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Leema Acoustics’ Sirius: a new music server

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Leema Acoustics has partnered with music server software company Innuos, to develop a streaming music server system

The new Sirius is a streaming music server system, the latest edition to Leema’s flagship Constellation range, featuring a server-grade main circuit board with a quad-core processor plus up to 8GB of system memory. In fact, the app-controlled server is available in 2GB increments up to 8TB.

Sirius incorporates a TEAC optical drive and file support up to lossless FLAC files. Others include WAV, AIFF, ALAC, OGG Vorbis, AAC and MP3. The USB 3.0 socket is available for audio backups.

 

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The server is based on an ESS Sabre DAC chip and Xmos USB interface while the DAC supports 16, 24 and 32bit-depths, from 44.1kHz up to 384kHz. DSD 64, 128 and 256 are also supported along with Class 1, Class 2 and DoP external connections. Balanced outputs via XLR and unbalanced outputs via RCA are also offered.

You will find a dual-Ethernet connection on the chassis: one for routers and one for dedicated streamer connections while the device is compatible with SONUS multi room; Naim Mu-so/Uniti; Denon HEOS; Squeezebox; Linn DS; Pioneer N-50A; Cambridge Audio CXN and Denon 720AE.

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Further features include editable metadata and album art, support for Tidal, Spotify, BBC iPlayer and internet radio plus simple importation from computers, USB and NAS drives. There’s also a three-way linear power with a dedicated supply for the DAC. Price is £3,955.

To lean more, click www.leema-acoustics.com or use sales@leema-acoustics.com

 

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