The X50Pro is a reference-class digital source for audiophiles looking to manage any size of hi-res digital music collection, connecting conveniently to external DACs to reproduce flawless and faithful digital audio transmission. The X50Pro is a multi-purpose music server which functions as a media player, CD ripper, network streamer, music recorder and much more for music lovers.

As the X50Pro is equipped with an ultra-low phase noise oscillator (CCHD-575 from Crystek Corporation), an extensively shielded SMPS with aluminium cover and a highly specified PCB designed in-house, the X50Pro guarantees sublime sound quality with jitter and electrical noises minimised to negligible levels.

Utilising a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor and powerful XMOS microcontroller the X50Pro offers versatile software features, again developed in-house. This alongside a beautiful glass-sanded aluminium enclosure, crafted by precision CNC machining, presents the X50Pro as a world-class option for pure digital music playback and serving for the most demanding of audiophiles.

Custom designed software

Equipped with a quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz, 64Bit/1000MIPS microcontroller and custom-designed software, the X50Pro is a reference pure digital streaming platform, ready to deliver outstanding sound and versatile functions.

High-performance streaming

Vast experience, know-how and advance technology in digital circuit design with carefully selected components, such as the ultra-low phase noise oscillator, CCHD-575 from Crystek Corporation are applied perfectly in the X50Pro to produce class leading sound quality. To minimise electrical noise, the SMPS is perfectly shielded within a high-quality aluminium casing.

XMOS 8-core microcontroller

The X50Pro can support up to Native DSD256 via its I²S digital output (on RJ45 & HDMI x 2) for audiophiles who want to use a highly specified DAC with I²S digital input. To increase compatibility with other devices, the X50Pro offers two(2) I²S HDMI out.

2-bay RAID storage system

The X50Pro features two drive bays which accept 3.5″/2.5″ SATA HDDs and SSDs. According to user preference, these can be set to one of three RAID system modes – mirror, (back-up) stripe (increased access speed) and big (up to 16TB total storage)

The entire X50Pro enclosure is precisely assembled from beautiful glass-sanded aluminium, fabricated by precision CNC machining.3899

Main Features

  • Support for TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster, Spotify Connect, HighresAudio
  • CD player / ripper
  • FM & DAB+ radio tuner
  • Digital I/O
  • 1GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A9 processor
  • 12v trigger
  • RAID-friendly
  • Optional WiFi dongle available

Specification

Input/Output

Digital In: 1x COAXIAL, 1x TOSLINK
Digital Out: 1x COAXIAL, 1x TOSLINK, 1x AES/EBU1x USB, 1x HDMI, 1x Word Clock

Performance

Oscillator: Ultra-low phase noise oscillator CCHD-575Potentiometer: Quality optical encoder from Grayhill
Media: CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD-R/RW
Network: UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer, Samba Server/Client, FTP Server, Web Server
Online Services: TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster, Spotify Connect, HighresAudio

Physical Properties

Front Panel: 13mm CNC machined glass-sanded aluminium
Control Knob: CNC machined solid aluminium
Casing: Glass-sanded aluminium
Net Weight: 11.5Kg
Dimensions: 440 x 329 x 130mm (WxDxH)
Display: 7.0″ TFT LCD (1,024 x 600px)

Power

Voltage: AC110 – 240V / 50 – 60Hz