PULSEmini has the power and reliability to run innuOS Operating System specifically configured for optimal music playback.
What’s inside PULSEmini is what makes your music sound so much better.
⦿ Compact design with quiet, fanless operation
⦿ Includes both analog and digital outputs (RCA, USB, Optical and Coaxial SPDIF)
⦿ Industrial-Grade SSD module specifically for the Operating System with power-loss protection
⦿ Low-Density Parity Check ECC engine and Global Wear-Levelling technologies
⦿ 4GB of highly reliable Industrial-Grade RAM
PASSION FOR MUSIC
If you’re putting a PULSEmini in your living space, it should look as good as it sounds. Following on the design of our acclaimed ZEN Series, the PULSEmini features a chassis with a front panel bead-blasted and anodized from the best grade aluminum for a perfect finish.
EUR €1 149
GBP £1 049
USD $1 449
CAD $1 849
Controlled via the Innuos Sense App
- Seamless and automatic ripping of CDs on Innuos music servers
- Qobuz and Tidal MAX integration including Artist Bios, Related Artists, Top Tracks and expanded streaming experience with Deezer and Hi-Res Audio
- Management of Qobuz and Tidal MAX albums together with albums stored on one or more Network Attached Storage (NAS) for a unified Music Library
- Internet Radio with easy preset facilities, plus access to FLAC Radio Paradise streams and mixes
- Fast, integrated searches through internet radio, streaming services, local files and NAS drives
- Easy creation of playlists from multiple streaming services, local files and NAS drives
- Ability to play music from connected USB storage drives
- Curated and configurable Smart Mixes based on your music
- Home Screen widgets allow you to customize and access your favorite features at the touch of a button
- Multiple ways to browse music (by Artist, Albums, Tracks, Tags etc...) with fast A-Z navigation
Each PULSE series Network Music Player has two modes – these modes give you the flexibility to configure your network music player to work the way you want it to. Your music, played your way.
In Standalone mode, you can use the Innuos Sense app to play streaming services, Internet Radio and music stored on a NAS, to a multitude of audio systems. In this mode, the PULSEmini becomes the center of your audio system, enabling you also to use the Sense app with other streaming devices on your network.
In Endpoint Mode, PULSEmini connects to a main music server, be it an Innuos Music Server, HQ Player or any Logitech Media Server based server. The PULSEmini will then show as a zone on the respective music server app and you can use your preferred app to browse and play music through the PULSEmini.
PULSEmini is an incredibly capable music streamer that plays well with others; like others in the PULSE series, it’s perfect for playing music stored on other devices thanks to its flexibility and easy streaming from a NAS drive, music server or music streaming services seamlessly.
With its compact footprint, low-power efficiency, quiet operation and range of connectivity, the PULSEmini is a convenient and discreet music streamer for all your music from an Innuos music server, HiFi streaming services and internet radio.
The PULSEmini offers more than just casual usage – the innuOS Operating System, paired with a custom motherboard and premium components offer far greater musical performance than using a computer for streaming.
Connectivity Made Easy
PULSEmini outputs PCM up to 32bit/768kHz as well as up to DSD512 via USB to compatible DACs. It features coaxial and optical SPDIF outputs capable of up to 24bit/192kHz.
Don’t have a DAC yet? No problem. PULSEmini has its own integrated DAC. This means you can now connect directly to all your favorite devices such as Soundbars, AV Receivers or Integrated Amplifiers the easy way using RCA analog connections.
Using our own exclusive innuOS operating system, our network music players and servers are configured and optimized from the ground up for the perfect balance of performance and simplicity. Control your library from the comfort of your tablet or smartphone – no computer required.
MQA Core Decoding
PULSEmini supports MQA Core Software Decoding, which means you can playback MQA audio files and streams, delivering the sound of the original master recording. MQA Core software decoding is provided free of charge and enables streaming and playback of MQA files up to 24bit/96 kHz for non-MQA DACs and up to 24bit/384 kHz for MQA Renderer/Decoder DACs. PULSEmini can also passthrough MQA files to MQA Full Decoder DACs.
InnuOS Operating System 2.3 or higher is required for MQA Core Decoding.
Visit our MQA page for more information.
|Coaxial SPDIF (Up to 24bit/192KHz PCM)
|Optical SPDIF (Up to 24bit/192KHz PCM)
|USB (Up to 32bit/768KHz, Up to DSD256 via DoP, Up to DSD512 via Native DSD)
|TI PCM5102 supporting 24bit/192KHz PCM
|2 x rear panel RJ45 – Bridged Gigabit Ethernet
|4x USB 3.0
|Audio Formats Supported for streaming and playing
|WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, AAC, MP3, MQA (with supported DACs)
|Connects to Innuos Music Servers, Logitech Media Server based Servers or HQPlayer Server
|Modern Web Browsers from iOS, Android, Windows and Mac OS X
|Innuos Sense App (iOS/Android/Kindle Fire)
|Intel Quad Core N4200
|4GB DDR3 Low-Voltage RAM (2GB Dedicated for RAM Playback)
|None (SSD only for operating system)
|Controls selected UPnP streamers as endpoints via Sense
|Qobuz, Tidal, HighResAudio, Deezer, Radio Paradise, Internet Radio
|USB DAC Support
|USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 2
|USB DACs supporting DSD over DoP protocol
|Selected USB DACs supporting Native DSD
|Internet connection to access Internet Radio, Streaming Services and software updates
|Network router with at least one available ethernet port
|Premium subscription required for some streaming services such as Spotify, Qobuz and Tidal
|Low ripple Power Adapter, 230/115V, 12V 5A, CEC Level V efficiency
|Power Consumption (Idle)
|Power Consumption (Peak)
|227mm x 160mm x 74mm (W x D x H)
|In the box
|Innuos PULSEmini Network Player
|AC/DC Power Adapter
|2m Ethernet Cable
|Quick Start Guide
Reviews and Awards
`` Anyone looking to get a good start with streaming should consider it and likewise anyone with a decent DAC will be surprised at what it can deliver. It competes with entry level models from the big brands by keeping the casework compact and devoid of displays with the money spent where it counts. The Sense app is excellent too and an a clear upgrade on the apps found with some of the more established brands in this game. All in all the Pulsemini is a streamer that can deliver high resolution musical entertainment to an impressive standard for its price.``