HoloAudio “RED” is a Network Streamer with I2S HDMI output supporting DSD up to 1024 and it can be used as DDC (USB to I2S or SPDIF converter)
This audio device is using a Pi Compute Module 4 it only uses the Pi4 as core system. It differs from a standard Raspberry Pi because it does not have all peripheral components on board, but has been developed by HoloAudio, of course optimized for Audio. The advantage is that it can be used with a lot of software and is therefore versatile.
Supports Tidal (Connect), Qobuz, Spotify (Connect) and AirpIay.
HoloAudio Red Network Streamer & DDC
HoloAudio “RED” is a Network Streamer with I2S HDMI output supporting DSD up to 512 and it can be used as DDC (USB to I2S or SPDIF converter). To activate the DDC function the Red must be turned off/on while the USB source is connected. to re-enable the Streaming function, disconnect the USB source and turn the Red off/on again.
This audio device is using a Pi Compute Module 4 it only uses the Pi4 as core system. It differs from a standard Raspberry Pi because it does not have all peripheral components on board, but has been developed by Holo Audio itself, of course optimized for Audio. The advantage is that it can be used with a lot of software and is therefore versatile.
- Featuring digital input and output options
- Simple setup user-friendly software setup
- Stream Internet radio stations, streaming music services and your own local music library.
- Control music wirelessly with a controller app
- AirpIay 2 lets you play music from your wireless device
- DDC – Digital (USB) to Digital (I2S HDMI, Coax BNC, RCA, Optical, AES/EBU) Converter
Supporting audio services:
- NAA HQPlayer
- Tidal Connect
– Easy to activate in the main menu.
– All services can be activated simultaneously*
– Output UAC2 Gen2.0 DSD DoP / DSD Native
* Scream (Virtual network sound card for Microsoft Windows) can only be activated in standalone mode
DSD Native Support notice: Red can support up to DSD512 and PCM768K by I2S. USB is limited by linux kernel and also support DSD512 and PCM768K right now we are working on a new kernel that should support DSD1024 and PCM1536K in future release. It actually does work very well on most setups now, it’s just being improved in future releases. Works well with RedOS, and also RopieeeXL.
|Network Streamer & DDC (Digital to Digital Converter)
|Ethernet RJ45, GigE 1000Mbps
|1x I2S HDMI (Holo Audio compatible)
1x Coaxial S/PDIF RCA
1x Coaxial S/PDIF BNC
1x AES/EBU XLR
1x Optical Toslink
1x USB-A 2.0 (USB Host)
|Supported file formats
|MP3, AAC, WMA, WMA-L, OGG, ALAC, FLAC, OPUS, WAV, AIFF
|Quad core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.5GHz
|Native sampling rates
|16-24bit 44.1-768kHz – Native DSD64 – 512
Note: Future release will support up to DSD1024 / 1.5Mhz
|Deezer, Spotify, Qobuz, Tidal, Web radios
|100-240VAC (cable included)
|220 x 146 x 46mm
|1x HoloAudio Red
1x Power cable
1x MicroSD card (software installed)
IMPORTANT NOTES to read before ordering:
Estimate time before shipping: typically about a 5-5.5+ week production time and about 4-6day ship time via DHL international. If order is not in before about Jan 5th, its possible it will be delayed to ship til after CNY “chinese new year” and this is out of our control. we will do our best to ship as many orders as we are able before CNY.
thanks for your patience. we are excited for these to finally ship. we have had many delays over the holidays. PLEASE, do no order if you are not able to wait for this product. Our estimates are just that, an estimate. however are mostly accurate. And please be patient and do not email us for updates during the production period.
You will receive dhl waybill once your order ships. Do not expect any updates until after production period has ended. We just ask for your patience. we are producing and shipping these in the order received. Be sure to read the terms and conditions before checkout. We have been getting many emails for updates but hope people will read this and understand why there are delays on this product. thank you for your patience and understanding.
Note: Red requires a small amount of general computer knowledge to setup and understand your local router and ethernet settings. It’s like most any PI4 streamer and if you have set one of these up before this one will be easy too. There will be limited support for the device only, not your personal computer or networking setup.