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RetailPlayer TPA400 Streaming Decoder IP Former Hardware POE BAR20209314 Barix

Product Code: BX-BAR20209314

RRP $455.00
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Brands Barix
Product type Streamer
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RetailPlayer TPA400

IP Speaker Amplifier for Background Music Applications

Introducing RetailPlayer TPA400 - the ultimate solution to transform your existing passive loudspeakers into network loudspeakers. With its easy installation and powerful cloud management portal, you can monitor and control multiple devices worldwide for different brands. With 3 failover playback layers, increased buffer capability, and a Store & Play feature, you can ensure uninterrupted services. The device also offers remote firmware management, crossfading, and multiple scheduling features. Plus, with the RetailHero plan, you can extend scheduling possibilities to assets and play audio cues on demand. The TPA400's solid metal build is compatible with 70/100V Speaker Transformers and can be mounted to any existing speaker. It also 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. Powered by PoE, it's the perfect solution for your audio needs.


  • Background music distribution to retail outlets, hospitals, gyms and restaurants
  • Radio distribution system with central management
  • Corporate audio streaming solution
  • Music on hold systems


  • 6.5W RMS @ 4 Ohm Speaker Output
  • Plenum Rated per UL Standard 2043
  • IEEE 802.3af PoE
  • 10/100 Mbps ethernet interface
  • (2x) status leds
  • Web interface for local configuration
  • Secure protocol transmission using TLS v1.2
  • Ships with 32 GB of local storage available

Technical Specifications

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
CPU / Memory
  • Barix IPAM40x Processor Module
  • Quad-Core ARM Cortex™ -A7
  • 256MB DDR3 L3
  • 16MB SPI Flash
  • 32GB SD-Card Flash
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
  • G.711
  • G.722
  • GSM
  • Opus, WAV, OGG Vorbis
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)
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
Measurements / Mechanics
  • 2.4” x 2.4” x 1.25” / 72mm x 72mm x 38mm
  • Mounting ears interaxis: 60mm (for 70/100V Transformer compatibility)
  • Weight: 110g
  • Operating Environment
    • 0 to +50°C / 32 to 122°F
    • 0 - 70% relative humidity, non-condensing
    • Plenum Rated per UL Standard 2043
Storage Conditions
  • -20 to +70°C / -4 to 158°F
  • 0 - 70% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • CE, RoHS, FCC
Ordering Information
  • 2020.9314P RetailPlayer TPA400 PoE Package

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