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Nova Fidelity X45Pro

Media Player

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Overview & Features


What is the cocktailAudio X45Pro


The X45Pro is the world's highest performance multi-purpose Music Player with the functions of DAC, CD Ripper, Network Streamer, Music Recorder and much more for the audiophiles, equipped with SABRE PRO Flagship ES9038PRO DAC chip supporting up to PCM 768Khz sample rate and native DSD512 and delivering an unprecedented Dynamic Range, and OPA627BP Precision High-Speed Operational Amplifier. To minimize electrical and idle noises, power source circuit for digital and analogue parts is designed isolatedly, and Toroidal Transformer and SMPS are completely shielded with aluminum. The X45Pro whole enclosure is precisely crafted with beautiful glass-sanding aluminum, which is fabricated by precision CNC machine. The overwhelming and various functions offered by our custom-designed software developed by in-house R&D team complete the X45Pro as a wonderful device for the audiophiles.

 

High Performance System & Customdesigned Software


Equipped with Quad Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz, 64Bit/1000MIPS Microcontroller and custom-designed software, the X45Pro is a perfect high performance audio system platform to delivery great sound and versatile functions

 

Feel wondeful and Dynamic sound


You can feel great sound of reference-level delivered by a perfect combination of Sabre PRO flagship ES9038PRO DAC chip and OPA627BP OP Amp. By supporting up to PCM 768Khz sample rate and DSD 512, the X45Pro brings greater resolution and a more dynamic sound to satisfy audiophiles' desire for perfect sound.

 

Isolated power circuit design for digital and analogue parts with aluminum shielded Toroidal Transformer and custom-designed SMPS


To minimize electrical and idle noises, power source circuit for digital and analogue parts is designed isolatedly, and Toroidal Transformer and SMPS are perfectly shielded with aluminum.

 

The reference-level high performance Player & DAC created by accumulated in-house R&D know-how and qualified components adoption


Based on ESS Sabre PRO flagship ES9038PRO DAC chip and OPA627BP Precision High-Speed Operational Amplifier with 64Bit XMOS chip, TCXO oscillator, isolated power source circuit design technology, completely shielded high-quality Toroidal Transformer and in-house R&D know-how for circuit designing, the X45Pro well deserves a device for highend audiophiles

 

XMOS 64Bit/1000MIPS 16 Core Powerful Microcontroller for high-performancen USB DAC function for PC users


X45Pro USB DAC function can support up to PCM 768Khz/32Bit, DSD Native 512 and MQA

 

Beautiful Aluminum Enclosure fabricated by precision CNC machine


The X45Pro whole enclosure is precisely crafted with beautiful glasssanding aluminum, which is fabricated by precision CNC machine.

 

High quality Analog Out terminal


High quality with well-shielded analogue out terminal guarantees lossless signal transmission

 

Balanced & Unbalanced Analogue Out


Balanced XLR: Dynamic Range : 137dB(Max 6.5Vrms, stereo) THD +N: 0.0003%

Unbalanced RCA: Dynamic Range: 137dB(Max 2Vrms, stereo) THD +N: 0.0003%

 

USB Audio Class 2.0 Output


An external USB DAC can be connected for PC users

 

DAB+ Tuner and FM Radio Tuner


For high quality digital radio, X45Pro offers DAB+ tuner also

 

Phono In(Moving Magnet) for a turntable


Default sensitivity is 7.5mVrms and controllable 3.75~15mVrms

 

6.35mm Headphone Out at the front


X45Pro offers Headphone Out with sensitivity of 100mW+100mW@1Khz, 600ohm, 0.006% THD

 

Two(2) High speed USB 3.0 USB host port


For quick data transfer purpose, X45Pro offers two(2) high speed USB3.0 Host Ports at rear side

 

CD Ripping with Gracenote CD metadata and Album cover art


Load all your CD collection onto the X45Pro Music Database in FLAC, ALAC, WAV or MP3 file format with professional CD metadata and album cover art from Gracenote

 

High Quality Ripping Software developed by In-House R&D team


X45Pro offers very high quality of CD Ripping result as it checks data density of each track and manages CD Ripping Speed, and error by itself

 

Music Database function


The X45Pro 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

 

Phono Input(MM) for your turntable


Just connect turntable to the X45Pro Phono-In directly to play your precious LP music and record it to the X45Pro in hi-res digital file. The X45Pro offers very smart and convenient auto cutting function to edit the recorded file with easy

 

Recording with 192Khz hi-res sampling rate


The X45Pro 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 X45Pro. You can easily edit files and import them into X45Pro Music Database

 

Versatile Networking and Remote Control with a Customized App


Connect the X45Pro 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

Technical Specification


Model name: 

  • Nova Fidelity X45Pro

 

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

 

Analog Out (Sabre ES9038PRO Dual DAC)

  • Balanced(PRE-OUT)XLR, Dynamic Range: 137dB (Max 6.5Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0003%
  • Unbalanced(PRE-OUT)RCA, Dynamic Range: 137dB (Max 2Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0003%
  • Headphone Out6.35mm Jack, 100mW+100mW@1Khz, 600ohm, 0.1% THD

 

Digital out(Variable/Fixed)

  • COAXIAL x 1:  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
  • USB Audio x 1:  USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
  • HDMI Out x 1:  HDMI Audio Out(*Shared with HDMI Out for external screen)

 

Analog Input (Sensitivity)

  • LINE In x 1: L&R RCA at the rear, default 2Vrms(controllable 1~4Vrms)
  • Aux In x 1: 3.5mm Phone Jack on the front, default 1Vrms(controllable 0.5~2Vrms)
  • Phono In x 1: MM Input, default 7.5mVrms(controllable 3.75~15mVrms)

 

Digital Input

  • COAXIAL x 1: Sample Rate: up to 24bit/192Khz
  • TOSLINK x 1: Sample Rate: up to 24bit/192Khz
  • AES/EBU/XLR x 1:  Sample Rate: up to 24bit/192Khz

 

USB Audio Input (USB DAC)

  • USB B type connector, USB Audio Class 2.0 input (up to PCM 768Khz/32Bit, DSD Native 512, and MQA file)

 

Supported Storage

  • Hard Disk 2.5" SATA, up to 2TB
  • Hard Disk 3.5" SATA, up to 8TB
  • SSD2.5" SATA, up to 2TB

* Bigger capacity of storage will be supported by firmware update when available in the market

 

Tuner: 

  • DAB+/FM RadioSelectable for DAB/DAB+ or FM Radio

 

Connectivity

  • USB3.0(5V/1A) x 2 at rear
  • USB2.0(5V/1A) x 1 at front
  • Network Wired:  Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbs)
  • Network Wireless(Option):  *802.11b/g/n WiFi USB dongle(Option)
  • HDMI OutConnect to external screen(* Shared with HDMI Audio Out)

 

Codec & Format supported

  • MQA, PCM 768Khz/32Bit, DSD(DSD64, DSD128, DSD256, *DSD512), DXD(24Bit/352.8KHz), HD WAV(24Bit/192KHz), HD FLAC(24Bit/192KHz), APE/CUE, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, AIF, AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA, CAF, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, M3U, PLS, etc

* Note : DSD512 is supported by Analog Out only

 

Supported OSD Languages: 

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

 

Network protocol supported: 

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

 

Internet Services


Internet Radio: 

  • Airable

 

Online Music Service: 

  • TIDAL, TIDAL MQA, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster, Spotify Connect * Subscription required

 

Isolated Power management

  • Toroidal TransformerFor audio signal management
  • 70W internal SMPSFor digital CPU management

 

12V Trigger Out: 

  • Max 200mA, 12V

 

Power Source

  • 220V area:  AC 220V - 240V, 50/60Hz
  • 110V area:  AC 110V - 120V, 50/60Hz

 

Material


Front: 

  • 13mm thickness aluminum by CNC cutting

 

Knob: 

  • Aluminum by CNC cutting

 

Body: 

  • Metal

 

Dimension


Without foot: 

  • 441mm(W) x 330mm(D) x 100mm(H)

 

With foot:       

  • 441mm(W) x 330mm(D) x 111mm(H)

 

Certificate:  CE, FCC, EMI, etc

 

* Specification can be changed without notification