Antipodes DX - Simple & Complete Music Server

Antipodes DX

The current Antipodes DX is the third generation of our simple and complete one-box model, integrating pre-installed storage, autoripper, server & renderer functions, and is a Stereophile Class A+ Recommended Component.

The DX has not only enjoyed the reputation of arguably the world's best music server for several years, it is unique in providing exceptional digital audio sound quality together with one-box simplicity and ease of use. Ongoing development has continued to keep the DX at the head of the pack.

EX Rear View

The DX Gen1 was first released at the end of 2013. It was updated to the Gen2 in order to more effectively handle Roon when the Linux version of Roon was first released. And it was updated to the Gen3 when we finished development of the V4X platform in 2017.

The V4X platform includes the Direct Ethernet capability included in all current Antipodes models.

The V4X circuit is the key to the increased performance of the third generation DX. The V4X circuit is also used in the Antipodes EX.

EX Rear View

Most Gen1 and all Gen2 DX models can be readily upgraded to the Gen3/V4X specification. If you wish to upgrade your DX to the latest specification, please measure the width of the backplate on your DX. The width of the backplate on upgradable models is 423mm (unfortunately we are not able to upgrade some very early Gen1 DX that are materially narrower than that size requirement). Then contact us for a quote. Upgrades are able to be completed at Antipodes service centres in New Zealand, Hong Kong, UK, Canada and USA.

Application Suite

The Antipodes DX offers a choice of best-of-breed applications, easily selected via the Antipodes GUI.

  • Music Playback Options
    • Roon
    • SqueezeBox
    • DLNA/UPnP/OpenHome
    • MPD
    • Squeezelite
    • HQPlayer Server
    • HQPlayer NAA
    • Spotify Connect
    • SONOS Integration
    • Plex Media Server
  • Administration Applications
    • Find My Antipodes
    • CD-Import Auto-Ripper
    • Playback App Switcher
    • External Drive Mounter
    • Browser-Based Setup GUI
    • SMB Server For File Management & Downloads
  • Play from internal storage
  • Play from external storage on your network - e.g. NAS
  • Play from internet streaming services
  • Play direct to DAC via USB
  • Play direct to DAC via Ethernet - using Antipodes Direct Ethernet
  • Stream to devices on your network - Roon, Squeezebox, DLNA/UPnP/OpenHome, SONOS, Plex
  • Rip CDs using the integrated internal optical drive.
  • Remote control and setup using any desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone
DX Functionality

CX+EX CX DX EX P1
Casework Color Silver or Black Silver or Black Silver or Black Silver or Black Silver or Black
Sound Quality Ranking (1=Best) 1 2 3 3
Price Level (1=Highest) 1 3 2 4 5
Passive Fanless Silent Cooling
All Case Parts CNC Machined From Solid Alloy Block
USB Output
- 5v On/Off Options
- PCM to 32bit/768kHz
- DoP to DSD512
- Native DSD to DSD512
Stereo Analog Output
- Processes PCM to 24bit/192kHz
- Transcodes other formats before conversion
Ethernet Direct
Complete Antipodes Application Suite
- Server Apps
- Renderer Apps
- Admin Apps
Pre-installed SSD Storage - Two 2.5" 7mm Sata 0-8TB
User-Installable Storage - Two 2.5" 7mm Sata 0-8TB 0-8TB 0-8TB
Automatic CD Ripping
Integrated CD Ripper
Medium Power V4X Circuit For Server Apps
- Not suitable for some Roon DSP functions
High Power V4H Circuit For Server Apps
- Enables demanding Roon DSP functions
Internal Dual ODAPS1 Linear Regulated Supplies
Internal Single ODAPS2 Linear Regulated PSU
Power Required
- 110-120VAC 60Hz or 220-240VAC, Switchable
Width 240mm (x2) 240mm 432mm 240mm 240mm
Depth 290mm 290mm 273mm 290mm 290mm
Height (Including Feet) 90mm 90mm 85mm 90mm 30mm
Weight 15Kg 7.5Kg 6.5Kg 7.5Kg 3.5Kg
Warranty
- 2 Years
- Extendable to 3 Years With Registration
- 6 Months On Pre-Installed Storage
CX+EX CX DX EX P1
DX
Casework Color Silver or Black
Passive Fanless Silent Cooling
All Case Parts CNC Machined From Solid Alloy Block
USB Output
- 5v On/Off Options
- PCM to 32bit/768kHz
- DoP to DSD512
- Native DSD to DSD512
Stereo Analog Output
- Processes PCM to 24bit/192kHz
- Transcodes other formats before conversion
Ethernet Direct
Complete Antipodes Application Suite
- Server Apps
- Renderer Apps
- Admin Apps
Pre-installed SSD Storage - Two 2.5" 7mm Sata 0-8TB
User-Installable Storage - Two 2.5" 7mm Sata
Automatic CD Ripping
Integrated CD Ripper
Medium Power V4X Circuit For Server Apps
- Not suitable for some Roon DSP functions
High Power V4H Circuit For Server Apps
- Enables demanding Roon DSP functions
Internal Dual ODAPS1 Linear Regulated Supplies
Internal Single ODAPS2 Linear Regulated PSU
Power Required
- 110-120VAC 60Hz or 220-240VAC, Switchable
Width 432mm
Depth 273mm
Height (Including Feet) 85mm
Weight 6.5Kg
Warranty
- 2 Years
- Extendable to 3 Years With Registration
- 6 Months On Pre-Installed Storage
DX

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