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Rotel RA-05

Rotel RA-05
alaScore 82

12 reviews

Mar, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Rotel RA-05. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Rotel RA-05 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Rotel RA-05 review


Still a great amp, but not quite as good as its younger brother, the £100 cheaper (and remote-less) RA-04

Sounds almost as good as the RA-04

But costs extra

Still a great amp, but new rivals (including wee brother) mean the RA-05 drops a star

Jul, 2006

Product Specifications


Damping factor:180
Frequency range:10 - 40000
Input impedance:24000
Input sensitivity:170
Output impedance:470
Peak power per channel:40
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.03


Built-in Display: No


LED indicators: Yes

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes


Power consumption (typical):220

Technical Details

Bass adjustment: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Connectivity Technology:Wired
On/off switch: Yes
Treble adjustment: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary

Weight & Dimensions

Height :7.2