NanoSound Player 2 Kit - Hi-Fi Music Streamer

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New Raspberry Pi 4 and Amp10 option available now!

The NanoSound Player is fully customizable and ready-to-play Network Music Player which can play any files including MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, FLAC, DSD, Audio CD and many more. It has an onboard Hi-Fi DAC (Digital Analog Converter) designed for Audiophiles and also supports a large number of music services including Youtube, Spotify and Web Radio.

It will only take minutes to assemble this kit and turn it into a Network Audio Player - No soldering required.



• Wifi & Wired Ethernet Network
• Play everything - MP3, FLAC, WAV, AAC, ALAC, DSD and many more
• Spotify, Airplay, DLNA, Youtube & Free Web Radio
• Play from Internal Storage, NAS and USB Flash
• Control via Volumio App or Infrared Remote Control
• 1.5" Colour OLED or 1.3” OLED display with multi-language support

Comparison of Pi models:

Audio DAC - NanoSound DAC2s

  • Texas Instruments PCM5122 - 192kHz Sampling Rate / 24bit Resolution Burr-Brown DAC for best sound quality
  • 2 x ultra precise master clock for lower gitter and better DSD performance
  • Improved and wider sound signal paths
  • Texas Instruments TPS7A4700 Ultra Low Noise Voltage Regulator
  • Switchable Power Option with auto-switching
    • Power from a single USB-C port or independently
  • Infrared Receiver and Remote Control
  • Raspberry Pi Power switch - Turn on and gracefully shut down Raspberry Pi System
  • 4 GPIO buttons and 1 Digital Rotary Knob for Media Control
  • Hi-Fi Audio Grade electronics components. Capacitors from EVOX RIFA, WIMA and ELNA
  • Full open source and available from github allows anyone to take control of the software
  • Full Copper RCA Connector for maximum conductance
  • *NEW* for NanoSound DAC 2s
    • 2 Oz Copper PCB Manufacturing for better heat discipation and lower resistance
    • Upgraded Nichicon FW Audio Grade Electrolytic Capacitors

Amp - NanoSound Amp^2 (Optional)

  • 5W Speaker + Headphone Amplifier
  • Switch On/Off via onboard bottons on the NanoSound DAC
  • Powered by single USB-C or individually
  • 4 layered PCB designed to eliminate internal interference from Pi

Headphone Amp

  • Input Voltage: 5V
  • Output Power: 24mW @20Ω, 22mw @32Ω
  • Signal-To-Noise Ratio (SNR): 100db @20mW
  • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N): 0.01% @25mW

Speaker Amp

  • Input Voltage: 5V
  • Output Power: 5W @2Ω, 3W @4Ω
  • Efficiency: 90% @8Ω , 85% @4Ω, 80% @2Ω
  • Signal-To-Noise Ratio (SNR): 90db
  • Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N): 0.15%

Amp - NanoSound Amp10 (Optional)

The mission of Amp10 is simple: build the best sounding music system with a small footprint

Combining Raspberry Pi, NanoSound DACs and Amp10, the music system has all the benefits of component HiFi system but we have managed to design and fit in all in the foot print of a credit size computer - Raspberry pi. Like component Hi-Fi System, NanoSound music system is both software and hardware upgradable.

Clean power supply is the key to great sound. The NanoSound system has all the benefits of component Hi-Fi in a small footprint by having the DAC and Amp10 are independently regulated with two ultra low drop out linear regulators

In designing the new Amp10, we have made no compromise in using high quality components, that includes:
  • Works with both NanoSound DAC (1st Gen) and NanoSound DAC 2 / 2s (2nd Gen)
  • Fits into NanoSound 3D Printed Case
  • Onboard Ultra Low Drop Out Linear Regulator - This provides the cleanest power going into the amplifier.
  • Powerful 10W x 2 amplifier which is capable of driving large bookshelf speakers (we used 5inch woofer in our demo system with great results)
  • 2oz cooper PCB for better thermal performance and signal paths
  • Audiophile quality components from world acclaimed Yamaha, Nichicon and WIMA

The kit includes:

  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
  • 5V 2.5A Power Supply for Raspberry Pi (UK, Europe or United States Plug )
  • NanoSound DAC 2 Standard with 1.3" OLED Display or Pro with 1.5" OLED Colour Display
  • Infrared Remote Control
  • Sandisk Ultra 16/64/200 GB microSDHC with volumio and nanosound plugin preinstalled

Optionally you can add:

Volumio Setup Guide:

Installation Guide and Support

Kit Install Guide (below video is for NanoSound Player , NanoSound Player 2 has the same procedures):

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