Rotel Adds New Michi Integrated Amps To Line-Up

Rotel has announced the introduction of two new Michi integrated amplifiers to its line-up, the Michi X3 and Michi X5, both set for availability in October 2020 through the company’s Canadian distributor, Kevro International.

The Michi X5 Integrated Amplifier delivers 350 Watts of Class AB power into 8 ohm (600 Watts into 4 ohm) speakers under even the most extreme loading conditions. It has inputs supporting all popular audio sources, including three each of coaxial and optical and four analog RCA inputs.

It features an AKM premium 768kHz/32bit DAC, PC-USB with DSD 2X decoding and MQA rendering, Bluetooth with apt-X and AAC, Moving Magnet and Moving Coil Phono Stage inputs, XLR Balanced input, twin custom engineered toroidal transformers, a dimmable front panel TFT high resolution display, and IP and RS232 2-way communication for control system integration. 

The MSRP of the X5 is $8,999 ea. and it ships with a Michi remote control.

Available for MSRP $6,299 ea., the Michi X3 Integrated Amplifier delivers 200 Watts of Class AB output power into 8 ohm (350 Watts into 4 ohm) loads and comes custom engineered with all critical circuits and components hand selected through rigorous listening sessions and bench testing, says Rotel. 

It offers similar features to the X5, including AKM premium 768kHz/32bit DAC, three coaxial, three optical, and three analog RCA inputs, PC-USB with PCM and DSD 2X, Bluetooth with apt-X and AAC, Moving Magnet Phono Stage input, XLR Balanced input, custom engineered toroidal transformer, dimmable front panel TFT high resolution display, IP and RS232 2-way communication for control system integration. It also comes with a Michi remote control.