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Barix Network Audio Converter
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Barix Network Audio Converter
The Barix Instreamer encodes analog audio sources in real time in a configurable format (MP3, PCM, G.711,G.722) and streams via TCP, UDP, Shoutcast, Multicast RTP format to configurable destinations. Used in high quality broadcast applications, surveillance and VoIP markets alike, the Instreamer has proven its simplicity where Audio over IP encoding is required.

Common Applications are:

  • Live IP Audio Encoder for Streaming Applications
  • Source Encoder for IP Audio Distribution Applications
  • Background Music and Music-on-Hold encoder for VoIP Applications
  • Shoutcast/Icecast Source Encoder
  • Low latency IP Audio Encoder for multichannel applications
  • Confidence Monitoring and Vox Switch for Broadcast Applications

  • G.711, G.722, PCM linear Encoding
  • MP3 Encoding (low Latency)
  • Shoutcast/Icecast Source capability
  • Audio Level Supervision with SNMP Trap generation
  • IP Streaming via TCP, UDP, RTP, Multicast
  • Line Level Input (Stereo)
  • RS-232 Serial Port
  • Power Supply (micro USB)


  • 5V, max. 1A through Mini-USB connector
  • External power adaptor, 100-240VAC, 5W, included


  • RJ45, 10/100Mbps auto, Link & Activity LEDs
  • Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, RTP, DHCP, SNMP, SIP
  • AutoIP, SonicIP, IPZator to ease address assignment


  • 300 to 230400 Baud asynchronous, 7/8 bit
  • DSub 9 pin male
  • Serial tunnel, control and metadata input support

Audio Input

  • RCA connectors, 4Vpp max. level
  • Frequency range 20Hz.. 20kHz (-3dB)*
  • Dynamic range tbd, tbd, THD
  • Input signal attenuable by software setting
* depends on used codec, best results @48kHz PCM

Headphone Output

  • 3.5mm jack
  • Volume adjustable via browser
  • Announcement of IP address (SonicIP)
  • General purpose audio output, depending on used codec

Audio formats

  • MP3, encoding/decoding up to 192/320kbps
  • VBR and CBR support
  • PCM 16bit @8, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
  • G.711, uLaw, aLaw (sample rates same as PCM)


  • Aluminum case, 225g, separate mounting bracket
  • available 4.25” x 1.5” x 3.1” (108mm x 38mm x 78.7 mm)

Software Environment

  • Proprietary multitasking OS
  • Application firmware packages available from Barix
  • Development Environment for custom functionality
  • (ABCL development kit) available free of charge


  • (calculated according to MIL217F at 25°C) min. 540000 hours

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