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Innuos ZENith NG Music Server

Innuos ZENith NG Music Server

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    ZENith NG

    Feel the presence of your music

    The digital source has become a known sight on Hi-Fi systems for its convenience. Almost all music can now be accessible at the touch of a button. But playing sound is one thing and playing music is another. To get the true essence of the recording, your digital signal must be as pristine and well-timed as possible so your DAC can play at its best. Feed it with a noisy signal and that will just be amplified along the chain.

    A pristine digital signal requires a dedicated digital source, with meticulous detail starting from the ultra-low noise power supplies, through the custom processor boards and all the way to specific software development minimizing power noise during operation.

    The ZENith NG takes our innovations such as the PreciseAudio mainboard, NGaN regulator and AudioCore technology to new heights compared to the ZEN NG. First, the ARC6 NGaN Power Supply, trickled-down from the power supply of the acclaimed Statement NG with its Active Rectification, 300VA Audio Grade Transformer, high-performance choke and 130000uF of Mundorf capacitors, provide all the current the system needs with very low impedance so that no transient is missed.

    The ZENith NG upgrades the ZEN NG with a Core i7 Embedded processor with 8 performance cores, providing further core separation for AudioCore whilst maintaining excellent overall performance for a responsive system at all times.

    The ZENith NG also features a pSLC (pseudo Single-Level Cell) industrial-grade SSD for the OS, powered independently, is added directly to the PreciseAudio board. As pSLC contains simplified controllers, they generate much less EMI compared to standard SSDs. Being the OS SSD that bears most of the system work, this results in a considerably lower operating noise with direct impact on sound quality.

    This combination brings a new dimension to the ZENith NG. It's no longer just about the frequencies, pace or even the size of the soundstage. Details in music now emerge as if by revelation. The breathiness of a voice, the vibrations on a drum's skin, the presence of fingers sliding down a guitar neck. They are presented with a transparency that starts feeling like a live presence.

    It's hard to put into words but if you listen, you'll know.

    Main Features


    Innuos ARC6 NGaN PSU

    Combining the trickled-down version of the ARC6 Active Rectification board with a 300VA Audio Grade Transformer, high-performance choke and over 130000uF of Mundorf capacitors with the cutting-edge Gallium Nitride Innuos NGaN Regulation stage results in a marked improvement in sound transparency and realism compared to the ZEN NG.


    Innuos PreciseAudio Mainboard

    An all-new custom server-grade mainboard, ultra-tuned for low processor latency, power noise and EMI emissions; further improved by enhanced power regulators and solid capacitors.


    High Performance, Low Power

    New generation of Intel Core i7 with 8 physical cores for enhanced Innuos AudioCore performance, providing separate cores dedicated only to audio processes. Supported with 16GB of industrial-grade low-noise DDR4 RAM allowing to cache more databases and files for a speedy response.


    Modular Architecture

    You can configure the ZENith NG as a Music Server/Streamer, Server-only or Streamer-only easily. Choose between no storage or up to 16TB configurations and optional audio output slot for different modules such as USB, I2S, or AES/Coaxial/Optical SPDIF.



    Superior industrial-grade pSLC SSD for the OS for even lower operating noise, independently powered and with power-loss protection for extra resiliency and durability. 


    Innuos XSM

    High Performance Expandable Storage Management System (XSM) allows a single pool of storage from multiple drives. The ZENith NG supports an internal, high performance NVMe PCIe drive up to 8TB with an additional externally accessible M.2 NVMe slot for up to 8TB for a total 16TB of seamless storage. Intelligent management and data protection provided through Sense.


    Premium Chassis

    Newly-designed 10mm thick CNC-machined bead-blasted and anodized aluminium chassis, containing new vibration-dampened toroidal platform and with Chassis Ground port connection.



    Digital Output

    USB (Up to 32bit/768KHz, Up to DSD256 via DoP, Up to DSD512 via Native DSD)


    1 x Digital Output Module: PhoenixUSB, PhoenixI2S, AES/Coaxial/Optical SPDIF (Sold Separately)


    Auxiliary Ethernet Port for Streamer or NAS


    2 x LAN RJ45 Bridged Gigabit Ethernet (LAN, Streamer)  


    3 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (Backup/Import, Aux, DAC)

    Chassis Ground

    4mm ‘Speaker plug’ port


    External USB-connected CD ripper required

    CD Formats

    Red Book

    Disc Compatibility

    CD, CD-R, CD-RW

    CD Ripper Formats

    FLAC (compression level 0), WAV

    Playback Audio Formats



    External USB-connected CD ripper required 

    Sample Rates

    44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4kHz, 192kHz, 352.8kHz, 384kHz, 768kHz, DSD over PCM (DoP) up to DSD256, Native DSD up to DSD512 (on selected DACs) 

    Bit Depths

    16bit, 24bit, 32bit

    Web Interface

    Modern Web Browsers from iOS, Android, Windows and OS X


    Innuos Sense App for iOS/Android/Kindle Fire


    1 x pSLC SSD for OS 


    [Optional] 1 x PCI-E NVme SSD – 2TB / 4TB / 8TB (Factory fitted) 


    [Optional] 1 x m.2 NVme SSD (User or factory fitted) 


    Intel Core i7: 8 x Physical Cores 


    16GB DDR4 Industrial-Grade RAM 



    Streaming Services

    Qobuz, Tidal, Deezer, HighResAudio, Internet Radio 

    Average CD Storage Time

    5 Minutes

    CD Metadata

    FreeDB, Musicbrainz, Discogs, GD3 

    Compatible Music Systems

    Sonos Multi-room Wireless Music System


    DLNA/UPnP Compatible Devices


    USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 2


    Selected USB DACs supporting Native DSD


    Internet connection required for metadata lookup, streaming services and software updates.


    Network access via Ethernet 


    Premium subscription required for streaming services such as Qobuz, Tidal etc. 

    Mains Supply

    230V AC / 115V AC (Switchable) 




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    Delivery & Returns

    Delivery & Returns

    We offer FREE delivery to the mainland UK (excluding Channel Islands, Isle of Man, Isle of White, Isles of Scilly, and some of the remote Scottish Isles).

    For other areas please contact us for a quote. Select items can be delivered internationally by prior agreement. Again please contact us for a quote. We will always do our best to help.

    Our aim is to dispatch goods within 2 working days of an order being placed. Please allow 5 working days from the time of your order to receipt of item. If an order is expected to take longer than this our order fulfillment department will contact you to inform you of this.

    Where multiple items are ordered, we will dispatch them all in one package. If you have ordered any special or customized items, or items otherwise not immediately available, we will dispatch the order when all items are available. If you have any concerns regarding this, please contact us and we will do are very best to help you.