Auralic POLARIS All-In-One System

Auralic POLARIS All-In-One System

from 2,875.00

Polaris is a high quality integrated amplifier with built-in network streamer, digital to analogue converter and moving magnet phono stage. It can optionally be ordered with a variety of built-in HDD and SSD storage options.

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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 moving magnet phono stage, a preamplifier and a stereo power amplifier. It provide a great solution for music lovers seeking high quality streaming from a single, compact audio component. It has seventeen inputs channels to accommodate streaming, digital and analogue sources. The internal DAC, incorporating AURALiC Flexible Filters and Femto Master Clock, supports quad-rate DSD and PCM up to 32 bit/384kHz. The powerful internal stereo amplifier module can deliver a continuous 120 watts per channel into 8 ohms or 180 watts per channel into 4 ohms, with exceptionally low distortion. It can comfortably drive even the most demanding loudspeakers.

    Polaris is based on AURALiC’s award-winning Lightning streaming platform. Launched in 2014, Lightning is the first streaming solution that supports quad-rate DSD and PCM up to 32Bit/384kHz over a WiFi or wired Ethernet 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 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.

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    Specification

    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 (optional)
    • uPnP/DLNA Media Server
    • TIDAL and Qobuz streaming
    • Internet Radio
    • AirPlay
    • Bluetooth
    • Songcast
    • Roon Ready

    Digital Inputs

    • 1 x AES/EBU
    • 1 x Coaxial
    • 1 x Toslink
    • 1 x USB device to computer
    • 2 x USB host to storage and DAC
    • 1 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet
    • 1 x 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

    • PCM from 44.1KS/s to 384KS/s in 32 bit
    • 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)

    Finish

    • Matte Black / Matte Silver