Our flagship server, designed to take Digital Audio to a new level of performance. A state-of-the-art source for the most discerning audiophiles.
⦿ New linear power supply architecture
⦿ 10mm CNC-machined aluminium chassis
⦿ 8 Independent Linear PSU rails
⦿ 8GB RAM with 4GB In-Memory Playback
⦿ EMI-optimised motherboard exclusively designed for Innuos
⦿ New Generation Quad-core Intel CPU
⦿ Custom-designed Ethernet and USB Reclockers with 3bpp OCXO clocks
⦿ Asymmetrical isolation feet
|1TB SSD||€ 12 000|
|2TB SSD||€ 12 500|
|4TB SSD||€ 13 100|
|8TB SSD||€ 14 600|
|1TB SSD||£ 11 400|
|2TB SSD||£ 11 900|
|4TB SSD||£ 12 400|
|8TB SSD||£ 13 800|
|1TB SSD||$ 15 100|
|2TB SSD||$ 15 750|
|4TB SSD||$ 16 500|
|8TB SSD||$ 18 350|
|1TB SSD||$ 19 700|
|2TB SSD||$ 20 500|
|4TB SSD||$ 21 500|
|8TB SSD||$ 23 900|
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New Linear Power Architecture
Partnering once again with Dr. Sean Jacobs, a new power supply architecture was designed exclusively for the Statement. The power supply is distributed between two enclosures, with one enclosure containing the AC/DC conversion stage and the other containing the regulation stage together with the server components.
The advantage is clear: regulated “clean” power traverses a very short path, soldered point to point, with the least impedance and exposure to EMI. This is superior in efficiency compared to a traditional architecture where a separate power supply is used – regulated “clean” power needs to go through more obstacles of internal cabling, output connectors, cable, input connectors and more internal cable before it reaches its destination.
8 Independent Linear PSU Rails
Each critical component of the server receives its own dedicated power supply from one of the 8 independent power rails, further preventing component cross-contamination. Of particular note is the use of a dedicated power supply for each of the Ethernet and USB high-precision OCXO clocks, ensuring these clocks work at their best.
The motherboard has been fully EMI-optimised to our own exclusive design by, removing any unnecessary, noise-generating components capable of compromising audio. A fully-customised BIOS ensures the hardware works at its lowest noise without impairing performance. Further EMI treatment is then applied to the motherboard so that EMI is absorbed rather than reflected to other components.
Custom-designed Ethernet and USB Re-clocker
Not fully satisfied with existing USB and Ethernet re-clocking designs, Innuos designed in-house their own boards for this purpose.
At the heart of the design are 3 principles: The use of very high-precision OCXO clocks for timing the signals, extreme care in powering important components preventing cross-contamination, and extremely short paths between components.
While the use of OCXO clocks is not new, the way they are powered and the layout of the board has proven to be extremely important for their performance. As an example, dozens of USB controllers were analysed in terms of how they were powered and clocked so that they allowed this control to be done externally. The USB Controller is regulated by no less than 3 ultra-low noise regulators, one per independent voltage.
Keeping the clock very close to the controllers, via a dedicated track on the board itself, helps to avoid the losses in signal quality that come with the use of external clock units.
10mm CNC-machined Aluminium Chassis
Housed in a casing of 10mm-thick CNC-machined aluminium, the Statement is not just a pretty face. The thick metal enclosure helps to isolate external EMI, and its weight helps dampen harmful vibration into the system. By using a double-enclosure design, it also helps to contain the vibration effects of the massive 540VA toroidal transformer at its heart.
|Digital Output||Re-clocked USB 2.0 supporting USB Audio Class 2, DoP, Native DSD and MQA|
|Re-clocked dedicated Ethernet Streamer Port|
|Ethernet||2 x rear panel RJ45 – Bridged Gigabit Ethernet|
|USB||2x USB 2.0 (1x re-clocked, 1x non-reclocked), 1x USB 3.0 (Backup)|
|CD Formats||Red Book|
|Disc Compatibility||CD, CD-R, CD-RW|
|Audio format for stored CDs||FLAC (zero compression), WAV|
|Audio Formats Supported for streaming and playing||WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, AAC, MP3, MQA (with supported DACs)|
|Sample Rates||44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4KHz. 192kHz, 352.8KHz, 384KHz, DSD64, DSD128, Native DSD up to DSD512 on selected DACs|
|Bit Depths||16bit, 24bit, 32bit|
USER CONTROL INTERFACES
|Web Interface||Web Browsers from iOS, Android (4.0 and up) or up-to-date Windows and OS X browsers|
|Mobile||App for iPhone/iPad, Android and Windows 10|
|CD/DVD drive||TEAC Slot-loading drive|
|Hard Drive||1TB SSD with Vibration and EMI treatment|
|CPU||Intel Quad Core N4200|
|Memory||8GB DDR3 Low-Voltage RAM (4GB Dedicated for RAM Playback)|
STREAMING AND CD STORAGE
|UPnP/DLNA||Integrated UPnP Server|
|Streaming Services||Qobuz, Tidal, Radio Paradise, Internet Radio|
|Roon Compatibility||Roon Core and Roon Endpoint|
|Average CD Storage Time||5 minutes|
|CD Metadata||FreeDB, MusicBrainz, Discogs, GD3|
|Compatible Music Systems||Sonos Multi-room Wireless Music System|
|DLNA/UPnP compatible devices|
|USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 2|
|USB DACs supporting DSD over DoP protocol|
|Selected USB DACs supporting Native DSD|
|Network||Internet connection to access album metadata when storing CDs, 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|
|Recommended App (USB Connection Only)||iPeng 9 (iOS), OrangeSqueeze (Android), Squeeze Control (Windows 10)|
|Mains Supply||230V AC / 115V AC – 8x Internal Linear Power Supply|
|Power Consumption||20W when idle, 35W peak|
|Dimensions||Server = 420mm x 352mm x 88mm
Power = 420mm x 352mm x 102mm
(W x D x H)
|Weight||Server = 8.2kg
Power = 13.4kg
|In the box||Innuos STATEMENT Music Server|
|2x 0.3m umbilical interconnect|
|2m Ethernet Cable|
|Quick Start Guide|
The Absolute Sound
The Absolute Sound
Part Time Audiophile
`` Taking the already excellent ZENith SE platform to its conclusion, the two-box music server from Innuos is proving to be a tough act to beat in today’s music server world. ``The Statement makes it in to the HiFi+ list of Top 100 products from the past 20 years!
The Statement wins the HiFi+ Music Server of the Year, who found that even the briefest of exposure to the ZENith Statement shows you are in the presence of something special.``HiFi+ Award Statement the Music Server of the Year 2018
``The Statement is a more subtle source than most, its qualities are those of omission, it leaves out the distortion so that the music can come through. In this and all other respects this Innuos is a genuine state of the art component, put it on your ‘must hear’ bucket list straight away.``Statement awarded 5-stars from The Ear
The flagship Statement server streamer receives a full 5-Star review from The Ear, impressed by its transparent and open sound quality.
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