ELAC, a leader in premium loudspeakers and consumer electronics has unveiled the Discovery Music Server. Keeping in line with quality music, Tidal’s lossless music streaming service has been tightly integrated into the Discovery Servers software. Adding the Discovery Music Server to an existing system is simple.
“With the announcement of the Discovery Music Server ELAC has solved one of the biggest hurdles in computer audio, the computer.“ – said Chris Walker, vice president product development. “Our new Discovery Music Server offers all the power of the most innovative music playback software available, Roon, plus more without the need for a laptop or desktop computer.”
The Discovery Music server is designed to be the heart of a serious music system offering playback of local and streaming music, rich multi-dimensional metadata and multi-room audio (support for up to eight rooms), all with an interface that anyone can master in a few minutes.
Keeping in line with quality music, Tidal’s lossless music streaming service has been tightly integrated into the Discovery Servers software. Content from your local collection and content from Tidal are presented in the same beautiful easy to use interface. Additional music services are planned for 2016.
Adding the Discovery Music Server to an existing system is simple. Connect the Discovery Server to the internet and one of the outputs to your existing system.
Navigating your local and online music collection is performed with the Discovery Roon App available for Android, IOS, Windows, and OSX. Adding your personal music collection is a snap. Connect either a hard drive to the rear mounted USB port or point the Discovery to your NAS (Networked Attached Storage) device and the Discovery will take care of the rest, organizing and gathering feature rich meta-data for your entire music collection.
Expanding your Discovery system to other rooms is easy. Whether you want the full functionality of an integrated amplifier or a simple wireless speaker in the kids room the Discovery eco-system is ready to grow when you are.
The DS-101 Discovery Server will be available in Q1 of 2016 at a price of $999.00 which includes a limited lifetime device subscription to Roon.