The sonicTransporter i5 is specifically designed to be your ultimate music server. Super-fast (i5 processor) and ultra-quiet, the sonicTransporter i5 provides a stunning music server experience.
With the sonicTransporter i5, you can take advantage of the most popular platforms including Roon, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Squeezebox, DLNA, Sonos (Samba), and more.
With a simple to use web interface to access your sonicTransporter i5 from any web browser on your network, you will be up and running in a matter of minutes (Example: Have Roon up and running on your sonicTransporter i5 in under 4 minutes – See How)
Stop using your home computer as a music server and step up your audio game with a device designed by audiophiles, for audiophiles.
Make your music available to network music players. The sonicTransporter runs Roon Server, Squeezebox Server, and MinimServer (DLNA server). Attach a USB drive full of music or a NAS and your music will be available to virtually any network player.
With an ultra-fast Intel i5 processor and SSD (for your music database) the sonicTransporter is perfect for lightning fast access to your music.
Attach a microRendu or ultraRendu to your USB DAC and you have a complete digital transport solution.
Also works great with Sonos network speakers. Have your local music or iTunes purchased music files available to your Sonos speakers at any time without having to turn on your computer.
Roon Server is preinstalled but you need to purchase a license from Roon Labs or take advantage of a free trial. The sonicTransporter i5 exceeds Roon Labs hardware specifications
Music collection size
The sonicTransporter i5 is designed for a music library of 1 – 450K tracks. This includes Red Book audio, DSD, and Hi-Rez. If your music library is larger then 450K tracks we recommend a custom solution. Contact us with your specific music storage needs.
60 day Roon Trial
This product ships with a 60 day Roon free trial.
Network: Gigabit Ethernet RJ45
USB: 2 x USB 3.0 ports and 2 x USB 2.0 ports only one can be used for a USB drive
Power: 12VDC input
Network Protocols: DLNA, Samba (Sonos® and others), Squeezebox®, Roon (RAAT)
Web user interface for configuration from a web browser or tablet
2.25 x 5.25 x 6.75 in. (58 x 134 x 172 mm)
2.4 lbs (1 kg)
12v 5A power supply (120v – 220v) and power cord (US)
1m LAN cable
0° C to 40° C
64GB SSD for server database (Roon Server, Squeezebox, DLNA) no local music storage.
Optional internal storage for music library
Compatible with any USB attached hard drive
Compatible with almost any NAS (Synology, QNAP, Western Digital, Buffalo)
Power adapter requirements (if you want to provide your own):
12VDC at 3 amps
5.5mm OD x 2.5mm ID DC adapter jack (center positive)