Aurender A200 Caching Network Server

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Aurender A200 Caching Network Server

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Key info

  • Seamless integration with popular streaming services like Tidal, Qobuz, and Spotify, along with support for local networked libraries and USB storage devices.
  • The Aurender Conductor app, available for iOS and Android devices, or the convenient front-panel display and remote control.
  • MQA Full-Decoder DAC based on AKM 4490.
  • Critical Listening Mode.

All specifications

Physical characteristics
Weight 9,6 kg
Dimensions (HxWxD) 350 x 83 x 355 mm
Specifications
DAC Chip Stereo AKM 4490 Full-Decode MQA DAC
Sample rate 768kHz/32bit. DSD up to 256
Built-in Memory 240GB SSD (Cache)
External memory 2.5” HDD or SSD x 1 or 2 (optional-user installed)
Display Full-Color 6.9″ 1280 x 480 Wide IPS LCD display
Inputs/Outputs
Digital inputs 2 x USB 3.0 (Data), 1 x COAX, 1 x Optical
Analog outputs 1 x RCA
Digital outputs 1x USB 2.0 (Digital Audio)
Streaming
Streaming services TIDAL, Qobuz, Spotify Connect

A200

Love your music the “Aurender Way,” at a real-world price.

High Performance Analog Output Network Player with MQA Full-Decoder DAC and RCA outputs.

The A200 music streamer and network server delivers unrivaled performance and replaces the A100 as Aurender’s most compact and economical Analog Output Network Player. The A200 offers the renowned Aurender user experience – a premium streaming application that gives you everything you need for your music. The A200 is an ideal choice for the music lover building a high-performance yet affordable digital audio system. The A200 is meant for the audiophile who has an extensive local digital music library, with 2 drive slots, you can install the largest capacity 2.5-inch drives needed for an incredible amount of local storage for your library. You can even connect external storage for additional options to expand your local music library. With analog outs and coax and optical digital ins, The Aurender A200 is the new high-end music streamer and network server to beat at this price.

By virtue of its new all-new low power Intel Quad-core processor, low-noise linear power supply, MQA Full-Decoder DAC, and adaptive storage system, the A200 brings a higher fidelity to your hi-res digital files and streams. The AKM4490 chipset boasts flagship-level performance and sonic fidelity. The handsome machined aluminum chassis sports a vibrant 6.9″ color LCD display that that is easy to use and just as much part of the experience as the application. The minimalist design goes with just about every high-fidelity music system, and its the overall experience that sets the Aurender music servers apart from the competition.

The A200 incorporates all the latest generation Aurender innovations, including a single-stereo implementation of the remarkable AKM4490 MQA Full-Decoder DAC, coaxial and Toslink digital inputs, x2 isolated gigabit ethernet ports, and a Super-Capacitor based uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Two compartments for user-installable storage drives afford the user with massive internal library capacity. The Aurender A200 sets the new standard for what premium listening playback machines music lovers can bring home.

MQA Full-Decoder DAC

Built around an integrated AKM4490 DAC module, the A200 delivers MQA full-decoding to get the best performance out of MQA content, as well as every other major digital audio format. Aurender designed the A200 for those seeking the simplicity and economy of an all-in-one unit without sacrificing a high level of resolution, transparency, and the reproduction of inner detail. The AKM4490 is an extremely resolute chipset, providing an amazing level of clarity and transparency, along with a natural signature, your music will finally sound the way it is supposed to

Variable Output RCA Outputs

The A200’s high-quality single-ended RCA outputs fed by DAC-level lossless volume control enables it to function as a preamp when connected directly to a power amplifier for your speaker setup. This is a popular option for larger systems if implementing loudspeakers. Use the A200 as your source and the rest is music to your ears! Want to do away with the Power Amplifier then using the A200 with a set of Powered speakers really simplifies things. It can now be a desktop system for your computer if your computer offers a Toslink or Coax Digital output.

Functional Finesse

A200 replaces model A100 as Aurender’s most compact and economical Analog Output Network Player. Offering superlative audio performance and the renowned Aurender user experience, A200 is an ideal choice for the music lover building a high-performance yet economical digital audio system. By virtue of its all-new low power Intel quad-core processor, low noise linear power supply, MQA Full-Decoder DAC, and adaptive storage system, A200 brings a higher fidelity to your hi-res digital files and streams. The handsome machined aluminum chassis sports a 6.9” color LCD display that oozes elegance and simplicity.

A200 incorporates all the latest generation Aurender innovations, including a single-stereo implementation of the remarkable AKM4490 MQA Full-Decoder DAC, coaxial and Toslink digital inputs, 2X isolated gigabit ethernet port and a Super-Capacitor based uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Two compartments for user-installable storage drives afford the user with massive internal library capacity.

Digital Connectivity

Coaxial and Optical digital inputs are included for the connection of additional digital sources such as a CD transport, TV, etc. Note that the A200 does not include a CD transport internally. Any device connected through a digital input will take full advantage of the superior sound quality of the AKM4490 DAC within the A200.

User-Installable Storage Options

The A200 is designed with two trays for user-installable storage. Need a lot of capacity? Load up to 2 8TB SSDs! Not into storing files and prefer to stream? Leave them empty, and don’t pay for storage capacity you won’t use. Note that the drive bays are for 2.5 inch drives, via SATA connection. Standard 3.5 inch internal HDDs are not compatible with the A200.

Linear Power Supply with Integrated UPS

A fully-linear power supply architechure with extensive shielding prevents noise from being delivered to sensitive DACs. Discrete toroidal transformers power the server system, digital outputs, and DAC respectively. A “super capacitor” based UPS system stabilizes the A200 in the event of an abrupt loss of power.

FPGA-Based Precision Clock

The A200’s precision clock generation system incorporates a Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) with sub 100fs jitter-reducing clock generator to precisely time digital audio data transmissions and minimize jitter to below negligible levels.

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