auralic altair

This is a perfect single-box music source for your modern HiFi system. It combines a High-End DAC with world class wireless streaming solution. The 15 input sources including stream from Network Shared Folder, USB drive, Internal music storage (optional), uPnP/DLNA media server, TIDAL and Qobuz streaming, Internet Radio, AirPlay, Bluetooth, Songcast and RoonReady. The rest of digital inputs are AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink, USB device to computer, 2 USB host for storage and external DAC.

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ALTAIR is developed based on AURALiC's award-winning VEGA Digital Audio Process and Lightning Streaming platform, industry's first streaming technology that supports DXD and Quad-Rate DSD playback through WiFi network. It also supports several advanced features such as gapless playback, on-device playlist and multiple-room functions.

ALTAIR will be available in silver and black color, starting to ship by June 2016.


Altair Specifications
Frequency Response 20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.1dB*
THD+N <0.0003%, 20Hz-20KHz at 0dBFS
Dynamic Range 124dB, 20Hz-20KHz, A-weighted
Streaming Inputs Network shared folder
USB Drive
Internal Music Storage**
uPnP/DLNA Media Server
TIDAL and Qobuz streaming
Internet Radio
Digital Inputs 1*AES/EBU
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
1*Single-ended RCA
1*6.35mm headphone Jack
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 0dBFS (XLR)
2Vrms at 0dBFS (RCA)
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)
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