Music servers are the way of the future, your music library is at your fingertip and it sounds incredible!
One of the main criteria which makes our Ophelia music servers really special is the fact that our operating system runs on a Linux-based system which utilises as little as 2G for the OS (Operating System) which is just a fraction of your typical Windows platform which can take as much as 32G for the OS which includes background services and software, wasting an enormous amount of resources.
With our unique approach this translates to EXCELLENT low latency, greatly reduced hardware stress and pretty much no processing power of the CPU is wasted. This allows our servers to offer a purer audio playback experience for our clients.
Our hardware is excellent and meticulously chosen for audio application with overkill specs and performance, we tweak it with our magic touch because everything PC-based affects the way music is presented regardless of 1’s and 0’s contrary to popular belief.
We offer two different power supply based options to suit your budget:
- Option 1: External switch-mode power supply (clean enough because it is an external hospital grade switch-mode power supply)
- Option 2: External linear power supply (cleaner sounding than the switch-mode version and with less background noise)
- Plays all PCM and DSD (.dsf) files
- Regular updates
- Optional SPDIF output.
- Both options are fan-less (noise-free).
- Runs on Android Tablets/phones and iPads/iPhones.
Customised libraries browsable by:
- ALL PCM files (16, 24bit files)
- 16BIT PCM files only
- 24BIT PCM files only
- 1Bit DSD [.dsf] files only
This means that the client can organise their libraries according to the resolution of their music files, and enjoy a session with whichever file format they prefer to use depending on the mood.
With our Ophelia servers, there are no on-going headaches with drivers or crashes (typically associated with some Windows-based servers).
Ophelia is a bullet-proof solution which is user-friendly even for the technically-challenged!
We prefer not to offer Auto-Rip and prefer the client to rip his/her music on another PC, then drag and drop their music into the designated directory (we help with this of course!)
The client’s choice of storage drive-types can affect performance and here are the options:
Option 1: Operations and tasks will run blazingly fast due to no mechanical movement or stress! The ultimate option for sound and performance.
- One SSD/Solid State Drive (for OS)
- One SSD (for media files)
Option 2: Super-quiet compared to most basic PC-based servers as well as offering great performance.
- One SSD (for OS)
- One spinning HDD (for media files)
Option 3: Eliminates having a spinning hard-drive (for media files) inside the server, this turns the server into a Streamer whilst allowing for greater media storage capacity with zero mechanical noise within our music servers.
- One SSD (for OS)
- One NAS unit (for media files)