Korean manufacturer Novafidelity are pleased to introduce their most advanced affordable network audio streamer to date, featuring powerful ARM Cortex A9 processing at 1.0Ghz and pristine Sabre32 Reference DAC conversion.

Matching The Global Digital Pace

Novafidelity’s N25 has been meticulously designed to meet the challenges and requirements of the most cutting edge digital music playback trends available.

As the worlds of audio and video move evermore to the digital realm, Novafidelity have sought to make products such as the N25 as future proof as possible by utilising a host of proprietary designs. Long proven hardware circuit designs have been implemented, as well as custom software designs from in-house researchers to develop a slick and intuitive user interface.

As with all modern cocktailAudio and Novafidelity streaming devices, the N25 is fully controllable via Novatron’s MusicX Neo App - available for download from the App Store and Google Play store.

Multiple Streaming Options

A plethora of competing streaming mediums and services are now available. Thanks to Novafidelity, there’s no need to commit to only one.

The N25 achieves high performing audio and straight forward integration with local USB storage, home network sources including NAS, Roon, internet radio, DAB+ and FM radio, aptX HD via Bluetooth, Airplay from iOS devices and more.

All major audio and high res streaming services are also supported, including Spotify Connect, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Napster, Deezer and Qobuz.

Expandable Bluetooth Functionality

With the addition of Novafidelity’s Bluetooth expansion upgrade, the N25 can operate as a transmitter as well as a Bluetooth receiver. This functionality allows playback via Bluetooth equipped headphones and speakers for ease of wireless listening even in larger rooms.

Main Features

  • Dual core ARM Cortex A9 processor
  • ESS ES9018K2M Sabre32 Reference DAC chip
  • USB Audio Class 2.0 output for external DACs
  • Built-in DAB+/FM tuner and HDMI ARC input 
  • HDMI output for connecting external screens
  • On-board Bluetooth receiver
  • SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX LL, aptX HD support
  • USB Audio Class 2.0 input
  • 1x Coaxial in/out, 1x Toslink in/out
  • 2x USB 3.0 high speed host port, 1x USB 2.0 port
  • Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbps)
  • Five (5) custom keys on the front panel for DAB+ or FM radio presets
  • Precisely CNC-machined aluminium front panel

Performance

CPU:
Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 running at 1.0GHz
Main Memory:
DDR-1066 1GByte
Tuner:
Selectable for DAB/DAB+ or FM Radio
Online Services:
Amazon Music, TIDAL, TIDAL MQA, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster, HighResAudio, Spotify Connect

Interface

Display:
4.6" TFT LCD(800 x 320pixels)(* able to connect to ext. screen via HDMI out)
Controls:
Key & Jog(Volume/Scroll)
Remote Control:
IR, Customized Remote App for iOS and Android devices

Connectors

Analogue Out:
RCA
Digital Out:
Coaxial, TOSLink, USB, HDMI
Digital In:
Coaxial, TOSLink, HDMI ARC IN
Data In:
USB B type connector (support up to PCM 384Khz/32Bit, DSD Native 256, and DoP 128)

Power

Source:
AC 220V - 240V / AC 110V - AC 120V Auto Switching, 50/60Hz

Physical Properties

Dimensions:
440x 260 x 73mm (WxDxH inc feet)
Body:
Metal
Knob:
Aluminium by CNC cutting
SSP (inc VAT) £ 1,099.00
Code NO-N25/BL
EAN