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Most versatile and powerful Pure Digital Music Server with database, CD Ripper, Network Streamer and much more.........


High Performance System Resources

● Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz
● DDR-1066 1GByte Main Memory and 8GByte Nand Flash Memory
● High speed internal data processing for backup, copy, etc
● RAID storage for up to 12TB storage expansion
Hi-Res Audio Formats are supported

● DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 are supported via DSD to I²S hardware conversion
● Hi-res 24bit/192Khz WAV, FLAC files are also supported
Convenient Control

● 7 inch TFT LCD(1024x600 pixels) screen for intuitive GUI
● Customized Remote Control App for iOS and Android
● HDMI Out Connector for an external screen as GUI screen
Other Great Features & Functions

● Dedicated USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
● DAB+/FM Tuner built-in
● Versatile software functionalities
● CD Ripping capability with CD metadata and album cover art
● 'Airplay' function will let you play music in iOS devices via X50.
Major Online Muisc Services integrated

● TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Airable are integrated
● Soptifiy Connect is supported
Versatile Network Protocols

● UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer for
streaming playback and control remotely via network
● Samba Server/Client
High Connectivity & Others

● COAXIAL Out x 2 EA, Optical Out x 1 EA, AES/EBU/XLR x 1 EA
● I²S Out x 2 (HDMI, RJ45)
● Word Clock
● 12V Trigger IN/OUT
● USB Audio Class 2.0 Output for connecting to USB DAC
● USB Host 3.0 x 2 at rear
● USB Host 2.0 x 1 at front
 
※Subscription required for online music services
Most of music file formats including hi-res format are supported
Hi-res music files like DSD file(DSD64/128/256), DXD(24Bit/352.8Khz), 32Bit/384Khz PCM file and 24Bit/192Khz HD WAV/FLAC files are supported .

High Performance System Resources

* Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz

* Integrating commercial version of NTFS/HFS+ file system and EXT4 Linux file system into the X50, its file transferring speed reaches at around 50MB/s. This will lead to wonderful performance for backup and file management functions.

* Max 12TB storage(6TB HDD x 2) powered by above high performance will be space enough to create a true hi-res digital music server.
High Connectivity including full range of digital outputs

Developed targeting audiophiles who have high performance digital-to-analog converters, the X50 is fully equipped with various digital outputs like COAXIAL Out x 2, Optical Out, AES/EBU, USB Audio Class 2.0 Output, I²S Out(HDMI, RJ45) including word clock also.


Dedicated USB Audio Class 2.0 Output with shielded from outside electronic interference

The X50 offers an USB Audio Class 2.0 Output with shielded housing to provide transparent sound signal.
Word Clock and I²S Out(RJ45 and HDMI)

Synchronizing timing between devices via Word Clock when recording, you can get data transmission with jitter free and time-perfect. For I²S Output, the X50 offers both of RJ45 connector and HDMI.
USB3.0 x 2 and GigaFast Ethernet

For high speed data transferring and networking, the X50 is equipped with USB3.0 x 2 and Gigafast Ethernet.
DAB+/FM Radio with Recording function

You can also record high quality broadcasting with X50, and can make a high quality digital file using editing function as you want.
※ In countries where DAB is not available, the X50 DAB+ doesn't work.

Convenient Control with 7" screen + Remote Control, Customized App, WebInterface

The X50 has a 7" TFT LCD built on the front for intuitive GUI. This screen is big enough to use easily with remote control.
And, customized App for the X50, named as 'NOVATRON Music X' is also available. You can control full range of X50 functions via this App remotely with your Android and iOS mobile devices. NOVATRON Music X is available at Google Play Store and Apple App Store Additionally, WebInterface is also available. Try using it with your PC, it will be great tool to control the X50 via your PC remotely.
CD Ripping with metadata & album cover art provided by professional CD metadata & cover art service company,



Based on CD metadata server of professional company to deliver well-qualified metadata and cover art for 20 millions of CDs, the X50 will create great Music Database for you via its precise CD Ripping technology developed at in-house R&D center.
Management for Multi-Album

The X50 has the function to merge multi-album into one album folder. For example, if you have a multi-album composed of CD1, CD2, CD3 and CD4, you can merge the four(4) CDs into one folder(album) like left picture.
Versatile Networking functions
Connect the X50 to your network to stream music to and from other devices, listen to cloud based music services and control remotely using mobile devices
Control remotely using mobile devices
including: iPhone, iPad and Android
smartphones and tablets with customized App, NOVATRON MusicX
The X50 is a UPnP (DLNA) Media Server& Renderer so you can stream music to and from other compatible devices (e.g. WiFi speakers)
Use the cocktailAudio Web Interface to control the X50 and manage the Music DB remotely Manage your files (Copy, move or delete) over a network thanks to support for Samba Access online music services like Qobuz, TIDAL, Deezer and Airable
Famous Online Music Services integrated into the X50

Famous online music services like qobuz, TIDAL, Deezer are available at the X50. You can play them directly with the X50 conveniently if you have its user ID and password.

Millions of internet radio stations and Podcasts are also provided with free.

This is powered by Airable Internet Radio server.
You can record iRadio music also with high qualtity of audio via the X50's recording function
HDMI Out connector for external screen as GUI screen
Connect to your TV to view bigger GUI or a slideshow of photos while listening to your tracks

Two storage decks for
3.5"/2.5" Hard Disk or SSD


The X50 offers two storage decks for making max 12TB storage.
If needed, you can set two storages with RAID system for mirroring mode or big mode.
High speed MusicDB Backup with two methods like Background backup or Interactive backup
Based on high performance hardware specification and advanced commercial version of file system, you can enjoy high speed backup performance. Also, you can do other works like file playing even in backup processing if you set 'Background backup' mode.
Whole Aluminum Casing with CNC cutting
The X50 is based on whole CNC-cutting aluminum casing with 12mm front cover and 8mm chassis. And its die-cast aluminum feet including full aluminum chassis provide rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibrations.