Broadcaster Nano ETH


Do you need a standalone Ethernet audio playback device? The Broadcaster Nano ETH is your solution. It is a TCP/IP streaming playback device that supports MP3 and Ogg Vorbis lossy codecs together with Icecast and SHOUTcast protocols.

SKU: nano-eth Category:


The Broadcaster Nano ETH is the smallest electronic board belonging to the Broadcaster project.
This standalone device allows to decode and playback audio streams from an Ethernet connection. It is compatible with both Icecast and SHOUTcast servers beyond being compatible with VLC media player and Broadcaster transmitters.

Use cases

The Broadcaster Nano ETH is designed to receive, decode, and playback audio streams from local or remote TCP/IP connections, and it is compatible with, Icecast, SHOUTcast, VLC media player, and Broadcasters’ transmitters.

Typical scenarios:

  • Multi-room audio listening
  • Broadcast of alert messages
  • Shopping center thematic brand radio playback
  • Airport ambient sound background
  • Museum environment background playback

How to use

The Broadcaster Nano ETH is shipped with pre-installed ready-to-use firmware.
Open your browser and digit the Nano ETH’s IP address. The DHCP client is enabled by default (see: how to locate your board).

Once logged in (user: lpsystems and pass: lpsystems), try our open access stream, connect to your stream server, or listen to public web radio.

How to reset

To restore default settings log in into your board and click ‘Restore settings’ button.
If the connection to your board is not available, switch off your board, apply an electric jump to the jump designed pads, power up and count 4 secs. The red LED blinks quickly for a few seconds and the settings will be set to default enabling the DHCP client.

How to upgrade

Every Broadcasters firmware is continuously developed to guarantee the best user experience, add features, and correct bugs.
The Broadcaster Nano ETH firmware can be live updated by using your web browser. Or see the emergency recovery procedure.


Feature summary

Feature Nano ETH
LEDs 1 x bi-color
Power supply 5v Micro USB
Output Analog Jack 3.5mm
Line out Consumer audio −10 dBV [1]
Codecs Mp3, Ogg Vorbis, and PCM
Protocols Icecast and SHOUTcast [2]
Ethernet 10/100 Mbps
CPU 200 MHz
Decoder Hardware [3]
Flash/EEPROM 8 Mbytes / 32kbytes
Size  60 x 39 mm
Enclosure Box Nano ETH


[1] Line-out specifications
[2] Icecast and SHOUTcast protocols
[3] VS1053b hardware decoder

Additional information

Dimensions 6 × 3.9 × 3 mm