Cocktail Audio

Cocktail Audio X45 without hard drive (silver / all-in-one HD music server with Dual Mono DAC/CD ripper/DAC/DAB+/FM/DSD/PCM/FLAC/MM phono input/TIDAL/Qobuz/Highres Audio)

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    All-in-One HD database-supported music server / network streamer / CD storage (ripper) / amplifier in silver
    digitize your old records and audio cassettes with up to 192kHz / 24-bit sampling rate
    very good value for money
    beautiful design and excellent workmanship
    optimum performances - strong power handling
    equipped with a Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor with 2×1 GHz
    ESS ES9018K2M Sabre reference DAC (digital-to-analogue converter)
    isolated power source circuit design for digital and analogue parts
    toroidal transformer to minimize idle noise
    7 inch TFT LCD(1024 x 600 pixels) screen for intuitive GUI
    HDMI Out connector for using an external screen like TV as its GUI screen
    DAB+/FM Tuner built-in
    Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbps) built-in
    phono input (Moving Magnet) for turntables. Play LP directly and record it
    supports up to 8TB (Tera Bytes) storage like 3.5"/2.5" hard disk or SSD - no hard drive supplied!
    supports various file formats like DSD(64/128/256), DXD(24Bit/352.8Khz), PCM signal up to 32Bit/384Khz - including 24Bit/192Khz WAV/FLAC and full range hi-res audio file formats
    recording function with hi-res sampling rate 192Khz/24-bit
    high connectivity
    versatile network functions
    major music streaming services (TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Spotify, Amazon Music, etc.) and Internet Radio available
    rugged chassis contruction with 13mm thick aluminum front and knobs with CNC cutting
    provides customized WebInterface (WebUI) for remote control and MusicDB management by PC
    customized Remote Control App, NOVATRON MusicX for iOS and Android
    and much more…
    power supply = AC 220V - 240V, 50/60Hz (for Europe)
    we are specialized dealer for Cocktail Audio products - your authorized reseller in Leipzig

Product Description

The CocktailAudio X45 is a World-Class High-resolution Audio Player and DAC, which is featured by Dual Sabre Reference DAC chips built-in, CD Ripper, Music Server, Network Streamer, Music Recorder, and much more. With an integrated amplifier it is the ideal device for instant music enjoyment.
Connect your record player directly to the X35 for playback or recording. Thus, you can easily digitize your vinyl or recordings.

High Performance System Resources and custom-designed software
Based on Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz, 64Bit/1000MIPS Microcontroller and custom-designed software, the X45 will surely satisfy all music lovers with great performance and versatile features

Breathtaking Sound Quality created by accumulated circuit design technology and qualified components
Equipped with dual ESS Sabre Reference DAC ES9018K2M built-in separately for right and left channels, 64Bit XMOS chip, TCXO oscillator and high quality Toroidal Transformer including isolated power source circuit design technology and in-house R&D know-how for circuit designing, the X45 will deliver wonderful sound to you

Dual Sabre Reference DAC separated for right and left channels
You can experience breathtaking sound quality delivered by dual Sabre ES9018K2M DAC built-in separately for right and left channels

XMOS 64Bit/1000MIPS 16 Core Powerful Microcontroller
X45 USB DAC function can support up to PCM 384Khz/32Bit, DSD Native 256 and MQA

Toroidal Transformer
Isolated power source circuit design for digital and analogue parts minimizes idle noise

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: 130dB(Max 4.5Vrms, stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%
Unbalanced RCA: Dynamic Range: 130dB(Max 2Vrms, stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%

USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
An external USB DAC can be connected

Phono In (Moving Magnet) for a turntable
Default senstivity is 7.5mVrms and controllable 3.75~15mVrms

DAB+ Tuner and FM Radio Tuner
For high quality digital radio, X45 offers DAB+ tuner also

Two High speed USB3.0 host port
For quick data transfer purpose, X45 offers two high speed USB3.0 Host Ports at rear side

6.35mm Headphone Out at the front
X45 offers Headphone Out with senstivity of 100mW+100mW@1Khz, 600ohm, 0.1% THD

CD Ripping with Gracenote CD metadata and Album cover art
Load all your CD collection onto the X45 Music Database in FLAC, ALAC, WAV or MP3 file format with professional CD metadata and album cover art from Gracenote

Music Database function
The X45 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 X45 phono in directly to play your precious LP music and record it to the X45 in hi-res digital file. The X45 offers very smart and convenient auto cutting function to edit the recorded file with easy

Recording with 192Khz hi-res sampling rate
The X45 offers a recording function for internet radio, DAB+/FM radio, Analogue In, Phono In, AUX In including all digital inputs. You can make your own digital music collection with wonderful sound

Auto/Manual Cutting for the recorded files
Smart auto/manual cutting function to edit the recorded files is available at the X45. You can easily edit files and import them into X45 Music Database

Versatile Networking and Remote Control with a Customized App
Connect the X45 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

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 X45 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 X45 wirelessly

Control X45 by Roon
As X45 supports 'Roon Ready', you can control X45 with Roon, which is a great music player for music lovers

7 inch TFT LCD Screen for Intuitive GUI and HDMI Out for external screen
7 inch big screen will let you control the X45 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

High Connectivity for various external devices

  • 2 x USB3.0 host at rear and 1 x USB2.0 host at front
  • USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
  • GigaFast Ethernet LAN
  • HDMI Out for external screen or Audio out
  • USB Audio Input for USB DAC function
  • Digital Out (Coaxial, Toslink, AES/EBU XLR, HDMI)
  • Digital In
  • Analog Out/Input
  • Phono Input
  • And more.....

Storage for Music Server
3.5"/2.5" SATA hard disk and Solid State Drive (SSD) is accepted to the X45, which supports up to 8TB capacity. You can install a storage easily thanks to a customized storage drive bay (drawer)

Rugged and durable casing
The X45 front panel is based on 13mm thickness aluminum with CNC cutting and total metal chassis. The die-cast aluminum feet provide rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibration

Many useful functions

  • 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 - X45 offers Alarm function

  • Sleep function - Pressing SLEEP key of RC will make X45 powered off automatically after set time

  • Clock & Display OFF - Pressing CLOCK key of RC will make X45 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 X45, remaining tasks will be done by X45 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

  • Reservation Recording - Schedule when you want the X45 to record iRadio with reservation recording

  • Auto Cutting function - Using this function, you can edit a file recorded by X45 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 X45

  • 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 X45

  • Gapless Playback

  • merge multi-album or rip it into one folder (album)

  • 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 X45 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 X45 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 PlayAfter booting up, resume playing automatically where it was last stopped

Discover your own personal sound experience

In our living room studio "Klangvilla" in Leipzig we feature more Cocktail Audio products which are at all times ready for presentation. You will have the option to be explained and demonstrated also other high-quality high-end devices by our sales manager who will be available for you. We can also recommend the appropriate wiring and other high quality Hi-Fi accessories. Please just simply arrange a date for demonstration or consulting service with our home Hi-Fi sales manager.

Technical Data

Specifications - Cocktail Audio - X45
Prozessor / Processor: Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 2 x 1.0 GHz
Arbeitsspeicher / RAM: DDR 3 NAND Flash 8Gbyte
Firmwarespeicher / Firmware memory: DDR-1066 1GByte
Typ CD-Player / Type CD player: Fronteinschub / front insertion
Unterstützte Datenträger / Supported media: CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R/RW
Display / Display: 7" (17,8 cm) TFT-LCD Bildschirm / screen (1024 x 600 Pixel)
Bedienung / Appliance: Fernbedienung, PC, iOS & Android-Geräte mit benutzerdefinierter Weboberfläche oder kostenlosen UPnP Tablet- & Smartphone-Apps / Remote control, PC, iOS & Android devices with user-defined web interface or free UPnP tablet & smartphone apps
Audioformate / Audio formats: DSD (DSD 64, DSD 128, DSD 256, DXD (24 Bit/352,8 KHz), HD WAV (24Bit/192KHz), HD FLAC (24Bit/192KHz), APF/CUE, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, AIF, AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, M3U, PLS, etc. - keine kopiergeschützten Formate / no copy-protected formats
DAC Chip / DAC chip: Sabre32 ES9018K2M Dual DAC
Kopfhörer-Ausgang / Headphone output: 6,35 mm Anschluss / connection, 100mW+100mW@1Khz, 600 Ohm, 0.1% THD
Analogeingänge / Analogue input: 1x Line In: Cinch/RCA, L & R hinten/rear, 2V rms
1x Aux In: 3.5mm Klinkenstecker/jack, Gerätefront/front, Standard 1Vrms
1x Phono In: MM Input, Standard/default 7.5mVrms
Analogausgänge / Analogue output: 1x Line In: Cinch/RCA, L & R hinten/rear, 2V rms
1x Aux In: 3.5mm Klinkenstecker/jack, Gerätefront/front, Standard 1Vrms
1x Phono In: MM Input, Standard/default 7.5mVrms
Digitaleingang / Digital input: symmetrisch/symmetrical (PRE-OUT) (Vorverstärkerausgang/pre-amp out):
XLR, Dynamikbereich/dynamic range: 130 dB (Max 4.5Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%
RCA: Dynamikbereich/dynamic range: 130 dB (Max 2Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%
Kopfhörerausgang / Headphones out: 6,5 mm Buchse, 100 mW+100 mW@ 1 kHz, 600ohm, 0.1% THD
Digitalausgänge / Digital output: 1x Koaxial: S/PDIF 75 Ohm Cinch/RCA, Unterstützte Abtastrate/supported sampling: bis zu/up to 24bit/192Khz
1x Toslink: S/PDIF, Unterstützte Abtastrate/supported sampling: bis zu/up to 24bit/192Khz
1x AES/EBU XLR: 110 Ohm; Abtastrate/supported sampling: Bis zu/up to 192Khz, 24 Bit
1x USB Audio: USB Audio Class 2.0
1x HDMI Out: HDMI Audio Out
Unterstützte Festplatten / Supported storage: HDD 2.5" SATA bis zu/up to 5 TB
HDD 3.5" SATA bis zu/up to 8 TB
SSD 2.5" SATA bis zu/up to 4 TB
größere Datenspeicher werden per Firmwareupdate ermöglicht / bigger capacity of storage will be supported by firmware update
Verbindungen / Connectivity: 2x USB 3.0 (5V/1A) Geräterückseite/rear
1x USB Audioeingang/audio input (USB Type B), USB Audio Class 2.0 (Unterstützt bis/supports up to PCM 384 kHz/32 Bit, DSD Nativ 256 & MQA Dateien)
1x USB 2.0 (5V/1A) Gerätefront, front
Kabel/cable: Giga Fast Ethernet (100/1000Mbps) RJ-45 Ethernet
802.11 b/g/n WiFi USB Dongle
Musikdienste / Music services: Qobuz, Spotify Connect, Deezer, Airable, HighresAudio, Tidal, Tidal MQA, Napster, Amazon Music
Netzwerkprotokolle / Network protocols: UPnP (DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer, Samba Server/Client, FTP Server, Web Server, Telnet
Unterstützte Sprachen / Supported languages: Englisch, Deutsch, Französisch, Spanisch, Italienisch, Polnisch, Niederländisch, Chinesisch, Russisch, Koreanisch, etc (weitere Sprachen auf Anfrage möglich) / English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Chinese, Russian, Korean, etc (other languages on request)
Stromversorgung / Power supply: Ringkerntransformator (analoges Audiosignal) / Toroidal Transformer (analogue audio signal)
70 W internes Schaltnetzteil (digitale Signale) / 70W internal SMPS (digital CPU management)
AC 220V - 240V, 50/60Hz (für Europa / for Europe)
Gehäusedaten / Chassis data Front: 13 mm dickes, CNC gefrästes massives Aluminium /13 mm thick, aluminum by CNC cutting
Drehregler: CNC gefrästes massives Aluminium /Rotary control: aluminum by CNC cutting
Gehäuse: Metall / Housing: metal
Maße (BxHxT) / Dimensions (WxHxD): 441 mm x 101 mm x 330 mm (ohne Standfüße / without feet)
441 mm x 111 mm x 330 mm (mit Standfüßen / with feet)

Scope of Delivery

  • 1 x Cocktail Audio - X45 without hard drive in silver
  • 1 x remote control
  • 1 x power cord
  • 1 x user manual

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