- Designed for streaming and accessing music and radio services online.
- Powerful processor supporting high-quality audio files and streams.
- Intuitive user interface with RotoDial controller and smartphone apps.
- Exquisite attention to detail and modern seventies-inspired styling.
- Optimized reflex enclosures and custom tweeters for seamless, powerful, and controlled sound.
R410: Beautifully connecting you to music.
At Ruark they believe in evolutionary design, but to thrive, understand that sometimes a leap must be made. Encompassing our years of knowledge with a stunning new look, Ruark is pleased to release details on R410, the first model from our forthcoming 100 Series.
Streaming Made Beautiful
Music is a universal language that transcends boundaries and connects people from different cultures and backgrounds. In a good way, music has the ability to make us feel happy or sad. At Ruark, we love sound and how it makes us feel and believe passionately that the best sound is vital when it comes to bringing people closer to the excitement and emotion of music. The striking design of R410 conjures up high expectations, and we’ve worked tirelessly to ensure that it fully delivers, providing sublime performance that will connect you closer to the music you love.
From LPs in the fifties to CDs in the eighties to MP3s in the noughties, it’s clear that the way we listen to music is constantly evolving. Today, there is a huge range of streaming services allowing us to access music old and new. With R410, you can still connect and enjoy legacy devices such as a turntable or CD drive, but primarily this model has been designed for streaming and making the very best of the amazing music and radio services that are available online.
At the heart of R410 lies a powerful processor, capable of supporting the highest quality audio files and streams, including Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple Airplay 2 and Chromecast built-in. The processor also provides a slick user interface, handling commands from R410’s RotoDial controller and smartphone apps, and promptly displaying the interaction on the new high-resolution colour display. Meanwhile, the portrait orientation of the display emulates the way that we view music services on our smartphones, making it intuitive and convenient.
Designed to be seen
With exquisite attention to detail, perfect proportions, and a modern take on seventies-inspired styling, R410 is a product designed to enhance interior spaces. From the hand-crafted grille and cabinet to the precision-formed components, only the finest quality materials have been used. Further adding to R410’s aesthetic is the new material that we’ve selected for the grille construction and enclosure. Engineered from sustainable woods that have been spliced, coloured, and recomposed, the resulting eco-wood closely resembles slow growing hardwoods, but with the added benefit of consistent grain patterns and colour that’s less prone to change with time.
A feature carried over from our R-Series is our RotoDial control system. Aside from minor updates this has been a unique characteristic of Ruark products since the introduction of our R1 in 2006, but for 100-Series we have improved its design further, making it a tactile treat to use. In addition, a matching rechargeable remote is also included with R410. Bluetooth connectivity means that aiming is not required – and like a quality watch, it’s an item that customers will love to use, as it looks and feels so good.
Engineered to be heard
The striking design of 100 Series conjures up high expectations in sound, and in this respect R410 delivers.
The optimised reflex enclosures within the cabinet provide ideal conditions for our new long throw NS+ bass- mid units. These units are larger in diameter than those in previous models and deliver seamless, powerful, and controlled bass through to a natural midrange, before our custom 20mm tweeters (from the award winning MR1 speakers) take over the high frequencies, adding superb detail and ambience. As a new phase for Ruark, for the first time we’ve selected new generation digital amplifiers for R410. Providing high efficiency and output with ultralow distortion, the compact form of these devices has allowed us to mount a complete two-channel amplifier assembly directly onto the rear of each bass mid unit, keeping important signal paths optimised and as short as possible. Along with audiophile-grade components, Burr-Brown DACs, a fully active speaker system and the latest audio processing technologies we have achieved a magical leap in performance that will connect customers closer to the sounds they love.
After three years of development, we are truly excited to showcase what 100 Series offers and believe that R410 is the start of a new and exciting chapter for Ruark.
Versatile Hi-Res Connectivity
At the heart of R410 lies a powerful processor, capable of supporting the highest quality music files. Spotify and TIDAL Connect are built-in, but if you like your music home-based, then R410’s media player will allow you to quickly browse and stream music from other shared devices on your network. Moreover, through the analogue and digital inputs, it’s easy to connect and enjoy external devices such as a turntable or play CDs by connecting a CD-ROM drive to the USB input. In particular, with HDMI ARC/eARC connectivity, R410 makes a superb sound system for TVs and a complete solution for all your home entertainment needs.
Apple AirPlay and Chromecast built-in
From LPs in the 50s to CDs in the 80s, to MP3s in the noughties, it’s clear that the way we listen to music has evolved. With R410, you can still connect and enjoy a turntable or CD drive, but primarily R410 has been designed for streaming and making the most of the amazing music and radio services available online. Notably, with Apple AirPlay and Chromecast built-in, you can stream directly to R410 from sound-based apps such as BBC Sounds with better than CD sound. Furthermore you can easily create a multi-room system for your home, linking R410 with other AirPlay and Chromecast speakers. All future 100 Series models will also have this interoperability.
Beautiful to Control
The RotoDial control system has been a distinctive part of Ruark products since the introduction of our R1 in 2006, but for 100 Series we have refined its design from top to bottom. Also included with R410 is a matching rechargeable remote. Bluetooth connectivity means that aiming is not required – and like a quality watch, it’s an item that you will love to use, as it looks and feels so good.
Beautiful to See
R410’s advanced processor has allowed us to provide a slick user interface, handling input from apps and our control system and promptly displaying the interaction on R410’s colour high-resolution display. The portrait orientation of the display intentionally emulates the way that we view most services on our smartphones, making R410 intuitive to use, but most importantly the display brings an interactive element to R410 that few other systems offer.
- Ruark launches R410, the first product of their all new 100 series range.
- High resolution music file support up to 24-bit 192kHz.
- Streaming via Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple Airplay 2 and Chromecast built-in.
- DAB/DAB+/FM & Internet radio plus aptX HD Bluetooth connectivity.
- HDMI with eARC.
- Frequency response 35Hz - 22kHz
- Speaker units
2 × Ruark 20mm silk dome tweeters,
2 × Ruark 100mm NS+ bass-mid units
- Amplifier 120W RMS Class D amplifier (0.02% THD @ 30W/CH)
Adjustable bass and treble settings
Stereo+ 3D audio enhancement
Adaptive EQ provides ideal sound according to volume
- Cabinet type Tuned dual bass reflex enclosure
- Digital to AnalogueBurr-Brown 32-bit 192kHz DAC
- Analogue to DigitalBurr-Brown 32-bit 192kHz ADC
- Controller Intuitive RotoDial control system
- Remote Control RotoDial BT LE rechargeable remote
- Display Hi-Res auto dimming 4" colour TFT display
- Presets 20 Global presets
- App Control Via Spotify, BBC Sounds etc.
- Auto-Standby Adjustable auto-off power saving mode
- Adjustable Input Levels Adjustable line-in and optical input levels
- USB Charge Port USB-C 5V 1A (5W)
- DST Automatic DST adjustment
- Software Updates Via over-the-air or USB if required
- User Interface Languages Multilingual
- Radio Internet Radio DAB / DAB+ / FM with RDS (87.5-108MHz)
- Multiroom capable Via Apple AirPlay and Google Cast
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, WPS2, WEP, WPA, WPA2
- Streaming Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast built-in
- Built-in music services Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect
- Supported music services Amazon Music, BBC Sounds, Deezer, Qobuz and many more
- Bluetooth 5.1, aptX HD, SBC, AAC, BLE, A2DP
- Ethernet RJ45 connector 10/100 Mbps
- DLNA UPnP™ DLNA media server compatible
- CD player CD playback via external USB CD drive (optional)
- HDMI ARC and eARC
- Line-input Stereo RCA input (up to 2.3Vrms)
- Moving Magnet RIAA phono inputTurntable input with MM phono gain stage
- Optical input TOSLINK input up to 24-bit 192kHz
- Subwoofer-output via mono RCA
- USB 2.0 type C FAT32 playback port
- Aerial 75Ω F-type aerial connector
Supported Audio Formats
- MP3 up to 48kHz 320kbps
- AAC formats up to 96kHz 320kbps
- FLAC up to 24-bit 192kHz
- WAV up to 24-bit 192kHz
- WMA formats up to 48kHz 320kbps
- WMA 9 up to 48kHz 256kbps
- Standard finishes Fused Walnut Veneer or Soft Grey Lacquer
- Product dimensions H150 × W560 × D290mm
- Product weight 9.5kg
- Product power input 90-240VAC, 50-60Hz, 2.5A
- Power consumption <2W standby. 5-10W typical
- Gift Box Content
2m mains power cable,
Quick start guide,
RotoDial BT LE rechargeable remote,
Telescopic aerial and spanner
- SRP UK £1,299