HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
HiFi Rose RS520 - Dreamedia AV
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HiFi Rose RS520 All-in-One Network Streamer

High-resolution streaming integrated amplifier with DAC

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HiFi Rose RS520 All-in-One Network Streamer

Unveiling the HiFi Rose RS520: The Crown Jewel of Home Audio

In the world of high-fidelity audio, the quest for the perfect sound is the holy grail. Enter the HiFi Rose RS520—an impeccable fusion of innovation, craftsmanship, and performance. It's an all-in-one streaming integrated amplifier that caters to audiophiles seeking the ultimate sound experience. Dreamedia is proud to present this masterpiece, a testament to our commitment to delivering the best in home theater technology.

Design that Speaks Volumes

The RS520 is not just an audio device; it's a statement piece. Milled from solid aluminum, its robust casework is available in sleek silver or classic black, ensuring it fits seamlessly into any home décor. The unit measures a commanding 13.6" W x 12.9" D x 5" H and weighs a substantial 17.8 lbs—evidence of the quality materials and components housed within.

Visual Delight

A 12.25" × 3.5" LED display adorns the front panel, showcasing song titles and artist names with exceptional clarity. This wide viewing angle multi-touch panel is not just functional but adds a touch of modern elegance to your living space.

The Power Within

At the heart of the RS520 is a GaN FET class-D amplifier section, delivering a colossal 250W per channel. It's designed to drive your speakers with precision and control, ensuring every note is heard with crystal-clear definition.

Connectivity at Its Core

The RS520 boasts an array of input and output options, making it the centerpiece of your home audio system. From optical and coaxial to HDMI 2.0 and USB DAC, the RS520 supports all your devices with ease. Media connection is versatile too, with support for NTFS, exFAT, and FAT32 file systems, and a range of network protocols.

Superior Sound Processing

With the ES9038PRO Sabre chip at its digital-to-analog converting heart, the RS520 promises unparalleled audio fidelity. This high-quality DAC supports a wide array of audio codecs, ensuring your music is always played back as the artist intended.

Streaming Services and Exclusive Features

The RS520 isn't just a powerful amplifier; it's a gateway to the world of music streaming. With integrated support for AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Qobuz, and Apple Music, your favorite tunes are always at your fingertips. Exclusive Rose features like RoseHome, RoseRadio, RoseFM, and RoseTube offer even more ways to enjoy your music.

A Symphony of Features:

  • Operating System: Customized Android 7.1 for stability and performance.
  • Wireless Freedom: With Ethernet, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.2, your music is always accessible, whether it's streamed from the cloud or your own digital collection.
  • Codec Support: From lossless formats like FLAC and ALAC to MQA and DSD, the RS520 handles them all.
  • Remote Control: Control the RS520 from anywhere in the room with the Bluetooth remote controller, or use the ROSE Connect app on your favorite Android or iOS device for a truly connected experience.
  • Accessories Included: Everything you need to get started, including a power cord, Bluetooth remote controller, manual, and SSD screws.
  • Smart Updates: Keep your RS520 at the forefront of technology with software updates via the internet.

Elevate Your Sound

The RS520 represents a significant leap forward in sound quality. Its improved clarity, soundstage, and placement immerse you in a truly three-dimensional audio experience. The powerful amplifier section ensures that dynamic swings in music are handled with ease, providing a listening experience that is both exhilarating and nuanced.

A Centerpiece for All Occasions

Whether you're hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening at home, the RS520 is the perfect companion. With its extensive connectivity options, you can easily switch between a cinematic movie experience, a vinyl playback session, or streaming the latest hits—all with the touch of a button.

Ready for the Future

The HiFi Rose RS520 is more than just a product; it's an investment in your audio future. With its robust build, extensive feature set, and compatibility with current and emerging formats, the RS520 is ready to be the heart of your home audio system for years to come.

Dreamedia: Your Partner in Home Theater Excellence

At Dreamedia, we understand the significance of a well-designed home theater system. That's why we're here to help design and integrate the HiFi Rose RS520 into your home. Our experts are on hand to ensure that your audio experience is as seamless and enjoyable as possible.

Embrace the HiFi Rose RS520 Experience

The HiFi Rose RS520 is a triumph of audio engineering, a device that redefines what's possible in home audio. It's an all-encompassing solution for the music enthusiast who demands nothing but the best. With the RS520, you're not just listening to music; you're experiencing it in its purest form.

Discover the HiFi Rose RS520 at Dreamedia—where technology meets passion, and where your home audio dreams become a reality.

The RS520 by HiFi Rose is a multifunctional component, integrating an amplifier, streamer, DAC, and preamplifier, all within a compact and luxurious design. It boasts generous power output, versatile source connections, and features HiFi Rose's user-friendly touchscreen Android™ OS right onboard. All you require to begin your audio journey is this unit and your preferred set of speakers.

Audiophiles will undoubtedly appreciate its commanding yet velvety sound quality. I'm particularly impressed with the innovative touchscreen capabilities, including the practical virtual back panel for managing inputs and outputs, as well as the virtual VU meters. Furthermore, its build quality is top-notch, with all four sides of its robust aluminum chassis being meticulously crafted as a single piece to minimize vibrations and safeguard the premium internal circuitry.

Simplified Control
The RS520 effortlessly connects to the internet through Ethernet or its built-in Wi-Fi. The user interface is intuitive, whether accessed via the front-panel touchscreen or the complimentary RoseConnect Premium app designed for Apple® and Android devices.

It efficiently organizes your diverse streaming sources, encompassing music services such as TIDAL, Qobuz, and Spotify, as well as music files stored in the unit's internal storage or your NAS server. Additionally, you have the convenience of using Apple AirPlay® or Roon to manage the streamer, or you can rely on the included Bluetooth remote.

Innovative Hybrid Amplification
The RS520 employs a unique amplifier circuit design referred to as "Class AD" by HiFi Rose. Although it shares similarities with more traditional Class D amplifiers by utilizing a "switching" design, the RS520 distinguishes itself with its GaN (Gallium nitride) FET topology, enhancing sound quality by significantly accelerating switch timing—up to 10 times faster than conventional silicon FET switching devices.

This amplifier is capable of delivering a robust 250 watts of clean power to your speakers and remains stable down to 4 ohms. This means you can connect demanding, harder-to-drive speakers and achieve exceptional results.

High-Resolution DAC
Under the hood, the RS520 features a responsive six-core CPU paired with a high-performance ESS SABRE DAC that supports resolutions of up to 32-bit/768kHz with PCM sources or DSD up to 22.4 MHz (DSD512). As a result, you can expect rich, detailed sound with a remarkably quiet noise floor and minimal distortion.

4K Video Capability
The RS520 is equipped to decode 4K video via its HDMI 2.0 output. The RoseTube app allows you to browse and enjoy YouTube videos on the unit's full-color screen or, even better, on your TV. Moreover, its digital audio inputs enable you to enjoy high-quality soundtrack audio from any content you may be watching.

Versatile Connectivity
The back panel of the RS520 is replete with connectivity options, including an unbalanced analog preamp output for connecting to an external amplifier, as well as an RCA stereo analog input. This versatility allows for connections to a USB drive, HiFi Rose RSA780E CD drive, another CD player, or even a turntable equipped with a phono preamp.High-performance streaming amp

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Audio Specifications

  • DAC: Dual ES9068AS
  • Output Level Unbalanced: 2.0Vrms
  • Output Level Balanced: 4.0Vrms
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz ~ 20kHz (±0.1dB)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR): 124dB
  • THD+N: 0.0005%
  • Dynamic Range: 124dB
  • Supported Audio Formats: WAV, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF, DSD, DSF, DFF, MP3, WMA, AAC, OGG, PCM, M4A
  • Amplifier Power Output: 200 watts x 2 into 8 ohms
  • PCM Playback: Up to 32/768
  • DSD Playback: Up to DSD512


  • Digital Output: USB Audio Class 2.0, SPDIF (Coaxial/Optical), AES/EBU, I2S
  • Analog Output: Unbalanced RCA, Balanced XLR
  • Digital Input: USB Audio Class 2.0, SPDIF (Coaxial/Optical), AES/EBU, I2S
  • Analog Input: Unbalanced RCA
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet, Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0
  • Streaming Services Supported: AirPlay 2, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Qobuz, Apple Music
  • HDMI Output: HDMI 2.0 (up to 3840 x 2160 / 60Hz)


  • Internal: 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD
  • External: microSD card slot
  • Supported File Systems: NTFS, exFAT, FAT32
  • Network Protocols: SMBv1, FTP, WebDav

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