Arcam CDS50 SACD CD playback Network Streaming Compact Disc Player

The Arcam CDS50 SACD CD is an audio compact disc player with UPnP and CIFS streaming up to 24-bit/192kHz. With support over almost all audio formats, and the ESS Sabre 9038 reference Digital to Analogue Converter, this CD player will deliver all of your digital music in CD quality.

The Arcam CDS50 SACD CD is an audio compact disc player with UPnP and CIFS streaming up to 24-bit/192kHz. This player is known for its high-performance bar and optimum disc spinner. The system features the impressive ESS Sabre 9038 reference DAC technology, and a specially designed power supply. Regulated power supplies on the drive, audio and DAC boards deliver significant benefits to ample performance of the CD player. This allows each section to work independently without interfering. The high precision re-locking system results in a level of audio quality required in a dedicated audiophile CD player. The player also features highly balanced, single-ended outputs and supports a backlit infrared handset. 

Arcam has gone to incredible lengths to maximize the performance of this CD player in terms of optimizing the sound it can produce. The CDS50 model is designed for a single purpose: to deliver the best music experience for music lovers. The compatibility of UPnP and CIFS allows effortless integration of multiple streaming devices, allowing the CDS50 to access stored content with ease. The 2 DAC inputs, 1 optical and 1 SPDIF offer great flexibility to the compact disc player.

The player can be controlled over IP, IOS app or by RS232 regulator, making it perfect for integration with a high-performance home cinema installation. CDS50 processes audio from all compatible media delivered with exceptional detail and clarity to the highest specifications currently possible. The critical damped covers and structure of the player virtually eliminates any occurrences of vibration from reaching sensitive electronic parts inside it.

The versatile network CRD player provides access to online audio content from any room of your home. With its multiple connectors, you can easily stream music over wired or Wi-Fi network from computers, hard drives, and other compatible devices. Able to play most of the audio formats that include FLAC, WAV, AAC, AIFF, OGG, MP3, and WMA allowing full access to your digital music. Arcam’s legacy of unique and highly acclaimed manufacturing guarantees the CDS50 provides stunning performance every time irrespective of the media used.

  • FLAC, WAV, AAC, AIFF, OGG, MP3, and WMA support
  • ESS Sabre 9038 reference Digital to Analogue Converter
  • 2 DAC inputs
  • 1 optical input
  • 1 SPDIF input
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Arcam CDS50 SACD CD playback Network Streaming Compact Disc Player433040Warehouse stock usually available in 2 to 3 working days.
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Warranty information for Arcam:


Arcam products are designed and manufactured to the highest quality standards. However, if something does go wrong with the product we are here to help. From your date of purchase your product is warranted against faulty materials or workmanship for a period of 24 months for all Multi Media Devices, 36 Months on all Solo Products and 60 months on all FMJ series products.

This guarantee applies to all Arcam Products including: Amplifiers, CD players, AV processers, Pre Amplifiers, DAC'S , Power Amplifiers and Tuners, including  all Hi-Fi, home cinema and iPod / iPhone / iPad docking portable audio equipment. Providing you with peace of mind and the assurance of premium quality.

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