sonicTransporter i5 (Gen 3)

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$ 1,095.00 USD
Description
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The sonicTransporter i5 is Small Green Computer's solution for stable and maintenance-free streaming of your digital music collection. Built with an Intel i5 processor and a high-speed SSD, this server is perfect for lightning-fast access to your music.

This product is milled out of a solid block of billet aluminum, which allows the case to serve as the heat-sink for the processor. Without any moving parts, the sonicTransporter i5 is both fan-less and noiseless. No keyboard or monitor is needed for this plug-and-play music server, which acts like a NAS to house your music and other files. The web-based interface makes this product easy to access with a browser from your tablet and will have you playing music across your network quickly and effortlessly.

 

Features

  • Add and internal SSD storage when ordering or add any 2.5" SSD yourself using the tool-less hard drive bay. 
  • Use the sonicTransporter with a Sonore Rendu series player attached to your USB DAC to create a complete digital transport solution
  • This device comes with Roon Core pre-installed and allows for up to 16 simultaneous zones of multi-room streaming
  • Exceeds Roon Labs hardware specifications
  • Our easy-to-use web page supports the addition of many more music applications including HQPlayer, MinimServer (DLNA), squeezebox, Plex Media Server and more
  • Additionally sold in a bundle with our external CD ripper for sonicTransporters

 

What's Included

  • sonicTransporter i5
  • 19v 3.5A (120v-220v) switched mode power supply - works in any country US power cord included (IEC-320-C5)
  • 1m LAN cable
  • 60-day Roon trial

 

Notes

  • The sonicTransporter i5 is designed for a music library of 1-450K Red Book audio, DSD and Hi-Rez tracks. Custom solutions are available for larger music libraries upon inquiry.
  • This server pairs well with Sonos network speakers and allows you to listen to local music or other files at any time without ever turning on your home computer.
  • In addition to using an SSD drive, customers also have the option to attach a USB drive full of music or a NAS.

 

Warranty

  • 30 days to return any of our products, no questions asked...
  • 1-year warranty on parts and labor
  • Lifetime free technical support


 

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Summary

Our workhorse. An entry-level product perfect for lightning-fast access to your music.

All the benefits of the sonicTransporter i5 + the ability to rip your extensive CD collection into lossless FLAC files.

The sonicTransporter i7 CDR adds a faster CPU, 19” rackmount capability, and a built-in CD ripping drive.

Our signature music server with top-notch upsampling, a responsive user interface and the least amount of playback latency. Built with an optical Ethernet port.

 

Processor

Intel i5 

Intel i5

Intel i7

Intel i9

RAM

8 GB

8 GB

16 GB

16 GB

Storage Included

None

None

None

None

Storage Available

Up to 4TB SSD

Up to 4TB SSD

Up to 8TB SSD

Up to 8TB SSD

Operating System

sonicorbiter OS

sonicorbiter OS

sonicorbiter OS

sonicorbiter OS

Controlled By

Tablet or Web Browser (No Keyboard/Monitor Required)

Tablet or Web Browser (No Keyboard/Monitor Required)

Tablet or Web Browser (No Keyboard/Monitor Required)

 

Tablet or Web Browser (No Keyboard/Monitor Required)

 

Network Protocols

DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Roon (RAAT)

DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Roon (RAAT)

DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Roon (RAAT)

 

DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Roon (RAAT)

 

Roon Server Installed

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

HQPlayer Installed

 

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Able to Access RoonARC Remotely

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Library Capacity

Up to 10,000 albums (100,000 tracks)

Up to 10,000 albums (100,000 tracks)

Up to 20,000 albums (200,000 tracks)

Up to 20,000 albums (200,000 tracks)

Multi-Room Streaming

Up to 6 simultaneous zones

Up to 6 simultaneous zones

More than 6 simultaneous zones

More than 6 simultaneous zones

Rack-Mounted Design

No

No

Yes

No

Tabletop Design

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Tool-less 2.5” Hard Drive Bay

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Optical Ethernet Port

No

No

No

Yes

Price (MSRP)

$1,095

$1,279

$1,895

$2,999

HARDWARE

Network Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
USB 2 x USB 3.0 ports (only one can be used for a USB drive)
Power 12VDC - 19VDC input (4 amps)
Pull out drive bay Accepts 2.5 inch SSD drives.  When purchasing optional storage from us, we use the Samsung EVO Series 1TB, 2TB, or 4TB drives.
CPU Intel i5
RAM 8GB DDR4

 

CONNECTIVITY

Network Protocols Roon (RAAT), DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Plex Server

 

ACOUSTIC NOISE

Acoustic Noise 0dB (Noiseless)

 

USER INTERFACE

User Interface Web user interface for configuration from a web browser or table

 

DIMENSIONS

Size 8.25" x 6.25" x 1.375" (WxDxH)
Weight 2.4 lbs

 

OPERATING ENVIRONMENT

Operating Environment 0° C to 40° C

 

STORAGE

Server Database 64GB SSD for server database (Roon Server, Squeezebox, DLNA) no local music storage
Pull-out Drive 2.5" pull out hard drive for additional music storage
USB Compatibility Compatible with any USB attached hard drive
NAS Compatibility Compatible with almost any NAS (Synology, QNAP, Western Digital, Buffalo, and more)

 

POWER CONSUMPTION

Power Consumption 9 Watts

 

POWER ADAPTER REQUIREMENTS

Power 12VDC - 19VDC at 4 amps
Adapter Specs 5.5mm OD x 2.5mm ID DC adapter jack (center positive)

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