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Auralic Altair G2.1 - Digital Audio Streamer

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The Auralic Altair G2.1 Digital Audio Streamer is an all-encompassing digital and analog source component. It provides abundant capabilities to the performance-oriented G2.1 Series. Combining every function available from AURALiC into the ultra-quiet G2.1 chassis, the Altair G2.1 is perfect for the most demanding music lover.

The Altair G2.1 will deliver amazingly rendered, dynamic music from almost any source. Including high-res titles from online streaming services, a file on a NAS drive or an LP on a turntable.

Hardware upgrades include:

  • Unity Chassis II: a copper enclosure minimizing interference, an anti-vibration footer system on a massive base
  • Clocking armed with hyper-accurate femto-second clocks
  • Purer-Power power supply
  • Class A Orfeo Output modules.

Internet radio, Airplay™, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, and optional internal storage are available.

Control the ALTAIR G2.1 intuitively via the proven Lightning DS app, or the controls clearly shown on the high-resolution 4" color display. Completing this extensive feature set: Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity, smart IR control, and a locked-in analog volume control. 

What's in the Box?

  • AURALiC ALTAIR G1
  • 2 x External WiFi antennas
  • Power Cable
  • USB Cable
  • User's Guide

Technical Specifications

Benchmark

  • Frequency Response: 20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.1dB*
  • THD+N: < 0.0002% (XLR); < 0.0003% (RCA), 20Hz-20KHz at 0dBFS
  • Dynamic Range: 124dB, 20Hz-20KHz, A-weighted

Streaming File Format

  • Lossless: AIFF, ALAC, APE, DIFF, DSF, FLAC, OGG, WAV and WV
  • Lossy: AAC, MP3 and WMA

Sampling Rate

  • PCM: 44.1KHz to 384KHz in 32Bit***
  • DSD: DSD64(2.8224MHz), DSD128(5.6448MHz), DSD256(11.2896MHz), DSD512(22.57892MHz)****

Control Software

  • AURALiC Lightning DS for iOS
  • AURALiC Lightning DS for web browser (device setting only)
  • OpenHome compatible control software (BubbleUPnP, Kazoo)
  • Roon (Roon Core required separately)

Network

  • Wired: Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wireless: 802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi

Audio Inputs

  • Digital Inputs: AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink, USB Audio
  • Streaming Inputs: Network shared folder, USB Storage, USB CD Drive, Optional Internal Storage, UPnP/DLNA Media Server, native TIDAL, HighResAudio and Qobuz Sublime+, Internet Radio, AirPlay, Bluetooth, Songcast, RoonReady

Audio Outputs

  • Balanced: XLR (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 10ohm)
  • Unbalanced: RCA (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 50ohm)
  • Headphone: 6.35mm Headphone Jack (output impedance 5ohm)

Misc

  • Playback: 50W at max.
  • Dimensions - W x D x H: 34cm x 32cm x 8cm
  • Weight: 15 lbs (6.8kg)
  • Anodized aluminum case in matte black

FREE DELIVERY

We offer Free Delivery on orders to the UK Mainland over £100.


EXPERT KNOWLEDGE

Our staff are passionate about what they do and can provide advice and assistance on your purchase.

30 DAY RETURNS

You can return any unwanted and unused item within 30 days and get a full refund.


SECURE CHECKOUT

Orders can be placed on our fully SSL-secured checkout with Debit / Credit Cards or via PayPal, Apple Pay and Google Pay. 

The products we use and sell are of the highest quality and we trust them wholeheartedly, but every now and again a product has a fault that is covered under the manufacturers warranty.

In the event of such an occurance please contact us via email at info@studioincar.co.uk to proceed with the warranty process.

Below is a list of all the Manufacturers warranty timeframes with any special instructions for extended warranties:

Amphion

  • 5 Years standard Manufacturers warranty

AudioControl

  • 5 Years with Installation by an Authorised Installer (Studio Incar is an Authorised Installer)
  • 1 Year if you are doing your own Installation
  • 2 Years if you register the product with the UK supplier

AudioLab

  • 2 Years standard Manufacturers warranty

Auralic

  • 1 Year Standard Manufacturers Warranty
  • 2 Year Extended Warranty - Product Registration within 30 days of Purchase

Audison

  • 1 Year standard Manufacturers warranty
  • 2 Years if you register the product with the UK supplier

Blackvue

  • 6 Months standard Manufacturers warranty

Blaupunkt

  • 1 Year standard Manufacturers warranty

Chord Company

  • Lifetime Warranty

Dynaudio

  • 2 Years on Car Audio Products - No Extendable Warranty
  • 2 Years standard Warranty on Home Audio Products
  • up to 8 Years Extendable Warranty on Home Audio Products when you register at Dynaudio

Focal

  • 1 Year Standard Manufacturers Warranty
  • 2 Years Extended Warranty when registered with Focal

Hegel

  • 2 Years Standard Manufacturers Warranty

Hertz

  • 1 Year standard Manufacturers warranty
  • 2 Years if you register the product with the UK supplier

HiFi Rose

  • 2 Years Standard Manufacturers Warranty

JL Audio

  • 1 Year for Speakers and Subwoofers
  • 2 Years for Amplifiers and Processors

Ortofon

  • 1 Year Standard Manufacturers Warranty

Peachtree Audio

  • 2 Years Standard Manufacturers Warranty
  • 3 Years Extended Warranty if Registered with Peachtree

Pro-Ject

  • 2 Years Standard Manufacturers Warranty
  • 3 Years Extended Warranty if Registered with Pro-Ject

Q-Acoustics

  • 4 Years for Passive Loudspeakers
  • 1 Year for Active Loudspeakers / Subwoofers
  • 5 Years for Passive Loudspeakers if Registers with Q Acoustics
  • 2 Years for Active Loudspeakers / Subwoofers if Registered with Q Acoustics

SolidSteel

  • 1 Year Standard Manufacturer Warranty

Sony

  • 1 Year Standard Manufacturer Warranty

Wharfedale

  • 2 Years Standard Manufacturers Warranty
  • 3 Years Extended Warranty if registered with Wharfedale
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