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RetailPlayer SP400

Sophisticated background music player for retail applications with PoE.

The RetailPlayer SP400 is PoE powered 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. 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
  • Protocols supported: TCP/IP, RTP, HTTP(S), DHCP, DNS, NTP

Audio Interface

  • Stereo Line-Out 3.5 mm (1/8 inch) TRS connection
  • Output level software controllable
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

Failsafe Features

  • Web interface for configuration
  • 2 x Multicolor LED Status indicators
  • Reset & Factory Defaults Button
CPU / Memory

  • Barix IPAM400 Processor Module
  • Quad-Core ARM Cortex™ -A7
  • 256MB DDR3 SDRAM
  • 16MB SPI Flash
  • 32GB SD-Card Flash

User Interface

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

  • IEEE 802.3af PoE


  • > 200’000h

Measurement / Mechanics

  • 3.07” x 2.76” x 1.02” / 78mm x 70mm x 26mm


  • 140g


  • Two years

Retailplayer PoE incl. free Saas Portal (Made in China)

2019.9284 RetailPlayer SP400 PoE 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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