Published on July 7th, 2021 | by The GC Team0
HiFi Rose RS250 premium network streamer launches in the UK
Henley Audio has announced the UK availability of the HiFi Rose RS250 network streamer, the latest addition to the Korean digital audio specialist’s range of premium hi-fi sources.
The RS250 employs a high-performance DAC and linear power supply to get the best from digital music, and its wide LCD multi-touch screen “provides users with a new experience and no-compromise simplicity in operation.” The aluminium body and screen’s wide viewing angle are proportioned to ensure “a perfect fit in any home.”
Users can watch streamed videos on its screen as well as use its HDMI to output 4K video to a TV. This reference-grade network streamer, DAC and pre-amplifier may be listened to direct using the headphone out, or, with the addition of an amplifier, and stereo speakers.
Key features include:
8.8” wide multi-touch touchscreen
Additional inputs for Line or Digital devices
Airplay, Roon Ready and Spotify Connect streaming included
Bespoke Rose OS apps give access to video services, podcasts, and radio playback
Bluetooth remote control included
Full-feature app available for iOS and Android devices
HDMI output for 4K video output to a connected TV (via TIDAL, Rose Tube or Video apps)
Integrated apps for Qobuz and TIDAL
Manually adjust output settings to suit the RS250 to user needs
MQA certified device (full decoding)
Playback or rip CDs from external optical drives, connected by USB (drive not included)
Space for built-in (SATA), Micro SD or USB storage devices
Special linear power supply configuration minimises electrical noise
Stream music from network or attached devices through the built-in Rose OS MUSIC app
Support for digital audio playback up-to 32-bit / 768KHz (PCM) and DSD512 (Native DSD)
Wi-Fi, ethernet and Bluetooth 4.0 (AD2DP SINK, AVRCP v1.3) connectivity
The HiFi Rose RS250 has an RRP of £1949.00.