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The RS201 E from HiFi Rose is the ultimate music streamer, DAC and amplifier. Housed within a minimalist, sturdy enclosure and boasting a desk-friendly footprint, the opportunities on offer from the RS201 E put it in a class of its own. With rich sound quality and elegant user experience, it may be the most innovative all-in-one product the hi-fi world has ever encountered.
A Focus on Sound
Supporting the latest High-Resolution PCM 32-bit / 384kHz and Native DSD (11.2MHz) technologies, the RS201 E is designed to provide a vivid and dynamic sound through its reference-quality digital stage. High-speed driver variation techniques and an embedded pure path Ultra HD power amplifier provide superb audio quality with ultra-low distortion whether used as a fixed level source, a pre-amplifier or as a full integrated amplifier. The RS201 E amplifier is more than just a convenience, it is a sonically capable and well-refined device.
ROSE OS was produced from the ground up using the Android platform to deliver a first-class user experience. Whether accessed via the iOS or Android app, or through the built-in 8.8" touch-screen, it gives, clear intuitive access to all aspects of the RS201 E design.
Play music and video files from a local storage device (USB, MicroSD or SATA), or access files elsewhere on your home network with a DLNA connection to any NAS drives or other storage devices. The MUSIC app gives a clean presentation of all your connected music sources, and is easy to navigate and use. The RS201 E also features built-in apps for TIDAL and QOBUZ - giving complete access to their extensive high-performance streaming libraries. The Tidal app even gives access to Tidal's music video streaming for playback on the RS201 E screen or via the HDMI output. The RS201 E is also an MQA decoder, for full playback of Tidal Masters tracks.
The CD and CD RIPPING apps allow you to attach any standard external CD-ROM drive for convenient CD playback, or to rip CDs in highest quality to any local storage device in a quick and intuitive way, all through the touch-screen interface.
The RADIO and PODCAST apps give you access to extensive live radio and podcast databases, while ROSE TUBE gives you access to YouTube for high-quality music and video playback.
ROSE OS also offers support for Roon Ready, Spotify Connect and AirPlay, effectively bringing your entire digital audio experience into one elegant product.
The RS201 E also functions as a complete digital hub and pre-amplifier, for a fully customised system set-up. With an extensive array of hardware inputs and outputs, most of which can be customised or adjusted to suit the exact environment, you can achieve greater control over your whole system than ever before.
There's also the option to connect to the network by ethernet (preferred), or by WiFi. There's also built-in Bluetooth connectivity, which in combination with the supplied Bluetooth remote control gives extensive control over most of the ROSE OS system.
Compatible with multiple devices via numerous input/output terminals, the RS201 E is the ultimate device for high-performance connectivity and streaming.
For specific instructions on how to add music to your installed Hard Drive directly from your computer please find the PDF titled 'ROSE - Add to Library' within the downloads tab above.
The RS201 E design, in combination with ROSE OS, leaves no stone unturned, and takes complete control of your listening experience, optimising it for the very best experience. With its 8.8" touch screen, mounted in a high-purity aluminium chassis, which has been integrated into one piece to maximise thermal efficiency; it is a product that feels as high-quality as its feature list would suggest.
The RS201 E is the ultimate streaming device, and is a must-consider option for anyone who wants the latest technologies delivered in the most user friendly way.
|OS:||Android 7.0 (Nougat)|
|Speaker Impedance:||4~16 Ω|
|Network:||Wired: Ethernet 10/100/1000 BASE-T
WiFi (802.11 b/g/n/a/ac) 2.4Ghz/5Ghz Dual Band
|Bluetooth:||Bluetooth 4.0 (AD2DP SINK, AVRCP)|
|Streaming:||Airplay / DLNA Service|
|Audio Input:||Connections for source devices such as CD/ DVD /Blu-ray Player
SPDIF connections for TV, Projector, CD / DVD / Blu-ray Player
|Audio Output:||Headphone Out: Connection for 3.5mm headphone
PreAmp Out: Connection for a vacuum tube amplifier, reference amplifier
Speaker Out: Connection for L+/L-, R+/R- speaker
Optical Out: S / PDIF connections for soundbar
|Video Output:||HDMI connections for TV, Projector|
|Media Connection:||USB 2.0 x 1, USB3.0 x 1 (File system - NTFS/FAT32, Supported capacity - 512GB, External HDD by 4TB)
MicroSD x 1 (File system -NTFS/FAT32, Supported capacity - 512GB) SATA3.0 SSD x 1 (File system - NTFS, Supported protocol - FTP/WebDav, 4TB)
USB C type x 1 (Only for service)
|Supported Audio Codec:||MQA, WAV, FLAC, WMA, MP3, APE, DFF, DSF, AAC, CDA, AMR, APE, EC3, E-EC3, MID, MPL, MP2, MPC, MPGA, M4A
PCM : 8KHz~384KHz(8/16/24/32bit per Sample)
Native DSD: DSD64(2.8MHz)/DSD128(5.6MHz)/DSD256(11.2MHz)
|Supported Video Codec:||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 email@example.com up to 4Kx2K@30fps
H.265/HEVC, Main/Main10 profile@ level 5.1 High-tier up to 4Kx2K@60fps
|Power:||Input Power: AC100-240V, 50/60Hz
Output Power: DC 24V, 5.0A
Standby Power: Standby mode<0.5W
|Display:||Wide view 8.8" multi touch screen|
|Size:||278(W) x 202(D) x 76(H) mm|
|Accessories:||AC adpater x 1, Quick guide x 1, BT Remote controller x 1, Battery (AAA) x 2, Screw for SSD x4, Screw driver x 1|
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