WiiM Ultra Digital Hub - Michael Lavorgna | Twittering Machines

Credit: Michael Lavorgna | Twittering Machines

That’s my photo of the Wiim Ultra Digital Hub from High End Munich 2024 and I was thinking this little beast deserved a post of its own. Why?

That’s my photo of the Wiim Ultra Digital Hub from High End Munich 2024 and I was thinking this little beast deserved a post of its own. Why?

Because it costs $329USD and includes all of this (from WiiM):


Highlights

  • Premium 32-bit/384kHz ES9038 Q2M SABRE DAC, and high fidelity headphone amplifier TPA6120A2
  • Latest Wi-Fi 6E and BT 5.3 with two antennas offering rock-solid Bluetooth or Wi-Fi audio streaming
  • Elegant aluminum case with 3.5” vibrant touchscreen display covered with glass
  • Built-in room correction takes precise acoustic measurements of your room, creating customized corrections for your speaker and subwoofer.
  • Stream Hi-Res music with the bit-perfect digital output or high-fidelity analog audio (SNR>120dB, THD+N<0.00018%)
  • Versatile streaming options including Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect, AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast Audio (CastLite), Alexa built-in, DLNA, Roon (in cert), and Squeezelite.
  • Gapless playback of Hi-Res music up to 24-bit/192 kHz using USB, SPDIF, Coax, Line, and Headphone output.

Detailed Tech Specs

Audio Input

  • Bring your TV audio, recorder player, CD player, or another audio source into the digital world via either analog (RCA, Phono) or digital (Optical, HDMI ARC) port, up to 24-bit/192 kHz

Audio Output

  • Through either analog (RCA, Headphone) or digital (Coax, Optical, USB) for connecting an amplifier or speaker
  • Wireless to another BT, AirPlay or DLNA receiver
  • Up to 192 kHz/ 24-bit, varying sample rate, and bit depth based on the audio source without resampling via Line out, Headphone, USB Coax, and Optical SPDIF

Line Out

  • Maximum output: 2.1V RMS
  • SNR: 121 dB (A-wt)
  • THD+N (1 kHz): 0.00018% (-115 dqB) for 44.1k to 192k
  • FR curve: +/- 0.05 dB

EQ

  • Tailor your audio experience with versatile and independent EQ settings for each input source – HDMI, Optical, Line, Phono, BT, or Network.
  • Access a robust suite of sound customization options, including 24 preset EQ settings, a 10-band graphic EQ, and an 10-band parametric EQ for precise sound adjustments.

Subwoofer Output

  • Comprehensive bass management.
  • Adjustable crossover frequency, level, phase, and latency.

12 V Trigger

  • Automatically turns on your stereo receiver or amplifir

Connectivity and Power

  • 100-240V AC input.
  • Wi-Fi 6E, 802.11 b/g/n/ax 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, and 6 GHz triple bands.
  • Bluetooth 5.3 with BLE and BT LE Audio, supports both A2DP receiver and transmitter, AVRCP, HID, works with the WiiM voice remote.
  • Ethernet, 10M/100 Mbps.

USB Host for Storage

  • Access personal media library and use it as a media server for other WiiM and DLNA devices

Glass-Covered 3.5” Vibrant Touchscreen Display

  • Displays App widgets, large album pictures, playback control, playing queue, presets, EQ, audio input and output, and device settings
  • Guides users through the Out-of-Box Experience and firmware updates
  • Provides feedback when there’s a change in the play mode
  • Allows users to customize the wallpaper and display the time and date during standby mode

Physical

  • Dimensions: 8.1 x 8.1 x 2.9 inches (205 x 205 x 73 mm)
  • Weight: 2.9 pounds (1.3 kg)
  • LED: 4 Color RGBW LED indicates the device status
  • LCD touch screen: 3.5”
  • Volume knob: Adjust volume and play/pause button with glass cover.

All that, for $329USD.

Expect to see the Wiim Ultra hit Amazon and select retailers by Q3 2024.


Audacity Australia is an official Australian distributor of WiiM Streaming products. If you’re looking to add the fantastic range of WiiM products to your business don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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