X5 - $850. X 5 Pro - $1,270
The X5 is essentially a Digital USB Streamer interface. It connects via wi fi or by LAN or plug a USB Hard Drive into it and it can be controlled by a phone or Tablet. It will connect to an external DAC by USB or into a coaxial in on the Digital in on any DAC or CD Player using a Box 1.1 Interface. It will also connect to the Internet to allow Streaming.
The X5 is a specially designed HD streaming device. It connects a DAC through the USB2.0 port and uses a simple browser. It will play both stored and network files.The browser UI is simple and easy to use.
1. Supports USB memory device(U-disk, hard drive).
2. Supports DLNA protocol and NAS play.
3. Supports RJ45 network port and USB wireless adapters.
4. Supports all high resolution music formats, (up to PCM 32bit/384kHz), supports DSD64, DSD128 and DSD256.
5. Control software includes a special browser.
Due to its unique design it will work with all Consonance DACs professionally.
The X5 Pro. The X5 Pro does the same as the X5, but is a stand alone unit. It is fitted with a high quality DAC which will play all audio formats that anything has been recorded in or is envisioned, and it does it really well, or it connects via USB to a higher specification DAC.
USB2.0portx4, for hard disk up to 2TB, 10/1000Mbps LAN, RJ-45 port:
supports: UPnP, NAS, and PC sharing.
Supported audio file formats: DSD: DSF (DSD), DIFF (DSD) PCM: FLAC, Apple Lossless (ALAC), WAV, AIFF, APE, MP3, AAC Supported audio sample rates, bit depths, number of channels： PCM, 44.1khz-384kHz, 16-32bit, Stereo DSD, 2.8MHz-11.2MHz, 1bit, Stereo Analog output: unbalanced: 2.3V RMS,
Dimensions: 4.2cm x 18cm x 13.5cm (HxWxD)