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Adds advanced IP decoding and encoding capabilities to any loudspeaker.

The IP Former can be attached to any loudspeaker either while in production or in existing installations. It enables audio-streaming over the internet with a reliable, fast-reactive connection, storing capabilities and VoIP/SIP negotiation. IP Former makes existing passive loudspeakes to network loudspeakers.

Installers that have their favorit speakers can just sell an upgrade to existing installations and setups. Producers can offer an IP speaker without additional R&D by using the compacy, ready to be implemented IP Former into the manufacturing line. Powered by PoE, it is as easy to install as any clever IP speaker. 

As a decoder it streams audio from radio stations, telephones and paging stations. It is ideal for speakers to play background music, triggered message playback, announcements over SIP, Live announcements in schools, retail, offices, for emergency warning systems. For management and advanced functions, the IP former is ready for (optional) sound detection of the surrounding.

The IP Former is delivered pre-programmed with your requirement which makes it the easiest option to offer IP loudspeakers or upgrade any facility to meet modern demands. Barix is offering adaptation to your business needs to grow together.


Main Features

  • VOIP/SIP capabilities
  • Audio output (unbalanced) with up to 15 Watt @ 8Ohm
  • Audio input ready
  • POE Powered
  • USB port
  • 70/100V transformer mount compatible
  • IP Streaming via TCP, UDP, RTP, Multicast
  • ROHS, CE, FCC certified
  • Secured HTTPS connection
  • Compatible with any speaker

Works with

Technical Specifications

User Interface

Web interface for control, status and configuration


Ethernet Interface

RJ45 100/1000 Mbit auto detect

IPv4 and IPv6 capable


USB Interface

USB for configuration and manual music loading


Power Supply Input

Power over Ethernet (PoE)


Configuration Support

Automatic IP configuration on open networks



Secure HTTPS connection


Up to 15 W



IPAM 400 Quadcore






Minimum 15 years



70/100V transformer mounts compatible






Two years

Use Cases

IP Audio Speaker Enhancement

Triggered Message Playback 

Digital Annunciation over VoIP / SIP

IP Paging Zone Device

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