iFi Audio Neo Stream - Network Streamer
Introducing the iFi Audio NEO Stream – a remarkable feat in audio engineering that transforms your streaming experience. Crafted for audiophiles seeking versatility and sonic excellence, this extraordinary device seamlessly combines a cutting-edge network streaming engine with an award-winning DAC stage, all at an accessible price of $1,299.
Elevate your cherished audio system with the NEO Stream, breathing new life into your existing streamer and standing as the only streamer you'll ever need. What sets the NEO Stream apart is its unique approach, driven by proprietary technology.
Bid farewell to 'bought-in' platforms and the necessity for specific control apps. The NEO Stream features its own proprietary streaming engine, meticulously optimized for flawless performance and unparalleled audio quality. Catering to passionate music enthusiasts, it allows you to enjoy your music through your preferred control app or music platform, all without the burden of an exorbitant price tag.
Abundant Options Await:
Roon Ready: Seamlessly integrates into a Roon audio environment, harmonizing effortlessly with Roon software.
DLNA/UPnP: Take control with your choice of DLNA/UPnP compatible apps like BubbleUpnP, Connect, Audirvana, and more, accessing online audio content with ease.
Tidal Connect and Spotify Connect: Stream directly from integrated online music services like Tidal and Spotify.
Apple Airplay: Enjoy hassle-free streaming from your Apple devices.
NAA Operation: For serious enthusiasts, the NEO Stream doubles as a Network Audio Adapter, directing audio data packets straight to your connected DAC without additional processing.
NAS Drive: Stream from your local storage device using the 'Stream-iFi' app.
Custom DAC Excellence:
The heart of the iFi Audio NEO Stream lies in its custom DAC stage, elevating your streaming enjoyment to unprecedented heights. Featuring a four-channel True Native hi-res DAC design supporting PCM up to 768kHz and DSD up to 512, it ensures the purity of PCM and DSD signals throughout the conversion process, making it an ideal choice for DSD purists.
Connectivity is seamless with dual-band Wi-Fi reception, Gigabit Ethernet, USB-A and USB-C ports, and various digital and analog outputs. What truly sets it apart is the unique optical LAN option, guaranteeing the highest-quality digital audio connection with ultra-fast data speeds, bit-perfect transmission, and minimal degradation over long distances.
Tailor Your Experience:
Fine-tune your iFi Audio NEO Stream's performance with exclusive modes designed for Roon, Tidal Masters, DLNA, NAA, or general multi-platform use. Additionally, four user-selectable digital filters allow you to customize the sound to match your personal taste and musical preferences.
- Dual-band Wi-Fi reception (2.4GHz and 5GHz) with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac support
- Gigabit Ethernet (LAN) – 1x RJ45; 1x M12; 1x Optical LAN (see below for more information)
- 2x USB-A (USB2.0 and SuperSpeed USB3.0 supported)
- 1x USB-C system update port (OTA – Over The Air – updates also available)
- Analogue – 1x stereo RCA; 1x 4.4mm balanced
- Ultra-res digital (PCM 768kHz, DSD512) – 1x HDMI-I2S; 1x USB-A (USB3.0)
- Hi-res S/PDIF digital (PCM 192kHz) – 1x optical; 1x coaxial; 1x AES/EBU