Most people consider digital playback to be sonically inferior to analog playback, whether tape or vinyl. Playback Designs wanted to match or better the critical areas where they felt analog had superior advantages without losing the benefits of great digital playback. The new Sonoma series consists of 4 products that take the meaning of "Swiss Army Knife" to a whole new level, because there is no physical media or file format that could not be played on this system. Even analog sources can be converted to high resolution digital and then be played back.
The Syrah Music Server is a no-compromise server and companion product for the Merlot DAC. It can be controlled via iPad / Android tablets, provides internal storage, supports external storage, rips CD's automatically and provides extensive meta data capabilities.
SYRAH INTEGRATED MUSIC SERVER
- Connects directly to Merlot via USB
- Easy and intuitive remote control via iPad or Android
- Plays any audio file from internal, external or NAS storage
- Streaming via DLNA
- Automatic ripping from external drive
- Automatic retrieving of cover art, meta data from data base