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RetailPlayer M400

Professional background music player for retail applications.

The RetailPlayer is the best-valued streaming player for multi-channel streaming of background music. It is a rock-solid metal device that needs little maintenance and can be installed almost everywhere by anyone. A wide variety of audio formats from independent streaming services are supported and played on a standard line level output over RCA connections. The online management portal allows for convenient control of the playout and supports status monitoring and firmware management for every device. Fallback Stream and local Failover Playlist are also supported in stand-alone operation. Barix products are developed in Switzerland.



Operation System

  • Embedded Linux based on Yocto

Network Interfaces

  • 1 x Ethernet (RJ45) Interface
  • IPv4, IPv6 capable
  • 10/100 fdx/hdx, auto negotiation

Audio Interface

  • Line level 0dBu nominal on RCA connectors, stereo output
  • Output level software controllable

Failsafe Features

  • Web interface for configuration
  • 2 x Multicolor LED Status indicators
  • Reset & Factory Defaults Button
Audio Formats

  • MP3 CBR/VBR, up to 320 kbps, 8..48 kHz
    sample freq.
  • AAC-HE (AAC, AAC plus, AAC plus V2)
  • PCM linear 16bit @44.1 kHz
  • FLAC, WAV, OGG Vorbis
  • Opus

CPU / Memory

  • Barix IPAM400 Processor Module
  • Quad-Core ARM Cortex™ -A7
  • 256MB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 16MB SPI Flash
  • 8GB SD-Card Flash 

User Interface

  • Web interface for configuration
  • RetailPlayer Management Portal
  • 2 x Multicolor LED Status indicators
  • Reset & Factory Defaults Button
Power Requirements

  • 5VDC, 10W maximum on 5.5×2.1mm barrel connector (inner positive)


  • > 200’000h

Measurement / Mechanics

  • 108x38x78.7mm
  • 4.25×1.5×3.1 Inch


  • 250g


  • Two years

RetailPlayer M400 incl. free SaaS Portal (Made in China)

2020.9318 RetailPlayer M400 EU Package

2020.9319 RetailPlayer M400 US Package

2020.9320 RetailPlayer M400 UK Package

2020.9321 RetailPlayer M400 NoPSU Package

RetailHero Retailplayer Subscribtion (ordered and paid online via RetailPlayer Portal)

RetailHero: Premium Subscribtion 1 Year

RetailHero: Premium Subscribtion 2 Years

RetailHero: Premium Subscribtion 5 Years

RetailHero: Premium Subscribtion Lifetime


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