Roon Partner Update: October 2023

Welcome to this month’s highlight reel of Roon Ready devices! We’re happy to showcase a diverse array of audiophile gems, including dynamic powered speakers, a robust stereo amplifier, a powerful digital audio player, a versatile bridge, sleek wireless speakers, and more. Dive in and discover the innovations set to redefine your auditory experience.

For a full list of our partner brands – and every device that works with Roon – visit our Partners page on the Roon website.

SVS – Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase and SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair – Roon Tested

SVS Prime Wireless pro soundbase and SVS prime wireless pro powered speaker pair are now roon tested

The Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speakers are a versatile and powerful wireless Roon Tested speaker system that delivers an immersive soundstage with stunning clarity and detail. Equipped with a 5.25-inch woofer, 1-inch aluminum dome tweeter, and a 200-watt amplifier, these speakers are capable of delivering room-filling sound with deep, tight bass and crystal-clear highs.

SVS Prime Wireless Pro Powered Speaker Pair is Roon Tested

The SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase is a Roon Tested integrated stereo amplifier that’s been completely reimagined for the streaming age. It marries audiophile-grade components, Roon, Airplay, Chromecast, Bluetooth 5.0 streaming options, and intuitive control features within a sleek, attractive, high-tech enclosure.

It delivers 300 watts (150 watts x 2 into 4ohm) of robust stereo amplification and pairs it with a 192kHz/24-bit DAC capable of driving any speakers to their full potential with pristine clarity, stunning dynamics, and powerful bass – making it a perfect platform for maximum Roon enjoyment. Simply add speakers for an uncompromised listening experience.

SVS - Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase is Roon Tested

Wired connections include HDMI, line level RCA, optical, 3.5mm AUX, and ethernet inputs. A line-level output offers greater flexibility by letting the unit function as a source component in an existing system. High-quality 5-way stereo connections plus subwoofer output for deeper, more immersive bass make the SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase a perfect 2.1 configured Roon system solution.

Controlling the SVS Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase is a breeze via the smartphone/desktop app, IR remote, data-rich front panel interface, or voice controls.  Meanwhile, Roon certification provides effortless operation, elevated enjoyment of high-resolution music playback, and enhanced access to Roon’s music content and powerful library management features. The Prime Wireless Pro SoundBase is high-performance, compact proof that SVS delivers exceptional audio products that meet the needs of even the most discerning audiophiles.

PS Audio – AirLens – Roon Ready

PS Audio airlens is roon ready

Streaming audio via Roon or other services like Qobuz, Tidal, and Spotify offers millions of titles at the touch of a finger. Unfortunately, connecting your sensitive DAC to the noise generated by computers, routers, NAS, local networks, and modems via either WiFi or Ethernet cable is not a great-sounding solution to bringing high-performance audio into your listening environment. The PS Audio AirLens completely eliminates the problems of noise, jitter, and EMI influences through complete galvanic isolation and perfect reclocking of the digital audio signal. You’ve not yet heard how great streaming can sound until you experience audio through the AirLens.

Sonus faber – Duetto – Roon Ready

Sonus faber duetto is roon ready

The Sonus faber Duetto is a Roon Ready stereo wireless speaker system that integrates 40 years of HiFi audio engineering expertise with Sonus faber’s signature design cues in a compact layout. Each Duetto speaker combines an impressive two-way system, powered by a two dedicated amplifiers – resulting in an impressive and dynamic music experience no matter the genre. The speakers are paired together using Ultra Wide Band (UWB) technology to enable the ultra-low latency, uncompressed audio performance – a first in the audio industry. The Duettos offer a host of connectivity options, including: Analog RCA, HDMI ARC, TOSLINK optical, and even a subwoofer output. In addition to Roon Ready streaming, you can use the Sonus faber app to control music streaming capabilities, in addition to other Sonus faber wireless speakers like the Omnia, which can be used together around the home for multi-room audio.

Astell&Kern – KANN ULTRA – Roon Ready

Astell&Kern - KANN ULTRA is Roon Ready

We’re excited to announce the KANN ULTRA, the latest Roon Ready music player from Astell&Kern – passionately designed to deliver extraordinary power to your headphones. Thanks to a unique Triple Output amplifier design, the KANN Ultra offers up to 16Vrms of power to its balanced headphone output, deftly fulfilling your craving for potency while listening on-the-go. With dual ES9039MPRO DAC chips on board, the KANN ULTRA offers the very latest flagship DACs from ESS in an impressive stereo design, readily backing up this DAP’s amplifier prowess. Naturally, Astell&Kern’s software is here to impress, with a suite of apps, easy to access onboard music storage capabilities, and Roon Ready streaming all built-in. When your portable HiFi system needs just a bit more oomph on the go, this is the solution for you. 

Simaudio – MOON 681, 791, 891 – Roon Ready

Simaudio by MOON 681 is Roon Ready
Simaudio by MOON 791 is Roon Ready
Moon by Simaudio 891 is Roon Ready

The MOON 681, MOON 791 and MOON 891 from Simaudio is a spectacular range of preamplifiers and Roon Ready network players, each designed to be the beating heart of your reference listening system. They each feature MOON’s specialized hybrid power supply onboard, which ensures clean and consistent energy is delivered to their delicate internals – you can rest assured that the music coming from your MOON DAC has been expertly handled from the very first step. With a host of connectivity options, you’ll be able to connect to any of the components in your system with ease – from  analog RCA inputs, to HDMI ARC, phono, and in total 6 digital inputs. The cherry on top is of course, the excellent MOON MiND 2 streaming platform that’s integrated into each device, giving you easy access to AirPlay, Roon Ready streaming, and a host of other integrations with an easy to use mobile app. If you’re looking for the next big thing for your favorite listening system, these offerings from MOON very well could be what you need.

Vermeer Audio – MODEL THREE – Roon Ready

Vermeer Audio MODEL THREE is Roon Ready

The MODEL THREE is a high-end Roon Ready network streaming DAC designed and manufactured by the French HiFi company, Vermeer Audio. Featuring a dual-mono output design with two AKM DAC chips, the THREE is capable of handling PCM music files up to an impressive 32-bit/768kHz and native DSD playback all the way up to DSD512. Thanks to an integrated preamplifier, this DAC can also connect to your favorite power amplifier, for a simplified listening setup. With multiple finishes available from brushed aluminum to polished black and white, the MODEL THREE is a beautiful and impressive way to introduce Roon Ready streaming to your stereo listening system.

Nagra Classic DAC II  – Roon Tested 

Nagra Classic DAC II is Roon Tested

The Classic DAC II from Nagra is a high-end Roon Tested DAC built to deliver natural, lifelike sound. It is based on the same NADM (Nagra Audio Digital Module) digital engine as the company’s flagship HD DAC X, and is capable of decoding all current high-resolution audio formats, all the way up to DSD256. The Classic DAC II features a nine-FET class A output stage that is said to emulate the sound of a tube, and a new generation silent built-in power supply. It is also fully balanced internally and has two digital inputs (USB and S/PDIF) and one analog output (RCA). If you are looking for a DAC that elegantly compliments your high-end listening system then the Nagra Classic DAC II is a perfect choice for you.

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!