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    miniDSP SHD Dirac live Audiophile preamplifier (Analog, Digital, Streamer)

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    Product description

    A powerfull DSP processor with DiracLive, Volumio streaming functionality and 32-bit AD- & DA-converters



    • 32-bits SHARC processor
    • AKM AK5574 / AK4490EQ AD & DA Converters
    • Dirac Live® Digital Room Correction
    • Network audio streaming with Volumio
    • Stereo analog and digital inputs
    • 4 analog / digital outputs
    • OLED display


    Product details

    Note: This product comes with a coupon (€9,50) for one free miniDSP plugin download and a DiracLive license.

    The miniDSP SHD (Streaming High Definition) is a high-end signal processor that features DiracLive® audio calibration and an embedded network audio streamer. MiniDSP has lots of experience with user friendly DSP solutions and the SHD belongs to the top of our DSP product range. Dirac Live is the reference digital room correction software. The powerful hardware from miniDSP and sophisticated correction algorithm from DiracLive are paired for a perfect stereo room correction system. 


    The DiracLive algorithm takes multiple in room measurements of your system, processes these measurements and creates correction filters accordingly. The measurement process is easy to execute, but requires a dedicated measurement microphone. Our recommendation is the miniDSP UMIK-1 USB measurement microphone. For even higher accuracy we recommend the miniDSP UMIK-2 reference measurement microphone. While setting up your system DiracLive allows you to model a target curve, so you can forward your acoustic preferences on the correction profile. 


    Two analog inputs, three digital inputs and USB audio make an easy connection interface for your favourite signal source. The processed signals are available as analog (balanced and unbalanced) outputs and as digital outputs. The network streaming is enabled by Volumio and runs on a quadcore ARM processor. Volumio is a widely used, open source network player. This allows you to playback music from local sources like USB drives and your local network, but also from your Tidal or Qobuz account.


    Along with the room correction and streaming functionality, the SHD is also capable of full DSP crossover / equalizer applications. The powerful SHARC processor features 10 PEQ bands per channel, a matrix mixer, compressor, limiter and crossovers with a roll-off up to 48 dB/octave. This full featured digital signal processor enables you to build and tune applications ranging from subwoofer integration to a complete 2-way DSP controlled stereo speaker system.


    Do you have the option to work without analog in- and outputs; check out the miniDSP SHD Studio. This features the same powerful processor and extended functionality, but has digital in- and outputs only. The miniDSP SHD Power is the SHD solution with an integrated, high-end stereo amplifier.


    What's in the box?

    • SHD audio processor and streamer
    • miniDSP remote V2
    • USB 2.4 Ghz WiFi adapter
    • Dirac Live 3.x license (embedded in hardware)
    • IEC C13 Power cable
    • Rack mounting brackets
    • miniDSP software coupon



    Q: What is the difference between the SHD and SHD Studio?

    A: The miniDSP SHD Studio does not have the AD (analog to digital) and DA (digital to analog) stage. Therefor you can only connect a digital signal source on the inputs and the outputs require an external DAC for the digital to analog conversion. Both devices feature the same functionality in terms of signal processing and streaming. 


    Q: I already have a measurement microphone. Can I use this microphone with the SHD and DiracLive? 

    A: The DiracLive setup is initiated from a computer. If your computer recognizes your microphone as input device it is expected to work with DiracLive. 


    Article number
    Device type
    Device serie
    Streaming HD Series
    DSP chip
    Analog Devices ADSP21489
    Processing resolution & sample rate
    32 bit / 96 kHz
    Input / ouput configuration
    2 / 4
    Audio input connectivity
    Digital: AES/EBU, SPDIF, TOSLINK, USB audio, Gb Ethernet
    Analog: XLR, RCA
    Audio output connectivity
    Digital: AES/EBU, SPDIF
    Analog: XLR, RCA
    Max input level
    2 Vrms (unbalanced)
    4 Vrms (balanced)
    Max output level
    2 Vrms (unbalanced)
    4 Vrms (balanced)
    Input impedance
    47 kOhms (RCA)
    48 kOhms (XLR)
    Output impedance
    100 Ohms (RCA)
    200 Ohms (XLR)
    Calibration software
    Dirac Live Correction Suite for miniDSP
    Dirac Live®
    DSP presets
    Impulse response correction
    Infrared remote learning
    Windows / Mac compatible
    check / check
    UMIK-1 included
    Room EQ wizard support
    429 x 236 x 42 mm
    110 / 230 VAC


    5 from 5Based on 6 reviews
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    4 of 5
    prima Gerät. Mir gefällt, das ich nun ganz digital von der Quelle über Dirac und die Weiche zu meinen Boxen gehen kann. Gut, digitale Lautstärke Einstellung fand ich nie gut, aber sie ist die Konsequenz aus der digitalen Kette.
    Volumio ist verbesserungsfähig bei der Kopplung an den upnp Server meines NAS.
    Die Kopplung Dirac 3 an meine Apple Welt war extrem schwierig. Läuft jetzt auf alter Soft und Hardware, die nicht kompatibel sein soll. Dafür läuft es auf kompatibler Hardware nicht. Das ist verbesserungswürdig. Irgendwas ist das nicht genügend stabil in der Softwarekombi SHD-Dirac.
    Sobald meine Audirvana Bibliothek groß wird gehts dann auch wieder nicht. Das muß nicht sein
    By Volker G. on 17 September 2020
    5 of 5
    The device is connected to a stereo system with Dynaudio C4 speakers, a Mark Levinson 326s pre-amplifier and a Simaudio Moon W - 8 power amplifier. A vinyl player is also connected to the analog input via a phono stage.
    At first, I tuned the miniDSP SHD to five points of measurement, it gave a dry sound without enough bass. But when I used all 13 audio tuning points, the system played fine.
    The vinyl player plays well through the RCA analog inputs, and the USB audio recording to the computer works just as well.
    I am not using this device as a network player as I listen to music via ROON, but I am sure it will work well.
    The DAC of this device caused the most doubt in me, but the DAC has a transparent high-level sound.
    Good: great sound, ease of setup, usability, good looks.
    Bad: nothing.
    By andriy g. on 25 August 2020
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