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Auralic Altair G1 Network Streamer With DAC

by Auralic
SKU 80396
Original price £2,299.00 - Original price £2,299.00
Original price
£2,299.00 - £2,299.00
Current price £2,299.00

  • Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

    Free & Next-Day Delivery Available

  • Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

    Hassle-Free Returns Within 30 Days

  • 1 Year Warranty

    1 Year Warranty for Peaceful Ownership

In-Store Collection

Available to pick up at our Nottingham store today.

The Auralic Altair G1 is the first complete streamer with DAC in the range.

Controlled using the proprietary Lightning DS app, which is not only pleasing to the eye it is extremely user friendly, allowing easy navigation of your own music collection or one of the streaming service.

The G1 is certainly feature packed, offering Network playback of locally stored music from either NAS drives or USB flash drives, support for streaming services such as Qobuz and Tidal (more expected soon) and Vtuner internet radio. It also offer Apple Airplay support and Bluetooth playback. There are also digital connections via USB, Optical, Coaxial Digital and AES Digital.

The Altair G1 has a high quality headhphone amplifier and can be used as a preamplifier directly into a power amplifier or an active pair of speakers, or as a source component with a fixed level output.

The Altair G1 features a 4" full-colour display that shows the album artwork beautifully, along with the sample rate of the audio you are playing and the time played in the track.

The unit is fully Roon Ready and works exceptionally well are a Roon endpoint.

It supports the very highest of file formats with native support for DSD512 at 32bit 384Khz.

Want to rip your existing CD collection? With the Altair G1 you can ! simply connect a suitable USB hard drive and using the built-in controller the Auralic will rip the CD to a storage destination of your choice (NAS or USB).

At the heart of the Altair G1 is a superbly accurate signal clock accurate to 72 Femto seconds (that 72 Quadrillionth of a second). This ensures that the audio signal is in perfect sink to deliver the very best performance. Coupled with the built-in linear power supply meant that the Altair G1 delivery is inky black with tremendous scale, sound stage and detail.



Frequency Response: 20 - 20KHz, +/- 0.1dB*
THD+N: < 0.0002% (XLR); < 0.0003% (RCA), 20Hz-20KHz at 0dBFS
Dynamic Range: 124dB, 20Hz-20KHz, A-weighted

Streaming File Format

Lossy: AAC, MP3, MQA** and WMA

Sampling Rate

PCM: 44.1KHz to 384KHz in 32Bit***
DSD: DSD64(2.8224MHz), DSD128(5.6448MHz), DSD256(11.2896MHz), DSD512(22.57892MHz)****

Control Software

AURALiC Lightning DS for iOS
AURALiC Lightning DS for web browser (device setting only)
OpenHome compatible control software (BubbleUPnP, Kazoo)
Roon (Roon Core required separately)

Audio Inputs

Digital Inputs: AES/EBU, Coaxial, Toslink, USB Audio
Streaming Inputs: Network shared folder, USB Storage, USB CD Drive, Optional Internal Storage, UPnP/DLNA Media Server, native TIDAL, HighResAudio and Qobuz Sublime+, Internet Radio, AirPlay, Bluetooth, Songcast, RoonReady

Audio Outputs

Balanced: XLR (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 10ohm)
Unbalanced: RCA (4.5Vrms at 0dBFS, output impedance 50ohm)
Headphone: 6.35mm Headphone Jack (output impedance 5ohm)


Wired: Gigabit Ethernet
Wireless: 802.11b/g/n/ac Tri-Band WiFi

Power Consumption

Playback: 50W at max.

Dimensions - W x D x H

13.4 x 12.6 x 3.2 in. (34cm x 32cm x 8cm)


15 lbs (6.8kg)

Product Finishing

Anodized aluminum case in matte black


2*External WiFi antenna (2pcs)
Power cord
USB Cable
User's guide

Delivery is made by common carrier next working day. Delivery is FREE for orders in-stock and over £100 or £9.99 for orders less than £100 or special delivery items.

Statutory Cancellation Right

You have the statutory right to cancel your order for any reason within 14 days beginning with the day you receive the item (please see clause 2 of our Conditions of Sale for the full instructions on cancellation and further information on your right of cancellation). We only accept cancellations via phone - 0115 975 8613, email - or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Our Voluntary Returns Policy

As well as your statutory cancellation rights described above, you can return most products within 30 days of receipt of the products if the products are complete and are in an unused and undamaged condition. We only accept returns via phone - 0115 975 8613 or post - Superfi Returns, DB House, Rani Drive, Nottingham, NG5 1RF, United Kingdom.

Please note that this returns policy doesn't affect your statutory rights and therefore doesn't affect your right of cancellation as described above.

Please note that you must return each item in the same condition in which you received it. This means that new items must be returned new, unused and complete (including all accessories). Refunds for returned items that are not received in this condition, may be reduced.

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