Barix Instreamer 100 Network Audio Encoder Setup Instructions

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Barix Instreamer 100 Network Audio Encoder Setup Instructions

Before You Start

Read the manual for connection and obtaining the IP address is pulls in from your system.

Then, use that IP address to connect to the Instreamer via your browser just like you connect to your router.

When you connect, you will come to the Configuration Page.

Click on the Configuration Tab.

Network Tab

Leave this blank if you only will use DHCP to connect to the Instreamer. Keep in mind that the IP address may change if you need to reboot the Instreamer.

For a consistent access IP address, input a static IP address from your router. Consult your router manual on how to use static IP address.

Audio Tab

  • Input source: Select Line
  • Channel Mode: Set to Mono or stereo as needed (mono for one radio, stereo for two radios)
  • Encoding+Frequency: Set to "22.05kHz"
  • MPEG Encoding Quality: Set to "0"
  • /D amplifier gain: Set as needed. Depends on signal level but 6-7.5bd max

Streaming Tab

  • Own Name: Enter your stream name (Example: Home City Fire)
  • Streaming mode: Set to "send always"
  • Buffer Underrun mode: set to "skip"
  • Streaming strategy: Set to "lowest latency"
  • Radio path: (Mount point) Set to what ever is supplied by RR
  • icy-url / SIP user: Set to
  • icy-genre: Set to Scanner
  • Shoutcast stream: Set to Public
  • Type of Service/DSCP: Set to 0
  • Under Stream to: Set to Iceast Source
  • Connection Type: Select "Icecast source"
  • Enter supplied IP address for the address of the server and specify 80 for the port number. You will need to contact RR Live Audio for this IP address.
  • Press SAVE. Instreamer will reboot.

Security Tab


  • Ice/Shoutcast: Enter what ever is supplied by RR.
  • Press SAVE. Instreamer will reboot.


You can find the needed RR settings by looking at the feed owner page for the feed in question. Then copy and past the Server, Port, Mount, and Password info in the Instreamer 100 as needed.