VortexBox Software Description

VortexBox Classic features:

 - Copy your CDs into digital format (Rip to hard drive)
 - Playback downloaded music including HiREs audio
 - Play 1,000's of internet radio stations UK and overseas including BBC
 - Give access to streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer, Qobuz etc
 - Act as a general purpose network file server for pictures, documents etc
 - Playback locally or around house
 - Control with Apple, Android of from PC etc
 - Simple Operation

Version VortexBox Classic V2.3 features:
 (Some hardware dependent)
  -  Bit-perfect, Multi-function Music/Media Server/Streamer
  -  Automatic CD Ripping, Automatic Indexing and Album cover-art download
  -  Stream Music/Video/Radio to Multiple Devices* (+ Deezer, Spotify, Qobuz etc)
  -  Play Multi-room to SONOS, Logitech or other network players
  -  Stream UPnP/DLNA to NAIM, Linn, Cyrus, Marrantz, Linn,  Pioneer, Denon etc
  -  Can use external USB DACs up-to 384Khz/24 bit Gapless (DSD 128 with suitable DAC)
  -  192k/24bit on-board analogue Gapless output for amp/powered speakers connection
  -  Control Apps for iPhone, iPad and Android

  -  Incremental back-up to removable USB hard-drive  - safer than RAID system

Connections minimum: 
Ethernet, 2 x USB (DAC + back-up), audio out, UPnP/DNLA (inc SONOS), Squeezebox (LMS), Network File Server 

Control single/multiple players from choice of Apple/Android Apps or from Web Browser (Explorer, Firefox, Safari etc)

Feature may depend on playback device and/or connection method. (Some services: Deezer, Spotify, Qobuz, MakeMKV (DVD Ripping) etc require subscriptions from provider)

 streams music at high quality to wireless players from Logitech Squeezebox and SONOS or network players from many other manufacturers using the in-built UPnP (DLNA) Server.  Most USB DACs may be connected directly or the Vortexbox system can link directly to an existing HiFi amplifier or powered speakers. (Special version for B&O Encore. please notify us)

VortexBox provides network storage to devices and computers on your network. Store documents, photographs, video etc. Access the VortexBox from any computer on your network (PC, laptop, MAC, Linux) or stream to Internet enabled (Smart) TV's.

Purchase from the VortexboxUK range of pre-built tested, energy efficient systems 

We load latest Vortexbox OEM*** software + preset typical settings for out-of-the box use with: Squeezebox, most USB DACs and DLNA network players (NAIM, Cyrus, Linn, Marrantz, Denon, Cambridge, Onkyo, SONOS and many others)

Bliss cover art management with unlimited licence is optionally loaded (free trial version with 100 fixes can easily be enabled)

VortexBoxUK is the authorised distributor of VortexBox systems 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 New Zealand 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 UK version specially prepared for us by Vortexbox.USA