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NAD - CS1 - Network Streamer

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Discover premium sound with versatility like never before, with the NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer. A minimal and compact design, this smart device is capable of transforming any standard stereo or home theatre system into a sophisticated, high-fidelity music streaming hub. With unbeatable support for a vast array of network streaming and casting protocols, like Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, and Roon, the CS1 provides you with high-resolution audio playback, up to 24-bit/192kHz. Connect it to your home network via Wi-Fi, or securely hardwire to your router using the LAN Ethernet port. With Bluetooth pairing for mobile devices and premium differential DAC design, the CS1 ensures low noise, wide dynamic range, and immunity to clock jitter, giving you smooth, effortless, and quality sound always. So, sit back, relax and seamlessly stream your favourite tunes with the NAD CS1 - your ultimate home audio solution.

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NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer

Unleash a world of pure, immersive sound by elevating your home audio experience with the NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer. Seamlessly blend this space-saving music powerhouse into any home stereo or theatre system to instantly gain an affordable, yet highly sophisticated streaming solution. You can orchestrate your own personal audiophile retreat in your den or transform your home office into a theatre-grade soundscape by simply pairing the CS1 with your favorite powered speakers.

The CS1, designed to cater to virtually all your streaming needs, proudly supports prominent network streaming and casting protocols such as Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect and DLNA mobile, and computer apps. To heighten your listening experience, the CS1 employs audiophile-grade components and takes pride in its ability to deliver high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz.

This stylish, compact design is furnished with a myriad of connection options. It comes equipped with analogue RCA outputs for a direct, uncomplicated link to your stereo receiver, integrated amp, preamplifier, or powered speakers. Alternatively, using its optical or coaxial output capabilities, you can venture forth into the realms of digital audio bliss at an unrivalled resolution of up to 24-bit/192kHz. Accessibility is key; connecting the CS1 to your home network is effortless, choose between Wi-Fi or a hardwired LAN Ethernet connection. For a more intimate audio indulgence, pair the CS1 with your mobile device using the reliable Bluetooth® connection. The diverse multitude of music apps at your disposal means you can stream without any need for special installations or downloads.

Dazzle your senses with unrivalled sound, courtesy of CS1's advanced differential digital section, a specially crafted design based on the superior Texas Instruments’ PCM5141 DAC. Tuned to perfection, it promises a wide dynamic range, whisper-quiet noise floor and complete immunity to clock jitter, all while supporting 24-bit/192kHz resolution. With added MQA decoding and rendering capability, your ability to enjoy the sublime depth of Master Quality music from Tidal is but a connection away. Make the most of your favorite apps with the CS1 - then simply press play and sit back as the high-fidelity sound envelops you. This compact, feature-packed streaming powerhouse isn't just about top-notch sound quality – it's also about letting you stream your music – your way.

Features:

  • Compact and minimalist in design, allowing for seamless integration into your existing home audio setup.
  • Equipped with built-in Bluetooth for an effortless connection to your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi and LAN Ethernet port options provide flexible networking connectivity.
  • Stereo analogue, optical digital, and coaxial digital outputs offer diversified connection possibilities to your music devices.
  • Premium differential DAC design based on the superior Texas Instruments PCM5141 DAC, enhancing the quality of sound reproduction with support for high-resolution audio up to 24-bit/192kHz.
  • Supports popular network streaming and casting protocols such as Apple AirPlay 2, Chromecast, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, DLNA, and Roon.
  • Comes with full MQA decoding and rendering capability, allowing for high-resolution music streaming from Tidal.
  • DLNA support permits up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution from any DLNA-capable music app.
  • Accompanied by a 12V Trigger Out, Analog Out, Coaxial Out, Optical Out, and USB IN for flexible interfacing.
  • Front Panel LED and Function Button for easy operation.
  • Energy efficient with a network standby power consumption of 0.5W.

Benefits:

  • The NAD CS1's compact and minimalist design ensures it will seamlessly fit into any home audio system.
  • With its high-quality DAC, your music will sound clear, rich, and lifelike, as if you're in the room with the musicians playing.
  • Built-in Bluetooth compatibility makes it easy to connect the CS1 to your smart devices, allowing you to stream your music wirelessly.
  • Featuring popular network streaming and casting protocols, you can conveniently use your favourite music apps with the CS1.
  • Full MQA decoding and rendering capability unlocks the true fidelity of Master Quality Audio from Tidal, immersing you in a genuinely high-resolution music experience.
  • Multi-output offerings provide versatility in connecting the CS1 to your various audio devices.
  • Through the DLNA support, you can stream music at incredibly high resolutions from applicable music apps.
  • The Front Panel LED and Function Button make operation easy and intuitive.
  • Being energy efficient means you can leave CS1 in standby without worrying about your power bill.
  • Finally, with its combination of features, flexibility and superior sound quality, the NAD CS1 Streamer ensures you stream your music - your way.

Specifications

Audio Details
THD + N (20 Hz – 20 kHz) <0.03% 20-20 kHz -1dBFS output
Signal-to-Noise ratio -94dB (ref 2V)
Frequency response 20-20 kHz +/-0.3dB; 50 kHz -3dB
Native sampling rate Up to 192 kHz
Bit depth 16-24

Supported audio file formats: LPCM, MP3, AC3, Ogg Vorbis, HE-AAC, MQA & WMA decode capability.

Supported 3rd party service providers: Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, DLNA, Roon.

DAC: TI PCM5254

Processor: ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.5GHz per core

Power: AC adapter, Input: 100-240V AC 0.3A, Output: 5V DC 1A

Network connectivity: Ethernet RJ45 100 Mbps, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac 2.4GHz/5 GHz), DLNA/UPnP*

Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, BT Profiles: A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.3, SPP, HFP, HSP, HOGP

NFC: NFC for easy Bluetooth connection

12V Trigger Out: 3.5mm Mini-jack x 1

Analog Out: RCA x 1

Coaxial Out: RCA 75 ohms

Optical Out: TOSLINK x 1

USB IN: USB C for AC adapter

Status Indicator: Front Panel LED

Function Button: Front Panel Function Button

Power Consumption: 0.5W Network Standby

Finish: Black

Gross dimensions (W x H x D): 140 x 140 x 55 mm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/16 inches)

Net Weight: 1.5 kgs / 3.3 lbs

Shipping Weight: 1.7 kgs / 3.8 lbs

In conclusion, the NAD CS1 Network Streamer is not just a music streaming device, but a gateway to a captivating, world-class listening experience tailored to your unique audio preferences. With its alluring blend of sophisticated technology, superior sound quality, and seamless connectivity, it effortlessly transforms any space into a personal concert hall or an enthralling theatre setting. Whether you're an ardent audiophile, a casual music lover, or a movie enthusiast, the CS1 is designed to satisfy your desire for immersive, crystal-clear sound. Take the plunge into the remarkable world of high-fidelity audio with the NAD CS1 Network Streamer, now available at Australia's #1 Hi-Fi Store, The Audio Tailor. Get in touch with us today via email at sales@theaudiotailor.com.au or call 1300 308 711 to elevate your home audio experience to new, uncharted heights. Your custom-built auditory journey waits for you. The spectacular soundscape of your dreams is just the CS1 away.

ℹ Specifications
Specifications Details
Audio THD + N (20 Hz – 20 kHz): <0.03% 20-20 kHz -1dBFS output, Signal-to-Noise ratio: -94dB (ref 2V), Frequency response: 20-20 kHz +/-0.3dB; 50 kHz -3dB, Native sampling rate: Up to 192 kHz, Bit depth: 16-24
Supported audio file format LPCM, MP3, AC3, Ogg Vorbis, HE-AAC, MQA & WMA decode capability
Supported 3rd party service providers Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, DLNA, Roon
DAC TI PCM5254
Processor ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.5GHz per core
Power AC adapter, Input: 100-240V AC 0.3A, Output: 5V DC 1A
Network connectivity Ethernet RJ45 100 Mbps, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac 2.4GHz/5 GHz), DLNA/UPnP*
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, BT Profiles: A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.3, SPP, HFP, HSP, HOGP
NFC NFC for easy Bluetooth connection
12V Trigger Out 3.5mm Mini-jack x 1
Analog Out RCA x 1
Coaxial Out RCA 75 ohms
Optical Out TOSLINK x 1
USB IN USB C for AC adapter
Status Indicator Front Panel LED
Function Button Front Panel Function Button
Power Consumption 0.5W Network Standby
Finish Black
Gross dimensions (W x H x D) 140 x 140 x 55 mm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 2 1/16 inches)
Net Weight 1.5 kgs / 3.3 lbs
Shipping Weight 1.7 kgs / 3.8 lbs

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