 Bay expandable SSD
  • Built-in battery for complete noise isolation
  • Multiple input and output connections

Combine it with the PSU and an amp ( $16,000.00)

Added 2016

Arcus Audio Server

  • Digital audio-recorder with up to 4 TByte hard drive
  • CD-drive and network connection
  • Analogue audio-inputs: 1 x Stereo Cinch
  • Analogue audio-outlets: 1 x Stereo Cinch
  • Digital audio-outlets: SPDIF (coaxial and toslink)
  • Measurements incl. feet: 44 x 10 x 37 cm
Added 2016

AudioNec Music Server STV3 € 11.000,-

Totally silent, fanless music oriented media server, no hard drive, no noise and extremely fast access

Automatic optimized distortion free ripping with multi read error correction

Maximum sampling frequency: 192 KHz

AES/EBU and S/PDIF digital output

Clock generator with extremely low jitter Signal to noise ratio on digital output: 117 db

Storage capacity: 512 Gb (SSD)

Extension until 2.4 Tb. 32 Tb xcan be reached with external storage unit

Size: width: 43cm, Height: 17cm Depth: 43cm

Weight: 25 Kg

User friendly interface available in 7 languages.

Touch sensitive universal Remote Control delivered as standard.


OS: Win7

STV3 € 11.000,- (no DAC, digital out only)

SDV3 € 19.200,- (with DAC)


Remote control € 930,- (19" touch screen)

Aurender S10 $6,990

  • Free iPad* remote control application from Apple* App Store
  • Customized Linux OS for best audio performance
  • WAV, FLAC, APE and other formats supported
  • Up to 24-bit width and 192 kHz sampling rate
  • Switching-mode and linear power supplies
  • Playback from Solid State Drive
  • Silent fanless design
  • AMOLED displays
  • Digital outputs (Coaxial, AES/EBU, Optical, USB) only.
    Added 1/2014

AVA Media RIP-N-PLAY Music Server 965


- SPDIF (coax)

- USB audio


Networking: LAN






Web browser



Added 1/2014