Silent Angel Rhein Z1 V2

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Let the Silent Angel Rhein Z1V2 fully restore the essence, emotion, and “you are there” feel to your favorite music!  A truly exceptional music server, Z-1 V2 is designed to cooperate with your entire system, optimizing your musical enjoyment.

Adopting a 1000Mbps Ethernet interface, you can easily connect it to a network audio switch or NAS.  Z-1 is also equipped with a high sampling rate USB module to connect to an external DAC for processing high-resolution music data.


Silent Angel's Rhein Z1 V2is an entry-lux music server for audiophiles, and is designed with the intention of preserving the emotion and immediacy of a live or in studio musical performance!  This high-performance music server is packed with with superior audio grade Solid State Drives, and an enhanced main board designed to process musical data losslessly. 

Designed for ultimate Hi-Fi sound enjoyment

Z1 V2 is a essentially an dedicated music-specific computer, with every element of the design and the involved technologies created for lossless sound enjoyment.​

A high quality audio source is crucial for a true to life, organic sounding Hi-Fi audio system, to process the high-res music data; to integrate other audio gears; to keep the the essence of music, Rhein Z1 V2 is qualified to fulfill all those audio tasks and can also function as Roon Core to serve a multi-room system, optimized by its own operating system, VitOS.

Expert thermal solution integrated to reduce interference

The CNC processing chassis made of ingeniously aerospace Industrial grade aluminum alloy, fan-less technique, and the whole upper case as CPU heat-sink .​

A robust music fortress, exquisitely built with a true craftsman's attention to detail, Z1 employs a fan-less technique which makes no mechanical noise.  Utilizing the entire upper case as a CPU heat-sink lowers 15% of potential thermal noise. 

The Silent Angel Rhein Z1 V2.  For your ultimate musical experience.


  1. Specially designed operating system: VitOS
  2. 250 GB Silent Angel Customized SSD for System Disk.
    1 TB / 2 TB Silent Angel Customized SSD for Data Disk (Optional.  Check with AAC for pricing and availability).
  3. Up to 2 simultaneous zones for multi-room streaming applications.
  4. High quality and thick aluminum alloy chassis.
  5. Ultra low power consumption SSD and isolated power circuit design inside the SSD to ensure low electrical noise emission from SSD.
  6. Low power consumption CPU to reduce the electrical noise emission from CPU.
  7. Customized Silent Angel Noise Absorber (SANA) inside.
  8. USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for external storage expansion.
  9. USB Audio port for USB DAC connection.
  10. For engineer test only, DO NOT USE: HDMI
  11. Fan-less design.
Color black, silver; (requires other colors can be customized)
Data Disk Z1 Standard version has 250GB system sisk for system usage only. You can choose Z1 NAS version, which has an additional 1TB or 2TB SSD Data Disk.
Power Inlet 12V DC @ 3A max. (Spec. 5.5mm x 2.5mm, tip carries +12V)
Interface USB Audio X 1; USB 3.0 X 1; USB 2.0 x 2; Gigabit Network X1
HDMI X 1 (service interface); power connector X 1
Size 200x200x65 (mm)
Weight 6 KG ( Gross Weight )
DSD Support Please noted that DAC supports DSD with "DSD Native" is required for you to play DSD music up to DSD256 smoothly. If your DAC supports DSD with "DoP" (DSD over PCM) mode, then the Z1 only support DSD music up to DSD64 (which means DSD128 or DSD256 is not supported in DoP mode).
Number of music Z1 is designed to handle 100,000 songs or 4TB music files smoothly.
DSP Ability All DSP functions available in the PCM domain including upsampling. And the transcode ability is to transcode from DSD256 to 384Khz PCM.

Important notice:

Because of MinimServer 0.8 license change (see MinimServer web site:, newly installation MinimServer on Z1 will not be able to work. Existing installation of MinimServer can continue to use with some limitation.

Silent Angel Z1 is a platform, which includes our proprietary hardware and our audio-grade Operating System (VitOS), both designed and manufactured by Thunder Data Co. It allows customers to install 3rd party applications of their choice (They pay the vendor directly) . Thunder Data also provides an SDK to assist porting of 3rd party applications to Z1. Please contact for more information.

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