HiFi Rose THE REAL HONEST RS150 REVIEW of the High End Music Streamer DAC



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Independent AV Specialist Morten Stjernholm & Sound Engineer Tim Harris reviews the HIFI Rose RS150 streaming DAC product, that offers a impressive great big display for your HIFI rack. Morten uses it for a month, dives in and tells you the unfiltered & independent truth about his experience.

The review sample was kindly provided by danish HIFI & Home Cinema specialist Custom Audio.
Find out more about the company here: https://customaudio.dk/

Find out more about HIFI rose here: https://hifirose.com/

Interested in a High end streamer? Then be sure to also check out my review of the most direct competitor the Cocktail Audio X45Pro here: https://youtu.be/1PmPKS1NJTA

ENJOY THIS MUSIC PLAYLIST:

Stjernholm Reviews Sonic Snacks Playlists on Tidal, Qobuz, Spotify, Youtube Music (tracks I often use for critical judgement, updated continuously - suggestions are very welcome!)

https://sdz.sh/knEB2s

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Video Segments:

00:00 The man starts speaking
00:30 Introducing the RS150
01:08 The review sample is delivered by
01:18 What is the HIFI Rose RS150?
01:50 Date and time display
02:30 DAC Connectivity
03:00 The Casing
03:20 Design & daily use
03:30 Touch display satisfaction
04:15 Remote
04:30 Rose Control app
04:49 Tidal connect missing
05:00 Roon endpoint
05:14 Music discovery
05:32 THE GOOD STUFF
09:10 THE SOUND
11:56 Tim Harris blind test sound impressions
12:50 HIFI LIFE LESSION
13:45 THE BAD (old man rant)
13:53 Missing features compared with competition
14:30 No DNLA client & network playback
15:10 Metadata bugs
15:34 Comments on the touch display
16:10 Video playback on HDMI what to expect
16:56 THE OVERALL USER EXPERIENCE
18:42 A word on the queue system mystery
19:12 Plain stupid stuff
19:37 Crappy Internet radio
19:58 Using it as a preamp
20:09 Busy Rose connect is not roon
20:37 THE CONCLUSION
21:12 HIFI Rose is missing out on the great potential
22:18 If you use Roon
23:21 Alternatives
24:29 Thank you
24:45 Pros, Cons and review score
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Video production shot and production assisted by Tim Harris, Headway Production
https://headwayproductions.dk/

Channel beats are tapped in and produced by Marcus Stjernholm, aka. Marc Nash
Spotify link to artist:
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