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HiFi Rose RS520 All-In-One Streaming Amplifier

Code: RRS520
  • £3,399.00
  • (FREE UK Delivery)
  |   Usually dispatched within 24 hours

The RS520 is more than just a source device with a built-in amplifier. It is a true all-in-one product with each stage expertly specified to deliver a performance that rivals multi-box systems. Even when matched with larger or more “difficult” speakers, it delivers a more delicate and elegant sound quality that is controlled and uniform across the frequency range.

Key Features:

  • Complete all-in-one streaming amplifier with 250W per-channel output
  • Connect to streaming services such as Tidal, Qobuz, Apple Music, Spotify and Roon
  • Play your own music and movies via USB, SD or internal storage, or over the local network
  • Full Rose OS operating system with extensive functionality
  • Built-in digital EQ, to help tailor your sounds
  • Multiple digital and analogue connection options including HDMI eARC
  • Sophisticated DAC built around premium ES9038PRO DAC chip
  • Next-generation Class AD (Advanced D) amplifier design taken from RA180
  • Gallium Nitride FETs in the amplification stage deliver perfect linear output
  • New HiFi Rose discrete op-amps ensure class-leading sound performance and low noise
  • Expertly engineered aluminium housing and premium connection options
  • Bluetooth remote control included, and free control apps available

Four surfaces of the RS520’s elegant housing are made from one piece of high-durability aluminium, reducing the number of separate parts required to produce the casework. This “one piece” production method dramatically reduces the risk of vibrations transferring through the body and significantly reduces standing-waves, which can affect the end sound quality.

Like all Rose streamers, the RS520 is most identifiable by its large multi-touch screen. Measuring 12.6” wide, the 1920 x 515 resolution LCD panel provides a crystal-clear display that is smooth and enjoyable to interact with for complete control of your listening experience. Core transport controls can also be found on top of the RS520, for ease of use.

Technical Specifications:

  • Base OS: Customised Android 7.1
  • CPU: Hexa Core CPU / Dual-core Cortex-A72 up to 1.8GHz / Quad-core Cortex-A53 up to 1.4GHz
  • GPU: Mali-T864 GPU, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.0/3.1, OenVG1.1, OpenCL, DX11
  • Memory: LPDDR3 4GB
  • Max Power: 250W (THD 1%)
  • Input Sensitivity: 2V
  • Damping Factor: > 190V rms (@ 1kHz)
  • Input Impedance: 100kohm
  • Frequency Response: 10Hz – 90kHz (Speaker Outputs)
  • Channel Balance: 0.021dB
  • S/N Ratio: 105dB (@ 250W Speaker Output)
  • Network Connectivity: Ethernet 10/100/1000 BASE-T / Wi-Fi (802.11 ac Dualband – via dongle)
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth supported (v 4.2)
  • Streaming Service: Bluetooth / Airplay / DLNA / Roon Ready / Spotify Connect
  • Music Services: Qobuz / TIDAL / ROSE Tube, ROSE Podcast, Internet Radio
  • Audio Inputs: Line Input x 1 / Optical In x 1 / COAX x 1 / USB Audio In x 1 / HDMI eARC x 1
  • Audio Outputs: Analogue Out (Unbalanced RCA) x 1 / Optical Out x 1 / COAX x 1
  • Video Output: HDMI 2.0 x 1 (up to 3840 x 2160 / 60Hz)
  • Media Connection: USB 3.0 x 2 (File system-NTFS/exFAT/FAT32, support up to 10TB) / SATA SSD x 1 (File System-NTFS/exFAT/FAT32, support up to 4TB)
  • Network Support Protocol: SMBv1 / FTP / WebDAV
  • Supported Audio Codecs: MQA, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, DFF, DSF, AAC, CDA, AMR, APE, EC3, E-EC3, MID, MPL, MP2, MPC, MPGA, M4A, ALAC / PCM: 8kHz - 768kHz (8 / 16 / 24 / 32bit sample rate)
  • Native DSD: DSD64 (2.8MHz) - DSD512 (22.4MHz)
  • Supported Video Codecs: ASF, AVI, MKV, MP4, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, H.265, VC-1, VP9, VP8, MVC / H.264/AVC, Base/Main/High/High10 profile@level5.1 up to 4Kx2K@30fps / H.265/HEVC, Main/Main10 profile@ level 5.1 High-tier up to 4Kx2K@60fps
  • Display: 12.6-inch TFT LCD & Capacitive Touch Screen (eDP)
  • Size: 346 x 328 x 127 mm
  • Weight: 8.1kg
  • Accessories: Power Cord x 1, Bluetooth Remote Controller x 1, Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Dongle x 1, Manual x 1, SSD Screw x 4

Amplifier Stage Specifications:

  • Output Power: 250W + 250W@ 8Ω , 4Ω
  • Sensitivity (Line in): 2Vrms
  • Sensitivity (Pre Out): 2Vrms
  • Power Bandwith (-3Db): 10Hz~85Khz, 8Ω , 200W
  • THD+N (Pre Out): 0.00033%, 1kHz, 600Ω, 2Vrms
  • THD+N (Speaker): 0.007%, 1kHz, 8Ω,150W
  • Damping Factor (1kHz): 150
  • Input Impedance: 100KΩ
  • Output Impedance: 50mΩ
  • Frequency Response (+1/-3dB): 10Hz ~ 83kHz
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Pre Out): 124dB, 1kHz, 8Ω, 2Vrms
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (Speaker): 109dB, 1lHz, 600Ω, 2Vrms

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