Barix Instreamer ICE

AAC+ or MP3 Audio Encoder

The Barix Instreamer ICE encodes analogue audio into AAC+ or MP3 for streaming to an Icecast internet radio streaming service in the cloud.

SKU: 100737



Introducing the Barix Instreamer ICE, an advanced AAC+ / MP3 Audio over IP encoder equipped with line level analog input (stereo) and an integrated Icecast server. This versatile device encodes analog audio into high-quality AAC+ or MP3 formats, facilitating seamless streaming to Icecast internet radio services in the cloud.

The Instreamer ICE boasts an embedded Icecast server, enabling direct broadcasting to a maximum of 100 web radio listeners without the need for a subscription to an external internet radio service provider.

Technical Specifications:

  1. Power Supply Input:
    • External power adaptor, 100-240VAC, 10W
    • Male connector: 5.5 × 2.1 mm
  2. Ethernet Interfaces:
    • RJ45 10/100 auto-detect, IPv4, IPv6
  3. Audio Input:
    • Stereo RCA / cinch connectors
    • 2 kΩ input impedance, 3.9 Vpp max, adjustable sensitivity
    • Dynamic range: 87 dB, SNR -87 dB
  4. Audio Formats:
    • MP3, AAC mono and stereo
    • Sample rates: 22.05/24/32/44.1/48Khz
    • Supported bit rates: 10kb/s to 192 kb/s
  5. Icecast:
    • Integrated Icecast server supporting up to 100 subscribers
    • Source to external Icecast server
    • Stream relay for external Internet radio streams
  6. Headphone Output:
    • Female Jack 3.5 mm
  7. USB:
    • Double USB connector type A female (for future use)
  8. RS-232:
    • For metadata insertion to internal Icecast server
  9. HW/SW Environment:
    • Barix IPAM400 Processor Module
    • Linux with dual boot recovery and remote firmware update capability
  10. User Interface:
    • Web interface for control, status, and configuration
    • HW reset button, LEDs for status
  11. Case & Weight:
    • Aluminium
    • 108×38×78.7 mm (4.25×1.5×3.1 inch)
    • Weight: 250g
  12. MTBF:
    • Greater than 199,951 hours / 22 years
  13. Warranty:
    • Two years

Enhance your audio streaming experience with the Barix Instreamer ICE – a reliable, feature-rich solution delivering top-notch performance and unmatched convenience.