NOVAFidelity X50D - Hi END Purist design



High Performance System Resources

● DDR-1066 1GByte Main Memory and 8GByte and Flash Memory

● Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz

● RAID storage for up to 12TB storage expansion

● High speed internal data processing for backup, copy, etc

Hi-Res Audio Formats are supported

● Hi-res 24bit/192Khz WAV, FLAC files are also supported

● DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 are supported via DSD to I²S hardware conversion

Convenient Control

● Customized Remote Control App for iOS and Android

● 7 inch TFT LCD(1024x600 pixels) screen for intuitive GUI

● HDMI Out Connector for an external screen as GUI screen


Other Great Features & Functions

● DAB+/FM Tuner built-in

● Dedicated USB Audio Class 2.0 Output

● CD Ripping capability with CD metadata and album cover art

● Versatile software functionalities

● 'Airplay' function will let you play music in iOS devices via X50


Major Online Music Services integrated

● TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Airable are integrated

●MQA and Roon ready


● Spotify Connect is supported

Versatile Network Protocols

● Samba Server/Client

● UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer for streaming playback and control remotely via network

High Connectivity & Others

● I²S Out x 2 (HDMI, RJ45)

● COAXIAL Out x 2 EA, Optical Out x 1 EA, AES/EBU/XLR x 1 EA

● 12V Trigger IN/OUT

● Word Clock output

● Digital Inputs                                                                                                                 ●1 x Toslink (light-pipe) 24/192Khz  1 x SPDIF (Rca) 24/192Khz

● USB Audio Class 2.0 Output for connecting to USB DAC

● USB Host 2.0 x 1 at front / USB Host 3.0 x 2 at rear

※Subscription required for online music services


Music file formats including hi-res format are supported

Hi-res music files like DSD file (DSD64/128/256), DXD (24Bit/352.8Khz), 32Bit/384Khz PCM file and 24Bit/192Khz HD WAV/FLAC files are supported .

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High Performance System Resources

* Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz

* Integrating commercial version of NTFS/HFS+ file system and EXT4 Linux file system into the X50D, its file transferring speed reaches at around 50MB/s    giving excellent backup performance and file management.

* Max 12TB storage (6TB HDD x 2) RAID ability


All current possible digital outputs catered for

Developed for audiophiles who have high performance digital-to-analog converters, the X50D is fully equipped with various digital outputs; COAXIAL Out x 2, Optical Out, AES/EBU, USB Audio Class 2.0 Output, I²S Out (HDMI, RJ45) including word clock.


Digital inputs catered for

One toslink @ 24/192Khz and one SPDIF (RCA 75 Ohm) @ 24/192Khz



HIGH quality shielded USB Audio Output helps against stray RFI & EMI

The X50D offers an USB Audio Class 2.0 Output with shielded housing to provide transparent sound signal.

Word Clock and I²S Out (RJ45 and HDMI)

Synchronizing timing between devices via Word Clock when recording, you can get data transmission with jitter free and time-perfect. For I²S Output, the X50 offers both of RJ45 connector and HDMI.

Two USB3.0 ports and Giga Fast Ethernet RJ45

For high speed data transferring and networking, the X50 is equipped with USB3.0 x 2 and Giga fast Ethernet.

DAB + FM Radio with Recording function

You can also record high quality broadcasting with the X50, and create a high quality digital file using the editing functions.

※ In countries where DAB is not available, the X50 DAB+ is not accessible.


Superb 7" screen + Remote , Customized App & Web Interface

The X50D has a 7" TFT LCD built-in for intuitive GUI. This screen is big enough to use easily with the use of the remote control.

Customized App for the X50; 'NOVATRON Music X' is also available. You can control the full range of X50D functions via this App remotely with your Android and iOS mobile devices. NOVATRON Music X is available at Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Additionally, Web Interface is also available. Try using it with your PC, it is a great tool to control the X50 via your PC remotely.

CD Ripping with metadata & album cover art provided by gracenote

Well-qualified metadata and cover art for 20 millions of CDs, the X50 will create a great Music Database for you via its precise CD Ripping technology developed at our in-house R&D center.

Management for Multi-Album


The X50 has the function to merge multi-album into one album folder. For example, if you have a multi-album composed of CD1, CD2, CD3 and CD4, you can merge the four(4) CDs into one folder(album) see image left.



Versatile Networking functions

Connect the X50D to your network to stream music to and from other devices, listen to cloud based music services and control remotely using mobile devices

  • Control remotely using mobile devices
  • including: iPhone, iPad and Android
  • smartphones and tablets with customized App, NOVATRON MusicX
  • The X50D is a UPnP (DLNA) Media Server& Renderer so you can stream music to and from other compatible devices (e.g. WiFi speakers)


Famous Online Music Services integrated into the X50

Qobuz, TIDAL and Deezer are available on the X50. You can play them directly with the X50 conveniently if you have your user streaming service ID and password.

The X50 is also fully Roon and MQA ready

Millions of internet radio stations and Podcasts are also accessible

This is powered by Airable Internet Radio server.

You can record internet radio music in high quality audio via the X50's recording function

HDMI Out connector for external screen as GUI screen

Connect to your TV to view bigger GUI or a slideshow of photos while listening to your tracks

Two storage decks for
3.5"/2.5" Hard Disk or SSD

The X50 offers two storage decks 12TB s(max) storage.

If needed, you can set two storage bays with RAID system for mirroring mode or big mode.


win drive capability for HDD or SSD

The X50D offers two storage drives for making max 12TB storage.
Can be configured with RAID, mirroring mode or big mode.



High speed Music DB Backup Background backup or Interactive backup

Based on high performance hardware specification and advanced commercial version of file system, you can enjoy high speed backup performance. The X50 will perform other tasks, like file playing while backup is in progress if you set 'Background backup' mode.

Whole Aluminum Casing CNC machined

The X50D is based on several CNC cut aluminum casings comprising of a 12mm front cover and 8mm chassis. With die-cast aluminum feet including full aluminum chassis the structure provides rigidity along with additional resistance from external vibrations.


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