Roon Partner Update: March 2024

In this month’s Roon Partner Update, dive into the latest audiophile innovations designed to enhance your music experience. Explore state-of-the-art DACs for unmatched audio clarity, seamless network bridges and music players for perfect integration, all-in-one streaming systems for high-fidelity convenience, and cutting-edge wireless speakers, preamplifiers, and streaming CD players that blend superb design with exceptional sound. Join us as we spotlight these outstanding contributions from our partners, all aimed at delivering a deeper, more immersive listening journey for Roon users.

Arcam ST5 – Roon Ready 

Arcam ST5 is Roon Ready

The ST5 is a simple and robust network DAC from Arcam that checks all the right boxes. With support for resolutions up to 24/192kHz and a integrations for a suite of streaming services that include TIDAL, Spotify, Chromecast, Airplay 2, Qobuz and Roon Ready – this is a clean and easy upgrade for your listening system, especially if you’re using an Arcam Radia integrated amplifier. 

Astell&Kern – AK HC4 – Roon Tested

Astell&Kern AK HC4 is Roon Tested

For the HiFi enthusiast on the move, the Roon Tested AK HC4 from Astell&Kern is here! Featuring support for HiRes music all the way up to Native DSD256 and up to PCM 32bit/384kHz, this portable DAC and headphone amp can keep up with your on-the-go listening needs and then some. Included USB-C and Lightning cables make connecting your mobile device to the AK HC4 a breeze, and from there the rest is just enjoying your favorite music from your favorite headphones – what’s not to love? 

JBL MP350 – Roon Ready 

JBL MP350 is Roon Ready

The MP350 from JBL is a sleek streaming DAC that will handily fit into your favorite HiFi setup without skipping a beat. Enjoy network streaming from TIDAL, Qobuz, Spotify, AirPlay 2, Chromecast, and Roon Ready, while outputs ranging from line level RCA, USB, S/PDIF coaxial and TOSLINK bring your music to life in the components of your choice. This is a stellar network DAC that we’re thrilled to welcome into the Roon family!

Linn – Klimax DSM – Roon Ready 

Linn Klimax DSM is Roon Ready

The Klimax DSM is a high-fidelity Roon Ready network bridge featuring Linn’s proprietary Organik DAC for unparalleled sound reproduction. It supports a wide range of connectivity options, including Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify Connect, Bluetooth, and AirPlay. The device’s meticulously crafted enclosure ensures acoustic isolation, enhancing its technical performance and audio clarity. As a premium offering, it represents a significant investment for audiophiles seeking the pinnacle of sound quality.

Linn – Kustom DSM – Roon Ready 

Linn Kustom DSM is Roon Ready

The Linn Kustom DSM is a versatile, unamplified Roon Ready multi-zone network music player designed for custom installations. It streams high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz and supports a vast array of digital and analog connections. With configurations available for 2 streams/4 zones or 4 streams/8 zones, it integrates seamlessly into smart home systems via Crestron and Control4 support. The Kustom DSM’s advanced streaming architecture ensures reliable, high-quality audio distribution throughout multiple zones. 

Linn – Majik DSM – Roon Ready 

Linn Majik DSM is Roon Ready

The Majik DSM is an all-in-one Roon Ready streaming system from Linn that delivers high-resolution audio all the way up to 24-bit/192kHz. It boasts a 100W stereo power output at 4 ohms, and includes a variety of inputs and outputs: including HDMI, optical, coaxial, and USB type B. The system also features a built-in phono stage with architecture derived from Linn’s Urika II model, catering to both digital and analog music sources. Its comprehensive connectivity and high-quality sound reproduction make it a valuable addition to any audiophile’s setup.

Linn – Selekt DSM: Classic – Roon Ready 

Linn Selekt DSM: Classic is Roon Ready

The Linn Selekt DSM: Classic is a high-end, Roon Ready modular network music streamer that offers exceptional clarity and insight into your music. It supports a wide range of digital and analog inputs, including HDMI ARC and a moving magnet/moving coil phono stage. The Selekt DSM integrates seamlessly with Roon, Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, and Apple AirPlay 2. Additionally, it offers Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity and can connect to your network wirelessly or via Ethernet. Recently, this streamer has been updated to support Direct Stream Digital up to DSD128, making it a versatile choice for audiophiles who want to add even more capability to their favorite system.

Linn – Selekt DSM: Edition – Roon Ready

Linn Selekt DSM Edition is Roon Ready

The Selekt DSM: Edition from Linn offers every feature you love from the Selekt DSM: Classic while refining it inside of an expertly crafted enclosure. This ensures even better musical isolation and upgraded physical controls to go with the beautiful enclosure. You’ll be able to enjoy all the same fantastic streaming and playback capabilities no matter which Selekt DSM you choose, but the Edition will take your listening experience to the next level.

Linn – Series 3 – Roon Ready 

Linn Series 3 is Roon Ready

The Linn Series 3 is a wireless speaker that delivers uncompromised audio quality with a direct and unified sound profile. It features a two-way sealed design, with each driver powered by 100 watts of class-D amplification, ensuring a robust and clear audio performance. The speaker supports high-resolution streaming up to 24-bit/192kHz and offers connectivity options like Wi-Fi, Ethernet, Bluetooth, and HDMI ARC. From strength to strength, the Series 3 is celebrated for its articulate sound and luxury design. 

NAD M66 – Roon Ready 

NAD M66 is Roon Ready

The latest Masters edition preamplifier from NAD is here, and we couldn’t be more excited to announce that the all-new M66 is Roon Ready! This streaming preamp is built to take on any sort of situation an audiophile could need, with outputs ready for your stereo amplifier and up to four (4!) subwoofers all at once. The supported input list covers the full gamut, from analog with RCA, XLR, and MM/MC Phono, to digital – including AES/EBU, Toslink, S/PDIF and even HDMI eARC. Streaming inputs are managed via the excellent BluOS app, and the M66 features support for AirPlay 2, Chromecast Spotify, Apple Music, TIDAL, Qobuz, Amazon music and naturally, Roon Ready streaming. The M66 is the flagship preamp that your high-end HiFi system deserves.

Primare CD35 and CD15  – Roon Ready

Primare CD15 is Roon Ready

We’re pleased to announce the CD35 and CD15 from Primare are the latest additions to the Roon Ready family from the Scandinavian powerhouse, boasting impressive versatility and performance in sleek packaging. Built around Primare’s modular upgrade system, you’ll never need to wonder what your system would be like with the perfect set of inputs – you can easily make the change all on your own! With the Prisma module, both the CD35 and CD15 each offer an impressive suite of supported streaming options, including Roon Ready streaming, AirPlay, Chromecast, Spotify Connect and even Bluetooth. These streaming CD players are a perfect way to bring beautiful elegance to your favorite HiFi system.

Primare CD35 is Roon Ready

Roon provides an amazing new way to experience your music. What it does with our partners’ products is magic. See our list of all Roon Partners!