If you have a large library of CDs that you are itching into convert to digital files, the ACS10 is exactly what you need. Well equipped with a tray-loading, industrial-grade CD-ROM drive, the ACS10 will rip your CD to your choice of FLAC, WAV, MP4, or AIFF codecs for playback after conversion. The easy one-touch CD ripping also provides meta-data and cover art retrieval with a unique user determined target folder depository feature. AccurateRip™ technology is supported for 100% error-free rips. Additionally, the ACS10 provides software support for Acronova “Nimbie” AudioLoader for automated CD ripping.
The ACS10's high-performance USB Audio Class 2.0 output allows it to function as a powerful and nimble music server/ streamer when connected to an external DAC. Three LAN Ports (one double isolated, two isolated) allow connection to a router, to an Aurender music server, or to daisy-chain another ACS10. The three USB ports consist of one USB 2.0 on front panel plus one Audio USB and one USB 3.0 on the rear panel.
Sampling rates include PCM up to 786kHz/32-bit, DSD up to 256 DoP, and Native DSD up to 512. Optional MQA Core software is available through in-app purchase using the integrated Aurender Conductor app.
Media files and streaming content is managed using the integrated Aurender Conductor App. Also included is integrated app support for Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify Connect, and other online services (availability is determined by the country offering service).
Library syncing and duplicate file removal can be done when an existing Aurender server library is copied into the ACS10 while running the SmartCollect program. If new content is added to the Aurender, SmartCollect needs to be initiated to sync to the ACS10 (this is a manually initiated action, not automatic).
You get a huge amount of onboard file storage with the ASC10. File storage if provided on dual 3.5” HDD’s with a total of up to 24TB. You can specify the ACS10 in the following factory fitted configurations: with 4TB x 2 onboard storage (8TB total), 8TB x 2 onboard storage (16TB total), or 12TB onboard storage (24TB total). User configurable HDD backup options allow you to choose between RAID 1 mirroring or the total storage capacity of both HDDs (factory set to RAID 1).