Excellence in Broadcast

Bridge-IT II

Bridge-IT II and Bridge-IT XTRA II are the ultimate affordable, high-performance stereo IP audio codecs for broadcast and professional applications.

Expand your IP network at a fraction of the cost of competing IP codecs, without compromising on quality or broadcast quality features. Multi-unicast in mono or stereo to up to 10 different end-points from a single Bridge-IT XTRA II codec to reduce capital expenditure across your network.

  • Full Duplex Stereo or Dual Mono
  • Home Studios
  • Simple Remote Broadcasts
  • Studio-to-Transmitter Links (STL)
  • Studio-to-Studio Links (SSL)
  • Multi-unicast to 6 endpoints (Bridge-IT II) or 10 endpoints (Bridge-IT XTRA II), or Multicast to unlimited endpoints
  • Cable Head End IP Audio Distribution
  • Compact codec installations: 2 Bridge-IT II codecs fit side-by-side in 1 x 19” rack unit

Features at a glance

SD Card Audio Backup

Automatic SDHC card audio file backup for lost connections 

Dual Ethernet Ports

Connect using dual LAN ports or setup VLANs for redundancy when using SmartStream PLUS 

1 x Multicast

Multicast to unlimited IP codecs over supported networks 

Dual Mono or Stereo Connections

Configure a full duplex stereo connection, or two full duplex mono connections 

1 x Multi-Unicast

Multi-unicast with Bridge-IT II to up to 6 endpoints; multi-unicast to up to 10 end-points with Bridge-IT XTRA II; 1st connection bidirectional 


SNMP for real-time monitoring of connections and performance, plus alerts and notifications 

12VDC or Dual Internal Power Supplies

Bridge-IT II uses a 12 Volt DC power supply or Bridge-IT XTRA II has dual internal IEC power supplies 


Opus, Tieline Music, Tieline MusicPLUS, aptX Enhanced, G.711, G.722, MPEG Layer 2, AAC-LD, AAC-ELD, AAC-LC, AAC-HE, AAC-HEv2 

Analogue, AES3, AoIP

Support for AES67, plus AES3 (AES/EBU) and analogue I/O options. 

Dual AoIP Ports

Stream AoIP from dual LAN ports 

HTTP Streaming

HTTP Icecast or Shoutcast streaming 

USB port

USB port for cellular connections with Wi-Fi modems. 

SIP and IP Intercoms

SIP EBU Tech 3326, 3368, and EBU Tech 3347