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Rotel has introduced the RA-6000 Integrated Amplifier and DT-6000 DAC Transport to celebrate 60 years as a Japanese family owned and operated audio business established in 1961 in Tokyo, Japan by founder Mr. Tomoki Tachikawa.
The Diamond Series models will be available in both black and silver finishes and feature an industrial design engineered with modern, contemporary styling complimenting Rotel’s current offerings while paying tribute to the brand’s iconic heritage through generations of legacy models.
Both units will be available in September 2022 with an MSRP: RA-6000 – $5,799 ea and DT-6000 – $2,999 ea
The RA-6000 delivers 350 watts of output power into 4-ohm speaker loads leveraging technical and performance designs from the brand’s flagship Michi series models. The RA-6000 is the beneficiary of Michi circuits design, acoustic components, and power supply engineering methods, further featuring upgrades found in Rotel’s recent MKII models.
An array of source inputs including coaxial (3), optical (3), analog (3), PC-USB supporting MQA, Bluetooth with aptX HD for high performance wireless streaming, XLR Balanced, iOS USB for Apple devices and a Moving Magnet Phono stage for vinyl enthusiasts.
Key Features include: Class AB amplifier / Premium Texas Instruments 32-bit / 384 kHz DAC / Ethernet, RS232, 12V trigger and external remote input ensure simplified integration with all popular control systems / Supports MQA and MQA Studio/ Certified Roon Tested.
The DT-6000 DAC Transport includes a PC-USB input supporting MQA and DSD audio playback and renders PCM 32-bit/384kHz music files through the coaxial and optical inputs supporting music streamers and media players with the included tray loading CD Mechanism, providing ultimate playback flexibility.
The focal point of the DT-6000 is the 8-channel ESS Sabre ES9028PRO Digital to Analog converter configured to dedicate 4 Mono DACs each to the left and right channels. Redundant signal processing of the digital data streams extracts nuances of audio with exacting clarity and detail with an exceptionally low noise floor. The DAC feeds custom engineered fully balanced differential output filters with sonic components critically tuned for life-like reproduction of the audio.
Features include: Smooth tray loading mechanism / ESS Saber Premium 32-bit 8-channel DAC / Fully balanced differential XLR outputs / RS232, 12V trigger and external remote input ensure simplified integration with all popular control systems / Supports MQA and MQA Studio / Certified Roon Tested.