Inovonics SOFIA 567

SOFIA AM SiteStreamer+™



The Inovonics SOFIA 567 AM SiteStreamer+™ is a robust monitoring device tailored for AM radio stations, offering a suite of features and specifications to ensure precise monitoring and remote access. Here’s an overview of its features and specifications:


  1. 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 Audio Loss, Low Signal, and AM Reception Loss.
  6. Easy front-panel setup with jog-wheel menu navigation and front-panel readout.
  7. Enhanced alarm logging with duration details.
  8. Real-Time Clock with battery backup.
  9. GPOs user-assigned to specific alarm functions.
  10. OLED hi-res graphic display, wide-range LED level meters, and individual alarm LEDs.
  11. SNMP utility is fully supported.
  12. Built-in BandScanner displays a spectrum plot of the entire AM band.


  1. Tuning Range:
    • 520kHz to 1710kHz in 10kHz steps, or
    • 522kHz to 1710kHz in 9kHz steps.
  2. Antenna Input: 75Ω (BNC).
  3. Receiver Sensitivity: ≤100μV for 40dB SNR with 6kHz BW.
  4. Audio Response: Selectable (–6dB): 6kHz, 4kHz, 3kHz, 2kHz.
  5. Graphs and Metering: L, R Audio; Audio; RSSI, RF SNR, and histograms.
  6. Program Audio Outputs:
    • Balanced Analog (XLR) Left and Right outputs adjustable from –15dBu to +15dBu in 0.1dB steps.
    • AES Digital (XLR) output at 44.1kHz or 48kHz adjustable from –30dBFS to 0dBFS in 0.1dB steps.
    • Headphone Jack (3.5mm TRS) with adjustable listening level.
  7. Streaming Audio: MP3 or OGG streams with bitrates from 32kbps to 256kbps and sampling rates from 16kHz to 48kHz.
  8. Alarms:
    • Audio Loss: Programmable thresholds and Time On/Off intervals.
    • Low Signal: Programmable trigger levels and Time On/Off timings.
    • Email Alerts: Email or SMS/text-messaging for specific alarms.
    • Alarm ‘Tallies’: Programmable individual open-collector NPN transistor outputs to ground.
  9. Real-Time Clock: Auto-sets to Internet time with battery backup.
  10. AoIP Port: Dante®-based, AES67-compatible AoIP utility with independent settings.
  11. LAN Port: For remote monitoring and setup.
  12. Power Requirement: 12VDC at 450mA; universal 90-240VAC inline switching power supply included.
  13. Mounting Options: Optional rack adapter for 1U, 19-inch rack space.
  14. Size and Weight: 1.6”H x 8”W x 6”D; 5 lbs. shipping weight.
  15. Environmental: Continuous operation at ambient temperatures between 32ºF/0ºC and 122ºF/50ºC; 0-95% relative humidity, non-condensing, altitudes to 10,000ft/3,048m.