Review - Auralic Aries Digital Media Bridge By Hi-Fi Plus

Review - Auralic Aries Streamer

Auralic Aries Streamer

Review - Auralic Aries Digital Media Bridge By Hi-Fi Plus
A review from Hi-Fi Plus of the Auralic Aries Digital Media Bridge, yours for £1,500. Hi-Fi Plus begin by asking what is a digital media bridge ? Well this turns out to be simpler than expected as a digital media bridge is a streamer with no DAC capability. The Aries can only output a digital signal and then needs a DAC to decode it. Bringing the various digital signals out there such as NAS drive, USB, streaming services such as Qobuz into one box then outputting a time stable, bit perfect signal is not easy (as anyone who's seen Windows 10 reboot in the middle of a listening session will immediately testify to or express in a stronger oath!). Hi-Fi Plus like the Auralic Aries as a solution to this streaming problem - concluding :-

When you consider the many things the ARIES can do and the very high level of performance that it offers, I would argue it is one of the best values in all of digital audio today. Having the ARIES in my system has transformed my review listening experiences for the better; the ARIES gives me instant access to my music library (including all of my high-res PCM and DSD files), plus the ability to explore streaming content whenever I choose. But above all, ARIES is a convenient, reliable, and easy-to-use system that imposes virtually no compromises in performance. If that’s not having your sonic cake and eating it, then I don’t know what would be.

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