Newly revealed from ARCAM is their first high-performance music streamer, the ST60. This new device enables high-quality streaming from all major services, such as Spotify, Tidal, Deezer, and many more. The ST60 aims to be the perfect companion to a variety of stereo systems, and fully compatible with the MusicLife app.
The ST60 supports Airplay 2 and Google Cast, working to bring you an accessible streaming experience that works with many different devices. Connectivity is thorough. Google Chrome Cast enables streaming from Android tablets and smartphones, iPhones, iPads, Mac, Windows, and Chromebooks, while AirPlay2-compatibility delivers full support of Apple’s latest version of its wireless streaming protocol. The ST60 remote control places further jurisdiction into the user’s hands and ARCAM’s MusicLife app, enabling control of music stored on supported devices and network drives, is free to download from Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store.
This device fully decodes MQA is Roon Ready and handles UPnP sources. Under the bonnet, the ARCAM engineering team deploys the ESS9038 32-bit/192kHz stereo DAC. From the impressive ESS SABRE DAC line – widely recognized as the gold standard for audiophile DACs – as well as MQA, the ST60 supports AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, and WAV along with compressed legacy formats. The ST60 will also deliver full IP & RS232 control, including Control4 and Crestron, making it the latest go-to ARCAM model for custom install blueprints.
Digital interfaces comprise Ethernet, USB, and Wireless, and the ST60 package includes dual Wi-Fi antennae. The ST60 rear panel hosts Balanced XLR and single-ended RCA analog outputs, plus coaxial and optical digital outputs, giving users a comprehensive choice of paths, with which to connect their ARCAM streamer to your chosen amplification.
• 4 digital inputs
• Balanced XLR and Single-ended RCA analog outputs
• Optical and coaxial digital outputs
• GoogleCast, Airplay2, uPnP Streamer
• Roon endpoint
• MQA supported
• 32-bit ESS9038K2M Sabre DAC
• Full I/P and RS232 control including Control4 and Crestron
• Total harmonic distortion + noise = 0.0008%
The ARCAM SR60 High-Performance Music Streamer will go for $1,499
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