High End digital audio brand SOtM from Korea, has released their new SOtM SNI-1G audio grade network card.


Although computer audio devices have been available for some time, many have featured standard network products SOtM are making audio grade products designed to tackle problems that can be found in computer audio systems, such as noise from the ethernet port.

SOtM sNI-1G Audio Grade Network Card

The SOtM sNI-1G Audio Grade Network Card from Korea


PCI express Ethernet chipset

Supports PCI express 1.1 or higher

Supports 10/100/1000M, Giga Lite(500M) mode

Supports Always On Always Connected

Clock-less Wake-On-LAN

Fully compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab

Supports IEEE 802.1P layer 2 Priority Encoding

Supports IEEE 802.1Q VLAN tagging

Supports IEEE 802.3az-2010(EEE)

Supports Full Duplex flow control(IEEE 802.3x)

Internal power input

Input power: +12.0V(+0.5V, -0.5V), 1A max

15pin SATA power connector

Internal standby power input

Input power: +6.0V to +12V, 0.5A max

2pin connector

External power input

Input voltage: +6.5V ~ +12Vdc

Input current: 1A max

5.5mm OD, 2.1mm ID DC adaptor jack

2 pin header connectors for connecting external power to other internal devices

Display LED

Active(Green), 100M(Yellow), 1000M(Amber)

LED On – Off jumper for reducing noise

Designed for high end network audio

Separate Ethernet transformer and common mode filter for each signal line for noise immunity performance

Ethernet noise filter down to audio band.

Filtered and buffered M.2 signal interface between PC motherboard for blocking noise from mother board

Operating environment

Operating temperature : 0°C ~ 40°C

Storage temperature : -10°C ~ +50°C

Operating & storage humidity : 10% ~ 90%

OS support

Windows 7 or higher version



The standard sNI-1G : USD $350

sNI-1G with sCLK-EX installation : USD $950

sNI-1G with sCLK-EX and the master clock input installation: USD $1100

(Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price., not including VAT, importing Taxes, shipping etc)

SOtM products are available in the UK through Elite Audio UK the sNI-1G is £350

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