Aurender N20 Music Server / Streamer

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Aurender N20 Music Server / Streamer

Take digital output to the highest level with OXCO controlled AES/EBU and S/PDIF. Two bays allow up to 16 TB of onboard storage

USB digital is around only because computers were the first streamers. USB is noisy and jitter-prone, it takes a lot of work to get it to an acceptable quality for high-end audio. The N20 focuses on a superior method of digital transfer, S/PDIF and AES/EBU (which is a balanced S/PDIF), and makes it even better with clock control from ultra-accurate oven-controlled crystal oscillators (OXCO). Jitter is a significant and audible distortion of a digital signal, and streamers that reduce jitter sound vastly more spacious, open, transparent, and dynamic.


  • Ultra high-quality SPDIF and AES/EBU digital audio outputs
  • Oven-controlled crystal oscillator (OCXO) for long-term jitter reduction
  • Precision DSD-to-PCM conversion by FPGA
  • Two HDD bays with 500 GB SSD cache
  • USB HDD and NAS support
  • Critical listening mode disables all unnecessary functions
  • Dedicated ultra-low-noise USB Audio Class 2.0 output
  • Optional MQA core decoder in-app purchase
  • Remote tech support via the Aurender app


Supported formats: DSD (DSF, DFF), WAV, FLAC, AIFF, ALAC, M4A, APE 

S/PDIF sampling rate (PCM): Up to 192 kHz, 24 bit

USB sampling rate (PCM/DoP/DSD): Up to 384 kHz, 32 bit/DSD256/DSD512

Digital connections
Output: 1 x coax, 1 x BNC, 1 x AES/EBU (75 ohm), 1 x TOSLINK, 1 x USB Audio Class 2.0
Other: Gigabit Ethernet, 2 x USB A (data)

Storage: 2 x trays for 2.5" HDD or SSD (drives not included)

Dimensions (WHD): 16.93" x 3.9" x 14"

Weight: 29.8 lb