Volumio Primo

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Volumio – Primo

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 7 customer ratings
(7 customer reviews)




Volumio’s Audiophile Music Player and Streamer: a superbly balanced sound in an elegantly simple form factor with an impressive set of input and output capabilities. This is the Music player we’ve always dreamt of.

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“When you consider the flexibility and outstanding sonic performance on offer, the Volumio Primo looks like a very attractive option at the price”

Nominated the Best Sounding Device on the Market by Soundcheck

“Primo was the one we immediately liked the most. The device had the most detailed and balanced natural sound.”

Jens Neugebauer, Soundcheck Hamburg founder

“The Sound Quality is remarkably good… Soundwise, the Primo is a winner in its class.

… The Primo offers very good Sound Quality and Build Quality for the Money.”

Hans Beekhuyzen, The Hans Beekhuyzen Project

“This is very quickly turning into one of the best bits of hardware I’ve had the pleasure to review.”

The Art of Sound

“Most importantly, the Primo sounds excellent. Used via the RCA connections it is one of the nicest sounding digital front ends under £1,000 I can remember testing…”


For Music Lovers, By Music Lovers

Uncompromised Bit-Perfect Audio Playback

Hi Quality Audio Output powered by ESS  ES9028Q2M DAC

USB Audio Output up to PCM 32 bit 768 kHz and DSD512

SPDIF Audio Output up to 24 bit 192 kHZ

Supported Formats: DSD, WAV, FLAC, Alac, Aac, Vorbis, Cue, Mp3 and more

Playback control and configuration via Web-app from anything with a browser

Powered by ASUS Tinkerboard S

HDMI Video Output

UPNP DLNA Renderer with Open Home support

Integrated WebRadio directories

CIFSSMB and NFS Network Attached Storage compatibility


Alarm and sleep function

Wireless and Wired Network Connectivity

Engineered for Audio Quality

1. Voltage Isolator

2. 2x Low Noise Voltage Regulators

3. Low Dropout Voltage Regulator

4. ESS90x8Q2M DAC

5. High Precision Clock Oscillator

6. DAC Microcontroller

7. 26B RAM

8. Dedicated USB BUS

Versatile Output Options

Play Any Digital Material You Want

As Volumio, Primo is a universal player: from mp3s to Hi-Resolution flacs, Internet Radios, DSD files and of course Hi-Res Music Streaming services like TIDAL and Qobuz.

If that wasn’t enough, Volumio’s plugins store offer a variety of other third party integrations like Spotify, YouTube, TuneIn Radio and much more

First Class Networking

Being Primo a network music player, its networking capabilities must be up to the task. And they do: Gigabit Ethernet for ultra-fast transfer speed and an external Wi-Fi antenna for optimal signal.

First Class Performance

The core of Primo is the ASUS Tinkerboard S which is simply the best integrated computer available. Thanks to its fast CPU, dedicated USB path and integrated memory it offers unmatched performances.

The Ideal Partner for MyVolumio

Already Empowering 200k Devices

Technical Specifications

Analog output ES9028Q2M DAC via I2S, PCM 24 bits 192kHz , DSD128  via DoP
SPDIF output PCM 24 bits 192kHz
USB output 4X USB 2.0 , PCM 32 bits 768kHz
CPU Quad core 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A17 with passive heatsink
Internal Memory 16GB Emmc
Video Output HDMI, up to 4K resolution
LAN Gigabit
Wireless Networking 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi & Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR with External Antenna

Volumio Primo Hi-Fi Edition

A special Volumio Primo edition, for the discerning Audiophile

Together with our distributors and dealers network, we created a special Volumio Primo edition tailored for the needs of the most demanding music lovers.

Volumio Primo “Hi-Fi Edition” features a special MyVolumio lifetime plan with exclusive benefits.

Volumio Primo “Hi-Fi Edition” is not available for purchase online anywhere, but only from selected dealers and phisical stores.

Volumio Primo Hi-Fi edition exclusive benefits:

MyVolumio Superstar lifetime plan included (value of 199 euros)

Lifetime cloud storage backup of Favourites, WebRadio favourites and Playlists

Dedicated First level Support

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Our logistic center is located in Hong Kong, and all shippings happen from there (we moved to Hong Kong since we started offering Worldwide shipping).
If you are buying from Europe, you might be required to pay import custom duties. In case it happens, please do accept them and immediately contact us.
We will then find the best solution for your case.


Volumio Primo USER MANUAL  -   Volumio Primo Quick Start Guide

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