Rattlefish is a leading background music service that puts millions of tracks at your (and your customers’) fingertips. Encompassing all popular genres, it’s backed by what is among the most comprehensive music libraries in the world, containing every chart hit EVER, from the obscure to the unforgettable.

The service is automatically updated weekly to offer the freshest sounds as well as golden oldies, with 10,000 new songs added on average every month. All tracks are encoded at 320kbps quality provides richer audio providing a richer sound quality as well as track diversity.



The System is controlled remotely via your desktop, tablet or mobile. It can support multiple users and multiple venues from one location. Manage playlists at genre, artist or track level, combine with self-updating playlists (such as the current chart), and use the built-in time and day scheduling to create just the right atmosphere for any occasion. You can block inappropriate tracks or explicit lyrics. Have access to additional tools such as Pro Audio DJ, powerful sport promotion systems, Atmosphere monitoring and a host of state of the art tools to empower you in your business.


The RattleFish system is powered by the Startle Player, a very lightweight and energy efficient mini PC running custom Linux-based firmware. Not only is the Startle Player incredibly efficient (drawing <2W of power), but with no moving parts, it’s incredibly reliable too.

The device simply connects to your amplifier and an Internet
connection. It receives instructions from our enterprise grade – cloud based- software and reports back its health status for continuous proactive monitoring.

Based on solid state technology, it has no moving parts, so the hardware will provide a lifetime of reliable service, maintenance-free, with 24 hour replacement.


• Broadcom BCM2711, Quad core Cortex-A72 (ARM v8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.5GHz• 2GB LPDDR4-3200 SDRAM
• 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz IEEE 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, BLE
• Gigabit Ethernet
• 2 USB 3.0 ports; 2 USB 2.0 ports


Our in-house support team will work around the clock to support
your business 24/7/365 via phone, email, online chat and now,
WhatsApp! We’ve removed all barriers to make it as quick and
easy as possible for our customers to get in touch.

We will also proactively monitor things like connectivity status,
operating temperature, volume and disk health, to identify problems
before anybody has a bad experience.

What’s more, our service is backed by Startle’s award-winning and
industry-leading Relentless Support™ SLAs (Service Level Agreements).