Rotel RAP-1580MKII Amplified Processor

$6,299 $6,999
By Rotel


RAP-1580MKII is the ideal home theater solution delivering uncompromised performance packaged in a size efficient chassis that rivals many separates theater component installations. It is an ultra-high-performance multichannel-integrated amplifier supporting DTS:X and Dolby Atmos 7.1.4 surround processing bringing music and movies to life in stunning clarity. The amplifier section is built upon a powerful Class AB design driving all 7 channels simultaneously at 140 watts per channel into 4 ohm speakers loads, anchored by a massive Rotel factory-made toroidal transformer.

RAP-1580MKII utilizes an array of 6 high precision Wolfson 24-bit/192kHz Digital-to-Analog Converters. These low noise, audiophile quality DACs are supported with premium-grade audio components in circuits tuned by Rotel’s acoustic engineering team in the U.K.


  • Supports Dolby® Atmos 7.1.4 processing
  • Decodes DTS:X 7.1.4 processing
  • Supports Dirac Live Room Correction
  • 8 HDMI 2.0b inputs capable of 4K/UHD video pass-through
  • 3 HDMI inputs and both HDMI outputs support HDCP 2.2
  • Bluetooth with apt-X
  • PC-USB input supporting 24-bit/192kHz audio
  • Moving Magnet Phono Stage Input
  • 6 x Wolfson premium 24-bit/192kHz Digital to Analogue Converters
  • 7 x 140W class AB amplification

Dirac Live LE and a USB microphone are included providing unrivaled room correction and system calibration. Dirac delivers improved staging, better clarity and deeper, tighter bass ensuring the RAP-1580MKII delivers optimal performance in any setting.

The front HDMI input and all 7 rear HDMI inputs support HDMI 2.0b 4K HDR video with HDCP 2.2 supported on 3 of these inputs and both video outputs. The seven-inch front panel graphic display provides easy adjustments of all configuration parameters directly on the unit ideal for installations where the equipment is located remotely.

The RAP-1580MKII supports a vast array of audio source inputs including 3 analog, 6 digital, PC-USB with 24b/192k, apt-X wireless Bluetooth, XLR, Moving Magnet Phono stage, multi-input and front panel iOS USB. The unit also includes 12V trigger controls, IR remote input and outputs and RS232 and Ethernet connections for effortless integration with all popular control systems.

Rotel's RAP-1580MKII is simple to operate, powerful, flexible and refined. It is a state-of-the-art single chassis audio/video component including best-in-class Dirac Room Correction that outperforms most separates. In stereo or surround sound, this is a serious audio component.


Amplifier Class AB
Continuous Power Output 200 W/Ch (2 Channels Driven, 4Ω), 140 W/Ch (7 Channels Driven, 4Ω), 135 W/Ch (2 Channels Driven, 8Ω), 100 W/Ch (7 Channels Driven, 8Ω)
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) <0.05%
Frequency Response Phono Input: 20 Hz - 20 kHz ±1 dB, Analogue Bypass: 10 Hz - 100 kHz ±1 dB, Digital Inputs: 20 Hz - 20 kHz ±0.5 dB
S/N Ratio (IHF "A" Weighted) Analogue Bypass: 100 dB, Digital Inputs: 96 dB
Intermodulation Distortion (60 Hz:7 kHz, 4:1) <0.05%
Damping Factor (1 kHz, 8 Ohms) 230
Input Sensitivity Line Level Inputs (RCA): 300 mV, Line Level Inputs (XLR): 600 mV, Phono Input (MM): 3.85 mV
Input Impedance Line Level Inputs (RCA): 100 kΩ, Line Level Inputs (XLR): 100 kΩ, Phono Input (MM): 47 kΩ
Preamp Output Level 1.2 V
Digital Audio LPCM (up to 192 kHz, 24-bit), Dolby® Surround, Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby® Atmos, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, Dirac Live LE
HDMI Inputs/Outputs 8 inputs with 3 supporting HDCP 2.2, 2 outputs supporting HDCP 2.2, Audio Return Channel
Video Input Resolutions 480i/576i, 480p/576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p 24Hz, 3D, 4K, UHD
Video Output Resolution 480i/576i, 480p/576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p 24Hz, 3D, 4K, UHD
Colour Space Support sRGB, YCbCr 4:2:2, YCbCr 4:4:4
Deep Colour Support 24-bit, 30-bit, 36-bit
Dimensions, Weight & Power
Dimensions (W x H x D) 431 x 192 x 470 mm (17" x 7.55" x 18.5")
Front Panel Height 4U / 177 mm (7")
Power Requirements 230 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption 1100 W
Standby Power Consumption 0.5 W
Net Weight 22.8 kg (50.27 lbs.)
BTU Rating (4Ω, 1/8th Power) 2800 BTU/h