Barix Exstreamer 205

IP Audio Decoder

The Barix Exstreamer 205 is a top of the line IP audio decoder, with a built-in amplifier and speaker output for powerful sound.

SKU: 104437



Barix Exstreamer 205

IP Audio decoder with S/PDIF and 2×25W amplified output, microSD.

Support of Internet Radio (AACplus, MP3, shoutcast, TCP streaming) and VoIP (SIP, RTP) codecs and protocols.

The Exstreamer 20x devices decode IP Audio streams and play out the received Audio signal via a built-in amplifier to 8 Ohm speakers. Supporting many protocols, encoding methods and application specific firmware, the products can be used for Broadcast, Internet Radio as well as VoIP applications. With a local analog input, the Exstreamer 205 can also be used as an IP controlled, high quality amplifier.

Technical Specifications


24 VDC, 70 Watt max. on 2.1 mm barrel connector

24 VDC Power supply (100-240 VAC) included



10/100Mbps auto,

RJ-45 connector with integrated Link/Activity LED

Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, SIP, DHCP,



Analog Output

2 × 25 W (RMS @ 8 Ohm) speaker outputs,

3.5 mm (1/8 inch) headphone jack,

S/P DIF out (optical),

Output level software controllable

Frequency response (-3 dB) 19 Hz .. 20 kHz *

Dynamic range 94 dB

SNR/THD -94 dB, <0.05%)


Audio formats

MP3 CBR/VBR, up to 320 kbps, 8.48 kHz sample freq.

AAC-HE (AAC, AAC plus, AAC plus V2)

WMA (up to version 9),

Ogg Vorbis

PCM linear 16bit @8, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz

G.711, uLaw, aLaw (sample rates same as PCM)

RS-232 Interface

300.230‘400 Baud asynchronous,

for serial tunnelling or local control,

12 VDC supply output for external devices

(100 mA max.)


IR Interface

Built-in IR receiver, IR remote control included,

Optional external IR receiver via serial port (IR Kit)



Aluminium case, 460g

rack and wall mountable using accessories

Dimensions (W × H × D)

108 × 38 × 125 mm (4.25 × 1.5 × 4.92 inch)


Model comparison

Model 200 Speaker output 2 × 25 Watt on 8 Ohm, Memory USB

Model 205 Speaker output 2 × 25 Watt on 8 Ohm, Memory microSD, Line in



According MIL217F at 25 °C

Exstreamer 200 min. 460 000h

Exstreamer 205 min. 410 000h


* depends on used codec, best results @48kHz PCM