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Novafidelity X45 Black Streamer & Reference DAC


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Novafidelity's X45 is a leading audiophile network audio player thanks to its symmetrical and asymmetrical connectivity. Featuring a dual DAC ESS Saber 9018K2M compatible up to 32-bit / 384 kHz and with DSD64 / DSD128, the X45 accommodates a large array of media thanks to its built-in CD player along with a sizeable offering of internal hard disk storage. Evolving their legacy X40 model, Novafidelity have this time included a dual DAC, USB-B input, on-board FM and DAB tuner, and a larger 7” LCD display to replace the original 5” screen.

Breathtaking Audio Quality

Breathtaking Audio Quality

Equipped with dual ESS Sabre ³² Reference DAC ES9018K2Ms, a 64Bit XMOS chip, TCXO oscillator and a high quality toroidal transformer, including isolated power source circuit design technology, Novatron's experience and excellence in circuit designing deliveres a product that offers a truely engaging and musical performance.

Phono Input for Turntable Support

Phono Input for Turntable Support

Connect turntables to the X45 phono-in directly to play your precious vinyl and archive them to the X45Pro as hi-res digital audio files. The X45 offers clever and convenient auto cutting functions to edit the recorded files with ease.

192kHz Sampling

192kHz Sampling

The X45 offers a recording function for internet radio, DAB+/FM radio, analogue and digital inputs. Create digital music collections with pristine sound quality at 192kHz.

  • Tick Equipped with Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0Ghz
  • Tick Dual ESS ES9018K2M Sabre³² Reference DAC chips
  • Tick 16 Core Microcontroller with Advanced RISC Architecture
  • Tick Optical disk drive for rapid CD ripping
  • Tick Phono Input (Moving Magnet) for turntable
  • Tick 7" TFT LCD screen for intuitive GUI
  • Tick Built-in DAB+/FM tuner
  • Tick Support upto 8TB storage via external HD or SSD
  • Tick Supports MQA, DSD, DXD, PCM signal up to 32Bit/384Khz
  • Tick Major Music Streaming Services available
  • Tick Customized Remote Control App, NOVATRON MusicX for iOS and Android
  • Tick Built-in 'Roon Ready' support

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

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 (Sabre³² ES9018K2M Dual DAC) Balanced(PRE-OUT) XLR, Dynamic Range: 130dB (Max 4.5Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%
Unbalanced(PRE-OUT) RCA, Dynamic Range: 130dB (Max 2Vrms, Stereo) THD +N: 0.0004%
Headphone Out 6.35mm 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 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
Supported Storage Hard Disk 2.5" SATA, up to 2TB
3.5" SATA, up to 8TB
SSD 2.5" SATA, up to 2TB
* Bigger capacity of storage will be supported by firmware update when available in the market
Tuner DAB+/FM Radio Selectable for DAB/DAB+ or FM Radio
Connectivity USB Host USB3.0(5V/1A) x 2 at rear
USB2.0(5V/1A) x 1 at front
Network Wired Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbs)
Wireless(Option) ※ 802.11b/g/n WiFi USB dongle(Option)
HDMI Out Connect to external screen (* Shared with HDMI Audio Out)
Codec&Format supported MQA
PCM 384Khz/32Bit
DSD(DSD64, DSD128, DSD256)
HD WAV(24Bit/192KHz)
HD FLAC(24Bit/192KHz)
Ogg Vorbis
Network Protocols Supported UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer
Samba Server/Client
FTP Server
Web Server
Internet Services Internet Radio - Airable
Online Music Services - TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Spotify Connect
Supported OSD languages English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Dutch, Russian, Traditional Chinese, Korean,Japanese (To be added by request)
Isolated Power management Toroidal Transformer For audio signal management
70W internal SMPS For digital CPU management
12V Trigger Out Max 200mA, 12V
Material Front 13mm thickness aluminium by CNC cutting
Knob Aluminium by CNC cutting
Body Metal
Dimensions H x W x D in mm Without foot 100 x 441 x 330
With foot 111 x 441 330

While we do our best to keep this information up to date, please be aware that all specifications are subject to change by the manufacturer at any time.

Novafidelity X45 Silver Streamer & Reference DAC

Novafidelity X45 Silver Streamer & Reference DAC


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Novafidelity X45 Streamer & Reference DAC