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Thanks to the Cocktail Audio X12 , you can store your music library in a single compact unit. The supported audio formats are the most popular ones, both in standard resolution and in high resolution up to 24-bit/192kHz.
The Cocktail Audio X12 is streaming audio and connects to other multimedia devices in your home network. Also, supported are the most popular services listening to music online, including Tidal, Spotify Connect, Deezer, Qobuz. Of course there are also the internet radio, thanks to the service Airable that gives you access to tens of thousands of radio stations all over the world as well as to allow the listening of the Podcast.
With the function of CD-Ripping, the CocktailAudio X12 save within* (* optional hard disk) to your collection of albums and songs, by adding in automatic metadata and information related to the tracks, the album captured, including the cover of the album.
The capture operation of the audio disc through the CD Ripping is done in the mode and bit-perfect: you do not lose even a single bit of the message original music recorded on the disc. This means that the audio quality will remain absolutely unchanged. You have six (6) audio formats (codec) to rip: WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, MP3, OGG.
X12 can read and play audio files with lossless quality at High Resolution up to 24bit-192kHz, either directly from internal hard disk or from a USB flash drive or through the network. You can listen to, and then, both music files at a resolution that is the CD standard, both compressed MP3 files, but also all the new content music stereo HD quality audio that exceeds 4 times that of the normal Audio CD.
The Cocktail Audio X12 is the successor to the popular X10, from which we have taken all our experience in order to offer important technical innovations and improvements audio. The new X12 is, in fact, has a lot of audio connections, for maximum versatility in connecting other devices to your Hi-Fi system.
There are inputs and outputs, RCA analog outputs, digital optical Toslink and coaxial RCA 75-Ohm, 3 USB ports, an Ethernet LAN port and the connectors for the speakers (that accept wire terminations, fork, banana, and even stranded wire).
The music server Cocktail Audio X12 can also be used as a digital source (instead of a computer), because it can connect directly to the D/A converters external. X12 handles audio streams in high resolution (up to 192 Khz with 24 bit) on both of its digital outputs (both optical, the coax).
If you already have your own amplifier, you can connect the X12 directly to the latter by using one of the line inputs available. In this mode of operation, the X12 works as your music source is digital. You can use it, then, is to listen to your CD (as if it were a normal disc player audio), and listen to music online of the many services available, play internet radio, and so on.
The audio quality of the X12 is optimized to yield high-resolution, thanks to the adoption of the two digital to analogue converters (DAC) 4351 of the Cirrus Logic: the first for the analog output line, the second for the headphone output. Both converters present in the X12 can play liquid music in high resolution and quality Hi-Fi, thanks to the dynamic range of 112dB (2Vrms max).
In the case that you do not have an amplifier, no problem! The Cocktail Audio X12 is a system of music All-in-One (All-In-One) that also integrates a powerful stereo amplifier with digital 60-Watt power (30 watts per channel). It is necessary only to connect a pair of speakers to the 8 ohm connectors on the rear of the Cocktail Audio X12 in order to immediately start to listen to your favorite music in Hi-Fi quality.
If, instead, does not need the function of amplification, you can turn it off completely from the menu on the configuration of the X12.
In the CocktailAudio X12 has been removed every possible source of audio noise, to ensure the highest pleasure of listening possible. This result has been reached by designing the new Cocktail Audio X12 in such a way that it can work without any fan, through a system of passive cooling for a silent absolute.
You can listen to your music in the best conditions: if you elect to use a solid-state disk (Solid-State Drive - SSD) will be totally absent of any mechanical noise read from the mass memory.
X12 has been designed to offer all the flexibility possible in the digitization and storage of your music collection. There are limitations to the capacity of the hard disk installable. At this moment X12 recognizes the SATA hard disks up to the capacity of 4 Terabytes. You can use both the models by three inches and a half, and those two and a half inches. The compatibility is also assured with the new models of solid-state hard drives (SSDS). In the package there are the special adapter that allows the mounting of the HDD on the 2.5".
Finally, with the CocktailAudio X12, you can give new life to your vinyl record and cassette tape! Thanks to the analog input on RCA stereo, you can connect any analogue audio source to external, tape recorder, tv connected to a prefono, DAT, MiniDisc, tape recorders, tape, etc.).
In this way, you can bring in digital your tapes (reels, tape, cassette, etc), but also the vinyl (you must connect also a prefono).
Recording in the digital will be in CD quality, with all the advantages offered by the digital world.
Can in fact listen to as many times as you want to your recordings, without ever losing quality (as digital recordings, unlike analog, do not ruin for the simple fact of listening to them, but remain unchanged in time).
Thanks to a powerful feature of advanced editing, the X12 allows you to split tracks and assign covers and metadata to the recordings.
The CocktailAUDIO X12 is the Music Server compact, but from the extraordinary performance.
Do not be fooled by her young and modern look!
You'll be blown away by the audio performance of the X12 and its versatility of use, making it a Music Server unique and inimitable as all models CocktailAUDIO!
The Cocktail Audio X12 uses the new mechanics of the reading stabilized to the optical media. The extraction of musical information takes place in the mode, bit-perfect, the only one that ensures you do not lose even 1 single bit of data and get a faithful audio capture.
Thanks to this professional system, is currently the best technology available, you have the certainty that the operation of CD-Ripping is always performed in an accurate manner, and that produces a result that is absolutely corrispodente to the original recording.
You can choose whether to extract the whole Album or just the tracks to your liking.
X12 creates and plays music files based on the audio encoding standard.
What does it mean? What benefits can I get from it?
Very simple: music files that you store or create with your CocktailAUDIO X12 can be read and played back by any multimedia device that can read the common audio formats.
This means the maximum versatility you can! You can move your music to any other device in your possession and use it freely.
In fact, the CocktailAUDIO X12 uses the common music formats are well known by all, and above all, it is in the open form, without any encryption (as instead it happens on other systems).
Think only of the discomfort that would you try if you knew that all music you stored could not be accessed with your other devices, as encrypted...it Would be one thing really frustrating!!
Behold, this is what unfortunately happens with some other products.
But with us you can stay serene.
X12 create music files standard and you can use them wherever you want!
These are the supported formats:
When it comes to satisfy their passions, in our case, the common passion for Music and High Fidelity, it is difficult to accept compromises of any kind. Above all, it would be inconvenient to be forced to give up to store all your CDS because the space available is not sufficient.
Well, with the CocktailAUDIO X12, as well as with the CocktailAUDIO X30, X40, X50, and N15, we have decided not to introduce any limit to the size and capacity of the internal mass memory you have installed.
Today, you can then choose to equip your CocktailAUDIO X12 with a internal Hard Disk equipped with the following features:
In case you are using a SSD Hard Drive (Solid State Disk), you'll have an audio system of noise emission to zero.
The CocktailAUDIO X12, in fact, adopts a cooling system completely passive (no fan, no moving parts!).
Absolutely! You can do it!
Your CocktailAUDIO X12 has been designed to be able to interact with the more modern technologies of communication and can be managed easily using your Smartphone or Tablet, with the Apple operating system, iOS, or Android.
Thanks to the compatibility with the standard DLNA, UPnP and Airplay, the CocktailAUDIO X12 converses easily with a wide range of mobile devices and multimedia.
The CocktailAUDIO X12 is manageable through its App proprietare Novatron Music-X that works on both mobile devices Apple iOS, and on devices Android.
In addition, through the WEbGUI (WEB Interface), you can interact directly with the database MusicDB of the CocktailAUDIO X12 through any web Browser on a computer, a smartphone or a tablet.
Of course you can! And you can do it either through the Ethernet network port 10/100 mbit, both using a Wireless connection Wi-Fi (if you go for the particular USB Wi-Fi Dongle optional).
Enter your CocktailAUDIO X12 in your local network is easy!
Thanks to the special autoconfiguration tools integrated in a few simple steps you can complete the network configuration of all your system.
The CocktailAUDIO X12 is able to communicate with many other computer devices and media, to be able to play music streaming in every direction, move and copy music files, access to shared network resources, the NAS and the computer based on operating systems Windows, Apple and Linux.
There are many protocols at your disposal, including: Samba, FTP, UPnP, DLNA, AirPlay.
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