The R5 features a high specification slot loading player that will make your CD
collection sound better than ever and for vinyl lovers, there is a built-in
The DAB and FM tuner provides excellent performance and with DAB+ also built in, the R5 is future ready for the rollout of this technology in the UK.
The system comes with Spotify built-in and with a Spotify Premium account you can select R5 as your playback device and then control the music using the RotoDial, remote control or the Ruark LINK app.
For direct streaming, the aptX HD Bluetooth receiver provides above CD quality from compatible devices and with a broadband connection you’ll have access to internet radio stations worldwide and an infinite library of music through services such as Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal. Moreover, with both analogue and digital inputs it’s also easy to connect and enjoy other devices. In particular R5 makes a great sound system for TVs.
The trademark top mounted RotoDial controller provides a slick control system which is easy to use and also includes a matching remote which mirrors exactly the main controller. Using radio communication, the remote does not need to be aimed during operation and when sited on a table or sitting in your hand the remote is an ergonomic delight. Also available for iOS and Android devices is a control app called Ruark LINK. This allows full control of R5 and is ideal for managing multi-room set-up and control.
Programme, time and alarm status are shown with vivid clarity on the Organic LED (OLED) display. The display is chemically bonded to the glass front panel for absolute legibility and contrast at any viewing angle and the brightness can be adjusted to suit your requirements, when active and also in standby.
The R5 has great looks, fabulous audio performance and a huge range of facilities and connectivity in a single box.
Available in: Rich Walnut Veneer and Soft Grey Laquer (click to change image)
2 × Ruark Audio 75mm full-range driver with neodymium magnet system
Integrated active subwoofer with 125mm long throw driver
Linear Class A-B Amplifier, 90 watts nominal output
Adjustable treble and bass settings
Enhanced 3D sound processing
Audio grade components throughout
Loudness function provides enhanced sound at low volume levels
Slot loading CD player plays CD-Audio, MP3, AAC and WMA music disks
Text support for CD and USB playback when available
Wireless DLNA audio streaming from network attached storage devices and PCs
Multi-Room mode allows R5 to be wirelessly connected and synchronised with up to seven other Ruark connected models. These include MRx, R2 Mk3 and R7 Mk3
DAB, DAB+ and FM Tuner with RDS for local and national reception
Internet Receiver for world-wide radio reception
30 station pre-sets (10 DAB, 10 FM, 10 Internet)
Built in aptX HD Bluetooth receiver provides 24-bit high resolution playback from compatible devices
Spotify Connect provides seamless integration with Spotify App and access to 20+ million tracks
R5 also supports music services from Amazon Music, Deezer and Tidal
High contrast OLED display with large format clock Adjustable brightness to suit requirements
1 × RIAA gain stage input for turntable (RCA connectors)
1 × stereo analogue inputs (RCA connectors)
1 × digital optical TOSLINK input
1 × stereo analogue output (RCA connectors)
USB charge (5V 1.0A) and playback port. Codec’s supported include WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC and MP3
Ethernet port for direct connection to network
Front mounted stereo headphone output
Easy-to-use programable dual alarm with once, daily, weekday and weekend settings
Adjustable alarm volume
Adjustable snooze and sleep timers
Intuitive ‘click to select’ RotoDial control system and matching RotoDial radio remote
Ruark LINK app provides full control of R5 from iOS and Android devices
Mains Power Requirement - 100-120/200-240VAC, 50-60Hz
Dimensions - H142 × W520 × D300mm
Weight - 9.5kg