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Rose Audio - 250 Streamer / DAC


Roon Ready music streamer/digital processor, with ES9038Q2M DAC, dual-core Cortex-A72 processor up to 1.8GHz, and quad-core Cortex-A53 up to 1.4GHz, running Android 7.1 and compatible with Airplay, DLNA, Roon, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Qobuz, Bugs, Internet Radio, RoseTube (YouTube), and RosePodcast.


  • Display: 8.8" TFT LCD & capacitive touchscreen (MIPI-DSI).
  • Digital audio inputs: one each coaxial S/ PDIF, TosLink S/PDIF, USB, Ethernet network port; USB ports. Analog inputs: 1 pair single-ended on RCA jacks.
  • Digital audio outputs: USB, S/PDIF coaxial, S/PDIF optical. Analog outputs: 1 pair single-ended on RCA jacks, 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • Video output: HDMI 2.0 1 (up to 3840 2160/60Hz).
  • File system: NTFS/exFAT/FAT32. Network protocol: SMBv1, SMBv2/FTP/ WebDav. Storage interface: USB3.0 2, SATA 1. Audio file formats supported: MQA, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, OGG, APE, DFF, DSF, AAC, CDA, AMR, EC3, E-EC3, MID, MPL, MP2, MPC, MPGA, M4A, ALAC.
  • PCM sample rates supported: 8kHz768kHz (8/16/24/32 bits per sample).
  • Native DSD rates supported: DSD64 (2.8MHz), DSD128 (5.6MHz), DSD256 (11.2MHz), DSD512 (22.4MHz). Analog frequency response: 20Hz 20kHz, 0.5dB. Maximum analog output level: 2.3V RMS.
  • Analog output impedance: 100 ohms. Headphone output: 1V RMS into 32 ohms (2V RMS maximum into 300 ohms). THD: 0.0002% (1kHz at 2.3V RMS).
  • THD+N: 0.0003% (1kHz at 2.3V RMS).
  • IMD: 102dB (SMPTE 4:1, 60Hz:7kHz).
  • S/N ratio: 126dB max (CCITT filter); >133dB, 20Hz20kHz. Optional accessory: internal SSD for music data storage, CD drive.
  • Supplied accessory: Bluetooth remote control. Can also be controlled with RoseConnect Premium app for iOS and Android devices.

Dimensions: 11" (278mm) W3"(76mm)H7.95" (202mm) D. Weight: 7lb (3.2kg).

Finish: Anodized aluminum with black side and rear panels.

Approximate number of dealers: 50.

Warranty: 1 year from date of purchase.