Inovonics SOFIA 565

SOFIA FM SiteStreamer+™




The Inovonics SOFIA 565 FM SiteStreamer+™ is a powerful monitoring device designed for FM radio stations, offering a range of features and specifications to ensure accurate monitoring and remote access. Here’s an overview of its features and specifications:


  1. Provides analog, AES3-digital, and AoIP-streaming audio outputs.
  2. Web Interface enables remote tuning, streamed audio, station switching, alarms, and more.
  3. Programmable StationRotation™ feature for sequentially monitoring multiple stations.
  4. Built-in BandScanner™, real-time clock, and full SNMP functionality.
  5. Front-panel alarms and rear-panel ‘tallies’ indicate various reception errors.
  6. Easy front-panel setup with jog-wheel menu navigation and front-panel readout.
  7. Local and remote readout of all pertinent FM/RDS data.
  8. Enhanced alarm logging with duration details.
  9. OLED hi-res graphic display, wide-range LED level meters, and individual alarm LEDs.
  10. GPOs (General Purpose Outputs) user-assigned to specific alarm functions.
  11. Real-Time Clock with battery backup.


  1. Tuning Range: 87.5MHz to 107.9MHz in 100kHz steps.
  2. Antenna Input: 75Ω (BNC).
  3. Sensitivity/SNR: 10dBµV required for 50dB mono-FM S/N.
  4. Audio Response: FM: ±1dB, 30Hz – 15kHz; de-emphasis programmable at 75µs or 50µs or OFF.
  5. Reception Modes: FM: Stereo / Stereo Auto-Blend / Forced-Mono.
  6. RDS Fields Displayed: PS, PI (and call), RT, PTY, C/T, M/S, DI, TP, TA; RDS Block Error Rate, Groups Transmitted, AF, ODA.
  7. Graphs and Metering: L, R, L+R and L–R Program Audio; Audio Histogram; RSSI, RF SNR, HD Level, and Cd/No levels and histograms.
  8. Program Audio Outputs:
    • Balanced Analog (XLR)
    • AES Digital (XLR) output at 44.1kHz or 48kHz
    • Headphone Jack (3.5mm TRS)
  9. Streaming Audio: MP3 or OGG streams with bitrates from 32kbps to 256kbps and sampling rates from 16kHz to 48kHz.
  10. Alarms: Audio Loss, Low Signal, RDS Errors, and FM Reception Loss with programmable settings.
  11. Email Alerts: Email or SMS/text-messaging alerts for specific alarms.
  12. Alarm ‘Tallies’: Individual open-collector NPN transistor outputs to ground programmable for logic polarity and GPO assignment.
  13. Real-Time Clock: Auto-sets to Internet time with battery backup.
  14. AoIP Port: Dante®-based, AES67-compatible AoIP utility with independent settings.
  15. LAN Port: For remote monitoring and setup.
  16. Power Requirement: 12VDC at 450mA; universal 90-240VAC inline switching power supply included.
  17. Mounting Options: Optional rack adapter for 1U, 19-inch rack space.
  18. Size and Weight: 1.6”H x 8”W x 6”D; 5 lbs. shipping weight.
  19. Environmental: Continuous operation at ambient temperatures between 32ºF/0ºC and 122ºF/50ºC; 0-95% relative humidity, non-condensing, altitudes to 10,000ft/3,048m.