The N-50AE is designed to give musicians maximum freedom and diversity. No matter which path you prefer, discover and enjoy music, whether it's a smartphone, cloud music services, a local NAS server, a USB hard disk or simply a PC: the new N-50AE streaming unit always opens up music the ideal playback option, without you having to think about it or even get used to it.
Availability date: 01/01/2016
The N-50AE is designed to give musicians maximum freedom and diversity. No matter which path you prefer, discover and enjoy music, whether it's a smartphone, cloud music services, a local NAS server, a USB hard disk or simply a PC: the new N-50AE streaming unit always opens up music the ideal playback option, without you having to think about it or even get used to it. The integrated streaming services Tidal, Deezer and Spotify, DLNA streaming with full HiRes and DSD support, TuneIn's premium Web radio offering as well as AirPlay, integrated Chromecast technology for connecting mobile devices ensure an inexhaustible music repertoire. The N-50AE has a high-quality 32-bit DAC from ESS and separate power supply units for analogue and digital modules, so that its sound potential is always fully developed. Because streaming means not only an unprecedented selection, but with HiRes it also allows access to a previously unachievable sound level far above the CD standard.
FlareConnect™ shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multiroom playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote App.
The N-70AE / N-50AE comes with Chromecast built-in, so you can use your mobile device to stream your favourite music, radio, or podcasts to the player. You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running on your personal device - iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook™. Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at google.com/cast/apps.
Enjoy network features such as Hi-Res Audio streaming via wireless LAN connection. The built-in Wi-Fi is dual band, supporting both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency channels. By using the 5 GHz band, you can enjoy steady and uninterrupted streaming of large Hi-Res Audio files.
Connect an external HDD via USB, and you can easily listen to your whole music library without using your PC. You can even move files from your PC to the HDD via the home network while the HDD is connected to the N-70AE / N-50AE.
The N-70AE / N-50AE features a 3.5” colour LCD display with a user-friendly GUI. Enjoy viewing the album artwork while listening to the song.
Enjoy smooth control with album artwork using your beloved device. With the free Pioneer Remote app, you can use your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch or Android smartphone for operating the network audio player, or play back tunes stored on your device. You can also select internet radio stations, and play songs from your media server.