1U rack-mountable audio source with 6 different playback modes all in a single, compact unit. The clean and minimalist front panel is home to a full colour TFT display, which shows mode and settings information (including a clock in standby mode). Controls on the right side of the front panel operate the menus and playback, along with the included remote control handset. Modes include a slot-feed CD player, USB player, SD card player, FM tuner, DAB/DAB+ tuner and Bluetooth® receiver. A compact magnetic spring antenna is provided for FM and DAB+ reception which connects to an F socket on the AS-6 rear panel, or alternatively connect this socket to a roof mounted aerial for best possible reception. A comprehensive solution for playback in any sound system installation requiring background music and other continuous program material.