aria piccolo + is compatible with AirPlay™ and DLNA™ and, as the original aria, supports extended metadata fields for all music genres and is fully automatic for populating a wealth of classical music detail.


aria piccolo +, is a ripper, streamer, multi-room player and DLNA server that has been designed for budget conscious users and sets a new reference in price/performance ratio for an all-in-one system.
It incorporates a fanless design with ultra-low power consumption, so it can always be keep on and ready to play your favorite music.


  • Easy to use – just open up our iaria app in your tablet and start playing music
  • 100% silent operation
  • 3TB of internal storage (HDD) or 1/2TB (SSD).  (Optional)
  • Multizone support
  • Fully automatic CD Ripper (insert & rip). (Optional)
  • Best metadata retrieval in the market with extended metadata fields, fully automatic for classical CDs (Period, Style, Instrument, Conductor, Orchestra, Soloists, Label)
  • Bit Perfect digital audio
  • Support for up to 32bit/384KHz music files and DSD256
  • Multichanel support
  • Analog outputs, unbalanced (RCA) and balanced (XLR)
  • Streaming to tablet
  • Streaming to Airplay compatible devices
  • Supports a broad range of music formats: WAV, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), AIFF, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and DSD


  • Very slim aluminum fanless case
  • Custom ultra-low-power semi-custom intel NUC motherboard
  • Digital Outputs: Coax RCA, AES/EBU, USB
  • DAC 32/384K with asynchronous USB 2.0 and native DSD and DoP


2.1 Ripping

  • Fully automatic CD Ripper (insert & rip)
  • Error correction and AccurateRip audio check
  • Internet access to premium databases: Discogs, GD3, SonataDB (Classical), Freedb and Musicbrainz
  • PerfectMeta software picks and merges metadata results from each database to bring you the best metadata results in the industry
  • Extended metadata fields support (up to 18) for all music genres: Composer, Style, Period, Instrument, etc., a unique feature, and still a market first available

2.2 PLAY

  • Gapless playback
  • Play files from memory
  • Multizone streaming using UPnP/DLNA compatible renderers
  • Airplay™ compatible
  • Play from external NAS or HDD/SSD
  • Play to tablet and any other compatible devices
  • Automatic output sampling frequency switching
  • Multi Channel support via USB and HDMI


  • Support for uncompressed (WAV, AIFF) and lossless formats (FLAC, ALAC)
  • DXD (32bit/352.8KHz) files Support
  • DSD, DSD x 2 and DSD x 4 files support
  • Bit Perfect support (ASIO, WASAPI and Kernel streaming)


  • Sampling frequency: PCM 44.1 to 384kHz, DSD 64 to 256
  • PCM resolution: 16 to 32 bits
  • Frequency response: 5Hz to 75kHz (fs 384kHz or DSD256)
  • SNR: 120dBA
  • THD+N: 0.0008%
  • Output voltage: 2.5Vrms @ 0DBFS (RCA), 5Vrms @ 0dBFS (BNC)
  • Output impedance: 0,5 Ohms
  • Clock precision: 2ppm 0°C to 50°C, 0.5ppm typical @ 25°C
  • Clock phase noise: -125dBC @ 100Hz
  • USB link: async, USB 2.0 Audio class compliant