cocktailAudio N15D Network Adapter, Music Storage & Network Player



cocktail Audio N15(D)

HiFi Network Adapter, Music Storage & Player with Music Database, Streamer, USB DAC and much more.........
Give networking capability to your existing DAC or Amplifier

  • High Performance System Resources
  • Based on powerful dual core ARM Cortex A9 running at 1.0GHz
  • UPnP (DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer/Samba Server/Client are supported
  • Super Sound Quality created by Sabre ES9018K2M Reference DAC built-in
  • 2.5-inch HDD or SSD storage deck is ready
  • Giga Fast Ethernet LAN built-in
  • High speed internal data transferring
  • Other Great Features & Functions
  • Dedicated USB Audio Class 2.0 Input is ready
  • Major Online Music Services like TIDAL Qobuz, Deezer, Napster are integrated
  • Apple Airplay is supported
  • Intuitive, feature rich and speedy remote-control app for iOS and Android devices
  • Give networking capability to your existing DAC & Amplifier
  • Roon Ready is supported
  • Hi-Res Audio Formats are supported
  • 24Bit/192KHz HD WAV, FLAC are supported
  • DSD64, DSD128, DSD256 files are supported
  • Support MQA file

Most of music file formats including hi-res format are supported

Hi-res music files like DSD file (DSD64/128/256), DXD (24Bit/352.8Khz), 32Bit/384Khz PCM file and 24Bit/192Khz HD WAV/FLAC files are supported.

High Performance System Resources

Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 processor running at 1.0GHz
Integrating commercial version of NTFS/HFS+ file system and EXT4 Linux file system into the N15D. This will lead to wonderful performance for backup and file management functions.
Giga Fast Ethernet LAN built-in

High Quality Analog Out Terminal for High Quality Sound

To guarantee lossless signal transmission and high-quality sound, N15D offers a fair of high-quality analogue out terminal which is powered by ESS Sabre DAC ES9018K2M cooperating with XMOS 32Bit/500MIPS Digital Signal Processor.

Convenient Control with Customized App (NOVATRON Music X) and Web Interface

Customized App for the N15D, named as 'NOVATRON Music X' is also available. You can control full range of N15D functions via this App remotely with your Android and iOS mobile devices. NOVATRON Music X is available at Google Play Store and Apple App Store

Additionally, Web Interface is also available. Try using it with your PC, it will be great tool to control the N15D via your PC remotely.

Versatile Networking functions

Connect the N15D to your network to stream music to and from other devices, listen to cloud-based music services and control remotely using mobile devices

Control remotely using mobile devices including: iPhone, iPad and Android smartphones and tablets with customized App, NOVATRON MusicX

The N15D is a UPnP (DLNA) Media Server& Renderer so you can stream music to and from other compatible devices (e.g. WiFi speakers)

Use the cocktail Audio Web Interface to control the N15D and manage the Music DB remotely

Access online music services like Qobuz, TIDAL, Deezer

Manage your files (Copy, move or delete) over a network thanks to support for Samba

Famous Online Music Services integrated into the N15D

Famous online music services like Qobuz, TIDAL, Deezer, Napster are available at the N15D. You can play them directly with the N15D conveniently if you have its user ID and password.

Millions of internet radio stations and Podcasts are also provided with free.

This is powered by Airable Internet Radio server. You can record iRadio music also with high quality of audio via the N15D's recording function

Storage for Music Database

You can install 2.5inch hard disk drive or solid-state drive (SSD) into N15D. And, you can build your own Music Database via N15D's 'Import to DB' function

Major two (2) functions of N15D

  1. USB DAC (Digital to Analog Converter)

You can connect N15D to PC via USB cable, and play files in your PC via N15D with wonderful sound quality

  1. HiFi Network Adapter, Source Device, Music Storage & Player with Music Database for existing amplifier or DAC

N15D is a network streaming node designed for your existing DAC or Amplifier. It will give your existing audio systems wonderful networking ability


Model name cocktailAudio N15D
Host CPU & Memory CPU: Dual Core ARM Cortex A9 running at 1.0GHz
Main Memory: DDR-1066 1GByte
Storage SATA II interface
2.5inch HDD & SSD Support
Interface - Customized Remote App Control
- Web Interface Control
Digital out
COAXIAL x 1 S/PDIF 75ohm RCA, Sample rate: up to 24bit/192KHz
TOSLINK x 1 S/PDIF, Sample rate: up to 24bit/192KHz
Analog Out RCA(L, R) Fixed/Variable, 4.5Vrms(Max)
Headphone 6.35mm Jack, 80mW at 300 ohms
Audio Input USB Audio In USB Standard B Connector, USB Audio Class2.0 Input
Connectivity USB Host USB2.0(5V/1A) x 1 at front
USB3.0(5V/1A) x 2 at rear
Network Wired Giga Fast Ethernet(10/100/1000Mbs)
Wireless(Option) WiFi USB Dongle via USB Host port
& Format supported
DSD(DSD64, DSD128, DSD256), DXD(24Bit/352.8KHz),
HD WAV(24Bit/192KHz), HD FLAC(24Bit/192KHz), APE/CUE, WAV, FLAC, ALAC,
AIFF, AIF, AAC, M4A, MP3, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, M3U, PLS, etc
Network Protocols
UPnP(DLNA) Server/Client/Media Renderer, Samba Server/Client, FTP Server, Web Server, etc
Internet Radio/Podcast Airable
Online Music Services TIDAL, Deezer, Qobuz, Spotify Connect, Napster
Power Source 220V - 240V ~50/60Hz(* 110V area : 100V - 120V ~50/60Hz)
Dimension 180mm(W) x 180mm(D) x 45mm(H) without foot
Certificate CE, FCC, EMI, etc