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Cocktail Audio X10

Cocktail Audio X10
alaScore 81

236 reviews

May, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 236 reviews of Cocktail Audio X10. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Audio for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Audio the Cocktail Audio X10 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 user reviews of Cocktail Audio X10 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Home Audio on Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews.

usability, price, design, size

87% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: COCKTAIL AUDIO X10 Music system without HDDCocktail Audio X10 500GB Network CD Recorder & Music PlayerCocktail Audio X10 with 1 TB HDD

May, 2016

Expert review by: Brian Kahn (

Cocktail Audio X10 Music System Reviewed


Brain Kahn reviews the X10 music system from Cocktail Audio. This $580 product combines a 2TB music server, a network audio player, a CD player, and a stereo amplifier in one petite, easy-to-set-up package.

The X10 is a great way to listen to your CD collection without the hassle of actually having to use the physical discs or a computer. With the X10, you can quickly and easily import the music off of your discs or from another hard drive so that all of...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

Cocktail Audio X10 (500GB)


Clear interface, Rips from CD, copies over network, Wide format support, Internet radio

Average sound quality.

We can definitely see the appeal – we’d like it even more if it sounded a bit better

Jan, 2012


Expert review by: paul_smart (

Cocktail Audio X10


With so many people turning to iPods or MP3 those –like me – who have large CD collections need a way to condense the output and this offering allows an easy way to transpose to WAV, MP3, Flac or Ogg Vorbis with little effort from you.

This comes with a rather good database that identifies most published recordings and fills in all the information for you while it is ripping your CD’s. Then with your library stored you can create playlists of simple select by Album or Artist what to...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by: Ian Calcutt (

Cocktail Audio X10 CD copier and music streamer


Review The Cocktail Audio X10 is a compact hi-fi component with a network connection for internet radio, audio streaming from shared devices and file transfer. It's fitted with a 500GB or 1TB hard disk, which serves as your music library, either for...

The Cocktail Audio X10 manages to keep its potentially complex mix of features fairly intuitive and easy to use. Its audio performance using attached speakers or digital and analogue outputs is about equal to a midrange mini hi-fi, for which this makes...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Cocktail Audio X10 review


An all-in-one 500GB music streamer and CD player. The X10 is all about digitising, accessing and even adding...

Two-way relationship with connected PC; choice of bittrate rips; small size; versatility

Sound quality; file support isn't total; no touchscreen operation

Those new to digital music, and those with a PC after somewhere to back-up a music collection could do worse than Cocktail Audio's networkable X10. Also available with a 1TB HDD, it's easy to use and spits out decent audio, though it will suit those...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by: (

Cocktail Audio X10 review


The Cocktail Audio X10 is a fantastic way to store all you music and audio files in one place and have easy remote control access to them at the touch of a button.

Audiophiles will adore the Cocktail Audio X10, as it offers everything you need in one convenient box. Given that there is also easy access to the hard drive itself, it may well be possible to upgrade without too much hassle in the future. Overall,...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: GypsyLaurie (



In general I'm pleased with this HDD and DVD recorder. It took me a couple of tries to record certain channels but I was able to resolve that issue by rescanning the channels. It has some features I may never use but I appreciate being able to record...

Jun, 2013

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Analogue Modem:Not Applicable
CDMA Modem:Not Applicable
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified:No / Yes
Ethernet: No
Fast Ethernet: No
Gigabit Ethernet: No
Internet Radio: Yes
PC Streaming:Audio
Power over Ethernet: No
Powerline Modem:Not Applicable
Progressive Scan: No
Simultaneous Voice and Data Transfer (SVD):Not Applicable
TV Cable Net Function: No
UPnP:UPnP / Yes
USB Recording:No / Yes
Web Content Access:No / Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready


ADSL Port:Not Applicable
ADSL2+ Port:Not Applicable
Bluetooth: No
DECT Port:Not Applicable
Docking System: No
Ethernet: Yes
Firewire: No
Home Radio Frequency Port: No
HPNA Port: No
iPod Control: No
IrDA Port: No
ISDN Port:Not Applicable
MiMo Port: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking: No
Power LAN: No
SDSL Port:Not Applicable
Token Ring Port: No
TV Cable Port:Not Applicable
USB Interface: Yes
VDSL:Not Applicable
WLAN 802.11a Port: No
WLAN 802.11ac Port:Not Applicable
WLAN 802.11b Port: Yes
WLAN 802.11g Port: Yes
WLAN 802.11i Port: No
WLAN 802.11n Port: Yes

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
4K Passthrough / Upscaling: No
4K Upscaling: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
Device Form:Extern
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player / No
Hands Free Functionality:Not Applicable
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Soundbar: No
Type:Networking Card


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
MP3 Playback:No / Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No


Dolby / DTS: No