Cocktail Audio X 50 music server
Nov 9, 2016 at 4:56 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 1

Sengell

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Ths brand released their new flagship music server recently. I wonna fill you in and ask for your opinion about how it fares against competitors.
 
product site comes below, unfortunately only in german, but I'll translate the most prominent aspects. :)
 
https://www.cocktailaudio.de/produktinfos/x-50/ 
 
- no inbuild dac
- no analog outputs
- digital outputs (usb, toslink, coax, EAS EBU)
- 7 inch coloured display
- milled aluminium chassis
- remote control included
- world clock and buzzer (not sure about both)
 
-I²S hardware internally
 
- hdmi output for menu viewing
 
- 2 hard disks slots (3,5 or 2,5 inch), supports with current firmware SSD up to 2 TB, HDD up to 6 TB,
   so 12 TB in total max
- RAID
 
- gigabit LAN connection
- Wifi USB dongle included
- 3 x USB host
 
- network protocols: Samba Client/Server, UPnP, FTP Server and Webserver
- supports apps and stuff via those protocols
 
-Spotify, HighresAudio. Qobuz, Tidal and Deezer.
 
- DAB+
- recording radio
- ripping cd
 
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That's it in general terms as far as I realized. 
 
Price in Germany = 1800 €
 

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