NovaFidelity X12 Streaming System - Audio T Recommends

  • Independent review by Audio T
The X12 is the latest mini size music server/player from NovaFidelity. Now able to stream from Qobuz with a larger screen and cooled without a fan. Other improvements include proper banana style speaker connectors and front mounted control knob.

The X12 is a complete mini Hi-Fi system that has a cool running 60w per channel amplifier, radio, online music services, a cd ripper and storage system along with an analogue input for any existing sources you may own like a bedroom Tv for example. The X12 is now cooled passively so no fans are used making for a nearly silent operation.

It is a breeze to operate with either the remote control or your smartphone/tablet using the free App available online. It has a built in 4.3" colour screen so you can easily keep an eye on what is playing.

One of the coolest features is the ability to record from the built in radio or external sources like your turntable. You can easily archive your vinyl for example and then play them back along with your CD collection with just a touch of the remote or App - all from the X12's built in storage disk.

If you are just wanting to stream from the internet or from another source of music in your home like the Cocktail X30 or your iOS devices then you can opt to buy the X12 without a storage drive if not required.

The system offers great audio quality with a clean punchy sound, a wide range of compatible music files up to 24bit/192k HD sound and will stream to or from other DLNA compatible music players around your home. File format compatability is extremely flexible and with the new software streaming online from Qobuz at cd quality is possible.

A wide range of built in storage options exist from none all the way up to 4Tb using either HDD or SSD in 2.5" and 3.5" sizes.

You also have the ability to get the X12 to wake you in the morning to your favourite tunes....

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