NOVAFiDELITY X50D Pure Digital Music Server

NOVAFiDELITY X50D Pure Digital Music Server

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Available in Black and Silver. Price from £1,749, with no hard drive.

2TB HHD (+£140)
4TB HHD (+£180)
8TB HDD (+£300)

500Gb SSD (+£190)
1TB SSD (+£310)
2TB SSD (+£515)


Pure digital music server / network streamer, developed for audiophiles with high-end amplifiers and digital-to-analogue converters.

The X50D is a pure digital music server / network streamer, developed for audiophiles with high-end amplifiers and digital-to-analogue converters. It is equipped with 2 hard drive bays for up to 16TB of RAID storage, meaning most users will no longer need an external NAS. Several fitted and formatted SSD/HDD drive options are available

The Cocktail Audio X50 allows the perfect interaction with high-end D / A converters and - with two 2.5-inch hard disks - a RAID-secured storage of music data.
— Stereoplay - Highlight Feb 2017

With supports for various hi-res audio formats - MQA, DSD(64/128), DXD(24Bit/352.8KHz), PCM signal up to 32Bit/385Khz including 24Bit/192KHz FLAC/WAV, and many more - the X35 can also edit audio files and convert them to different formats.

Rip/burn CDs and record internet/FM/DAB+ radio or any digital audio signal you feed it from your mobile, TV, etc. 

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Easily control the X50D using remote control, iOS/Android app (named 'NOVATRON Music X'), or PC WebInterface and manage the Music DB remotely.

Roon Ready, the X50D has integrated support for internet, FM and DAB+ radio and music streaming services such as TIDAL, Qobuz and Spotify. 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.

This amazingly versatile unit can do all of this and more, including waking you up with your favourite tunes or radio program in the morning... 

The chassis measures 44cm x 33cm x 11cm and is made of CNC cut aluminium.

Full specifications can be found in the X50D 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

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* 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.


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