The NOVAFidelity X40 - World Class High-Resolution Digital Audio

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High Fidelity Music Server, CD Ripper and Network Streamer with built-in Premium DSD DXD Audio DAC

World Class Premium dsd dac

SABRE ES9018K2M Reference DAC with Patented 32-Bit Hyper-stream and Toroidal transfromer power supply to keep noise to a minimum.

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Native DSD playback

Support for the full range of Hi-Res audio file formats including: DSD64, DSD128, DXD, PCM up to 32bit/384kHz and HD WAV / FLAC (24Bit/192kHz)

Built-in Phono Pre-amp

Connect your Turntable directly to the X40 to play or record (high definition) your Vinyl collection via the moving magnet phono pre ampilier. Sample rate up to 192kHz when recording.


High Quality Balanced & Unbalanced Analogue Out Terminals

The high quality balanced and unbalanced analogue out terminals guarantee lossless signal transmission - enjoy ultra high quality sound.

Hi-res digital inputS & outputS (24Bit/192khz)



Stream & IMPORT music over your network

Stream to and from other devices and Import music from a PC / NAS drive/iTunes over your wired or wireless network.

Take control from your smartphone or tablet

Control the X40 using free UPnP apps. Manage your music with the web interface. 

Up to 4tb Internal Storage + Support for Ssd

Store over 10,000 albums on up to 4TB of internal storage. Support for Solid State Drives (SSDs).

Internet & FM radio

listen and record thousands of radio stations, access pod-casts and BBC On Demand content. Schedule your favourite programs to record.


Supports Spotify, Qobuz, TIDAL & Deezer
(Subscription required)


Easy to set up and use

The intuitive user interface and 5” screen combined with front panel controls makes the X40 easy to setup and use.

Connect the X40 to a big screen via HDMI

Display the user interface on your TV. Store digital photos on the X40 and view them in a slideshow and view the lyrics for your music.

Connect the X40 to the internet via wi-fi or ethernet (wired)

Connect the X40 to the internet via a Wi-Fi* or Ethernet (wired) to take advantage of the Internet Radio, automatic firmware updates and to add album artwork.

*Requires optional Wi-Fi USB Dongle (802.11b/g/n)

High build quality

The X40 has a metal chassis and 12mm thick CNC cut aluminium front panel. Die-cast aluminium feet provide rigidity and isolation from external vibration.

Two colour options: Black or Silver


Intuitive front panel controls

The front panel controls provide quick easy access to key functions: power, volume/mute, OK/Pause/Scroll, input selector (seamlessly switch between inputs) and four user interface menu buttons.

Create and manage playlists

Create and manage playlists. Queue tracks to play next in the virtual playlist. Shuffle playlists or albums. Quickly and easily create playlists containing all the music in a given genre or by a particular artist.

Simple backup process

An easy to follow process which can run in the background.

Gapless playback

Perfect for listening to opera, classical or dance music

Update track & album info with a usb keyboard

Edit album and track information quickly and easily by connecting a USB keyboard to the X40. This can also be done using a laptop, tablet or smartphone via the intuitive web interface.

For more information check out the tech spec, FAQs, reviews and how-to-guides