Network player reviews

Cambridge Audio Azur 851N Network player
Network player Cambridge Audio Azur 851N
Cambridge Audio has made its reputation by making great sounding, well-engineered products offering exceptional value for money. On a sound for the british pound basis its entry level range is becoming a bestseller for exclusive UK provider Richer Sounds and of electronics is difficult to beat. So...
Cambridge Audio CXN Network player
Network player Cambridge Audio CXN
New range, new name, new marketplaces: that's just about the narrative of the Cambridge CXN network audio player. Not only does the new model carry the company's new, abbreviated corporate identity, shorn of the word 'Audio', additionally, it leads off an all-new CX range of hi-fi and home cinema components...
Cambridge Audio NP30 Network player
Network player Cambridge Audio NP30
An easy, unassuming small box, in keeping with all the remaining Sonata range, the NP30 keeps matters simple on the output signal and input signal front, without really scrimping. Output Signal is digital electric and optical, or analogue on phono sockets. Besides the apparent functions of playing...
Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 Network player
Network player Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6
Cambridge has released two new DACs this year: the GBP200 DacMagic 100 and GBP350 DacMagic Plus. This brand-new Stream Magic 6 joins a network player with all the audiophile top features of the DacMagic Plus - so under its bonnet are double Wolfson WM8740 DACs executed in dual differential configuration...
Cyrus Stream X Signature Network player
Network player Cyrus Stream X Signature
The portfolio of elements of Cyrus Audio might seem bewildering, given that they are all placed in the recognizable diecast casework of the company's. And therefore it's using the network audio players of the company's: it's several versions based around its current (v2) 'Stream X' center which offers...
Denon DNP-720AE Network player
Network player Denon DNP-720AE
This economical component from Denon is actually an AM/FM (RDS) radio tuner to associate the firm's different CD players and amplifiers in its 'AE' range. Compatibility with Napster and Last.fm subscription services are included too. Connection to a home network may be via Wi-Fi as well if convenience...
Lindemann Musicbook 20 Network player
Network player Lindemann Musicbook 20
Lindemann is a boutique brand situated near Munich, and founded in 1992. While its stock in trade continues to be high end parts, the business is currently making a variety of products that were streamlined dubbed Musicbook, targeting what's sees as a tendency. There are four Musicbook source elements,...
Linn Akurate DSM Network player
Network player Linn Akurate DSM
Effectively a streaming DAC preamplifier, the multitalented Akurate DSM and digital music over a typical Ethernet network play, but it additionally adds digital conversion and control functionality. That makes it both hub for other sources and a digital music source. As with all other network music players,...
Linn Sneaky DSM Network player
Network player Linn Sneaky DSM
Linn's Sneaky DSM is a fantastic single-box solution that caters for network steaming, together with analogue and digital input signals. It sits in the lower echelons. In addition, it comes designed using a robust Class D amplifier with a promised 33W per channel. It additionally upsamples incoming...
Marantz NA-11S1 Network player
Network player Marantz NA-11S1
The NA-11S1 of Marantz is similar in functionality that it is effectively a DAC that additionally offers streaming to media. There is also Apple AirPlay connectivity, so you can stream music from iDevice at Apple Lossless quality or your pc. Marantz has selected the BridgeCo network platform that...
Marantz NA7004 Network player
Network player Marantz NA7004
It's all out there, but how do you get to it? How do you integrate it with your system? And how do you make it sound its best? The answer to all of these questions may very well be Marantz’s NA7004 network audio player. The NA7004 works with all manner of digital music, whether it’s coming from...
Marantz NA8005 Network player
Network player Marantz NA8005
The continuing debate in the computer music world concerns the favored path to 'new digital' nirvana: do we save our music on a NAS drive, reachable utilizing various playback apparatus on the home network, or take the 'Macs and DACs' strategy, utilizing a digital-to-analogue converter linked straight...
Musical Fidelity M1 CLiC Network player
Network player Musical Fidelity M1 CLiC
What's the CLiC? To describe this as a streamer, or an electronic preamp, doesn't do it complete justice. Easier to think of this as a component which chooses music files from various sources, and internet radio - including wireless and wired networks and data stores, Red Book CD players as well as analogue. All...
NAD C446 Network player
Network player NAD C446
I had been raised on radio, and that I still love its unpredictable mixture of news, attributes, and music. The truth is, there was a time when no self respecting audio system was considered completely dressed with no tuner that is great. You do not hear lots of chatter about FM/AM radio anymore. In...
Naim ND5 XS Network player
Network player Naim ND5 XS
Naim Audio has a variety to satisfy various demands and distinct budgets. It is a DAC along with a network audio player, with three S/PDIF inputs for linking other digital sources, an S/PDIF (BNC) output signal as well as a single-ended analogue output signal on Naim's standard DIN connector as well...
Naim UnitiQute 2 Network player
Network player Naim UnitiQute 2
The UnitiQute 2 is quite definitely a chip off the block that is initial and keeps the half-width casework of sticks and the prior layout. Really the sole noticeable change is around the rear where the RS232 connection continues to be replaced using a miniature USB port. Internally the changes are a...
Pioneer N-30 Network player
Network player Pioneer N-30
Pioneer has two network players this budget-priced N-30 and the better - featured N-50 (£499) that was in our group test last summer. Quite right too, as its only failing (in our book, composed for hifi enthusiasts who are dedicated music lovers) was its dearth of gapless playback capability. It...
Pioneer N-50 Network player
Network player Pioneer N-50
Pioneer has two network players: the super-budget-priced N-30 and this better - spec'd N-50. Where the 'infant' N-30 is just a network player, this N-50 also functions as a standalone DAC. Although its wrapping-over bonnet is decidedly mass market, the N-50 is not deceptively light. It's a strong...
Primare NP30 Network player
Network player Primare NP30
Having a reputation for Scandinavian design that is elegant, the products of Primare are immediately recognisable for his or her minimalist approach to high end separates. At GBP6,500 each, the recently established main 60 pre/power amps ooze type from their two-tone titanium and black instances home...
Pro-Ject Stream Box DS Network player
Network player Pro-Ject Stream Box DS
As with so a lot of matters in the whole world these days, music is going virtual. Add to this the entire fiasco surrounding DAB digital radio as well as the fact this is an alternative reason why a digital streaming device of some kind makes perfect sense, and that it's just as easy to locate a better...
Pro-Ject Stream Box RS Network player
Network player Pro-Ject Stream Box RS
A few of the most notable new arrivals have already been the RS series. These main members of the 'Box' variety of electronic equipment have not proved unimpressive with some innovative attributes. The newest offering in the RS variety pitches into a region that is rather less of a Pro-Ject comfort...
Rotel RDG-1520 Network player
Network player Rotel RDG-1520
It does plenty, although it might not have quite as many choices available as the Marantz: streaming (wired or wireless) and internet radio that is playing, FM, DAB, USB. It will support 96kHz playback just, though not off USB and off a network at 16-bit resolution. What is more, so that they are...
T+A Elektroakustik Network player
Network player T+A Elektroakustik
T+A Elektroakustik is a business for which some Americans have yet to get a preference. T+A's merchandise styling, sound quality, and build quality have won numerous awards. It took me awhile to actually get what this business was doing also to get a preference for all these German designs. I told importers...