AURALiC Aries Mini Network Streamer

AURALiC

ARIES MINI is a wireless streaming node designed for connecting to your existing home audio system.

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  • ARIES MINI is a wireless streaming node designed for connecting to your existing home audio system. It not only has shared all software and hardware functions coming from original ARIES, but also equipped with additional high quality analog output and optional hard drive slot for anyone whom don’t want to invest for a dedicate DSD DAC and NAS drive.

    • ARIES MINI can stream high-resolution music quickly and wirelessly in virtually any sampling rate, even for the latest Quad-Rate DSD and DXD.
    • It is powered by AURALiC's proprietary Tesla hardware platform that includes a Quad-Core ARM Coretex-A9 processor running at 1GHz, 512MB DDR3 onboard memory and 4GB internal storage.
    • The Tesla platform has a calculation ability of 25,000 MIPS, more than enough to decode a vast spectrum of audio formats, including AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WV and WMA.
  • Streaming Services:
    Local uPnP/DLNA library content
    Qobuz and WiMP online streaming
    Internet Radio
    Bluetooth, AirPlay and Songcast
    USB hard drive files
    Optional internal HDD/SSD

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

    Sampling Rates:
    PCM in 44.1Khz - 384Khz at 16 - 32bits
    DSD64, DSD128, DSD256

    Control Software:
    AURALiC Lightning DS
    OpenHome compatible software

    Media Server Compatibility:
    Minimserver, Twonky, Asset UPnP, JRiver
    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:  20W 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)