"N-50 pulls no punches...A storming debut, the Pioneer N-50 is a streaming superstar. Solid, and superbly finished, the unit more than justifies the £500 asking price." What Hifi 5 Stars
The Pioneer N50 music server features Internet radio and music streaming from compatible devices, a high quality DAC and clever remote control options. Thanks to it's Airplay and DLNA compatibility, you can stream your digital music from a huge range of devices. You can also stream your tracks over Bluetooth via the optional Pioneer ASBT200
(see accessories tab above).
The versatile inputs on the N50 music server allow you to connect all your digital sources. On top of the optical and coaxial inputs there are 2 USB inputs (one front, one rear) with a high power digital to analogue converter, so your digital music will sound better than ever. The front USB is FLAC and WAV friendly and ideal for connecting your iPod, iPad or iPhone, while the rear one is for connecting your PC or ASWL300. As if that wasn't enough, with an Internet connection, you can access thousands of Internet radio stations, and playback music wirelessly from your iDevice over Airplay or your DLNA device such as a PC, laptop, or smartphone.
There is also the Pioneer ControlApp available for iPhone, iPod
to control the N50 from your smartphone. You can even connect to your router wirelessly with the optional Pioneer ASWL300
for wireless Internet access (see the accessories tab above).
The N50 streamer boasts high bit processing, high resolution audio playback up to 192KHz / 24 bit, and Pioneer's Auto Sound Retriever which restores compressed audio files. With a rigid under base and aluminium sides, front and top, the solidly built N50 allows pure playback without distortion. The result is crystal clear sound and incredible performance from all your music.
Hook the Pioneer N-50 streamer up to your stereo or home cinema amplifier and connect your sources, wired or wirelessly and it's ready to go.
Wherever your music is stored - CDs, MP3 player, PC, NAS drive or smartphone - the Pioneer N-50 Networked Audio Streamer will get the best out of every track, and help you discover new music along the way.