14th April, 2018We are pleased to announce the release of our Sonicorbiter OS V2.6 for our sonicTransporter Music Server series.
Sonicorbiter 2.6 for sonicTransporter music servers is now available!
sonicTransporter 2.6 upgrade procedure:
This procedure can take quite a while if your internet is slow. Do not reboot or power off your unit until the upgrade is complete.
Go to sonicorbiter.com and click manage next to the sonicTransporter you want to upgrade. Then go to apps -> Software Manager. Click the Update button and wait for it to complete. Then reboot your sonicTransporter.
Once this is complete you are ready to start the major upgrade to 2.6.
You need to manually enter the upgrade URL
So if your sonicTransporter IP address is 192.168.1.10 then enter http://192.168.1.10/upgrade25.php into your browser.
Once you enter this URL the upgrade will start. It can take quite a long time. Wait for it to finish!
Once it’s done reboot your sonicTransporter. Some other packages will need to be readjusted so wait about 20 minutes before using your upgraded sonicTransporter.
For more details, check out our latest video: https://youtu.be/Vj7_erSlFt8
8th April, 2018The Sonicorbiter software for the microRendu & ultraRendu has been upgraded to version 2.6. Owners of the microRendu & ultraRendu already running Sonicorbiter 2.5 can upgrade to 2.6 by using the Software Manager app in the web interface of their microRendu or ultraRendu. Details are as follows;
Sonicorbiter 2.6 is now available!
Sonicorbiter on the sonicTransporter series will be updated next with a surprise new feature!
microRendu & ultraRendu owners still running Sonicorbiter 2.3 will need to purchase the 2.5 upgrade first, to do so, send an email to us on email@example.com or click here.
8th April, 2018The microRendu 1.4 hardware upgrade which was released in July of last year is no longer available. The upgrade was released to enable existing microRendu owners to upgrade their microRendu to almost ultraRendu level performance.
microRendu 1.4 hardware upgrade is no more!
We were advised last week that Sonore will no longer be producing the upgrade as it is believed that all the clients that owned the microRendu prior to the release of the ultraRendu will have upgraded by now & that the level of demand now does not justify the production of another batch of upgrades. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause any of our clients.
23rd December, 2017
VortexBox (Australia) is for sale!
We've been operating VortexBox (Australia) for just over 8 years here in Canberra. It has always been run on a part time basis from our home, but due to changes in our life, it's time to pass the baton.
If you're interested in selling the great range of audio devices from Sonore & Small Green Computer as well as building & distributing the Australian versions of the VortexBox media server, please contact us by clicking here or sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
15th July, 2017
microRendu Hardware UpgradeA board to upgrade the microRendu hardware has been released. This will upgrade the microRendu hardware from version 1.3 to 1.4. Amongst other things it shares one of the key components of the ultraRendu, The oscillator utilised for the ultraRendu CPU & USB regenerative circuit. To find out more including pricing & how to get your microRendu upgraded, please click here.
|11th July, 2017|
The ultraRendu has been released
The ultraRendu is the next step up from the microRendu. It features improved sound quality due to improved hardware, is a little bit bigger & has all the ports on one end. To find out more including pricing, please click here.
We will have stock shortly & are happy to accept pre-orders. If you'd like to know more, please click here to visit the product page for further details & pricing.
There is a really good review of the ultraRendu on the Digital Audio Review web site here.
|9th June, 2017|
microRendu software upgrade
The microRendu's operating system software has been upgraded to version 2.5. Because this upgrade includes a change of the Fedora Core operating system that underlies it, an in place upgrade over your internet connection can not be performed.
The upgrade can be ordered from us by sending an email to us on email@example.com or clicking here.
You can read more about the upgrade at https://www.audiostream.com/content/sonicorbiter-25-making-microrendu-better.
|28th May, 2017|
End of Financial Year Sale!
We're having an end of financial year sale!
Entry level VortexBox, (2 gig/1TB), $385.00 plus delivery instead of $455.00 plus delivery, while stocks last, please see http://vortexbox.com.au/vortexbox.html for further information.
VBA Player, a replacement SqueezeBox player & Roon end point, $245.00 plus delivery instead of $335.00, while stocks last, please see http://vortexbox.com.au/vba_player.html for further information.
|26th March, 2017|
Since Roon was released in 2015, its taken the digital audio world by storm. Its won the Stereophile 2015 Product of the Year, the Computer Audiophile Overall Product of the Year 2015 & the Digital Audio Review Product of the Year 2015.
Since we started offering players that supported Roon, (Sonicorbiter & the microRendu), we've had clients asking if a VortexBox could run Roon. The sad answer was that most of the VortexBoxes running the Atom or low end Celeron processors were not up to the demands of running Roon server. We've since added the sonicTransporter server products that will run Roon Server, but most of them don't rip CDs.
Enter the VortexBox Roon! It runs the Vortexbox software giving you all the VortexBox features including CD ripping, (excluding Logitech Media Server), on beefed up hardware capable of running Roon Server in a fanless case.
To find out more, including specifications & pricing, please click here.
|14th March, 2017|
|7th March, 2017|
We're pleased to introduce our first new product for 2017, the microJukebox. Developed by the same company that created the Sonicorbiter SE, microRendu & the sonicTransporter and created the VortexBox software.
The microJukebox was created to bring all of your Music CDs back to life. Turn in your old CD Player / CD Changer for 21st century solution that you will be proud to own. Escape the musical dark ages with the latest in music technology...
Solution: The microJukebox is a low power, Music Server NAS (Network Attached Storage) that will automatically rip Music CDs to its internal hard drive and serve them up to your network player or locally attached DAC.
To find out more about the microJukebox including pricing, please click here.