Rotel have announced the release of 3 new integrated amplifiers that feature trickle-down technology from its award-winning Michi Series. All 3 products are available this month and offer a genuine taste of the Michi X5 and Michi X3 with support for hi-res audio and vinyl playback. You can read our review of the Rotel A14MKII Integrated Amplifier here.
The new Rotel Integrated Amplifier range build on the legacy of this 60-year-old iconic brand. These new products are introduced as MKII versions of the popular A14, RA-1572 and RA-1592 models with significant acoustic and performance upgrades.
The A14MKII, RA-1572MKII and RA-1592MKII models launch with extensive acoustic circuits upgrades and have been reengineered to an even higher level of performance leveraging technologies developed for the Michi Series.
Utilizing Michi circuits designs and hand-selection of critical components supported by countless hours of acoustic tuning and bench testing ensures these MKII models deliver best-in-class performance maintaining Rotel’s highest standard of build quality and exceptional value.
Collectively these products benefit from over 98 audio signal path component changes and circuit design enhancements resulting in more details in the rendered audio with a larger sound stage and improved spatial positioning.
All 3 Integrated Amplifiers support MQA and MQA Studio unfolding and rendering utilizing a new Texas Instruments 32-bit/384kHz Digital to Analog Converter (DAC). The PC-USB connection supports MQA up to 24-bit/384kHz audio and PCM audio playback up to 32-bit/384kHz.
The A14MKII, RA-1572MKII and RA-1592MKII proudly announce they have been certified as ROON TESTED ensuring the best experience using Roon software. Rotel and Roon have joined together to offer free Roon trial memberships to end user customers allowing them to simply enjoy the music.
Rotel distributors and dealers may also request trial Roon memberships to demonstrate Rotel and Roon in their showrooms by contacting Rotel at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a coupon code.
The 3 MKII models are available for orders now with shipments beginning in April 2021.
All models are available in both Silver and Black colors.
Suggested retail price (VAT, shipping and any customs duties related to current standards of individual countries are excluded):
- A14MKII – $1,599.99, £955.00, € 1,399.00
- RA-1572MKII – $2,099.99, £1,495.00, € 1,899.00
- RA-1592MKII – $3,199.99, £2,195.00, € 2,699.00
For more information: Rotel Integrated Amplifiers (rotel.com)
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