AURALiC AIRES

Wireless Streaming Bridge

AURALiC AIRES Wireless Streaming Bridge


Serves as wireless bridge between network storage or HQ online streaming services and your DAC.
Dual-band high-speed WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 2.0 inputs.
USB audio output; AES/EBU, coaxial and TOSLINK low jitter digital audio outputs.
Is bundled with AURALiC Lightning DS App. Allows AIRES to browse your music libraries, stream HQ content from online services, control playback, and select hardware settings.
Supports Songcast, can map sound to any Lightning systems around the house, and stream through Apple AirPlay.
Supports Linn OpenHome structure, with multi-room, multiple control points.
Supports AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WV, WMA.
AURALiC proprietary hardware platform: includes quad-core ARM Coretex-A9 1GHz processor, 1GB DDR3, 4GB internal storage.
Two models available:
AIRES LE - standard model, low-phase noise crystal, standard external PSU.
AIRES - two individual femtoclocks for USB host and digital outputs, low noise internal design, low jitter, AURALiC PurerPower(TM) 10uV (20Hz-20kHz range) low noise external linear PSU.

Specifications:

Streaming Services:
Local uPnP/DLNA library content
Qobuz and WiMP online streaming
Internet Radio
AirPlay and Songcast
USB hard drive files (Hard disk file playback function available Oct 2014)
Supported File Types:
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WV and WMA
Sampling Rates:
PCM in 44.1-384Khz at 16-32bits
DSD 2.8224MHz and 5.6448MHz
Control Software:
AURALiC Lightning DS
AURALiC RC-1 remote control 
OpenHome compatible software
uPnP AV compatible software
Media Server Compatibility:
Minimserver, Twonky, Asset UPnP, JRiver
DLNA/uPNP compatible server software
Display: 3” 256x64 px OLED
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 (DAC does not require drivers for Mac OS X)
AES/EBU, Coaxial, TOSLINK*
(*Sampling rate limited to 44.1K - 192K and DSD64 only)
Power Consumption:
Standby: <2W
Playback:  15W at max.
Dimension: 25cm x 20cm x 7cm
Weight: 0.8kg

AURALiC advises specifications are subject to change without notice.


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