Surround Processor


The RSP-1576MKII has been custom engineered for music and movie lovers alike supporting 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in vivid resolution.  Replete with features including 14 audio inputs, 7x2 HDMI 4K/HDR video connections and fully licensed Dirac Live room correction this processer is sure to bring countless hours of entertainment.

Buying Options 

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DiracSupports Dirac Live Full

DTS:XDecodes DTS:X

HDCP 2.2Supports Dolby Atmos

BluetoothBluetooth with aptX

TurntableMoving Magnet Phono Input

Engineered with care.

RSP-1576 Internal View

Dimensions (W × H × D)
431 × 144 × 348mm
17" × 5.7" × 13.7"
Front Panel Height
3U / 132.6mm (5.25")
Power Requirements
120V, 60Hz
Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Net Weight
8.8kg (19lbs.)
BTU Rating
114 BTU/h


Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
Analog Bypass: 0.0006%
Digital Inputs: 0.003%
Frequency Response
Analog Bypass: 10Hz - 100kHz, ±1dB
Digital Inputs: 20Hz - 20kHz, ±0.5dB
Phono Input: 20Hz - 20kHz, ±0.5dB
S/N Ratio (IHF "A" Weighted)
Analog Bypass: 112dB
Digital Inputs: 112dB
Product Description 

The Rotel RSP-1576MKII has been custom engineered for music and movie lovers alike utilizing nearly 6 decades of design experience.  This high-performance multi-channel pre-amplifier decodes audio formats up to 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in vivid resolution and exceptional clarity.

The 14 audio inputs include analog, digital, apt-X Bluetooth, PC-USB and even a Moving Magnet Phono stage for vinyl lovers.  All 7 of the HDMI inputs and the dual outputs support 4K/HDR.

A state-of-the-art quad-core Texas Instruments DSP feeds an array of 6 individual audiophile grade Wolfson 24bit/192KHz DACs preforming the critical Digital to Audio conversion.  The circuit topology coupled with meticulous selection and placement of each component ensures the RSP-1576MKII maintains the energy of a blockbuster movie yet able to reproduce the subtle nuances and details of an orchestral concerto.

The RSP-1576MKII includes Dirac Live Full room correction utilizing proprietary time-domain and amplitude correction algorithms ensuring a truly uniquely, pristine listening experience regardless of theater size. 

Setup and configuration are available via the HDMI OSD and on the front panel display.  RS232 and Ethernet ensures compatibility with all popular control systems.

Supported by a full lineup of Rotel amplifiers the RSP-1576MKII is sure to provide countless hours of entertainment.

More Specifications 
Intermodulation Distortion (60Hz:7kHz, 4:1)
Input Sensitivity
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 270mV
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 500mV
Phono Input (MM): 3.5mV
Input Impedance
Line Level Inputs (RCA): 100kΩ
Line Level Inputs (XLR): 100kΩ
Phono Input (MM): 47kΩ
Preout Level
Line Level: 1.0V
Video Input Resolutions
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p/24Hz, 3D, 4K, UHD, 4K 60Hz, 4K HDR10
Video Output Resolutions
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p, 1080i, 1080p, 1080p/24Hz, 3D, 4K, UHD, 4K 60Hz, 4K HDR10
Color Space Support
sRGB, YCbCr 4:2:2, YCbCr 4:4:4
Deep Color Support
24-bit, 30-bit, 36-bit
Digital Audio
LPCM (up to 192kHz, 24-bit), Dolby Surround, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby ATMOS, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, Dirac Live Full
HDMI Inputs/Outputs
7 inputs supporting HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0b
2 outputs supporting HDCP 2.2, HDMI 2.0b
Audio Return Channel
Channel Separation

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