HiFi Rose RS150

Hi Res Audio and Ultra HD 4K Video Reference Network Streamer, DAC, Preamplifier w/ 14.9-inch Touchscreen, Apple Airplay 2, Spotify Connect, MQA, DLNA, HDMI ARC, USB, Digital Inputs, Balanced & Unbalanced Analog Inputs, plus Roon Ready

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HiFi Rose RS150

Hi Res Audio and Ultra HD 4K Video Reference Network Streamer, DAC, Preamplifier w/ 14.9-inch Touchscreen, Apple Airplay 2, Spotify Connect, MQA, DLNA, HDMI ARC, USB, Digital Inputs, Balanced & Unbalanced Analog Inputs, plus Roon Ready

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Overview

HiFi Rose RS150 is a reference-grade network streaming hub that will let audiophiles combine their high-resolution audio and video collections with their favorite music streaming services into a single, elegant component. The chassis is milled from a solid block of high-purity aluminum to further minimize vibrations and noise. With a high-performance DAC & preamp built-in, RS150 offers control over various multimedia services with high-quality sound (up to 32bit / 768KHz PCM & Native DSD512) plus ultra-high-resolution 4K video from a generous 14.9-inch wide touchscreen that is just super easy to use.

Pure Sound

State-of-the-art DAC Built-in

Integrated with Asahi Kasei's flagship DAC chip AK4499EQ, the RS150 offers low noise, low distortion, ultra-high-resolution, sound, and analog rich density with proprietary processing, supporting PCM 32bit / 768KHz and Native DSD512 (22.5792Mhz).

Side angled view of the HIFI Rose RS150 in black color.

Analog Acoustic Sensitivities

Delivers the musical inspiration from high-quality sound by the tuning of Acoustic engineers with thirty years of experience. Clearly expresses the full range, from grand, and rich bass to delicate, and elegant highs.

Linear Power & Ideal Circuitry

Linear power supply minimizes noise inflow significantly. An ideal circuit system eliminates electrical noise and creates dramatically improved sound quality without distortion. 

Close up shot of HIFI Rose RS150 Reference Network Streamer internal components.

Highly Precise Femto Clock

The highly precise Femto clock delivers superb stereoscopic, and distortion-free sound with quiet and clear background imaging. 

Elegant Design

The high-purity aluminum is integrated into one piece to maximize thermal efficiency. By minimizing parts in the assembly area, vibrations that can affect sound qualities are greatly reduced, creating a profound and ideal sense of space. 

Top-view of HIFI Rose RS150 top panel in black color.

High-Resolution Audio & Video

Hi-Fi ROSE is officially certified as “High-Resolution Audio” licensed by the JAS (Japan Audio Society).

Ultra HD 4K Video Support

Watch Local or RoseTube video files in Ultra HD 4K quality on a large display with an HDMI connection. Feel the magnificent and vivid touch of the Opera House at home now.

MQA Certified

RS150 supports MQA full decoder technology. MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) is an award-winning British technology that delivers the sound of the original master recording. The master MQA file is fully authenticated and is small enough to stream or download.

Graphic image of MQA certification showing a male audio engineer in front of a mixing console.

Elegant Control

14.9-Inch-Wide Touch Screen

Intuitive, and convenient interface through high-resolution IPS Multi-Touch panel. The front display can play album art and music videos from a wide viewing angle. 

Close-up shot of the 14.9-inch wide touchscreen on the front panel of theHIFI Rose RS150 Network Streamer.

ROSE Connect App

This intuitive and dedicated application allows users to play all music and videos from local and network sources.

HIFI Rose companion app on mobile devices and tablets.

Bluetooth Remote Controller

With a Bluetooth remote controller, control the device with ease.

ROSE OS Compatible

HiFi Rose OS system provides an innovative musical experience. Stream and play ultra-high-quality music, 4K high-definition video, ad-free YouTube, Podcasts, various radio stations from around the world, CD playback/Ripping, and more.

MUSIC & VIDEO: Play music and video files on a local storage device (USB / MicroSD / SSD). Also, you can build your home network library with a NAS connection. It is possible to categorize your music in numerous ways. 

SPOTIFY CONNECT: Spotify Connect allows you to play and wirelessly control Spotify music on your ROSE OS over a network.With the Spotify Connect function, you can enjoy a variety of music with hi-fi sound quality on your ROSE device. 

TIDAL: Built-in Tidal App for high-performance streaming service. Easily integrate all existing features, such as sign-in, playlist, and playback.

QOBUZ: Enjoy music streaming with Qobuz's various functions. Support for hi-res audio (24 bit/192 kHz) means you can enjoy high-resolution music. 

ROON READY: Roon is an incredibly rich and engaging way to browse and organize your music. It runs on most Mac, Windows, and Linux PCs, or on other products which include Roon Core. Being Roon Ready means that HiFi rose network players transparently discover and connect to Roon without any configuration, and bit-perfect audio is delivered from Roon to your network player. Together, Roon and HiFi Rose deliver the power, flexibility, and performance of networked audio, with the easiest setup and highest reliability available. 

CD-RIPPING: By connecting an external CD-Rom Drive via USB, spontaneous CD playback is possible.You can extract music files stored on a CD and save them to SSD, USB, or MicroSD.

INTERNET RADIO & PODCASTS: Listen to more than 990 Internet radio stations from around the world. Register and listen to your favorite channel. It also offers podcast channels, provided by Apple iTunes.

BUILT-IN ROSE APP STORE: You can simply update these applications to the latest version from the RoseStore App.

Connect Anything

Wired & Wireless Connections

Seamless streaming over the network is possible. It supports Airplay and DLNA functions and can connect to smartphones,computers, and tablet PCs via Wi-Fi / Giga Ethernet / Bluetooth communication. 

Graphic image showing all the connection options for the HIFI Rose RS150 Network Streamer.

Build a home media library

Designed to contain enough storage in consideration for listening to HiFi music sources, RS150 can recognize up to 4TB of SSD, 10TB of external HDD, and 400GB of MicroSD. Also, it supports connection with NAS. Experience high-quality music without worrying about drive capacity from now on.

Graphic image showing users how to build a home media library with the HIFI Rose RS150 Network Streamer.

High-Performance Input & Output Hub

Compatible with multiple devices via several kinds of terminals. Supporting a variety of input and output terminals, RS150 completes the ultimate connectivity. 

Close up shot of the HIFI Rose RS150 Network Streamer Rear Panel.
Details & Specs

POWER OUTPUT:

  • Input Voltage: AC100-230V 50/60Hz
  • Input Power: 55W Fuse: T3.0AL/250V

DAC: ESS SABRE ES9038PRO

FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 20Hz – 40kHz (+/-0.5dB

OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 50Ω

TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION:

  • 0.0002% (balanced,1KHz 6.5Vrms)
  • 0.0003% (unbalanced,1KHz 2.2Vrms)

SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO:

  • 121 dB (balanced)
  • 118 dB (unbalanced)

ANALOG AUDIO INPUTS:

  • 1 x Unbalanced stereo RCA Line-IN
  • 1 x Balanced stereo XLR

DIGITAL AUDIO INPUTS:

  • 1 x TOSLINK optical
  • 1 x Coaxial
  • 1 x AES/EBU digital XLR
  • 1 x HDMI ARC
  • 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A DAC
  • Bluetooth

ANALOG AUDIO OUTPUTS:

  • 1 x Unbalanced stereo RCA preamp Line out
  • 1 x Balanced stereo XLR preamp out

DIGITAL AUDIO OUTPUTS:

  • 1 x TOSLINK optical
  • 1 x Coaxial
  • 1 x AES/EBU digital XLR
  • 1 x 12S- DVI
  • 1 x 12S-RJ45

VIDEO OUTPUT:

  • HDMI 2.0 x 1: video output with up to 4K resolution (supports HDMI ARC audio input)
    • 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 profile@level5.1 up to 4Kx2K@30fps
    • H.265/HEVC, Main/Main10 profile@ level 5.1 High-tier up to 4Kx2K@60fps

MEDIA CONNECTIONS: 

  • 2 x USB 3.0 Type-A (Storage interface)
  • 1 x MicroSD (Storage interface)
  • 1 x SSD (Storage interface)
  • File system: SMBv1, SMBv2 /FTP / WebDav / NTFS / eXfat / FAT32

AUDIO FORMATS: 

  • WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, OGG, 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)/ DSD512(22.5792Mhz)

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY: 

  • Wired: Ethernet 10/100/1000 BASE-T
  • Wireless: External USB type WiFi Dongle supported
  • External USB type Bluetooth WiFi Dongle supported ( A2DP Sink, AVRCP v1.3 )
    * (A few types of WiFi, BT dongle is not supported.)

COMPATIBILITY:

  • STREAMING: Apple Airplay2 / DLNA / Roon Ready / MQA Full Decoder / Spotify Connect
  • MUSIC SERVICES: Internet Radio, TIDAL, Qobuz, Podcasts

OPERATING SYSTEM:

  • CPU: Hexa Core CPU
    • Dual-core Cortex-A72 up to 1.8GHz
    • Quad-core Cortex-A53 up to 1.4GHz
  • GPU: Mali-T864 GPU, OpenGL ES 1.1/2.0/3.0/3.1, OenVG1.1, OpenCL, DX11
  • MEMORY: LPDDR3 4GByte
  • SOFTWARE: Rose OS Ver 1.22.4 (based on Customized Android 7.1)
  • UPGRADABLE: SW update via internet, USB OTA, ROSE Store

CONTROL:

  • Bluetooth Remote controller
  • ROSE Connect Remote App (Android, iOS) / Google PlayStore, App Store

DESIGN

  • BODY: Milled from a Solid Block of High Purity Aluminum, Minimizing Vibrations and Noise.
  • DISPLAY: 14.9-inch-Wide HD IPS Touch Screen LCD
  • DIMENSIONS (L x W x H): 12" x 12" x 3.54"
  • WEIGHT: 11.69 lbs

ACCESSORIES:

  • Power cord x 1, Bluetooth Remote controller x 1 (AAA battery x 2), Simple Guide x 1,
  • SSD screw x 4, Bluetooth/WiFi dongle x 1 (sold separately)
More Information
Roon Status Roon Ready
Finish Metal
Included Accessories Remote Control
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