The new AVM Ovation CS 8.3 (Image: AVM)
The new AVM Ovation CS 8.3 (Image: AVM)

New Streaming-Engine

AVM Ovation CS 8.3 – Everything New

HiRes streaming, Spotify Connect and many other innovations.

At the latest hi-fi show in Hamburg, Germany, AVM presented their new streaming technology, which for the first time sees the light of day in the all-in-one model Ovation CS 8.3. The new features include AirPlay 2 and Spotify Connect, access to the Qobuz, Tidal and Highresaudio streaming services, and HiRes streaming up to 24-bit/384 kHz. In addition, the new streaming engine is Roon and multi-room compatible and can be updated directly via the Internet. The device can be controlled using the likewise new "RC X" app for iOS and Android. The Ovation CS 8.3 is modular, has a tube preamplifier and is supposed to deliver more than 2 x 500 W. It will be released in February in silver and black for almost 13,000 Euros. Older Ovation CS 8.2 and 6.2 can be upgraded with the new streaming engine for 1790 Euros from AVM factory service.

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