Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer
Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer
Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer
Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer

Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer

$3,995.00

Auralic ALTAIR G1 Digital Audio Streamer

The new ALTAIR G1 distills AURALiC's proprietary technologies and features in to a high-performance DAC and streamer built to exacting standards within a substantial aluminium case. As an entry point to the AURALiC ecosystem, the ALTAIR G1 offers a comprehensive number of features and functions. Music can be sourced from virtually any source - locally stored files on your network, Internet radio, Airplay™, Bluetooth, USB drive, an optional integrated hard drive or a playlist of favourites from a subscription-based streaming service such as Qobuz or TIDAL. Control is via either the proprietary Lightning DS app, or the manual intuitive control on the front panel with all functions clearly shown on the high-resolution 4" colour display. Completing the ALTAIR G1's extensive feature set: full wireless utility, smart IR control learning, and an advanced digital volume control. 

SPECIFICATIONS

Benchmark:  Frequency Response: 20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.1dB*.  THD+N: < 0.0002% (XLR); < 0.0003% (RCA), 20Hz-20KHz at 0dBFS.  Dynamic Range: 124dB, 20Hz-20KHz, A-weighted.
Streaming File Format:  Lossless: AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, OGG, WAV and WV.  Lossy: AAC, MP3, MQA** and WMA
Sampling Rate:  PCM: 44.1KHz to 384KHz in 32Bit***.  DSD: DSD64(2.8224MHz), DSD128(5.6448MHz), DSD256(11.2896MHz), DSD512(22.57892MHz)****
Control Software:  AURALiC Lightning DS for iOS, AURALiC Lightning DS for web browser (device setting only), OpenHome compatible control software (BubbleUPnP, Kazoo), Roon (Roon Core required separately)
Audio Inputs:  Digital Inputs: AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink, USB Audio. Streaming Inputs: Network shared folder, USB Storage, USB CD Drive, Optional Internal Storage, UPnP/DLNA Media Server, native TIDAL, HighResAudio and Qobuz Sublime+, Internet Radio, AirPlay, Bluetooth, Songcast, RoonReady
Audio Outputs:  Balanced: XLR (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 10ohm).  Unbalanced: RCA (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 50ohm).  Headphone: 6.35mm Headphone Jack (output impedance 5ohm)
Network:  Wired: Gigabit Ethernet.  Wireless: 802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi. 
Power Consumption:  Playback: 50W at max.
Dimensions - W x D x H:  34cm x 32cm x 8cm
Weight:  6.8kg
Product Finishing:  Anodized aluminium case in matte black
 
* Tested under Filter Mode Precise for all sampling rate
** AURALiC streaming devices are capable of decoding MQA files using AURALiC’s proprietary resampling and de-blurring method. This technology is not an MQA-created or MQA-licensed process. AURALiC has no official relationship with MQA and its allies.
*** 352.8KHz and 384KHz and 32bit are supported through streaming and USB inputs only
**** By 'DoP V1.1' or native DSD protocol through streaming and USB inputs only