Having been a tetraplegic for more than 50 years, l'm always on the lookout for gadgets or new pieces of kit to make my life easier; especially as the ageing process takes its toll.
We are rediscovering music that we didn't know we still had and have even come across a few CDs we don't even remember buying, showing that the ageing process isn't just about physical deterioration. So if you have an unwieldy and inaccessible music collection, it's well worth checking out the cocktail X10. Read More
Andrew Everard, Audio Editor of Gramophone Magazine (the world’s longest-established classical music magazine reviews the Cocktail Audio X30.
Slimline casework hides a real Swiss Army Knife hi-fi component: hard-disk player, amplifier, network music server/player, Internet radio and more
[The] X30 [is] 'Complex, not complicated - Yet it carries its amazing flexibility extremely lightly, being simple to use via a logical interface' Read More
Hi-Fi Choice Magazine, which has been at the forefront of audiophile journalism for over thirty five years, reviews the Cocktail Audio X30.
The Verdict - 4.5 Stars and awarded Hifi Choice Recommendation
Well served All-in-one systems may not be the usual route to hi-fi nirvana, but Lee Dunkley discovers a potent mix with the X30 with the times to a less tangible music playback system.
Conclusion: The X30 is a flexible one-box solution. There are some operational glitches and idiosyncrasies that will no doubt be tackled in later firmware updates, and a dedicated remote interface is planned for iDevices. It plays hi-res music files up to 24/192kHz from a network and has plentiful storage options, making the X30 one of the most versatile hubs around! Read More
The Cocktail Audio X10 is the ultimate Christmas gift for music lovers! Read More
Hi-Fi News Cocktail Audio X30 Press Release: making the future perfect
The sleek new Cocktail Audio X30 is the latest hi-tech offering for both music fans and gadget geeks.
Available from September, the X30 is the ultimate CD storage unit, HD music server, network streamer and power amplifier – all in one compact unit. Read More
What Hi-Fi reviews the Cocktail Audio X10
The verdict: 4-stars
Incredibly versatile and convenient, and a doddle to use, it’s just a shame it’s not a little more able sonically Read More