NOVAFiDELITY N15D Network Adapter, USB DAC and Headphone Amp

NOVAFiDELITY N15D Network Adapter, USB DAC and Headphone Amp

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Network Adapter, USB DAC and Headphone Amp

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Add networking capability to your existing DAC or Amplifier.

The NOVAFiDELITY* N15D is a Hifi Network Adapter & Player, Music Server, USB DAC, Pre-amplifer, Headphone Amplifier and more, equipped with the ESS ES9018K2M Sabre³² Reference DAC. 

It is a high res streamer, a DLNA renderer AND server, a Roon Endpoint, decodes MQA, receives Bluetooth and Airplay, supports Tidal, Deezer, Qobus and Spotify. It can be fitted with an internal 2.5 inch harddisk or SSD and then can function as a NAS, UPnP server, FTP server and DLNA server as well. It’s even a digital recorder. And if you think that’s great, wait till you hear the price...
— Hans Beekhuyzen Channel

Easily control the N15D using iOS/Android app (named 'NOVATRON Music X'), or PC WebInterface and manage the Music DB remotely.

Roon Ready, the N15D has integrated support for internet radio and music streaming services such as TIDAL, Qobuz and Spotify, as well as Apple Airplay.

Offering support for various hi-res audio formats - MQA, DSD(64, 128, 256), DXD(24Bit/352.8KHz), PCM 384kHz / 32bit, HD 24Bit/192KHz WAV/FLAC, and many more - the X14 can also edit audio files and convert them to different formats.

It's a digital recorder and has up to 2TB of internal storage (Several fitted and formatted SSD/HDD drive options are available).

It offers wired and wireless networking and supports various network protocols such as UPnP, Samba and FTP so it can stream music files stored externally on other compatible devices. Reading from Windows, MacOS and Linux hard drives via the NTFS, HFS+ or Ext4 file systems is supported.

The chassis measures 5 x 22 x 18 cm and is made entirely of aluminium (with a CNC cut front panel).

Full specifications can be found in the N15D User Guide

Feature Comparison Overview

The table below gives a brief overview of the main feature differences between NOVAFiDELTY's current models. For a full feature-by-feature comparison, grab your reading glasses and prepare to zoo-oom in to their product comparison chart

FEATURE X14 X35 X45 X45Pro X50D N15D
CD Player/Ripper Optional Add-onYesYesYesYesNo
Wifi Dongle Optional Add-onOptional Add-onOptional Add-onOptional Add-onOptional Add-onOptional Add-on
Bluetooth YesNoNoNoNoNo
FM & DAB+ Radio Tuners NoYesYesYesYesNo
DA Converter YesYesYesYesNoYes
Speaker Out/Amplifier YesYesNoNoNoNo
Headphone Out YesYesYesYesNoYes
Analog Out YesYesYesYesNoYes
Digital Out YesYesYesYesYesYes
12v Trigger NoNoYesYesYesNo
Phono In (MM) NoYesYesYesNoNo
Digital In NoYesYesYesYesNo
USB Audio In NoNoYesYesYesYes
Raid System (HDD x 2) NoNoNoNoYesNo

* A note on the NOVAFiDELITY and Cocktail Audio brands: Korean manufacturer Novatron's X-series is branded as NOVAFiDELITY in the UK and as Cocktail Audio in the rest of the world. Cocktail Audio UK, historically associated with Novatron but now a separate company, has developed a separate product line over the past several years.