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IP Audio Client Firmware V2.8.0


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This image can be installed ONLY on the following Barix devices running an IP Audio Client FW version greater or equal to V2.7.0:

  • Exstreamer M400

  • IP Former TPA400

  • Exstreamer MPA400

Please don’t install this firmware on any of these products: SIP Opus Codec, Audiopoint, RetailPlayer, Soundscape, Store & Play

Change Log

New Features

  • Simple Paging

    • Register the device in a Barix simple paging system to easily page to multiple endpoints arranged into station id’s (zones)

    • New PAGING source added supporting both IC Paging and Simple Paging operations

  • Disable SSH access by default

  • SIP Source: added Playback Buffer parameter to control the delay of the play-out

  • Added OSS Acknowledgments

Fixes / Improvements

  • FIXED: impedance measurement and amplifier settings fixed for 2 ohm speakers which was preventing their usage when connected to Exstreamer MPA400

  • FIXED: IC Paging Client doesn't close call immediately when IC Paging master stop sending

  • FIXED: Application doesn't update time when NTP connection becomes available after boot

  • FIXED: USB source (M400, MPA400) M3U file generated by VLC not parsed correctly

  • IMPROVEMENT: RTP Source allows now the possibility to set the audio format "manually" when entering the URL scheme (i.e. rtp://
    Overrides automatic format detection with the following settings:

    format: mulaw or alaw
    channels: 1 or 2
    rate: 8000, 16000, 24000, 32000, 44100 or 48000

Known Limitations / Issues

  • Audio file names doesn't accept special characters and maximum one space between words

  • When uploading audio files as .zip archive the maximum size is 16MB.

  • Configuration Tool: SIP Server settings related to username must be entered manually in the tool for each device despite they are copied from one device to all others when pushing the configuration or copying and inserting. 

  • The configuration tool, when controlling a large number of devices. needs to be refreshed by clicking on the "READ ALL" button to display again all the devices after new configurations are applied. 

  • Configuration Tool: the green cell indicating the playing source is not updated in real time. It requires the user to click the READ ALL button. 

  • It is not possible to configure 2 sources with RTP in Low Latency mode and with Simple Paging.

  • USB Source: there is no validation in the “path” configuration field of the source, if the “ \ “ character is used it crashes the user interface forcing the user to reset to defaults the device

  • USB Source: the player doesn’t support artworks in the ID3 meta data of the file, it skips their playback.

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