Barix Exstreamer 100

IP Audio Decoder

The Barix Exstreamer 100 is a versatile network audio decoder for a variety of applications. It enables users to create flexible, cost-effective distributed audio systems using standard IP technology.

Original price was: €275.Current price is: €260.

Description

Introducing the Barix Exstreamer 100: An IP Audio decoder equipped with a USB/Micro SD flash interface and serial port. This device supports a variety of codecs and protocols, making it versatile for applications such as Internet Radio (AACplus, MP3, shoutcast, TCP streaming) and VoIP (SIP, RTP).

The Exstreamer 1xx family specializes in decoding IP Audio streams and delivering the received audio signal to amplifiers. With extensive protocol support, diverse encoding methods, and application-specific firmware, these products cater to Broadcast, Internet Radio, and VoIP applications. The device-specific control and local storage interfaces are tailored to accommodate various use cases.

Technical Specifications:

Electrical:

  • Input Power: 9 to 30 VDC, 12 to 24 VAC, 6 Watt max.
  • Connector: 2.1mm barrel connector

Ethernet:

  • Speed: 10/100Mbps auto
  • Connector: RJ-45 with integrated Link/Activity LED
  • Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, SIP, DHCP

Analog Output:

  • Line Level Output: 40-60 Ohm output impedance on RCA and 1/8″ headphone jack
  • Controllable Output Level: Software adjustable
  • Output Voltage: 5.6 dBu, 4 Vpp
  • Frequency Response: 19Hz – 22kHz
  • Dynamic Range: 87 dB
  • SNR/THD: -87 dB, <0.05%

Audio Formats:

  • MP3: CBR/VBR, up to 320kbps, 8-48kHz sample freq.
  • AAC, AAC plus, AAC-HE (AAC plus V2)
  • WMA (up to version 9), Ogg Vorbis
  • PCM 16bit @ 8, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
  • G.711, uLaw, aLaw (sample rates same as PCM)

Discrete I/O:

  • 1 NO relay contact, 24V 0.5A (110&120 models only)

RS-232 Interface:

  • Baud Rates: 300-230,400 Baud asynchronous, tunneling, or local control

Display:

  • Backlit LCD, 2×16 chars (110&120 models only)

IR Interface:

  • IR via serial port, built-in IR receiver (110&120 models only)
  • IR remote control included with Exstreamer 110 & 120

Mechanical:

  • Case: Aluminum, 250g, rack and wall mountable using accessories
  • Dimensions: 108x38x78.7mm (4.25×1.5×3.1 inch)

Model Comparison:

  • Model 100: Memory USB, IR use kit
  • Model 105: Memory MicroSD, IR use kit
  • Model 110: Display 2×16, Memory USB, Relay
  • Model 120: Display 2×16, Memory MicroSD, Relay

MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures):

  • Exstreamer 100: min. 480,000h
  • Exstreamer 105: min. 460,000h
  • Exstreamer 110: min. 450,000h
  • Exstreamer 120: min. 430,000h

Note: Audio quality depends on the chosen codec, with optimal results achieved at a 48kHz PCM.