Inovonics SOFIA 568

SOFIA HD Radio™ SiteStreamer+™



The Inovonics SOFIA 568 HD Radio™ SiteStreamer+™ is a comprehensive monitoring device designed for FM and HD Radio broadcasting. Here are its features and specifications:


  1. Analog, AES3-Digital, and AoIP-Streaming Audio Outputs: Provides multiple output options for audio monitoring.
  2. HD Radio™ Visuals: Displays HD Radio™ album artwork, station logos, and other visuals via the web interface.
  3. BandScanner™: Built-in BandScanner™ for displaying a spectrum plot of the entire FM band and identifying HD Radio transmissions.
  4. StationRotation™: Sequentially monitors multiple stations with programmable rotation.
  5. Front-Panel Setup: Easy front-panel setup using jog-wheel menu navigation and display.
  6. Alarm Notifications: Front-panel alarms and rear-panel ‘tallies’ for indicating audio loss, low signal, RDS errors, and HD reception loss. Email or text-message alarms for out-of-limits conditions.
  7. Real-Time Clock: Includes a real-time clock with battery backup.
  8. SNMP Support: Fully supported SNMP functionality.
  9. Audio Outputs: Provides balanced analog, AES digital, and headphone jack outputs with adjustable levels.
  10. Streaming Audio: Supports MP3 or OGG streams with selectable bitrates and sampling rates.
  11. Alarms: Programmable alarms for audio loss, low signal, RDS loss or PI error, pilot loss, and HD loss. Email alerts and alarm ‘tallies’ for specific alarms.
  12. AoIP Port: Dante®-based, AES67-compatible AoIP utility with independent IP, audio format, and transmit flow settings.
  13. LAN Port: LAN connection for remote monitoring and control.
  14. Power Requirement: 12VDC at 450mA, universal 90-240VAC inline switching power supply included.
  15. Mounting Options: Optional rack adapter for mounting in a 1U, 19-inch rack space.


  • Tuning Range: 87.5MHz to 107.9MHz in 100kHz steps.
  • Antenna Input: 75Ω (BNC).
  • Sensitivity/SNR: 10dBµV required for 50dB mono-FM S/N.
  • Audio Response: FM: ±1dB, 30Hz – 15kHz; HD Radio™: ±0.25dB, 20Hz – 20kHz.
  • Reception Modes: FM: Stereo / Stereo Auto-Blend / Forced-Mono; HD Radio™: HD1 through HD8.
  • RDS Fields Displayed: Various RDS fields including PS, PI, RT, PTY, AF, ODA, etc.
  • HD PAD Data Displayed: Various HD PAD data including SIS, Service Mode, PSD, etc.
  • Program Audio Outputs: Balanced analog (XLR), AES digital (XLR), and headphone jack (3.5mm TRS).
  • Streaming Audio: Supports MP3 or OGG streams with selectable bitrates and sampling rates.
  • Real-Time Clock: Auto-sets to Internet time with battery backup.
  • AoIP Port: Dante®-based, AES67-compatible with independent settings.
  • Power Requirement: 12VDC at 450mA.
  • Mounting Options: Optional rack adapter for rack mounting.

Size and Weight: 1.6”H x 8”W x 6”D; 5 lbs. shipping weight.

Environmental: Continuous operation at ambient temperatures between 32ºF/0ºC and 122ºF/50ºC; 0-95% relative humidity, non-condensing, altitudes to 10,000ft/3,048m.

The Inovonics SOFIA 568 HD Radio™ SiteStreamer+™ offers advanced monitoring capabilities for FM and HD Radio broadcasting with its comprehensive features and specifications.