Melco N5 Digital Music Library


Melco N5 Digital Music Library

Melco N5 Digital Music Library
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The Melco N5 Digital Music Library is the next generation of the acclaimed Melco concept for extreme sound quality from both music stored within the N5, networked music, and external streaming services when used with a USB-DAC.  All Melco Digital Music Libraries play music into either Network Streamers or will play into USB-DAC, and can also be configured to operate without an Ethernet network.

Melco N5 features all-new electronics, with a new mainboard, high grade low noise internal linear power supply and extensive pro-grade connectivity.

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  • Selected 5TB HDD drive for audio performance
  • Pro-grade Neutrik Ethernet connectors
  • Ethernet SFP port for optical LAN connectivity
  • Pro-grade Amphenol USB connectors
  • High-quality positive-click front panel buttons with 2 colour LED shadow lighting
  • Crystal-clear, easy-read, low-noise OLED display
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports and 1 x USB 2.0 port for easy back up, expansion and DAC connectivity
  • Easy music importing from CD, USB Flash drives, or HDD drives
  • Melco HS3 (Highly Stable Storage System) mounting for HDD to optimise sound quality

The Melco N5 - a black HiFi unit with a small screen, a power button and four buttons to the right of the display.
  • Music storage: 1 x selected 5TB HDD with anti-resonance mounting
  • Network connectivity: LAN Port-Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T), Dedicated PLAYER port, Gigabit Ethernet (1000Base-T), SFP Port (1000 mbps MAX)
  • USB connectivity:
    • USB 2.0 port USB DAC-dedicated
    • 2 x USB 3.0 port assignable as Import, Backup, DAC or expansion (1 port rear and 1 port front panel)
    • USB player file support: DSF, DFF, FLAC, WAV, ALAC, AIFF and AAC
  • USB player sample rate support:
    • 16-32 bit (PCM) to 384 kHz:- auto downsample to suit connected DACs
    • Gapless PCM support
    • 1 bit (DSD) to 11.3 MHz Quad DSD, Markerless DSD support, Gapless DSD support
    • DSD to 32 bit PCM conversion selectable
    • OLED displays player sample rate
  • Power supply: Pre-set 220-240 V AC or 110-120 V AC dependent on locality
  • Size: 440 x 82 x 344mm
  • Weight: 13 kg

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