Cocktail Audio X30 Black | Special Price

What’s the cocktailAudio X30 ?
It’s a revolutionary HiFi component, and all-in-one smart HD Music Server/Network Streamer/CD Storage (Ripper)/powerful Amplifier:

● Equipped with a 700MHz MIPS host CPU (Processor)
● Burr-Brown PCM1792a DAC(digital-to-analogue converter) chip
● Powerful TI stereo digital amplifier
● Isolated power source circuit design for digital parts and analogue parts
● High speed optical disk drive for quick ripping
● 5 inch full colour screen for intuitive graphical user interface
● FM radio tuner
● Internet Radio and online music service like Simfy(it depends on country)
● Recording with max 192Khz sampling rate
● Max capacity storage installation for 3.5” & 2.5” SATA hard disk and SSD
● Versatile network solution for 24bit/192Khz hi-res streaming playback and file management
● Customized Web Interface and free UPnP apps for remote controlling
● Rugged chassis construction with 8mm thick aluminium front with a metal chassis
● Various software functionalities

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Cocktail Audio X30

Functioning as a music-source hub for home hi-fi systems, the black X30 Smart HD Music Server and Amplifier from cocktailAudio boasts multiple digital and analog inputs and outputs as well as an integrated CD player/ripper, and accepts storage both 2.5″ and 3.5″ hard disk and SSD storage devices (not included) for storing and organizing your music. Thanks to its Burr-Brown PCM1729A DAC, the X30 can support audio resolutions up to 24-bit/192 kHz for high-fidelity playback. Its built-in digital amplifier can provide up to 100 watts of output to drive your bookshelf or standing speakers.

A 5″ LCD color display helps you keep track of your files and playback sources, while an HDMI video output allows you to use the X30 to create slideshows to accompany your music.

Play and Rip CDs
For fast CD ripping, CA X30 uses an optical disc drive (ODD) with 24x high speed. It can rip a one-hour playing time CD in less than 10 minutes. It will catalog your CD collection by album, artist, genre, year, and will store all ripped CDs into the music database. X30 provides four ripping options (encoding): WAV, FLAC, MP3 or OGG
Burr-Brown HD DAC and Isolated Power Source
For high-quality sound output, the X30 features Burr-Brown PCM1792A DAC, TCXO oscillator and isolated power source circuit design for digital and analog
High-Resolution Digital Output
The X30 provides three digital outputs, such as TOSLink, coaxial, and AES/EBU XLR, which support up to 24-bit/192 kHz. This means the X30 can be used as an audio server and source device for those wishing to use an existing external amplifier and DAC
Multiple I/O
It offers various audio inputs and outputs for connection to other audio devices, as well as a TV. Three digital outputs, two analog outputs, two digital inputs and two analog inputs allow high connectivity with multiple devices. And the dual digital inputs mean the CA X30 can be used as a DAC with other digital audio sources
X30 features GigaFast Ethernet LAN for wired network connection, HDMI out connector for use with an external screen and USB host ports (one on the front, two on the rear) for optional 801.11b/g/n WiFi USB dongle or other external USB devices
Digital Stereo Amplifier
A digital stereo amplifier chip, isolated power source circuit design and TCXO oscillator – with low noise and low distortion ­- makes the X30 a hi-fi component for an existing bookshelf or high-quality floor-standing (power load) speakers
Connect to your TV for a Slideshow
The unit provides an HDMI out connector for using an external big screen, such as a monitor or TV, as its GUI screen. For photo slideshow, X30 supports various picture file formats like JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF and BMP
Native 24-bit/192 kHz Playback
As the X30 is equipped with the high-performance DSP chipset (700 MHz MIPS host CPU) and the software (firmware) exclusively developed in-house, it supports formats such as APE/CUE, WAV, FLAC, ALAC, PCM, MP3, WMA, M4A, AAC, AIFF, AIF, Ogg Vorbis and Playlist (PLS, M3U), including high-resolution (24-bit/192 kHz) FLAC and WAV file
High-Resolution Recording Function
The X30 includes a recording function for the internet radio, FM radio and line-in, as well as cassette tapes and LPs. The CA X30’s 24-bit/192 kHz ADC chip allows for high-resolution recording
Gapless Playback
The unit can play back multiple tracks with no gap between them. This is a useful function for fans of operatic or classical music, which is composed of multiple tracks
Storage Installation
It supports 3.5″ SATA hard disk, 2.5″ SATA hard disk or solid-state drive (SSD) as storage. A customized storage drive bay (drawer) allows for quick and easy installation. If you install SSD as storage, the X30 will offer noiseless operation as it has no cooling fan. The X30 supports up to 4TB of 3.5″ hard disk, up to 1TB of 2.5in hard disk and up to 500GB of SSD
Network Functions
The X30 supports Samba client/server, UPnP client/server/media renderer, FTP server and web server (customized Web UI is provided), it offers:

  • High-resolution 24-bit/192 kHz network streaming playback
  • File management (copy, delete, rename, importing or exporting etc) between X30 storage and NAS or PC
  • Remote control with mobile devices like smartphones (iPhone or Android phone), iPad and tablet PC
  • Remote control and Music DB editing with the customized Web UI
Customized Web Interface
The Web Interface (Web UI) is for various web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. This allows the management and controlling of the music collection on the X30, such as adding album covers, creating playlists, playing internet radio, editing metadata, displaying the collection and much more
iOS & Android Apps
A free app means the X30 can be controlled using a smartphone or tablet PC. Cocktail audio recommends ‘Eyecon’ for Android and ‘Sitecom media controller’ for iOS
Internet Radio
Equipped with GigaFast Ethernet (10/100/1000Mbps) and wireless network (WiFi USB dongle, optional) you can connect the X30 to your home network to access tens of thousands of internet radio stations (Reciva) and online music services such as Simfy
Rugged Casing
The front panel is 8mm thick aluminum with CNC cutting and metal chassis. The die-cast aluminum feet provide rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibrations
By using stable and very quiet linear power supply for audio power, the X30 minimizes jitter by eliminating the noises caused by AC power and the devices connected to the main power. The SMPS developed in-house supplies stable power to non-audio components with noise minimized
FM tuner
6 available alarm settings
File bookmarks
Auto shutdown
iRadio reservation recording
Playing resumes where you left off when you boot up the X30
Supports playlists
USB keyboard input

Additional information

Weight22 lbs
Dimensions17 × 8 × 22 cm


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