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Sigma Streamer Mark II
Network Player for exaSound DACs

The Sigma Streamer Mark II connects your exaSound USB DAC to the home network and turns it into a streaming device. It delivers seamless, top-quality sound from high-resolution streaming services and local files with Roon, HQPlayer and UPnP. Casual audio streaming is available with Airplay and Bluetooth.

Extended Hi-Res audio support up to DSD512, DXD, PCM 384 kHz/32bit and MQA is available over wired Ethernet and Wi-Fi connections.
 



Streaming Options

          
     

Tidal Connect support allows the Tidal apps on iOS, Android, Mac OS and Windows devices to stream directly to the Sigma Streamer Mark II. Master-quality Tidal and Qobuz Hi-Res streaming is also available with Roon. The UPnP apps Mconnect Player HD and Bubble UPnP offer simplicity while delivering uncompromised sound fidelity for all high-resolution formats. 

Newly released Web Streaming brings high-end audio experience with the world's most popular player - YouTube. The video experience is included. Web Streaming also offers Qobuz Hi-Res audio up to PCM 192 KHz and access to thousands of Internet radio stations with Tune-In Radio.

Sigma Streamer Mark II can be used with the Roon Nucleus and with PC and Mac-based Roon servers. Sigma Streamer Mark II offers tight integration and improved ergonomics when coupled with the exaSound-made Delta Server Mark II. In addition, Delta Mark II delivers the highest CPU performance when DSP processing is required with Roon. 

The exaSound Sigma Streamer is a Stereophile Recommended Class A audio component. It offers the best of the proprietary and the open-source audio technologies. For most applications it can be used right out of the box with zero-setup. Advanced configurations are available via Web-browser user interface.

ZeroJitter™ Asynchronous Bitperfect Streaming
  • In-house developed unique true asynchronous USB interface with error correction assures accurate data reception
ZeroResolutionLoss™ Volume Control
  • All-time 0dB full-scale streaming
  • 4-way volume synchronization
  • Volume trimming for individual channels
  • Volume bypass
ENclusiv™ Comprehensive Sampling Rate support in stereo and multi-channel
  • Native DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, DSD512
  • DXD 352.8kHz /32bit
  • PCM 44.1 to 384 kHz / 32 bit
  • MQA Full Unfold with exaSound e32 and e62 DACs
  • Wireless Wi-Fi 802.11ac connections supports DSD 512 and PCM 384 kHz / 32 bit
  • Multi-channel playback via Gigabit Ethernet connection up to DSD 256 and PCM 384 KHz / 32 bit
Server Support
  • External: Roon Server, Signalyst HQplayer, JRiver, UPnP/OpenHome
  • Built-in: UPnP Server for use with attached USB drives
Technologies
  • Audio streaming protocols: Roon RAAT, Signalyst NAA, UPnP, Open Home, Tidal Connect, AirPlay, Bluetooth
  • Web Streaming: YouTube, YouTube Music, Qobuz, TuneIn Radio
  • Networking: Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Web interface for remote operation and advanced configuration from a mobile device
  • Remote support
  • Remote upgrade

 


Sigma Streamer is a certified RoonReady device. RoonReady means that it transparently discovers and connects to Roon with no network configuration and delivers bitperfect audio to your exaSound DAC.

Roon Ready is the highest level of Roon integration. Roon technology is customized and embedded both in the player and the DAC for achieving best user experience. Together, Roon and exaSound deliver the power, flexibility, and performance benefits of networked audio, with the easiest setup and highest reliability available.

Learn more here: How Roon Works
 


When used with the exaSound e32 and e62 DACs, the Sigma Streamer supports full MQA decoding and rendering Hi-Res music data up to 24-bit 384kHz.


Bundle pricing is available for the Sigma Streamer in combination with the e62 and e68 DACs.


Specifications

Maximum sampling rate DSD DSD512
 Maximum sampling rate PCM
 PCM 384kHz/32-bit
MQA Support
(Requires Compatible DAC)
 Full Unfold up to
384 kHz
Web user interface  Yes
CPU
 2.7GHz, Quad-Core
RAM  8GB
UCB Ports
 2xUSB 2.0; 2xUSB 3.0
SSD for Libray Storage
 32GB
 Price  US $ 799


Firmware Updates

Version 52 (2022-12-10)
New features:
  • Web Streaming via HDMI
  • TuneIn Radio support
  • Volume Presets.
  • Completely redesigned user interface Light and Dark user interface themes.
  • Performance Monitor
Sigma Streamer Owner's Manual
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What's New in the Mark II Release

Hardware Upgrades

  • Increased memory size from 4 to 8 GB
  • Increased number of USB ports from two to four

Firmware Feature Updates

  • Completely redesigned user interface with dark and light themes
  • Web Streaming for YouTube and YouTube Music with video support
  • Additional Web Streaming option for Qobuz
  • Web Streaming for TuneIn Radio
  • Streaming via Bluetooth from phones and tablets
  • Volume Presets save channel volume levels to Named Profiles and conveniently reload them as needed
  • Performance Monitor
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