Volumio introduces Motivo Streamer transport and headphone amplifier

Florence-based music streaming specialist Volumio has unveiled its Motivo Streamer transport and headphone amplifier. Boasting an 8in touchscreen and distinctive tactile red control knob, the company says the Motivo Streamer has the software and hardware connectivity to work with every streaming service and integrate with any home entertainment system or headphones.

At its heart lies a SABRE ES9038 DAC that supports hi-res PCM music files up to 384kHz while outputs include XLR balanced and RCA unbalanced outs, coaxial and optical (up to 192kHz PCM), USB (up to 768kHz) and I2S HDMI (up to 384kHz PCM and DSD256).

Users can enjoy AI music discovery, controlled and configured via an app, while Spotify, Tidal, Tidal Connect, Qobuz, Roon Ready, YouTube, Bandcamp, Pandora and Fusion DSP are all available via the Volumio Premium software included on the device and plugins. With casting to Sonos and Google Cast, the Motivo is fully integrated with Web-Radio Directories, it also boasts AirPlay and CD playback and ripping. Finally, the built-in stereo headphone amplifier is optimised for both high and low-impedance headphones.

Available to buy now for £1,500, you can find out more about the Volumio Motivo Streamer here.