The Diamond Series RA-6000 is an Integrated Amplifier with built-in DAC by Rotel that delivers 200 watts x 2 channels into 8 ohms and 350 watts x 2 channels into 4 ohms. Minimum impedance of 4 ohms makes the Diamond Series RA-6000 compatible with a wide range of loudspeakers. Thanks to its built-in Texas Instruments (TI) 32-bit/384kHz DAC, you can play digital sources directly without the need for an external DAC unit. Rotel Diamond RA-6000 lets you connect your turntable via its Phono input and start listening to your vinyl collection without a hassle. Rotel Diamond RA-6000 has an MSRP of 4500$.
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One of the most important factors when deciding on an integrated amplifier is its power ratings and compatibility with your speaker's impedance requirements.The Rotel Diamond RA-6000 is rated at 200 watts RMS into 8-ohms. Rotel provides this wattage at a THD (Total Harmonic Distortion) of 0.0075% which is an important indicator of distortion at the given values (lower THD is better).
Here are the main highlights of its performance specs:
- 200 watts into 8-ohms (10-100k) at 0.0075%
- 350 watts into 4-ohms
- 4-ohms Min Impedance (allows compatibility with a wide range of loudspeakers)
- 103dB Signal to Noise Ratio
When pairing the Rotel Diamond RA-6000 with a passive Bookshelf (Stand mount) or Passive Floor Standing (Tower) speaker, you have to check if their Max Power Range is below the max wattage of the amp for the given impedance levels.
Operating your amp outside of this max range may damage the speakers.
What size of room is the Rotel Diamond RA-6000 Amplifier good for?
An essential deciding factor is the size of the room in which you intend to employ the Rotel Diamond RA-6000 amplifier. Here, taking into account its maximum power parameters, we analyzed its applicability to various size environments:
|Are you nuts?
|Very Large Room
Inputs and Outputs
Besides the performance specs of the Rotel Diamond RA-6000, the next important feature set that you have to evaluate is the input and output selections that it offers.
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 has total of 4 Analog inputs including 1 Phono Input (MM).
- Total Number of Analog Inputs: 4
- Phono Input
- 3 Optical Digital Input
- 3 Coaxial Digital Input
- USB Input:
- USB-A front(Connects to iOS devices)
- USB-B (allows connection to your Windows PC or Mac computer)
- Stereo RCA, Sub Preamp Outputs
- 3.5mm Headphone Output
- Subwoofer Output
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 features built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from your Bluetooth-enabled devices such as Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows PC, Mac computers/laptops.
Among the amps in the same price range, these are the 5 amps that have Bluetooth Connectivity:
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 supports the following Bluetooth Codecs when used with supported devices:
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 features one Phono Input which is compatible with MM (Moving Magnet)
type of phono cartridges, you can connect your turntable with MM cartridges directly to this amp without the need for a phono preamp. If you are using an MC cartridge on your turntable, you need to use a phono preamp that has MC phono stage such as the Cambridge Duo
or the iFi ZEN Phono
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 has a dedicated subwoofer output which can be used to connect it directly to a powered subwoofer via an LFE(Low Frequency Effects) cable.
Check our Powered Subwoofers
page to find a subwoofer that will work with Rotel Diamond RA-6000 amp and your speakers.
DAC and Digital Music
The Rotel Diamond RA-6000's built-in DAC allows the connection of digital sources directly, eliminating the need for an external DAC. The DAC chip that is used in the Diamond Series RA-6000 is the Texas Instruments (TI) 32-bit/384kHz
, and supports resolutions up to 32-bit, 384KHZ
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 External Dimensions and Weight
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 has external dimensions of (H x W x D) 5-11/16inch x 17-1/16inch x 17-15/16inch (145.0mm x 434.0mm x 456.0mm ). The unit weighs 18.85kg / 41.5lbs
Base Surface Area
Base surface area of an integrated amplifier may become an important decision factor when the space in your room or desk is limited.
The base area of the Rotel Diamond RA-6000 is approximately 1979.0cm2 / 306.7inch2.
- Width: 434.0mm (17-1/16")
- Height: 145.0mm (5-11/16")
- Depth: 456.0mm (17-15/16")
- Weight: 18.85 kg (41.47lbs)
- Base Surface Area: ~1979.0cm2 / 306.7inch2
- Volume: ~28.7 liter / 7.6 gallon
Rotel Diamond RA-6000 is available in Black and Silver color options.
What's in the Box of Rotel Diamond RA-6000?
Here are the items that are included inside the box of Diamond Series RA-6000:
Stereo integrated amplifier58-inch AC power cordRemote control (RR-AX200)2 AA batteries59-inch USB-B to USB-A cable57-inch Ethernet cableUSB thumbdrive (with Windows PC driver)Quick Installation GuideWarranty/Registration CardImportant Safety InstructionsAddendum For Roon Test
Official Product Page
Official manufacturer's product page for the Rotel Diamond Series RA-6000 Integrated Amplifier can be found below:
Official Product Page for Rotel Diamond RA-6000
5 Years of parts warranty and 5 Years of labor warranty is generally provided for the Rotel Diamond RA-6000 by the manufacturer.
|Full Model Name
|Rotel Diamond Series RA-6000
|Watts RMS per Channel into 8-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 6-ohms
|Watts RMS per Channel into 4-ohms
|Signal to Noise Ratio
|Texas Instruments (TI) 32-bit/384kHz
|Total Analog Inputs
|Optical Digital Inputs
|Coaxial Digital Inputs
|USB-A front(Connects to iOS devices), USB-B (allows connection to your Windows PC or Mac computer)
|Stereo RCA, Sub
|Pre-out / Main-in Loop
|Removable Power Cord
|18.85 kg (41.47lbs)