Auralic ARIES G2.1 Wireless Streaming Transporter
The flexibility to connect to everything, the intelligence to control your world of music with a touch, and the power to deliver a signal of incomparable fidelity. The ARIES G2.1 Wireless Streaming Transporter stands out as the most advanced, high-performance method for bringing truly cutting-edge streaming to your audio system that we’ve developed. Whether your music resides on your network, a USB drive, on streaming services like TIDAL and Qobuz, or Internet Radio, the ARIES G2.1 provides endless options to explore your universe of music from our Lightning DS control app and take advantage of features like On-Device Playlists, Memory Caching, Gapless Playback, and Bit-Perfect Multi-Room functionality. With a supercharged Tesla G2 hardware platform, the ARIES G2.1 has the power to build a pure, bit-perfect stream for music formats up to 32bit/384khz PCM and DSD512 over Wi-Fi for truly exceptional sonic satisfaction. On its own or matched with other G-Series devices, the ARIES G2.1 redefines audio performance from a digital source.
Digital Output only - Separate DAC required for system integration
Sampling Rates: 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 settings only), OpenHome compatible control software (BubbleUPnP, Kazoo), Roon (Roon Core required separately)
Streaming Inputs: Network shared folder, USB Storage, USB CD Drive, Internal Music Storage****, UPnP/DLNA Media Server, native TIDAL, HighResAudio and Qobuz Sublime+, Internet Radio, AirPlay, Bluetooth, Songcast, RoonReady
Audio Outputs: AURALiC Lightning Link, Digital Outputs: AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink, USB Output: USB Host to compatible DAC *****
Network: Wired: Gigabit Ethernet. Wireless: 802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi
Power Consumption: Sleep: <10W. Playback: 50W at max.
Dimensions - W x D x H: 34cm x 32cm x 9.6cm
Product Finishing: Anodized aluminium case in matte black with copper EMI shielding enclosure.
* 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.
** 352.8KS/s and 384KS/s and 32bit are supported through USB Output only
*** By 'DoP V1.1' or native DSD protocol
**** 'Compatible DAC' means a DAC not requiring a driver for Linux system