Auralic Polaris


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POLARIS defines the AURALiC brand: innovative technology, great sound, superb user experience, and excellent value. It is a wireless streamer, a music server, a DAC, a pre-amplifier and a stereo power amplifier – the ultimate solution for music lovers seeking high quality streaming from a single, compact audio component. It has seventeen inputs channels comprising streaming, digital and analog sources. The internal DAC, incorporating AURALiC Flexible Filters and Femto Master Clock, supports Quad-Rate DSD and PCM up to 32Bit/384K. The powerful internal stereo amplifier module can deliver 120 watts per channel into 8 ohms, 180 watts per channel into 4 ohms continuous power with exceptionally low distortion- sufficient for the most demanding loudspeakers. POLARIS utilizes AURALiC’s award-winning Lightning Streaming Platform. Launched in 2014, Lightning Streaming is industry’s first streaming solution that supports Quad-Rate DSD, PCM up to 32Bit/384K through Wi-Fi network. Lightning Streaming offers several innovative and unique features such as Gapless Playback, On-Device Playlist, Memory Cache and Bit-Perfect Multi-Room functions. This on-going platform is maintained, and continually developed by AURALiC’s in-house software R&D team to ensure customers are regularly updated with new features through the product’s automatic software update system. POLARIS Specifications Continuous Output Power 120W/180W (8ohm/4ohm) Frequency Response 20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.5dB* THD+N <0.01%, 20Hz-20KHz@1W IMD <0.01%, 20Hz-20KHz@1W Streaming Inputs Network shared folder USB Drive Internal Music Storage** uPnP/DLNA Media Server TIDAL and Qobuz streaming Internet Radio AirPlay Bluetooth Songcast RoonReady Digital Inputs 1*AES/EBU 1*Coaxial 1*Toslink 1*USB device to computer 2*USB host to storage and DAC 1*RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet 1*802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi Analog Inputs Line Stage (Input Sensitivity: 2Vrms) MM Phono Stage (Gain: 36dB, 65mV at maximum) Analog Outputs Single-Ended RCA (6Vrms @ 0dBFS) Loudspeaker Binding Post Supported File Formats AAC, AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WV and WMA Supported Digital Formats All PCM from 44.1KS/s to 384KS/s in 32Bit*** DSD64, DSD128, DSD256*** Control Software AURALiC Lightning DS for iOS AURALiC RC-1 remote control OpenHome compatible control software uPnP compatible control software Roon Power Consumption Sleep: <10W Playback: 450W at max. Dimension 13’W x 10.2’D x 2.6’H (33cm x 26cm x 6.5cm) Weight 10.0 pounds (4.5kg) Finishing Matte Black / Matte Silver

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