Cambridge Audio - CXN Stereo digital preamplifier/network player
Cambridge Audio CXN Stereo digital preamplifier/network player
Play Virtually Any Digital File and Hear Extraordinary Sound With the Cambridge Audio CXN Network Player/DAC: Music From Networks, Hard Drives, and Streaming Services Upsampled to 24-Bit/384kHz
Wireless Options Include Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay, aptX Bluetooth: Cambridge Audio CXN Network Player Touts Wolfson DACs and 24-Bit/192kHz USB for Direct Computer-Audio Playback
The Cambridge Audio CXN network player/DAC speaks fluent digital audio, and speaks it with authority. Able to see and take music from your home networks, hard drives, and streaming services, CXN delivers it all in high-end sound that will have you listening for hours. Driven by core technology found in the award-winning StreamMagic Series, CXN specializes in engaging wireless music playback. Internet radio, Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay, and aptX Bluetooth reside here, and every song – no matter the original resolution – gets upsampled to astonishing 24-bit/384kHz and output via Wolfson 8740 DACs arranged in dual differential configuration.
A USB input that allows for 24-bit/192kHz audio directly from a computer complements gapless playback, an intelligent app for easy control, and balanced and unbalanced analog outputs. CXN handles files up to 24-bit/192kHz and features a sexy 4.3-inch color display that invites you to browse by artist, artwork, playlist, and more. All this and "floating" architecture for under a grand? We're in disbelief, too. 100% Money-Back Guaranteed.
"The functionality, design and ease of use are the best we've seen at this price, and the engaging, punchy sound is sure to win people over." ***** What Hi-Fi? Magazine
Compatible With 24-Bit/192kHz Files, Upsamples Music to Emotionally Arresting 24-Bit/384kHz!
Create harmony between your music and your networked lifestyle. CXN takes your music from home networks, hard drives and digital streaming services and extracts every last detail thanks to core DAC technology from the award-winning StreamMagic Series. CXN can play virtually anything, from basic compressed MP3 formats, to 24-bit/192kHz master-quality FLAC and WAV files. And play it incredibly well. Its wireless playback capabilities include Internet radio, Spotify Connect, Apple AirPlay, and aptX Bluetooth. Whichever input the music comes from (wired or wireless) and whatever its original quality or resolution, the powerful digital engine inside CXN upsamples your songs to 24-bit/384kHz. This is then output via Wolfson WM8740 DACs arranged in dual differential configuration.
"Whatever you throw at it, the CXN seems to shine....By any standards, this is an impressive network audio component." ***** Hi-fi Choice Magazine
DAC: Dual Wolfson WM8740 24-bit DACs
Digital filter: 2nd Generation ATF2 up-sampling to 24-bit/384kHz.
Analog filter: 2-Pole Dual Differential Bessel
USB Audio Input: USB Type B conforms to USB Audio profile 1.0 or 2.0 (user selectable) DSD via USB
Digital audio inputs: S/PDIF Coaxial and TOSLINK Optical
Analog audio outputs: Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA Analog
Digital audio outputs: S/PDIF Coaxial and TOSLINK Optical
Compatibility: UPnP, Local USB media, USB audio 1.0 and 2.0, S/PDIF Toslink and Coaxial, BT100 Bluetooth receiver (not supplied), Internet radio, Spotify Connect
Audio formats: ALAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, AAC, HE AAC, AAC+, OGG Vorbis
Max power consumption: 30W
Standby power consumption: <0.5W
Dimensions (HWD): 3.4" x 16.9" x 12.2"
Weight: 7.7 lbs.
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