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RetailPlayer TPA400

IP Speaker Amplifier for Background Music Applications.

RetailPlayer TPA400 is the best solution for transforming existing passive loudspeakers into network loudspeakers due to its numerous advanced features and benefits. With its powerful cloud management portal, multiple devices can be monitored and controlled worldwide for different brands.  The device has 3 failover playback layers, increased buffer capability, and a Store & Play feature, which ensures uninterrupted services. RetailPlayer TPA400 also offers remote firmware management, crossfading, and multiple scheduling features. Furthermore, the RetailHero plan extends scheduling possibilities to assets and allows audio cues to be played on demand. The device has a solid metal build that is compatible with 70/100V Speaker Transformers and can be mounted to any existing speaker. Additionally, it comes with a built-in 6W full digital class-D audio amplifier that delivers high-quality audio signals to a 4 or 8 Ohm speaker. Lastly, the device is powered by PoE, making it the perfect solution for your audio needs.  

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

  • 6.5W RMS @ 4 Ohm on Screw Connector.
  • 4–8 Ohm Speaker Impedance
  • Microphone Input 3.3VDC Bias on Screw Conn (for future applications)
Audio Formats

  • MP3 CBR/VBR, up to 320 kbps, 8..48kHz sample freq.
  • AAC-HE (AAC, AACplus, AAC plus V2)
  •  PCM linear 16bit @44.1kHz
  • G.711
  •  G.722
  • GSM
  • Opus,WAV,OGGVorbis

CPU / Memory

  • Barix IPAM400 Processor Module
  • Quad-Core ARM Cortex™ -A7
  • 256MB DDR3 L3
  • 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

  • 2.4” x 2.4” x 1.25”/ 72 mm x 72 mm x 38 mm
  • Mounting ears interaxis: 60 mm (for 70/100V Transformer compatibility)


  • 110g


  • Two years

RetailPlayer TPA400 (made in Europe)

2020.9314P RetailPlayer TPA400 PoE Package


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