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Innuos Zen+

 

Discontinued

Please see our new

Innuos Zen+ Mk.II

with even faster processing
streaming capability to Apple TVs

 

Available in: Black Silver

Overview

Your movies, the easy way True audiophile quality For growing collections All around the house
YOUR MOVIES, THE EASY WAY TRUE AUDIOPHILE QUALITY FOR GROWING COLLECTIONS ALL AROUND THE HOUSE

Enjoying your movies has never been easier - insert a movie disc and the Zen+ will store it and get it ready to stream to your music and movie players. Match the Zen+ with our Dune Media Players and browse your movie wall on your TV or tablet.

Connect the Zen+ to your Hi-Fi and enjoy high-resolution music up to 32bit/384KHz and DSD using a compatible USB DAC. Discover new music with Internet Radio, Spotify, Qobuz and many other music services.

The Zen+ can be easily expanded using external USB hard drives or multiple NAS servers so you'll never run out of space.

Stream your movies to SmartTVs and media streamers around the house and play your music to music streamers and wireless speakers.

Music and Movies in full quality, at your fingertips

The Zen+ is our ultimate media server. Store 3D Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray, DVD and CDs preserving all the quality of the original disc. Connect to your AV Amplifier or Hi-Fi and use your smartphone/tablet to play your music (including high-resolution) with amazing clarity. Pair with one or more Dune Media Players and enjoy your movies with a great looking movie wall on your TV or your tablet, making it so easy to use by all the family. WIth the Zen+, there are no compromises - your music and movies in one place, with a great looking interface for everyone to use, with the best quality.

Features

All your discs, with the best Quality

Just insert a CD, DVD or Blu-Ray (including 3D) and let the Zen+ do its magic. The Zen+ stores movies as a complete disc backup or as MKV and your music in lossless FLAC or Apple Lossless. Both music and movies come complete with full metadata. Once the disc is stored, it will be ejected automatically and the Zen+ is ready for more.

A proper movie library

The Zen+ uses our partner software My Movies, providing a complete movie library management tool. My Movies has an extensive, well curated movie metadata service which the Zen+ taps into to create a great looking movie wall. No more browsing folders and having to choose files to play. The Zen+ presents your movies as they should: cover, fan art, synopsis, actors, year, etc. If you have a large movie library, your movies can be categorised by genre, decade, alphabetically or even using custom categories defined by yourself. This makes movies so much easier to browse and play. So much, in fact, that the whole family will want to use it!

Integrated Library Management

With the Zen+, you can correct or change both your music and your movie metadata wihtout requiring 3rd party tools. Using the Dashboard on the Zen+, you can edit or add album information to your stored CDs and use the My Movies Collection Management application to maintain your top notch movie library well organised.

Audiophile-grade music Player

Complementing its movie credentials, the Zen+ is quite simply an extraordinary music server. Connect the Zen+ to your Hi-Fi with a compatible USB DAC and the Zen+ will play all music: your stored CDs, downloaded high-resolution music up to 32bit/384KHz and DSD256, Internet Radio and services such as Spotify, Qobuz or Deezer. All of these with a bit-perfect output so they sound as good as they should. And all controlled from the convenience of your tablet or smartphone so you can have a rich user interface to enjoy your music.

Streaming all around the house

The Zen+ isn’t restricted to playing only to your living room. You can (and should!) use it for a whole home audio and video system. You can stream your movies directly to compatible SmartTVs or have media streamers around the house so you can watch your movies anywhere. If you have other hi-fi systems with a music streamer, such as a Naim Uniti or Linn DS, you can also stream music from the Zen+, using your smartphone or tablet as a remote control. The Zen+ is also pre-configured to work with wireless multi-room systems such as Sonos and Squeezebox so your music is always available at the touch of a button.

As much Music and Movies as you want

With a spacious 4Tb hard drive, the Zen+ is capable of storing up to 10000 CDs, 500 DVDs or 100 Blu-Ray discs in full quality. If that's not enough, you can easily expand storage using external USB drives or NAS devices. Your movie library will always be seen as a single library.

Compatible with NIMBIE USB AutoLOADER

If the prospect of spending endless hours to store your music and movie collection seems daunting then have no fear. The Spinner is fully integrated with the Acronova Nimbie USB Autoloader, so you can automatically load up to 100 discs on the Nimbie and let it read each to the Spinner automatically.

Compatible with Control4

The Zen+ is prepared for integration with Control4 Home Automation systems so that you can enjoy the rich movie metadata provided by My Movies merged right into the Control4 controller. Couple with Dune Media Streamers and you can browse and play your movies easily from your controller.

Always On, Always There

The Zen+ has been designed to run 24/7 using enterprise-grade components so your music and movies are available at any time of the day or night. It’s designed with a low ripple power supply, enterprise grade hard drive and very power-efficient components, allowing an idle power consumption of only 10W.

Silent operation

With no cooling fans and an ultra-quiet enterprise grade hard drive, the Zen+ is silent. You can enjoy your music and movies at very low volume levels without interruption or distraction. So there’s no need to hide it away in a cupboard either.

Unparalleled Service

The Zen+ comes with our “love it or return it” guarantee – if not completely satisfied, you can return the Zen for a full refund (terms and conditions apply). Your new Zen+ is also protected by our dedicated support team who will help you resolve any issues you may have.

Specification


AUDIO OUTPUTS

Analog Outputs 3.5mm jack
Digital Outputs USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 with USB Audio Class 2 and DoP. HDMI for AV Amplifiers.

CONNECTIVITY

Ethernet 1 x rear panel RJ45 – Gigabit Ethernet
Other 1x HDMI (service connection to a TV)
USB 2x USB2.0 front panel, 4x USB 2.0 Rear Panel, 1x USB 3.0 (For Backup Drive)

Audio FORMATS

CD Formats Red Book
Disc Compatibility CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Audio format for stored CDs FLAC, ALAC, WAV, MP3
Audio format for mobile conversion MP3
Audio Formats Supported for streaming and playing WAV, AIFF, FLAC, ALAC, OGG Vorbis, AAC, MP3

SAMPLE RATES

Sample Rates 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz, 176.4KHz. 192kHz, 352.8KHz, 384KHz , DSD64, DSD128, DSD256
Bit Depths 16bit, 24bit, 32bit

VIDEO FORMATS

Disc Type
DVD, Blu-Ray, Blu-Ray 3D
Video format for stored DVD
ISO, VIDEO_TS, MKV
Video format for stored Blu-Ray
ISO, BDMV, MKV

USER CONTROL INTERFACES

Web Interface No
Mobile Music and Movies app for iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 - see Downloads

HARDWARE

CD/DVD drive TEAC Slot-loading Blu-Ray drive
Hard Drive 4Tb Western Digital Red hard drive
CPU Intel Dual Core 2.41GHz
Memory 4Gb DDR3

STREAMING and Storage

UPnP/DLNA UPnP Server DLNA device compatible
USB Connect and play to USB DACs (USB Audio Class 1 and Class 2, DoP)
Average CD Storage Time 4 minutes
Average DVD Storage Time 35 minutes
Average Blu-Ray Storage Time 70 minutes
CD Metadata GD3, MusicBrainz.com, FreeDB.com
Movie Metadata My Movies Database
Compatible Music Systems Sonos Multi-room Wireless Music System
Squeezebox Multi-room Wireless Music System
Naim Uniti music streamers
Linn DS music streamers
Pioneer N50
Cambridge Audio Sonata NP30
Denon 720AE
DLNA/UPnP compatible devices
USB DACs complying to USB Audio Class 1 or 2
USB DACs supporting DSD over DoP protocol

Requirements

Network Internet connection to access album metadata when storing discs, 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 and Qobuz
Remote Control Remote control app compatible with the Logitech Media Server (Free and Paid versions available - See Downloads) or Web Browser - Most modern web browsers and platforms are supported
DAC / Converter DAC with USB input supporting USB Audio Class 1, USB Audio Class 2 or DoP protocols
May require specific DAC drivers installation

POWER

Mains Supply Low ripple Power Adapter, 12V 5A, CEC Level V efficiency (Optional linear power supply - see Accessories)
Power Consumption 10W when idle, 15W peak

PHYSICAL

Dimensions 100 x 250 x 240mm (H x W x D)
Weight 4.5 Kg
In the box Innuos Zen+ Media Server
AC/DC Power Adapter
UK Mains Cable (Please contact us if you need EU plugs instead)
Getting Started leaflet

Warranty

Innuos warrants the Innuos-branded hardware and accessories contained in the original packaging against defects in materials or workmanship when used in accordance to Innuos User Manuals, technical specifications and other Innuos published guidelines for a period of TWO (2) Years from the date of original retail purchase by the end-user purchaser.

This warranty does not apply to any non-Innuos branded hardware products or any software, even if packaged or sold with Innuos hardware. Non-Innuos may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty. This warranty does not apply to:

  1. consumable parts, such as batteries or protective coatings that are designed to diminish over time, unless a failure has occured due to a defect in materials or workmanship.
  2. to cosmetic change, including but not limited to scratches, dents and broken plastic on ports;
  3. to damage caused by use with another product
  4. to damage caused by accident, abuse, misuse, liquid contact, fire, earthquake or other external cause;
  5. to damage caused by service (including upgrades and expansions) performed by anyone who is not an Innuos represantive or without written authorization from Innuos.
  6. to defects caused by normal wear and tear or otherwise due to the normal wear and tear or otherwise due to the normal aging of the product;
  7. or if any serial number has been removed or defaced from the Innuos product

Before submitting your Innuos product for warranty service you should make a separate backup of the contents of its storage media.

If you submit a valid claim under this warranty, Innuos will, at its option:

  1. repair the Innuos product using new or previously used parts that are equivalent to new in performance and reliability or
  2. replace the Innuos product with an equivalent product or
  3. refund your purchase price in exchange for the return of your Innuos product

During the first 30 days counting from your date of purchase, Innuos will provide a courier label so you can ship the product back to us at no cost. After the initial 30 days, the product is shipped to Innuos at the customer's expense. Once the service is complete, Innuos will ship the product back to you.

For a full description of the Innuos warranty terms please contact us.

Returns

At Innuos, we aim for our customers to be completely happy with any purchase they make from us. Don't hesitate to contact us if you are having any problems or need assistance.

We provide a 30 days period for you to evaluate our system and ensure you are 100% happy with your purchase. If you decide to return the product to us, it must be in a re-saleable condition, with no scratches or damage whatsoever. In order to avoid abuse, we can only provide a full refund when using the server with less than 30 discs.

Please make sure you keep all the original packaging, including outer packaging and padding. You will be liable for any damage on returned items which have been badly packaged.

Please contact us prior to returning any systems so we can provide you with a RMA number and full return instructions.

Please feel free to ask any questions or advice if you have any questions or problems. We're here to help!