offers the perfect solutions to store and stream digital music, video and Internet radio.
VortexBox features* (see also our new product VortexBox Nova)
- Play music in highest bit-perfect quality, including HiRes audio (192K/24 bit, or higher)
- Play 1,000's of UK & foreign Internet radio stations including iPlayer radio and iPlayer Extra
- Listen to streaming services* such as Spotify, Deezer, Qobuz, Tidal etc
- Local playback or network players, microRendu, Sonic Orbiter SE, Sonos, Muso, Squeezebox etc
- Control with Apps on Apple, Android phone/tablet or from MAC/PC (and Windows phone)
- Simple admin via browser
(Some version/hardware dependent)
- Bit-perfect, Multi-function Music/Media Server/Streamer
- Automatic CD Ripping, Automatic storage, Indexing, and Album cover-art download
- Stream UPnP/DLNA to NAIM, Linn, Cyrus, Marrantz, Linn, Pioneer, Denon etc
- Connect USB DACs to 192Khz/24 bit Gapless (+ DSD 256 with suitable DAC)
- Incremental back-up to removable USB hard-drive - safer than RAID system
* Feature may depend on model, playback device and/or connection method. If any feature is essential for your application Please ask. Deezer, Spotify, Qobuz, Tidal, MakeMKV (DVD Ripping) etc require subscriptions from provider
Choose from the VortexboxUK range of energy efficient
systems. We load Vortexbox*** or our new enhanced Vortexbox Nova
software + preset typical settings for out-of-the box use with: Squeezebox, most USB DACs and DLNA network players (NAIM, Cyrus, Linn, Oppo, Marrantz, Denon, Cambridge, Onkyo, SONOS and many others) (Custom version required for B&O or Audiolab MDAC - please notify us)
Ultra-lower power systems (~6w) available for boat/solar houses etc. Please contact us
VortexBoxUK is the authorised distributor of VortexBox to EU customers. 12 month RTB warranty for units supplied by us. USA, Canada, Africa, and non-EU orders are normally shipped from vortexbox.org
. Australia and S.E Asia may purchase locally from vortexbox.au
* Open Source databases requiring an Internet connection are used for CD detection and tagging.
** CDs with copy protection or embedded video may need to be ripped on an external system
*** OEM software is a version specially prepared for us by Vortexbox.USA
Digital conversion/storage of music/video is not permitted in all countries. Please check for your location. It is unlawful to copy material without the permission of the Copyright holder.
VB MicroServer Plus
Aluminium case, very low noise Streamer/Server All Aluminium - very compact. Ideal if you already have much of your music in digital format or prefer to RIP on an external system. Connect most USB external CD drives or our optional Slimline USB CD/DVD drives for automated VortexBox Ripping (can remove...
Vortexbox features (DLNA, UPnP, USB DAC, SONOS local, streaming, Squeezebox etc) (Please tell us if you have B&O system) Now available up to 6TB ( 14,000+ CD) (1TB system uses laptop type drive which is quieter & more energy efficient) Low cost, low noise, all aluminium system . All versions 2 x USB,...
VB Mini Appliance, media streamer
Versatile, Compact, energy efficient Mini VortexBox system 2015 version. Higher performance and more options. All standard Vortexbox features. Play to multiple LMS, DLNA or SONOS devices Compact quiet and energy efficient the fanless VB Mini offers an overall performance better than the original VortexBox...
microRendu USB Network Interface - Due 31st Aug
Sonore microRendu audiophile music interface offers Ethernet input with USB output for connection to DAC. micro Rendu utilizes a proprietary circuit containing just essential components. It is a collaboration between Sonore by Simple Design, Small Green Computer and John Swenson. ( SonicOrbiter SE is...
VortexBox Lux Roon Edition
Connect with your music in an entirely different way. Roon is the best tool for managing both large, complex music libraries. Roon's tight integration with Tidal means that whatever size your collection, it now effectively also includes the millions in the Tidal library. Roonserver software is standard...
VB MicroServer 2
Ultra-compact, Low-noise Streamer/Server Improved version of Microserver with higher quality case. Now suitable for horizontal or vertical operation. All you need if you already have most of your music in digital format or prefer to RIP on an external system. Most USB external CD or our USB CD/DVD drives...