Ruark R5 Streaming Music System

£999.00

Reg. price £999.00

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Finally for everyone who wanted the full feature set of the R7 but in a smaller, easier to house package we have the R5 model! R5 is the perfect ‘all-in-one’ system for music and design enthusiasts alike. It is multi-room ready and is a great addition to a TV for a complete entertainment system.

CD is still one of the best ways to experience music and R5 features a high specification slot loading player that will make your CD collection sound better than ever. Alongside standard CDs, R5 also plays self-made CDs encoded with popular audio formats such as WAV, MP3 and AAC and in addition displays track and artist information when this data is available on the disc. The R5 also incorporates a RIAA stage more commonly known as a turntable input so vinyl lovers are not left out in the cold!

R5’s DAB and FM tuner provides excellent performance and with DAB+ also built in, R5 is future ready for the rollout of this technology in the UK. R5 also has Spotify the world’s leading music streaming service built in and with a Spotify Premium account you can select R5 as your playback device and then control the music using R5’s RotoDial, remote control or the Ruark LINK app.

For direct streaming, R5’s aptX HD Bluetooth receiver provides above CD quality from compatible devices and with a broadband connection you’ll have access to internet radio stations worldwide and an infinite library of music through services such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal. Moreover, with both analogue and digital inputs it’s also easy to connect and enjoy other devices. In particular R5 makes a great sound system for TVs

Ruark always deliver stunning visual designs and R5 is no exception. With their high-fidelity heritage we know they are hands-on with every aspect of the products design, spending endless hours debating and evaluating to create what we believe are some of the finest single box solutions available.

The trademark top mounted RotoDial controller provides a slick control system which is easy to use and like the flagship R7, R5 also includes a matching remote which mirrors exactly the main controller. Using radio communication, the remote does not need to be aimed during operation and when sited on a table or sitting in your hand the remote is an ergonomic delight. Also available for iOS and Android devices is a control app called Ruark LINK. This allows full control of R5 and is ideal for managing multi-room set-up and control.

Programme, time and alarm status are shown with vivid clarity on R5’s Organic LED (OLED) display. The display is chemically bonded to the glass front panel for absolute legibility and contrast at any viewing angle and the brightness can be adjusted to suit your requirements, when active and also in standby.

From our perspective the R5 has great looks, fabulous audio performance and a huge gamut of facilities and connectivity for a single box solution. It is difficult to find a failing in the R5's offering making it an awesome solution. The only choice is whether to opt for Rich Wanut or Soft Grey - What are you waiting for?

SOUND
2 × Ruark Audio 75mm full-range driver with neodymium magnet system
Integrated active subwoofer with 125mm long throw driver
Linear Class A-B Amplifier, 90 watts nominal output
Adjustable treble and bass settings
Enhanced 3D sound processing
Audio grade components throughout
Loudness function provides enhanced sound at low volume levels

CD PLAYER
Slot loading CD player plays CD-Audio, MP3, AAC and WMA music disks
Text support for CD and USB playback when available

WIRELESS
Wireless DLNA audio streaming from network attached storage devices and PCs

MULTI-ROOM READY
Multi-Room mode allows R5 to be wirelessly connected and synchronised with up to seven other Ruark connected models. These include MRx, R2 Mk3 and R7 Mk3

TUNER
DAB, DAB+ and FM Tuner with RDS for local and national reception
Internet Receiver for world-wide radio reception
30 station pre-sets (10 DAB, 10 FM, 10 Internet)

BLUETOOTH
Built in aptX HD Bluetooth receiver provides 24-bit high resolution playback from compatible devices

SPOTIFY CONNECT
Spotify Connect provides seamless integration with Spotify App and access to 20+ million tracks

OTHER MUSIC SERVICES
R5 also supports music services from Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal

DISPLAY
High contrast OLED display with large format clock Adjustable brightness to suit requirements

CONNECTIVITY
1 × RIAA gain stage input for turntable (RCA connectors)
1 × stereo analogue inputs (RCA connectors)
1 × digital optical TOSLINK input
1 × stereo analogue output (RCA connectors)
USB charge (5V 1.0A) and playback port. Codec’s supported include WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC and MP3
Ethernet port for direct connection to network
Front mounted stereo headphone output

ALARM
Easy-to-use programable dual alarm with once, daily, weekday and weekend settings
Adjustable alarm volume
Adjustable snooze and sleep timers

CONTROLS
Intuitive ‘click to select’ RotoDial control system and matching RotoDial radio remote
Ruark LINK app provides full control of R5 from iOS and Android devices

STANDARD FINISHES
Rich Walnut veneer with Camira Lead Grey grille fabric
Soft Grey lacquer with Camira Lead Grey grille fabric

MAINS POWER REQUIREMENT - 100-120/200-240VAC, 50-60Hz

DIMENSIONS - H142 × W520 × D300mm

WEIGHT - 9.5kg

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Ruark R5 Streaming Music System

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