A30 combines many of the features of the ACS10 with Aurender's highest performance server and D/A converter design yet. It’s also the first Aurender to incorporate a headphone amplifier, making the A30 the best solution for those seeking the ultimate in performance and convenience.
Caching Music Server
Full MQA Decoder DAC
Rent the Nimbie USB Plus
The Nimbie USB Plus is available to Moon Audio customers who have purchased the Aurender ACS10 Music Server and CD Ripper. Adding the Nimbie USB Plus to the ACS10 allows you to import your entire library by pressing a few buttons. The ACS10 will retrieve and integrate metadata and cover art, making the digitization of your entire collection hassle-free and hands-off.
Rental of the Nimbie USB Plus is for a 30-day term and customers must pay an additional security deposit. The deposit will be refunded once the product is returned and inspected for damage. Late fees and damages may be deducted from the deposit amount.
A30 is the flagship model from Aurender’s range of analog output digital music players. Like A10 and A100, A30 is, at its essence, a caching music server / streamer with internal storage with control via Aurender Conductor. The Aurender A30 also includes full MQA Decoder technology which enables you to play back MQA audio files and streams, delivering the highest possible sound quality of the original master recording. What distinguishes A30 from the others is the pure audio performance and exhaustive feature set. Aurender has designed A30 to be the comprehensive digital focal point of your system providing useful aides not usually associated with a typical music server. Functions like CD ripping, a high-quality headphone amplifier, 10TB of internal storage, ultra-wide color LCD display and an integrated software suite of metadata editing and library management tools. All this, and much more, makes the A30 the new performance standard in all-in-one digital source components.
Slot-loading, industrial-grade CD-ROM drive for ripping with choice of FLAC, WAV or AIFF codecs
One-touch CD Ripping with metadata and cover art retrieval
Ultra-Wide 8.8” color IPS LCD display provides album art view when ripping and all system data on functions when in use
File storage on single 10TB 3.5” enterprise-grade HDD
480GB SSD cache. 10GB (DDR3) for system memory
Support for Network Attached (NAS) and USB Storage
Dual-Mono DAC with Dual-Mono Linear Power Supplies. 768KHz/32bit Next-Generation Flagship AKM AK4497 DAC Chipset
Full MQA Decoder DAC
Sampling rates: PCM up to 768kHz/32bit. DSD up to 256 DoP. Native DSD up to 512
Discrete Linear Power Supply with “Super Capacitor” based Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) for stabilizing unit under an abrupt power outage condition
FPGA-based Precision Data Re-Clocking System with sub 100fs world-class jitter-reducing clock generator
Headphone amplifier with three jacks (1 x 4pin XLR and 1 x 4.4mm Balanced / 1 x 6.5mm Unbalanced)
Five Individual Toroidal Power Transformers for Server / Digital / Dual DACs / Headphone Amplifier
Balanced (XLR) and Unbalanced (RCA) Audio Outputs
Volume adjustment from Conductor App, IR remote or front panel rotary control
Dedicated USB Audio Output with Ultra-Low-Noise Power Circuitry
Metadata editing and library management software available for computer-less library management
Smart Copy feature allows for easy transfer of music libraries from other network attached devices and can perform duplicate file removal
One Double-Isolated Gigabit Ethernet Port for connection to a router
Two USB 3.0 Data Ports
Software support for Acronova Nimbie AutoLoader for automated cd ripping (optional)
The Aurender approach has always emphasized custom integration of software and hardware. When these elements are indivisibly engineered in-house, we achieve increased stability, reliability and overall performance of operation. This approach is key to Aurender and sets Aurender products apart from the old-fashioned way of running music software on a computer or powerful processor and using IT peripherals for storage and other purposes.
Control and music management of all Aurender models is via the Conductor App, hailed by users and reviewers alike for its performance and intuitive operation. The iPad-based App was developed in-house with managing large music databases in mind, providing exceptionally fast browsing and searching of your favorite music. In-app TIDAL and Qobuz integration provides access to these subscription-based services and to the millions of tracks available in CD quality or better. Internet radio support via SHOUTcast.
A separate app, A30 Manager, equips A30 with software programs for metadata editing and digital file management allowing the user to combine, organize and correct metadata in the way you desire.
For peace of mind, remote Technical Support is accessible via the Aurender Conductor Application.
Aurender Music Server Comparison
Intel N4200 Quad Core
AK4490(AKM) x 2
8.8″ 1920 x 480 IPS LCD
2.5" SATA HDD Bay Configurable Storage
480GB M.2 SSD System Cache
Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify Connect
Sample Rate DoP 128 / Native 256 (USB DSD) Up to 24bit / 192 kHz (USB PCM) Up to 24bit / 192 kHz (S/pdif PCM)
FPGA Loop System
RCA, BNC, 2X Toslink, USB
Outputs USB 2x RCA 2.0 or 2.7 VRMS (Single Ended) XLR 4.0 or 5.4 VRMS (Balanced)