Rotel Updates for Internet Radio Products
Posted on January 07 2022
Software And Hardware Update to Rotel Internet Radio Products
We are pleased to announce that Rotel has new software supporting Internet Radio Services for the following models:
These models can be updated either via a software update or hardware + software update depending on the current software/hardware version in the unit to restore the Internet Radio functions.
Models running Internet Radio Software V266-a-137-a-014 or newer can update the software via the Internet following the steps below. No hardware modification is required for this update. Note: A FACTORY DEFAULT via the remote control setup is required after the software update to fully activate the new streaming service.
Software + Hardware Update
Models running Internet Radio Software V266-a-137-a-003, V266-a-137-a-007 require a Hardware and Software update. A new Internet Streaming module Rotel Part #: 501E-1576A-A ( RT-1570, RT-12 ); 501E-1576A-C (RDG-1520, RT-09, RCX-1500 ) is required. The update should be performed by a qualified Rotel dealer or approved Rotel service center.
Please note Internet Radio streams are subject to change and the catalog of available stations varies based on location, stream type and at the full discretion of the station.
For more information please contact your local Rotel dealer.
Q: Which Rotel products use the Reciva Internet Radio Service?
The following, now discontinued models used the Reciva service - RT-12, RDG-1520, RCX-1500, RT-09, RT-1570.
Q: How do I update the software in my unit?
The Software Update menu can be found in the setup menu by selecting <Settngs>→<Upgrade Firmware>
Q: How do I determine the software version running in my unit?
Software Version information can be found in setup menu by selecting <Settings>→ <Version>
Q: My unit doesn’t have V266-a-137-a-014 or newer software version, what happens now?
Without version V266-a-137-a-014 or newer it will not be possible to download the online update. A qualified dealer or service center can replace the streaming internet radio module containing the latest software to restore Internet Radio functions.