Cocktail Audio X50D Flagship Pure Digital Music Server (Black)

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  • $2,695.00


cocktailAudio X50(D)

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

Features of Hardware and Engineering

  • Equipped with high-performance Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0Ghz
  • XMOS 32bit/500MIPS 8 Core Powerful Microcontroller
  • DDR-1066 1GByte Main Memory and 8GByte Nand Flash Memory
  • High speed optical disk drive for quick CD ripping
  • 7 inch TFT LCD(1024 x 600 pixels) screen for intuitive GUI
  • DAB+/FM Tuner built-in
  • USB Audio Class 2.0 Output for connecting to an USB Digital-to-Analogue Converter(DAC)
  • I²S Digital Out(RJ45 & HDMI) to support up to Native DSD including 24bit/192Khz
  • Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbps) built-in
  • Support up to 8TB(Tera Bytes) storage like 3.5"/2.5" hard disk or SSD
  • Using RAID System function, total 16TB storage configuration is possible
  • HDMI Out connector for using an external screen like TV as its GUI screen
  • Rugged chassis construction with full aluminum body chassis by CNC cutting

Versatile Software functionalities and usage

  • Support various file formats like MQA, DSD(64/128/256), DXD(24Bit/352.8Khz), including 24Bit/192Khz WAV/FLAC and full range hi-res audio file formats
  • CD Ripping with professional CD metadata and album cover art provided by Gracenote
  • Make your own digital music file collection of DAB+/FM radio and Internet radio to X50D MusicDB via its recording function with hi-res sampling rate 24bit/192Khz
  • High Connectivity
  • Various network protocol supported(UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer, Samba Server/Client, FTP Server,Web Server, etc
  • Major Music Streaming Services(TIDAL, TIDAL MQA, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster, Spotify Connect) and Internet Radio(Airable) available
  • Customized Remote Control App, NOVATRON MusicX for iOS and Android
  • Customized WebInterface(WebUI) for remote control and MusicDB management by PC
  • Support 'Roon Ready', which is the famous Music Player for Music Lovers

High Performance System Resources and custom-designed software
Based on Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 main processor running at 1.0GHz, additional 32Bit/500MIPS Microcontroller and custom-designed smart software, the X50D will satisfy highend audiophiles and all music lovers with great performance and versatile features

Wonderful Sound Quality created by in-house circuit design know-how and qualified components
Our all experiences, know-how and technoligies for digital circuit design accumlated for long period and qualified components are applied completely to the X50D to deliver great sound to music lovers

XMOS 32Bit/500MIPS 8 Core Powerful Microcontroller
X50D can support up to Native DSD256 via its I²S Digital Output(RJ45 & HDMI) for highend audiophiles who have already a nice DAC which has I²S Digital Input

DAB+ Tuner and FM Radio Tuner
For high quality digital radio and traditional FM Radio, X50D offers DAB+ tuner and FM tuner

High Quality Digital Out Terminal
Two Coaxial Out, Toslink and AES/EBU XRL are available to let users make perfect audio component system by connecting to various external devices

USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
For music lovers and audiophiles who have already nice USB DAC, the USB Audio Out solution will be very useful

12V Trigger Out and In
You could use 12V Trigger Out/In to trigger(on/off ) a connected device like amplifier

Word Clock
Via this Word Clock Out, X50D will send out the sample rate signal of currently playing file

Two High Speed USB3.0 Host Ports
For quick data transfer purpose, X50D offers two(2) high speed USB3.0 Host ports at rear side

HDMI for bigger external screen or Audio out
Via this HDMI out, users may connect to bigger external screen for GUI, or connect to an audio devices which have HDMI input

RAID System with Two Storage Deck for Music Server
X50D offers two storage decks which accept 3.5"/2.5" SATA hard disk and Solid State Drive(SSD). According to users' purpose, they can setup RAID system easily. X50D offers three(3) kinds of RAID mode such as Mirror, Stripe and Big

CD Ripping with Gracenote CD metadata and Album cover art
Load all your CD collection onto the X50D Music Database in FLAC, ALAC, WAV or MP3 file format with professional CD metadata and album cover art from Gracenote

Music Database function
The X50D has a well-organized Music Database built-in, which offers very nice and convenient functions like SEARCH, display by text or cover art, SORT, various View, etc

Digital Inputs
X50D has digital inputs(Toslink & Coaxial) for connecting to external source devices. You can make your own digital music collection by X50D's recording function

Recording with 192Khz hi-res sampling rate
The X50D offers a recording function for internet radio, DAB+/FM radio and Digital Inputs. You can make your own digital music collection with wonderful sound

Auto/Manual Cutting for the recorded files
Auto/Manual cutting function to edit the recorded files is available at the X50D. You can easily edit files and import them into X50D Music Database

Versatile Networking and Remote Control with a Customized App
Connect the X50D to your network for streaming music to and from other devices, listen to cloud based music services and control remotely using mobile devices with our customized remote control app, NOVATRON MusicX or WebInterface

Control remotely by mobile devices with customized Remote Control App, NOVATRON MusicX app

Major Music Streaming Services integrated
You can access tens of thousands of internet radio stations and online music services like TIDAL, Deezer, Napster and Qobuz including Spotify Connect function

Control remotely by PC with WebInterface
Control the X50D remotely by your PC with its nice WebInterface function

Support various network protocols like UPnP Server/Client/Renderer, Samba Server/Client
Stream songs to and from other compatible devices in the same network

AirPlay and Spotify Connect
You can play songs from iOS devices and musics from Spotify via X50D wirelessly

Control X50D by Roon
As X50D supports 'Roon Ready', you can control X50D with Roon, which is great music player for music loves

7 inch TFT LCD Screen for Intuitive GUI and HDMI Out for external screen
7 inch big screen will let you control the X50D easily with intuitive GUI, and connect it to your TV for an external screen to view bigger GUI or a slideshow of photos while listening to your music collection

DAB+/FM Radio Tuner built-in
Enjoy high quality digital radio via DAB+ Tuner, and record any song or broadcast with high quality sound

Two(2) Storage Decks for Music Server
3.5"/2.5" SATA hard disk and Solid State Drive(SSD) is accepted to the X50D, which supports up to 8TB capacity of individual storage. X50D offers RAID System configuration. According to users' purpose, they can setup RAID system easily by themselves. It offers three(3) kinds of RAID mode such as Mirror, Stripe and Big

Rugged and durable casing with full aluminum CNC cutting
The X50D front panel is based on 13mm thickness aluminum with CNC cutting, and whole body also is based on full aluminum CNC cutting. The die-cast aluminum feet provide rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibration.

Many Useful functions
Created by custom-designed smart software developed by in-house R&D center

Listing by Text or Cover Art
To display album or song list by Text or Cover Art by pressing TEXT/ART key of RC

Alarm
X50D offers Alarm function

Sleep function
Pressing SLEEP key of RC will make X50D powered off automatically after set time

Clock & Display OFF
Pressing CLOCK key of RC will make X50D screen show current clock or off

Jump to Song Mode
On Now Playing screen, pressing CAP/NUM key of RC will lead you to 'Jump to Song Mode' or 'Seek to Percent Mode' On 'Jump to Song Mode', pressing numeric key is to jump to the song equal to the pressed number

Seek to Percent Mode
On 'Seek to Percent Mode' pressing numeric key is to seek the location of the playing file equal to the pressed number

Auto CD Ripping function
When you want to rip many CDs, Auto CD ripping function will be helpful. If you insert CD to the X50D, remaining tasks will be done by X50D until the CD is ejected after CD ripping is completed

Display Mode
You can display Music DB list by unit of Album, Genre, Track, Artist, Composer, Year, Mood, etc

To merge multi-album or rip it into one folder(Album)
You can rip Multi-album into one folder (album)

Reservation Recording
Schedule when you want the X50D to record iRadio with reservation recording

Auto Cutting function
Using this function, you can edit a file recorded by X50D easily

Edit recorded files
Edit recorded files cutting by unit of track or adding album tag info

ROON Ready
If you like 'ROON' remote app from Roonlabs, you can use it with the X50D

Audio file format conversion
Convert existing audio files into other formats, (e.g. mp3, FLAC, WAV, MP4) for use on other devices -MP3 player, car stereo, etc

Audio CD Burning
You can burn Audio CD with the X50D

Gapless Playback

Scroll Speed
Control text scroll speed on the screen

HDD Format
Easy solution to format hard disk with Linux file system or NTFS

Import & Export your music
Import/Export music to/from the X50D Music DB via USB or over a network

Edit music tag info

Make Playlist

Music DB backup & Restore

Make 'My Playlist'
This is virtual playlist. If you stop playing it, My Playlist will disappear

Auto Shutdown
Schedule when you want the X50D powered off

HDD Sleep
Go into sleep mode as set

USB Keyboard
Use an USB keyboard to edit song tag info easily

Section Repeat
Set specific section to play repeatedly

Resume Play
After booting up, resume playing automatically where it was last stopped

Model name

cocktailAudio X50(D)

 

Host CPU & Memory

CPU: Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 running at 1.0GHz

 

Main Memory: DDR-1066 1GByte

 

NAND Flash 8GByte

 

CD Player

Type

Front Loading

 

Supported media

CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R/RW

 

Display

7.0" TFT LCD(1,024 x 600pixels)(* able to connect to ext. screen via HDMI out)

 

Interface

Key & Jog(Volume/Scroll), IR Remote Control, Customized Remote App for iOS and
Android devices, Web Interface

 

Digital out
(Variable/Fixed)

COAXIAL x 2

S/PDIF 75ohm RCA, Sample rate: up to 24bit/192KHz

 

TOSLINK x 1

S/PDIF, Sample rate: up to 24bit/192KHz

 

AES/EBU/XRL x 1

110ohm, Sample rate: up to 24bit/192KHz

 

I²S Out x 2

RJ45

Native DSD, DoP, PCM up to 24bit/192Khz

HDMI

Native DSD, DoP, PCM up to 24bit/192Khz

USB Audio x 1

USB Audio Class 2.0 Out(supported up to DSD256)

 

HDMI Out x 1

HDMI Audio Out(*Shared with HDMI Out for external screen)

 

Word Clock Out

up to 192KHz

 

Digital Input
(For X50D only)

COAXIAL x 1

Sample Rate up to 24bit/192Khz

 

TOSLINK x 1

Sample Rate up to 24bit/192Khz

 

Supported Storage

Hard Disk

2.5" SATA, up to 8TB

* Two(2) Storage Decks
* RAID System for two storages
(3 modes: Mirror, Stripe or Big)

3.5" SATA, up to 8TB

SSD

2.5" SATA, up to 8TB

Tuner

DAB+/FM

DAB+/FM Tuner built-in(Selectable for DAB/DAB+ or FM Radio)

 

Connectivity

USB Host

USB3.0(5V/1A) x 2 at rear
USB2.0(5V/1A) x 1 at front

 

Network

Wired

Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbs)

Wireless(Option)

※ 802.11b/g/n WiFi USB dongle(Option)

12V Trigger

Out

Max 200mA, 12V

In

Max 12V

HDMI Out

Connect to external screen(* Shared with HDMI Audio Out)

 

Codec 
& Format supported

MQA, DSD(DSD64, DSD128, DSD256), DXD(24Bit/352.8Khz),
HD WAV(24Bit/192KHz), HD FLAC(24Bit/192KHz), APE/CUE, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, AIF, AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, M3U, PLS, CAF, etc

 

Network Protocols
Supported

UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer, Samba Server/Client, FTP Server,
Web Server, etc

 

Internet
Services

Internet Radio

Airable

 

Online Music Services

TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Spotify Connect

 

Supported OSD languages

English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean(To be added by request)

 

Power Source

AC110 - 240V / 50 - 60Hz Free Voltage

 

Mechanical

Material

Front

13mm thickness aluminum by CNC cutting

Knob

Aluminum by CNC cutting

Body

Full aluminum by CNC cutting

Dimension

Without foot

441mm(W) x 330mm(D) x 80mm(H)

With foot

441mm(W) x 330mm(D) x 100mm(H)

Certificate

CE, FCC, EMI, etc

 

 Specification to be changed without notification