Rotel Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 15 Mar 2018 19:17:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Rotel RAP-1580 Amplified Home Theater Processor Challenges Need for Separates Tue, 04 Apr 2017 08:24:10 +0000
Rotel Electronics just introduced the RAP-1580 Home Theater Surround Amplified Processor with Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X. In other words, a fancy name for a $3800 reference-class A/V Receiver without the FM radio capabilities. Rotel calls it their finest home theater product for those who don’t have space for separate components, yet still desire uncompromising performance. […]]]> 0
Rotel RA-1592 Stereo Integrated Amplifier Announced Tue, 17 May 2016 23:25:14 +0000
Rotel just introduced the RA-1592 stereo integrated amplifier, which combines elements of the RC-1590 preamplifier and RB-1582mk2 power amplifier into a sleek, single chassis design. The company says they have not cut corners. The RA-1592 implements a classic Class AB design with 200 watts per channel into 8 ohms, and features a rugged power supply […]]]> 0
Rotel RB-1582MKII and RB-1552MKII Stereo Amplifiers Thu, 26 Sep 2013 03:51:57 +0000
Rotel just released the high performance RB-1582MKII (200-watt x 2) and RB-1552MKII (120-watt x 2) class A/B stereo power amplifiers. Each amplifier is built with an engineering philosophy called Balanced Design Concept, which is a disciplined synthesis of physics, electronics, and mechanical engineering. Balanced Design Concept revolves around three major areas: parts selection, circuit topology, […]]]> 0
Rotel RDD-1580 USB DAC Thu, 26 Sep 2013 01:42:29 +0000
Rotel just announced the RDD-1580 USB Digital-to-Analog Converter that offers the finest audio reproduction possible from any digital source whether it be legacy PC sources or the latest digital file formats.  At its heart, the RDD-1580 makes use of Wolfson’s WM8740 stereo digital-to-analog converter. But where competitive products use only one of these converters […]]]> 1
Rotel RC-1570 Stereo Preamplifier Thu, 26 Sep 2013 01:35:49 +0000
Rotel just announced the RC-1570 Stereo Preamplifier, which offers a blend of cutting edge digital circuitry with on-board Digital-to-Analog conversion and classic analog stages. Beneath the clean lines and user friendly fascia lies highly sophisticated engineering born of Rotel’s 50 years of experience delivering affordable priced high performance components. Both analog and digital sources have […]]]> 0
Rotel RA-1570 Integrated Amplifier Tue, 23 Apr 2013 22:09:15 +0000
Rotel today announced the RA-1570 Integrated Amplifier, which offers a classic analog design with contemporary digital circuits for improved audio fidelity. As typical of Rotel amplifiers, the RA-1570’s circuitry draws on a high capacity power supply based on a Rotel custom designed and in-house manufactured oversized toroidal transformer. In addition to providing an abundance of […]]]> 0
Rotel RCD-1570 CD Player Tue, 23 Apr 2013 22:01:46 +0000
Rotel just announced a thousand dollar CD player, model RCD-1570, for audiophiles, which offers careful refinements to reveal even the most subtle nuances buried in a CD’s pit spiral. One of its most important features is the Wolfson WM8740 digital filter/stereo digital-to-analog converter. Originally developed for high-resolution sources, it is the product of extensive research […]]]> 0
Rotel RMB-1555 Multichannel Power Amplifier Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:49:21 +0000
Rotel just announced the RMB-1555 five-channel power amplifier which uses the their proprietary Balanced Design Concept for accurate and enjoyable music production. The amp is designed for a powerhouse home theater system or as a distribution amplifier for several independent zones in your home. Power output is conservatively rated at 120 watts per channel x […]]]> 0
Rotel RMB-1585 Multichannel Power Amplifier Tue, 23 Apr 2013 21:40:24 +0000
Rotel just announced their new flagship multichannel power amplifier, model RMB-1585, for videophiles searching for the best in movie soundtrack recreation. With five channels, each capable of producing 200 continuous watts each into 8-ohm loads (a full kilowatt of output power), the RMB-1585 masters any A/V system regardless of speaker load or room size. But […]]]> 0
Rotel RSX-1562 A/V Receiver Tue, 10 Jan 2012 10:47:38 +0000
7 x 100 Watts Per Channel Design Features HDMI 1.4, 3D Video Capability, USB Audio, Bluetooth, and Parametric EQ Rotel announced the RSX-1562, a 7.1 channel, surround-sound receiver which replaces the RSX-1560, adding new, improved circuitry and technologies such as HDMI 1.4 with 3D — six inputs, one with an Audio Return Channel (ARC). The […]]]> 0