The Brand Introduces the S14 Integrated Network Streamer to Provide Additional Flexibility for HiFi Music Consumption
TOKYO, JAPAN (DECEMBER 2, 2022) –Rotel is proud to introduce its S14 Integrated Network Streamer offering discerning listeners a high-performance product to access and enjoy online music with ease. This solution delivers the family-owned audio company’s promise of quality, value, and performance, aiming to bring music to life without compromise.
Leveraging over 60-years of design experience, the S14 delivers high performance music rendered through a 32-bit ESS Sabre digital-to-analog converter, feeding high current output transistors powered by an oversized toroidal transformer, delivering precision and control.
With the S14, users can stream music directly from popular streaming services including Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, Podcasts and thousands of Internet Radio stations. AirPlay 2 and Google Cast are also supported as well as Coaxial, Optical, aptXTM HD Bluetooth, Analog RCA and PC-USB source inputs for legacy devices. The all-in-one product streams music directly from popular music services, rendering the audio with precision, delivering 150 Watts of Class AB power at 4 Ohms directly to loudspeakers via 5-way binding posts and a front panel headphone connection. The S14 also comes with a newly engineered aluminum remote control for easy use in a design-forward package.
Convenient and intuitive, the S14 supports both wired and dual-band wireless network connections for ultimate installation flexibility. The front panel display renders full color album artwork and includes title, track, and artist information from the selected audio streaming service.
The S14 will be available in the United States in black and silver finishes through Authorized Rotel Dealers with shipments beginning in December of 2022 and the rest of the world shortly thereafter.
SUGGESTED PRICING (MSRP): $ 2,499.99, £ 2,499.00, € 2,699.00
Rotel audio products are known worldwide for their quality, reliability, value, and, above all, exceptional sound reproduction. Family owned 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.
The Rotel S14 Integrated Network Streamer provides seamless access to the near-limitless catalog of online music with ease and sophistication. This all-in-one product streams music directly from popular music sources rendering the audio with detailed precision and clarity delivering 150 Watts of Class AB power into 4 ohms to even the most demanding loudspeakers.
Leveraging over 60-years of audio design experience the S14 renders digital music files including MQA utilizing a 32-bit ESS Sabre Digital to Analog converter. The integrated amplifier circuits feed an array of high-current output transistors powered by an oversized toroidal transformer delivering accuracy with exceptional bass control.
Convenient and intuitive the S14 supports both wired and dual-band Wi-Fi network connections for ultimate installation flexibility. Album artwork, track, title, and artist information is presented on the front panel color graphic display. Simple device setup and configuration is also available using the front panel and included remote control.
Stream using your favorite music App or use the S14 iOS and Android Apps to access thousands of Internet Radio stations, Podcasts, and high-resolution music from Tidal and Qobuz.
The S14 also includes Coaxial, Optical, Analog RCA, PC-USB andaptXTM HD Bluetooth providing connection to your favorite audio
sources such as CD Players, Tuners, and Turntables with line-level outputs. A rear USB connection supports playback of MP3, WMA, and AAC audio files from flash drives.
This just-add-speakers solution continues to deliver on the promise of quality, performance, and value synonymous with this Japanese family-owned audio brand.