The new Melco N50-H60 6 TB digital music library has won a tough six-way music servers group test in the new January 2023 edition of Hi-Fi Choice magazine.
In its debut review, the N50-H60 beat FIVE rivals to take the ultimate award from the expert judging panel.
The N50-H60 beat models from Naim, Bluesound, Leema (Innous-based) and devices from Astell & Kern, Bluesound and Novafidelity.
Praised for its ease of use and sonic performance, the N50-H60 is described as having ‘Spot-on digital management, bullet-proof build and stability, sheer sound quality and keen price… nothing beats this.’
The N50-H60 is Melco’s latest digital music library a new full-width HDD model that perfectly bridges the gap between the entry-level N100 and the N50 S38 (SSD), whilst offering a sizeable 6 TB audiophile-grade drive.
Handcrafted in Japan, in line with all of Melco’s music libraries, the new N50-H60 offers key performance upgrades over Melco’s most affordable music library, the half-width N100, whilst benefitting from a full-width case.
The high-capacity N50-H60, which is available in silver or black, enjoys the classic aesthetics of Melco’s full-width predecessor, the N1A, with wide-ranging internal upgrades to power supplies, circuity and drive unit performance. The N50-H60 retains the 1.7 mm-thick chassis, IEC power inlet and noise filter and timeless Melco appearance.
Key to the performance of the new N50-H60 is an enhanced main circuit board with a specially selected, generous capacity 6 TB HDD drive coupled to a brand new rigid HDD mounter carefully floated inside the chassis for greater isolation. Additional audiophile-quality storage capacity can also be added with Melco’s E100 3 TB HDD drive.
There can only be one winner in a six-way group test and you can read all about how the N50-H60 won the test here. Discover more about the N50-H60 on our product page here and why not arrange a listen at a dealer near you? Dealers here.