Arcam CDS-50 CD Player
Arcam have released a new product to join their long line of outstanding CD players, this one boasting the title of Arcam's "most advance cd, digital audio and network streaming player yet". The manufacturers really have spared no extra effort to make sure this audio player stand out from its competition like its predecessors did.
- Plays all disc formats, including SACD, CD-A, CD-R and CD-RW
- Supports audio file formats including FLAC, WAV, AIFF, OGG, MP3, AAC and WMA
- USB input
- Superb 32-bit DAC built in
- Streaming through the music life app
- Total harmonic distortion + noise = 0.002%
CDS50 processes all types of compatible media with remarkeable performance and audio from any source is delivered with exceptional detail and clarity to the highest specifications currently possible. Irrespective of the media is used, Arcam's legacy of unique and highly acclaimed engineering ensures the CDS50 provides stunning performances every time.
The performance is aided through employing cutting edge ESS Sabre 9038 reference DAC expertise alongside an exact re-clocking mechanism and a custom designed power source. Like all previous FMJ models, Arcam took extreme measures to optimise the sound of this latest generation hi-fi component.
Supplied with a simple to use backlit handset with learning functionality and infrared, the CDS50 offers users a choice of balanced and single ended connections such as twin DAC inputs alongside an optical and SPDIF for more flexibility and convenience.
The CD player is capable of being controlled via IP using Musiclife, Arcam's specially designed app for iOS or RS232 control. Compatibility with UPnP and CIFS enables seamless integration with networks so that saved content can be accessed effortlessly.
Check out our first look unboxing video