DTS Play-Fi Receiver: The Phorus PR5 DTS Play-Fi Receiver
allows you to wirelessly stream music with lossless audio quality from your
Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, or Windows computer/laptop to an
existing sound system through your home's WiFi network. Using WiFi, the Play-Fi
Receiver links to your smartphone device or PC with the free Play-Fi App
installed, and outputs music directly to your home audio system through its
analog output. It also supports Bluetooth-enabled devices, as well as Airplay
for Windows PC and Mac computer.
Dual Band WiFi: The Phorus DTS Play-Fi Receiver features
built-in Dual Band WiFi and connects to your home's existing wireless network
router. Your router should be WiFi certified (802.11 g/n; 2.4GHz + 5.0GHz). For
good performance use a router with 802.11g. For best performance use a router
with 802.11n technology. There are two methods for connecting the Play-Fi
Receiver to your home network.
- WiFi Setup Via App: You can perform WiFi setup via the Play-Fi
App on your smartphone. Using the app, you can setup multiple Play-Fi
Devices (Speakers and/or Receivers) at once.
- WiFi Setup Via WPS: You can also perform WiFi setup via the WPS
button on the receiver, if your router also supports WPS. This type of setup
limits you to only connecting one Play-Fi device at a time.
DTS Play-Fi + Wolfson DAC: The Phorus PR5 Receiver employs
DTS Play-Fi Wireless Technology and a premium Wolfson DAC for wireless sound
that is reliable and high-quality.
- DTS Play-Fi: DTS Play-Fi combines DTS audio and WiFi to
wirelessly stream high-definition "lossless" audio with no impact on sound
quality. DTS Play-Fi will stream pure, bit-for-bit, lossless audio, for
uncompromised quality sound (up to 100').
- Wolfson DAC: The PR5 utilizes a premium Wolfson DAC that will
support music files ranging from MP3, AAC, FLAC, and WAV; up to
24-bit/192kHz for high-resolution sound.
Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi App for Android, Apple iOS, and
Windows automatically indexes your music library, and offers integrated support
for select streaming music services with crystal-clear lossless audio quality.
The app offers built-in streaming apps like
Songza, Rhapsody, & Internet radio.
Or play music files from your music library on a Windows PC, DLNA music server,
Apple iOS device, or Android smartphone/tablet.
Android Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Android requires an
Android smartphone with OS 2.2 or above.
Apple iOS Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Apple iOS requires
an Apple iOS device with iOS 6.0 or better.
Windows Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Windows requires a
Windows PC with Windows 7 or 8 (32-/64-bit). There is also an upgraded Play-Fi
HD version of the app available for purchase, which provides even better
wireless sound quality.
Multi-Room Configuration: Add more DTS Play-Fi enabled
products and hear music throughout your home or office with perfect
synchronization (up to 16 DTS Play-Fi devices can be combined
in one multiroom system). Choose a single speaker in one room, group speakers together in
zones, or link all your speakers together for a whole-home listening experience.
You can stream the same audio or different audio to each speaker, group, or
whole-house. You can also control the volume of each DTS Play-Fi speaker
independently, control the volume of a group of speakers, or use a master volume
control to set the level throughout the house. All of this can be done from the
Play-Fi app installed on your Apple iOS device, Android smartphone/tablet, or
Note: All DTS Play-Fi enabled products work seamlessly
together, so there's no hassle adding more speakers, or choosing more than one
audio brand (like
Wren, etc..) in your home.
AirPlay for Mac or PC: AirPlay lets you stream music
directly from your iTunes library on your Windows PC or Mac computer to the
Play-Fi Receiver over your home's wireless network connection. By downloading
Remote App onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be
in the same room as the Play-Fi Receiver or your computer to play, pause, skip,
and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use the AirPlay feature you
need a Mac computer or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected
to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS
4.3 or later installed, along with the free Remote App installed.
Note: AirPlay audio can only be streamed to one device and cannot be
used for multi-room audio.
Bluetooth Music Streaming: The Play-Fi PR5 Receiver also
supports wireless audio streaming from Bluetooth-enabled audio devices. Using
Bluetooth (v2.1+EDR) A2DP, any application on the Bluetooth device including
cloud-based libraries, Internet radio, and other music services can be streamed
to the Play-Fi PR5 Receiver. In addition to support for the standard SBC
Bluetooth audio codec, the PR5 offers support for AAC and aptX codecs for higher
quality audio streaming from select Apple & Android devices.
- AAC: By supporting AAC, the PR5 offers better audio performance
of the music streamed from your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
- aptX: aptX audio coding technology provides even better sound
quality with lossless, CD-quality streaming for compatible aptX-compatible
smartphones, like many Android smartphones with OS 4.0+, plus many Mac
Note: Bluetooth audio can only be streamed to one device and
cannot be used for multi-room audio.
Analog Output: The Phorus PR5 is fitted with a stereo
minijack (3.5) analog output to connect the unit to your home audio system, like
a home receiver or powered speakers. A 6' stereo minijack cable is provided. A
39" stereo minijack-to-RCA Y-adapter is also included.
USB Charging Port: The PR5 is also capable of recharging the
battery of your smartphone or tablet device through the receiver's rear-panel
USB (type-A) port. This USB port does not support audio playback.
AC Power: The Phorus Play-Fi Receiver operates off of
standard household current using the included AC power adapter.
- Input: 100-240V ~
- Output: 12V - 2A