aria piccolo has the genes of aria, it’s fanless, comes with a new powerful intel Celeron motherboard, 2TB storage and includes a DAC supporting PCM music files up to 32 bits and 384 kHz (DXD), and DSD64/128/256.

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.

HD MUSIC SERVER
HIGH QUALITY DAC
EASY TO USE
POWERFUL

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.

Features

  • Easy to use – just open your tablet and start playing music
  • 100% silent operation
  • 1TB/2TB (HDD) or 1TB (SSD) internal storage
  • Multizone support
  • Fully automatic CD Ripper (insert & rip), with external DVD
  • Best metadata retrieval in the market with auto access to 5 databases
  • Bit Perfect digital audio
  • Support for up to 32bit/384KHz PCM/DXD music files and DSD 64/128/256 with optional DAC. 24bits-192KHz and DSD64 via SPDIF
  • Digital (USB) and unbalanced analog RCA outputs
  • Compatible with Airplay™ and DLNA™
  • Wifi 802.11.ac
  • Supports storage expansion * through wifi connected network
  • Supports a broad range of music formats: WAV, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), AIFF, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and DSD256

1. HARDWARE

  • Slim all aluminum fanless case
  • Custom industrial grade, ultra low-power computer board
  • Switchmode Power Supply (external)
  • Linear mode Power Supply (Optional)
  • Digital Audio Outputs: USB 2.0
  • Analog Audio Outputs: 2 x RCA (unbalanced)
  • Optional HDD or SSD and DVD-R

2. SOFTWARE

2.1 Ripping

  • Fully automatic CD Ripper (insert & rip) with external DVD
  • 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, Period, Instrument, etc., a unique feature, and still a market first available for ANY genre with manual tagging

2.2 PLAY

  • Gapless playback
  • Crossfade in playback
  • Play files from memory
  • Multizone streaming using UPnP/DLNA compatible renderers
  • Play from external NAS
  • Play to tablet and any other compatible device
  • Automatic output sampling frequency switching

2.3 AUDIOPHILE CHARACTERISTICS

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

OTHER

  • Dimensions: 30 x 25 x 4,5 cm
  • Weight: 3 Kgs
  • AC: 110-230V

DAC

  • 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)
  • DAC: 32Bits- 384 KHz and DSD64/128/256
  • SNR: 106dBA
  • THD+N: 0.003%
  • Output voltage: 2.0Vrms @ 0DBFS
  • Output impedance: 0,5 Ohms
  • Clock precision: 10ppm 0°C to 50°C, 2.5ppm typical @ 25°C
  • USB link: async, USB 2.0 Audio class compliant