What is the difference between the Z/IPStream R/1 and Z/IP ONE?

Updated 2 months ago by Mark Manolio

Scope

This document is meant to clear up any confusion you might have between the Z/IPStream R/1 and the Z/IP ONE products.

Question

What is the difference between the Telos Z/IPStream R/1 and the Telos Z/IP ONE?

Answer

The Z/IPStream R/1 (formerly called the Prostream) is for Internet broadcasting, ie. sending the master stream to a replication server (for example an Icecast or Shoutcast server) located at your streaming provider. It has a built-in 3-band audio processor and can send up to four .mp3 or .aac streams out from the same single stereo input audio using up to two of its built-in codecs. It is basically the Z/IPStream X/2 software with a single stereo audio input in a single rack space hardware box - very convenient!

The Z/IP ONE is a two-way device for getting high-quality audio between two points over a LAN, WAN or the Internet. A pair of Z/IP ONE units are required, one at each end. Since it is a "closed" system, it uses a proprietary algorithm called "ACT" where the sender knows what the receiver is getting so you can control buffering time and bitrate dynamically over adjustable ranges in order to prevent dropouts.

Here are links to full information about the two products on our website:

https://www.telosalliance.com/Telos/ZIPStream-R1

https://www.telosalliance.com/Telos/ZIP-ONE

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