Nova fidelity X45 - Hi End digital playback hub for music lovers



Features of Hardware and Engineering

  • Features of Hardware and Engineering
  • Equipped with high-performance Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0Ghz
  • Dual ESS ES9018K2M Sabre³² Reference DAC chips built-in separately for right and left channels
  • 16 Core Micro controller with Advanced RISC Architecture for high performance USB DAC function
  • USB Audio Class 2.0 Output built-in to connect an external USB DAC
  • Isolated power source circuit design for digital and analogue parts
  •  Torriodial transformer to minimize idle noise
  • High speed optical disk drive for quick CD ripping
  • Phono Input(Moving Magnet) for turntable
  • 7 inch TFT LCD(1024 x 600 pixels) screen for intuitive GUI
  • DAB+/FM Tuner built-in
  • Gigabyte Fast Ethernet (10/100/1000Mbps) built-in
  • Support up to 8TB(Tera Bytes) storage like 3.5"/2.5" hard disk or SSD
  • Rugged chassis construction with 13mm thickness aluminum front and knobs with CNC cutting
  • HDMI Out connector for an external screen like TV as its GUI screen or audio signal out

Features of functions and usage

  • Supports file formats: MQA, DSD (64/128/256), DXD(24Bit/352.8Khz), PCM signal up to 32Bit/384Khz including 24Bit/192Khz WAV / FLAC
  • Breathtaking sound quality delivered by Dual ES9018K2M Sabre³² Reference DAC
  • CD Ripping with professional CD metadata and album cover art provided by Grace-note
  • Connect turntable and play LP directly to record it via Phono Input (Moving Magnet) stage
  • Copy your vinyl an tape collections, DAB+/FM radio, Internet radio to X45 Music DB via recording function with hi-res sampling rate 192Khz
  • Play hi-res files (like MQA, DSD, etc) in your PC directly through X45 via its far advanced USB DAC function
  • High Connectivity
  • Versatile network functions
  • Major Music Streaming Services (TIDAL, TIDAL MQA, Deezer, Qobuz, Napster) and Internet Radio (Air-able) available
  • Customized Remote Control App, NOVATRON Music X for iOS and Android
  • Provides customized Web Interface (Web UI) for remote control and Music DB management by PC
  • Support 'Roon Ready', which is the famous Music Player for Music Lovers






what's the nova fidelity x45

The X45 is a World-Class High-resolution Audio Player and DAC, which  features Dual Sabre³² Reference DAC chips one per channel built in
CD Ripper, Music Server, Network Streamer, Music Recorder, and much more.




Superb Sound Quality delivered by High End circuit design topology and components

Equipped with world class components like ESS SABRE³² Reference DAC ES9018K2M, TCXO oscillator and high quality toroidal transformer including isolated power source circuit design technology and in-house R&D know-how for circuit designing, the X45 will deliver wonderful sound experience to you

high performance system resources and custom-designed software 

Based on Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz and custom-designed software, the X45 got everything ready for delivering powerful operation performance, plenty of features and functions powered by advanced software developed in-house.


CD Ripping with Grace note CD metadata and album cover art

Load all your CDs onto the Music Database of X45 in FLAC, ALAC, WAV or MP3 file format with CD metadata and album cover art from 'Grace note'


Music Database function

The X45 has a well-organized Music Database built-in, which offers very simple & convenient functions like display by text or cover art, and sort. Making navigating your music collection a joy not a task.


Recording with 192Khz hi-res sampling rate

The X45 offers a recording function for internet radio, DAB+/FM Radio, Analog In, Phono In, AUX In and Digital In. 
You can make your own digital music collection with high quality sound

Auto/Manual Cutting for the recorded files

Included in the X45 great many features is an intuitive multi cutting function which allows you to edit your recorded files to produce your own personal music collections.


Versatile Networking and Remote Control with a Customized App


Connect the X45 to your network for streaming music to and from other devices, listen to cloud based music services and control remotely using mobile devices with our customized remote control app, NOVATRON Music 'X' or Web Interface


Control remotely by mobile devices with Customized Remote Control App, Music 'X'

Control remotely by PC with Web Interface

You can control the X45 by your PC thanks to its Web Interface function

X45 protocols, UPnP Server/Client/Renderer, Samba Server/Client

You can stream songs to and from other compatible devices in the same network reliably

AirPlay and Spotify Connect

You can play songs from iOS devices and musics from Spotify on the X35 wirelessly

Major Music Streaming Services integrated 

You can access tens of thousands of internet radio stations and online music services like TIDAL, Deezer, Napster, Spotify and Qobuz



High Connectivity 

The X45 offers two USB3.0 host, 1xUSB2.0 host, Gigabyte Fast Ethernet LAN and HDMI Out for external screen

DAB+/FM Radio Tuner

Enjoy high quality digital radio via DAB+ Tuner, and record any song or broadcast with high quality sound

Rugged and durable casing

The X45 front panel is based on 13mm thickness aluminum with CNC cutting and total metal chassis. The die-cast aluminum feet provide rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibration.

Multiple inputs and outputs

• USB Audio Class 2.0 Output
• Digital Out:- Coaxial, Toslink, AES/EBU, HDMI
• Digital In:- Coaxial, Toslink, AES/EBU
• Analog Out/Input
• Phono Input
• And more. . . . .


Storage for Music Server

3.5"/2.5" SATA hard disk and Solid State Drive (SSD) is accepted to the X45, which supports up to 8TB capacity. You can install a storage easily thanks to a customized storage drive bay(drawer) 

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