Roon Partner Update: May 2024

We’re thrilled to announce the latest additions to our Roon Ready and Roon Tested family! This month we welcome high-performance audio gear from Audiolab, Aurender, JBL, Luxman, McIntosh, Onkyo, and Integra. These new devices ensure seamless integration and the best possible listening experience with Roon. Dive into the details below and discover how these top-tier brands are enhancing your music journey.

Audiolab 9000Q – Roon Tested 

Audiolab 9000Q is Roon Tested

The 9000Q is a core member of Audiolab’s 9000 series, embodying the pinnacle of the brand’s audio engineering expertise. This network stereo amplifier is crafted to deliver spectacular performance, featuring a sophisticated onboard DAC. That DAC allows the 9000Q to support a wide range of audio formats, including PCM up to 32/768kHz, DSD tracks all the way up to DSD512, and full MQA decoding. With its robust build and fine finish, the 9000Q stands as a testament to Audiolab’s legacy of integrating practicality and high performance in a sleek, modern package

Aurender N20, N200, N30, N30SA ACS10 and ACS100 – Roon Ready

We’re thrilled to announce that Aurender has joined the Roon Ready family with a host of network streaming servers from their lineup. The N200, N20, N30 and N30SA feature highly advanced digital output boards to maximize in delivering high fidelity audio to your system. The ACS10 and ACS100 bring additional utility to their already capable siblings by providing built-in CD ripping support – the ideal solution for audiophiles with physical media collections that they’re looking to digitize. Aurender’s new Roon Ready capability will start with the release of the N20, available immediately with the latest System Software. The remaining models will be gradually released over the next month. Stay tuned!

Aurender N30 and N30sa is Roon ready

Integra DTM-7.4 – Roon Ready

Integra DTM-7.4 is Roon Ready

The Integra DTM-7.4 is a network stereo amplifier that is designed for the audiophile who is seeking modern connectivity in a standalone device. It features a premium 2-Channel DAC from AKM, capable of PCM 32/768kHz playback, ensuring your music is delivered with the utmost fidelity. The Class G amplifier provides a powerful 110 Watts per channel, providing ample power for all but the most demanding of speakers. With HDMI ARC support and a myriad of connectivity options, the DTM-7.4 ensures an adaptive and immersive audio experience. For vinyl lovers, it includes discrete op-amp circuitry and an isolated MM/MC phono board, preserving the acoustic integrity of your records. It’s also equipped with built-in voice assistants and is Roon Ready, making it a versatile centerpiece for any smart home entertainment system. 

JBL 4329P – Roon Ready

JBL 4329P is Roon Ready

These powered speakers pack a serious punch! With support for resolutions up to 24Bit/192kHz, and a total RMS power output of 600 Watts, there’s no doubt these speakers will happily fill even a larger room with music to spare. The craftsmanship put into manufacturing the 1” horn tweeter and 8” woofer driver truly highlight this speaker’s prowess and capability.  You’ll be able to conveniently stream your music to the JBL 4329P via Roon Ready streaming, AirPlay, Chromecast, Bluetooth, and an assortment of analog and digital connections, including USB and TOSLINK optical. For anyone who needs a speaker that does it all, this should be towards the top of your list. 

JBL 4305P – Roon Ready 

JBL 4305P is Roon Ready

The JBL 4305P Studio Monitors are a testament to compact engineering excellence, delivering a robust audio experience that belies their modest dimensions. With a design that harks back to the golden age of studio sound, these monitors offer big, clear, and punchy performance that’s sure to impress. The speakers come equipped with a generous array of connection options, including: XLR, 3.5mm, USB, Toslink optical, WiFi and Ethernet for Airplay, Chromecast and Roon Ready streaming. These monitors are an ideal choice for those seeking to maximize audio fidelity in a space-efficient package. 

Luxman NT-07 – Roon Ready 

Luxman NT-07 is Roon Ready

The NT-07 is a Roon Ready network transport that features Luxman’s signature elegance in design with a fantastic featureset. Sonically focused from the ground up, this network bridge offers EI transformer and dual capacitors for stable and clean power output. The NT-07 supports HDMI audio input with ARC, alongside streaming support for Spotify, TIDAL, Qobuz, and of course, Roon Ready onboard. NT-07 is poised to enhance the listening experience for audiophiles who are looking for flexibility and precision when streaming their music. 

McIntosh C55 – Roon Tested

McIntosh C55 is Roon Tested

The McIntosh C55 is a solid state preamplifier crafted for the discerning audiophile, blending advanced technology with a timeless design ethos. Building upon the acclaimed C53, the C55 elevates sound quality to new heights with its 8-band analog equalizer, allowing for precise audio customization. It boasts 16 inputs, accommodating a wide array of signal sources, ranging from digital streamers to record players. The digital inputs support up to 24/192kHz resolution, and the unit includes a 32-bit DAC, variable balanced and unbalanced outputs, and a headphone output with HDX technology. Overall, it’s clear that the McIntosh C55 is a testament to the brand’s commitment to audio excellence, and is the perfect centerpiece for any setup with an array of sources. 

McIntosh C2800 – Roon Tested

McIntosh C2800 is Roon Tested

The C2800 is a vacuum tube preamplifier that represents the pinnacle of audio craftsmanship, traits that we’ve all come to expect from a flagship device from McIntosh.  With a staggering 16 inputs, including 9 analog and 7 digital connections, the C2800 serves as the nerve center of any sophisticated audio system. It accommodates a wide array of sources, from turntables with adjustable phono inputs to digital devices via USB, thanks to its audiophile-grade DAC technology. This preamplifier also features three sets of stereo balanced and unbalanced outputs, providing unmatched flexibility in connecting to power amplifiers and allowing for bi-amping configurations. If you’ve been searching for an incredibly capable tube preamp for your listening system, this may just be your final stop. 

Onkyo TX-8470 – Roon Ready

Onkyo TX-8470 is Roon Ready

The Onkyo TX-8470 is a standout integrated amplifier that features an AKM AK4452 DAC, and supports high-resolution audio up to PCM 32/768kHz for crystal-clear sound. The receiver also offers RCA, USB, Coaxial, Toslink, HDMI ARC and even MM/MC phono support for streamlined connectivity, delivering your music with an impressive 110 Watt two channel amplifier. Add in Ethernet-based networking, and you have instant access to Roon Ready streaming, Spotify Connect, AirPlay 2, Chromecast, and a host of other app-supported streaming service integrations. The TX-8470 is a cohesive package that’s all designed to deliver a dynamic and immersive listening experience for your next complete HiFi listening setup.

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!