DigiBit 'Aria' High End Music Server

DigiBit 'Aria' High End Music Server

Aria is a no-compromise music server system sure to please both audiophiles and music lovers with large collections of CDs and/or digital files for whom a powerful and easy-to-use music library management tool is key.

It supports the latest state-of-the-art features such as Bit Perfect, DSD and DXD support and multizone and unparalleled iPad app to control it. Aria is the only hardware music server on the market to support an unlimited number of extended metadata fields for any music genre.

This facility allows users to sort and view their music collection in multiple ways such as: albums from the romantic (Period) for piano (Instrument), played by Maurizio Pollini (Soloist). For users’ convenience aria has 18 predefined fields automatically matching the tagging structure of our proprietary classical music database, SonataDB. However you can delete or add fields at will. For any other music genre, all fields can be manually tagged.

Aria’s innovative slim fanless 6mm thick precision machined aluminum chassis has been designed by Ochoa & Diaz-Llanos, a leading European industrial design studio. All hardware components have been carefully selected to meet the highest quality standard, computing electronics used are all industrial grade and audio components are hi-end quality.

The extremely low-power consumption, (typically only 10W), assures a low operating temperature, resulting in long life and reliability for all components.

DigiBit Aria Music Server Specifications and Features

- Easy to use - just open your iPad™ and start playing music
- 100% silent operation
- Up to 2TB of internal storage (HDD) or 2TB (SSD)
- Multizone support
- Fully automatic CD Ripper (insert & rip)
- Best metadata retrieval in the market with extended metadata fields, fully automatic for classical CDs (Period, Style, Instrument, Conductor, Orchestra, Soloists, Label)
- Bit Perfect digital audio
- Support for up to 32bit/384KHz music files and DSD (subject to a compatible DAC)
- Digital and (optional) analog outputs
- Streaming to iPad™
- Streaming to Airplay compatible devices
- Supports a broad range of music formats: WAV, FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), AIFF, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, MP3 and DSD64 and DSD128

Aria server features

• Very slim aluminum fanless case
• Professional industrial grade TEAC 5¼“ tray-loading DVD-R drive for ripping
• Custom ultra low-power industrial grade motherboard
• Hi-end USB to SPDIF converter board with asynchronous operation up to 24-192 allows for Kernel Streaming, Direct Sound and WASAPI
• Outputs: SPDIF Coax RCA and Coax BNC, AES/EBU, I2S interface and USB
• Optional linear power supply for both DAC and aria electronics
• Optional DAC 32/192 with asynchronous USB 2.0 and DSD Support Specifications Sometimes dreams come true www.ariamusicserver.com OPTIONS
• Internal 1 or 2 x 2.5” SSD up to 2TB (recommended) or 1 or 2 x 2.5” - HDD up to 2TB • Onboard Raid 0, 1 card for storage redundancy
• DAC board (32-192 and DSD capable).


• Sampling frequency: PCM 44.1 to 384kHz, DSD 64 to 128
• PCM resolution: 16 to 32 bits
• Frequency response: 5Hz to 75kHz (fs 384kHz or DSD128)
• SNR: 120dBA
• THD+N: 0.0008%
• Output voltage: 2.5Vrms @ 0DBFS (RCA), 5Vrms @ 0dBFS (BNC)
• Output impedance: 0,5 Ohms • Clock precision: 2ppm 0°C to 50°C, 0.5ppm typical @ 25°C • Clock phase noise: -125dBC @ 100Hz • USB link: async, USB 2.0 Audio class compliant Specifications

• Dimensions: 43 x 36 x 6,5 cm • Weight: 12 Kgs.

"...the Aria's sound was as satisfying as that of other high-quality, computer-based servers—but unlike them, the Aria's design, and a user interface so sophisticated that it's simple, make it plug-and-play with network expandability."

Stereophile Magazine Review , March 2015

Read the Stereophile review here

DigiBit Aria Awarded Class A Recommended Component by Stereophile Magazine

SoundStage Hi Fi Online Magazine Review

Reviewer's Choice Award

Purchase Options
- Aria with 2TB-HDD $7290
- Aria with 2TB SSD $8590
- 32bits/192KHz DAC - compatible DSD64/128 $1190
- Linear Power Supply and Toroidal Transformer $1090
- CD Robot (allows automatic ripping of up to 100 CDs $2350

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