FAQ

Can I put Rotel components into a rack for custom installation?
Absolutely, Rotel has its own rack system. Talk to your authorised dealer for details on this system.  Notable exceptions are the RA-05SE Stereo Int...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Mac drivers for the RDD-06
Follow these steps to use your RDD-06 DAC with your Mac computer. 1. Extract the .dmg file form the attached .zip file.  2. Double click the .DMG fi...
Sun, 21 Sep, 2014 at 12:41 AM
How do I use zone 2 on my Rotel product?
The second zone feature requires either an external amplifier to power the speakers in this zone, or if your Rotel receiver offers an amplifier redirect fea...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 3:56 PM
What is a “Theatre Processor Pass-through?”
The pass-through feature allows the audio signal from a Surround Receiver or Processor to pass through a separate stereo preamplifier without any signal mod...
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 at 3:28 PM
What do you mean by 1U, 2U, 3U etc. in the product specifications?
The “U” stands for “Unit Height” and is a standard 1.75 inches (4.4 cm) throughout the American audiovisual installation industry. Therefore a 2 U component...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 3:59 PM
How do class D amplifiers work?
A Class D amp works by taking the analogue input signal and creating a PWM (pulse width modulation) replica of it — essentially a train of pulses, which cor...
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 at 3:28 PM
Why can’t I get any audio from zone 2/3/4?
The zone outputs are only available when an analogue input is being used. If you currently have only a digital cable connected from a source, a separate ste...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 3:56 PM
Why do the protection LEDs on my amplifier come on when I turn my system on or off?
The red protection LEDs for Rotel amplifiers can behave slightly differently depending upon the design of the amplifier in question.  On class AB mode...
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 at 3:28 PM
Why do I have to connect analogue cables from my source components to get sound in the other zones?
Digital audio signals and analogue audio signals are kept separate from each other. The multizone circuitry in Rotel surround receivers and preamp/processor...
Tue, 20 May, 2014 at 3:56 PM
Why does Rotel use both Class A/B and Class D amplifiers?
Rotel has been designing, manufacturing, and refining class A/B amplifiers for over four decades now. Our analogue designs have proven to be extremely relia...
Tue, 18 Mar, 2014 at 3:28 PM