Andover Audio Songbird HR Plug-and-Play High-Res Internet Music Streamer

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PLUG-AND-PLAY HIGH-RES INTERNET MUSIC STREAMER 

Gen-II of Andover's award-winning Songbird product with 24/192 output and a sleek, desktop-friendly design.

  • 24bit/192kHz Streaming / Digital Output
  • Gapless PlayBack*
  • Airplay II
  • WiFi (Dual-Band 2.4 Ghz, 5.0Ghz)
  • Bluetooth (Bi-Directional 5.0 with SBC/AAC Codecs)
  • Ethernet
  • ESS Sabre 32-Bit DAC/ADC
  • Updated Songbird App (Free, iOS/Android)
  • Desktop-Friendly Design
  • Bead-Blasted Aluminum Shell
  • Acrylic Front Panel
  • Soundbites Series Component
  • Dimensions: 6.5" W x 4.0 D x 1.7 H

*With compatible apps: Tidal, QoBuz, Spotify, Amazon

SONGBIRD HR INTERNET MUSIC STREAMER

The long-awaited followup to the original Songbird, the "HR" gives you full 24/192k digital output functionality, allowing you to stream in and output music without any degradation to the signal. Connect Songbird HR to your favorite DAC or amplifier (via analog connection).

DESKTOP-FRIENDLY DESIGN.

From its sleek outer bead-blasted aluminum exterior to its front panel design, Songbird HR is a desktop-friendly device that will grace wherever you enjoy audio.

BRING STREAMING TO ANY AUDIO SYSTEM.

Songbird HR upgrades any audio system (old or new) with the latest streaming technology. Just plug Songbird HR into a digital or analog input, connect it to the internet (in a few simple steps), and you're ready to go!

24BIT/192KHZ—ALL THE WAY THROUGH.

Songbird HR's upgraded chip allows you to stream in and output 24bit/192kHz digitally.

YOUR FAVORITE SOURCES AND STREAMS IN ONE PLACE.

Stream your favorite services and sources (DLNA, Bluetooth 5, Airplay 2) with one device. Now featuring gapless (seamless track-to-track transitions) for compatible services/apps: Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify, and Amazon. Now enjoy Dark Side of the Moon the way it was intended to be heard! (Gapless support for Airplay II, as well)

SONGBIRD APP (IOS/ANDROID).

Operate Songbird HR with Songbird Control, our simple and intuitive app available for free on Apple Store and Google Play.

PART OF SOUNDBITES SERIES.

Songbird HR is part of Andover's new SoundBites desktop audio line that gives you multiple way to listen.


  • ESS Sabre 32-Bit DAC (Analog Output)
  • ESS Sabre 32-Bit ADC (Analog Input)
  • Front Panel Play/Pause
  • 10 Programable Presets
  • Selectable Analog, Optical and Coaxial Digital Inputs
  • Synchronized Multiroom with Additional Songbird HR and HRA units on the same network*
  • Use with the Andover SpinStage (Phono Pre-Amp) to transmit phono to other Songbird HR and HRA units**
  • Two-Way Bluetooth: Receive + Transmit
  • Two-Year Warranty (see Warranty Extensions for longer Coverage) 
* This does not include original Songbird, due to a new Amazon security protocol
** Alternatively you may use a turntable with a built-in phono preamp

SONGBIRD HR VS SONGBIRD HRA

Features

SONGBIRD HR

SONGBIRD HRA

 Local Network

DLAN, Airplay 2

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 Streaming Source

Spotify, Qobuz, iHeartRadio, Tidal, Amazon Prime, Napster, Deezer, and more to come

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Internet Radio

iHeartRadio, vTuner, TuneIn

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 Other

 "My Music" local files, USB Thumb Drive

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 Input Bitrate

Up to 24bit/192kHz 

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 Output Bitrate

Streaming/Network up to 24bit/192kHz. Auxillary output 16bit/48kHz

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 Audio Codecs

MP3, AAC, ALAC, APE, FLAC, WAV, WMA, OGG

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 WiFi

Dual Band WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Ghz and 5 Ghz network

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 Ethernet

10/100BT

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 Bluetooth

Bluetooth 5.0, SBC/AAC Codecs, Receive/Transmit

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 Inputs

Aux(Line), Optical SPDIF, Coaxial SPDIF

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 Outputs

Aux(Line), Optical SPDIF, Coaxial SPDIF (HR only), Subwoofer (HRA only), Speakers (HRA Only)

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 Line Output Voltage

2Vrms max

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 THD+N Ratio

 0.01%

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 S/N Ratio

 102dB

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 Crosstalk

 106dB

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 Dynamic Range

 97dB

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 Voice Control

Works with Alexa (via separate Alexa device) and Siri (via Airplay 2)

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 Multiroom

With compatible devices

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RMS Power Output

n/a

75 W / Ch into 4-Ohms < 1% THD (typ<0.1%)

THD @ 1W

n/a

<0.005%

S/N Ratio

n/a

111dB A-Wtd

Power Supply

15V/1A

32V/6A