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Auralic Aries Streamer
21 June 2017

The ARIES serves as a “bridge” between music files on network storage or high quality online streaming services and the consumers’ DAC — enabling DACs for the first time to stream high-resolution music quickly and wirelessly in virtually any sampling rate, including DSD, Double-Rate DSD and DXD.

The inputs of ARIES include Dual-Band high-speed WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet and USB 2.0 port. The outputs are USB audio host buffered by AURALiC’s patented ActiveUSB™ technology; low jitter digital audio outputs: AES/EBU, Coaxial and TOSLINK. The USB audio host can deliver PCM from 44.1 to 384 KHz at 16-, 24- and 32-bit resolutions as well as DSD, Double-Rate DSD for compatible USB DAC. The other digital outputs are limited to 192 KHz at 24-bit in maximum according to S/PDIF standard.

ARIES Specifications

Streaming Services
Local uPnP/DLNA library content
TIDAL, Qobuz and WiMP online streaming
Internet Radio
AirPlay and Songcast
USB hard drive files
RoonReady

Supported File Types
AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC,
MP3, OGG, WAV, WV and WMA

Sampling Rates
PCM in 44.1Khz - 384Khz at 16 - 32bits
DSD64, DSD128, DSD256

Control Software
AURALiC Lightning DS
AURALiC RC-1 remote control
OpenHome compatible software
uPnP AV compatible software

Media Server Compatibility
Built-in Lightning Server
Minimserver, Twonky, Asset UPnP, JRiver
DLNA/uPNP compatible server software

On-Device
3” 256*64px OLED

Input
RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
Dual-Band WiFi connection
USB 2.0 High-Speed for external disk

Output
USB 2.0 High-Speed for compatible DAC**
AES/EBU, Coaxial, TOSLINK***

Power Consumption
Standby: <2W
Playback: 15W at max.

Dimension
Appox. 9.8"W x 7.8"D x 2.7"H (25cm x 20cm x 7cm)

Weight
1.8 pounds (0.8kg)

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