Rotel RC1590 Stereo Preamplifier
Rotel RC1590 Stereo Preamplifier
Rotel RC1590 Stereo Preamplifier

Rotel RC1590 Stereo Preamplifier




Stereo Preamplifier


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Rotel RC1590

This stereo preamplifier is fully feature laden with Balanced XLR and Unbalanced RCA inputs and outputs, a TI precision volume control IC, a fixed volume line output, dual mono subwoofer outputs, digital outputs (Coax and Optical), digital inputs (3 Coax and 3 Optical), Aux, CD, and Tuner analogue inputs, Internal APTX Bluetooth with rear-mounted external antenna, a front USB iPod port with 2.1A charging supply, and rear panel PC-USB 24-bit 192kHz input supporting DSD (Windows) and DoP (DSD over PCM for Mac OS X).

Other essential features of the Hotel RC1590 include a remote control, 2 x 12-volt trigger outputs, a dimmable display, an automatic power off function (configurable), RS232 and IP control for automation system integration, Internet based software updates, Rotel Link connection, a detachable IEC power cord, an external IR remote input, and a front mounted 3.5mm headphone output jack.

For music enthusiasts who won't accept compromise, the RC-1590 preamplifier is in a class of its own, at a price that belies its incredible performance.



  • Total Harmonic Distortion: < 0.004% (20Hz - 20kHz)

    Input Sensitivity/Impedance:
    Phono Input (MM) - 2.5mV / 47k ohms
    Line Level Inputs (RCA) - 150mV / 100k ohms
    Line Level Inputs (XLR) - 250mV / 100k ohms

    Output Level:
    Line Level (RCA) - 1V
    Balanced (XLR) - 2V

    Frequency Response:
    Phono Input - 20Hz - 20kHz, +/- 0.2dB
    Line Level Inputs - 10Hz - 100kHz, +/-0.1dB

    Signal to Noise Ratio: (A weighting)
    Phono Input - 80dB
    Line Level Inputs - 110dB

    Channel Separation:
    Phono Input - >75dB
    Line Level Inputs - >75dB

    Digital Section

    Frequency Response:
    20Hz - 20kHz, +/- 0.5dB max.

    Signal to Noise Ratio: 90dB (A weighting)

    Digital Inputs: SPDIF LPCM (up to 192kHz 24-bit)

    USB Audio Class 1.0 (up to 96kHz 24-bit)
    USB Audio Class 2.0 (up to 192kHz 24-bit)*
    * Driver installation required
    DSD Replay - native or DoP

    Power Consumption: 25 watts

    Dimensions (W x H x D): 431 x 144 x 348mm

    Front Panel Height: 3U (133mm)

    Weight: 9.2kg net