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DigiBit introduces aria piccolo + music server

DigiBit is introducing today aria piccolo + the third generation of our award-winning aria piccolo + music server series, a hi-end system consciously priced for all budgets. 

aria piccolo + server

Very much enhanced from the first generation of our aria piccolo introduced in 2015, aria piccolo + server sets a new standard in the computer audio industry in price/performance ratio.

Designed by and for music lovers and audiophiles, the aria piccolo + music server series has been designed to please both the most demanding audiophiles and music lovers with large collections of CDs and digital files for whom a powerful and easy-to-use music library management tool is key.  aria piccolo + app has been appraised consistently by consumers and reviewers as the easiest-to-use, yet its rich features allow users to manage all functionality from the iPad or Android devices without the need for a PC or any network skills.

aria piccolo + is the only music server in the market to support extended metadata fields for any music genre. This facility allows users to sort and view their music collection in multiple ways such as: albums from the romantic (Period) for piano (Instrument), played by Maurizio Pollini (Soloist). For users’ convenience aria piccolo + has 18 predefined fields automatically matching the tagging structure of our proprietary classical music database, SonataDB. You can also delete or add missing fields at will. For any other music genre, all fields can be manually created and tagged.

aria piccolo + state-of-the-art software features include: 1) Fully automatic (insert & rip) error-free CD Ripper 2) best in class metadata retrieval results from five databases, 3) Bit Perfect playback, 4) multizone support, 5) multichannel PCM and DSD support; 6) Remote access to your music over the internet and 7) Airplay, Googlecast and DLNA support allows you to enjoy your preferred streaming services providers and internet radio.

aria piccolo + incorporates significant improvements to the first generation of aria piccolo such as:

  1. A 43cms (17”) 6mm thick precision machined aluminum chassis.
  2. 3TB HDD disk is standard but a 1TB or 2TB SSD is optionally available.
  3. The new all-in-one board, also used in our flagship aria2, reduces cabling for improved reliability and incorporates: the components for the standard internal DAC, the digital audio output circuitries and the a high-performance medical-grade shielded switch mode power supply.
  4. aria piccolo + ships standard with internal DAC and offers digital USB and SPDIF outputs (RCA Coax and AES/EBU).

The internal DAC comes with balanced and unbalanced analog audio outputs and support up to 32Bit/384KHz and DoP and DSD512 native support.

  1. PCM and DSD multichannel output can be obtained via the HDMI output or via USB with an ASIO driver.