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Rotel RDG-1520 Digital Internet Tuner

A Digital Internet Tuner for the 21st Century

RDG stands for Rotel Digital Gateway. The RDG-1520 Digital Internet Tuner certainly opens the gate wide for all that streaming media can offer, plus it includes an FM radio and offers a USB input for direct digital connection of an iPod or other USB class 2 devices, bypassing the inexpensive analog output stage in favor of a Wolfson DAC and high-end analog stage. The receiver’s tuner section includes both terrestrial FM and Internet radio so listening options are virtually limitless! There are presently over 15,000 Internet radio stations listed. In order to help keep favorite stations handy, the RCX-1500 includes 30 possible presets for instantaneous access to both FM and Internet broadcasts. A lap top can also be connected directly to the RDG-1520. Or owners can stream from a PC using Windows Media Player 11 over a wireless or wired Ethernet connection. A USB to Wi-Fi Ethernet dongle is included. Supported codecs include RealAudio, WMA, MP3, AAC & AAC+ (non DRM), AU, WAV and AIFF.

The RDG-1520 can be controlled via bi-directional RS-232, as well as discrete IR. Custom integrators will appreciate that the chassis is a standard 2U size and it works with Rotel’s RFK rack kits for an easy, clean installation.

“The way in which we access music has changed profoundly in the past few years, with the iPod being the most visible symbol of the change” says Rotel’s V.P. Sales & Marketing Doug Henderson. “But even the ubiquitous iPod may have met its match in the fast growing wave of Internet music delivery.”

“Truly, the world of music is now open to all who want to listen,” adds Henderson. “There are more than 15,000 stations broadcasting via the web so go and pick your favorite genre or artist–it’s all there. Music delivery services like Rhapsody and Pandora let you personalize your on-line music experience.”

“And a great many of us have built a music library on our home PCs, which we’d like to have high fidelity access to through our primary stereo or home theater system. At Rotel, we intend to be fully involved in this growing revolution in music listening with components that will get the best out of these sources today and, as the sources gets better, our components will deliver even better fidelity tomorrow.”

The RCX-1500 is without doubt, one of the most flexible, high performance, single chassis stereo components available today.

RDG-1520 Digital Internet Tuner

  • Availability: Late October 2009
  • Suggested Retail Price: USD $999.00

About Rotel Electronics
Rotel audio products are known worldwide for their quality, reliability, value, and, above all, exceptional sound reproduction. Since 1961, Rotel has utilized the resources of its formidable international design team and has manufactured its products in its own sophisticated production facilities. Rotel proudly offers a complete range of electronics that have consistently received critical acclaim and coveted industry awards. With substantial investment in new technologies and manufacturing, Rotel is prepared to meet the challenges of an evolving specialty electronics marketplace.

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