Your Center of Digital Music, An Audiophile’s Ultimate Dream
High-performance music server with an advanced hardware mainboard, high-quality CNC aluminum alloy chassis, and optimized music server OS & software giving the pleasant user experience. Z1 is the ideal digital music center for your home audio network, as well as a solid computing node to serve versatile streaming services. Enjoy superior sound quality through your HiFi system.
Easy to Use, Pleasant User Experience
- Stay connected to digital music – Play and enjoy anytime
- Master your music server at your fingertips via mobile app, VitOS Manager
- Install and enjoy various applications seamlessly
- Essential core audio network to maximize your HiFi system’s sound performance
Mechanical Stability and Craftsmanship
Z1 is housed in the highest-grade CNC aluminum alloy chassis. Robust, vibration- and dust- free. No more excessive heat. Fanless, well-structured internal design provides efficient heat dissipation to keep the CPU and entire system running cool, but with zero fan-noise and extremely low electrical noise. A high permeability EMI absorber (> 120 @1MHz) is applied to reduce the noise from internal digital circuits including DRAM, CPU, etc.
Superior Hardware System and Mainboard
Z1 is born to pursue enhanced audio performance without any compromise.
- High-performance yet low-power (6W) Intel CPU.
- Advanced circuitry with high quality components.
- Audio-grade SSD for system and music data storage. Noise-reduction via SATA signal optimization. Special-picked SSD modules with EMI absorber and special power regulation circuit inside to isolate the power noise from the SSD controller chip.
Optimized OS, VitOS
A well-structured, simple and elegant software design. Capable of running multiple music applications concurrently, with optimized audio output priority, low latency, high stability, and accelerated high-speed network transmission. VitOS makes Z1 a future-proof product –continuous software upgrade is available. The VitOS system update process will be protected by dual-firmware design, giving a redundant copy to prevent system failure due to unexpected power outage.
Mobile App, VitOS Manager
- Discover and configure the network settings of Z1.
- Install and manage add-on packages on VitOS, including Roon Server (Roon Core and Roon Bridge), Spotify
- Connect, DLNA renderer & server, Airplay, and Orbiter Plug-in,… etc. on Z1.
- Import the music files from a USB hard drive to Z1’s internal disk by the Music Importer feature.
- Back up the stored music files to an external USB hard drive by the Music Backup feature.
- Firmware update.
Z1 as Your Music Server
Use Z1 as a center of digital music to serve multiple players.
- Roon Core
- Shared storage of music files (over SMB/CIFS)
- DLNA server
Z1 as a Transporter and a Roon Bridge
Connect Z1 to your DAC(Digital to Analog Converter) via USB connection, it will stream and output the digital signals including PCM, Native DSD(up to DSD256) or DoP(up to DSD64).
It supports several infrastructures:
- Roon Bridge
- DLNA renderer (player)
Mobile App, VitOS Orbiter
Easily locate and set up a new device, browse and stream music. Listen to all your favorite songs with details displayed such as bitrate, sample rate, bit depth and format (e.g. DSD, WAV or FLAC).