$799.00 inc. GST
The revolution in digital music continues with the growing availability of high resolution formats. Network audio, including Internet radio, provides a new avenue for Hi Fi enthusiasts to experience the ultimate in sound reproduction. With CD playback as well as network connectivity, the CD-N500 is ideal for those looking for Hi Fi quality not only from their CD collection, but their network audio as well.
The CD-N500 is a CD player and network audio player in a single unit. In addition to your own CDs, it’s simple to acces music from the Internet or over a home network (PC or NAS). The NP Controller app enables you to enjoy your favourite tunes on a smartphone or tablet device wirelessly via Music Play.
Support for the vTuner radio station database enables access to Internet radio stations throughout the world when connected to the Internet. Furthermore, music streaming from sources such as computers and NAS devices in the home is both seamless and intuitive.
*Available via future firmware update.
The CD-N500 provides a USB port on the front panel for convenient connection of an iPod, iPhone, iPad or USB. A direct digital connection ensures the highest possible sound quality.
Download Yamaha’s free NP Controller app and use it to browse your device, select the source, or tune into Internet radio stations. Song information and album art is also displayed.The app is compatible with iOS (iPod, iPhone and iPad) or Android.
The NP Controller app includes a Music Play function that lets you stream music wirelessly from a smartphone or tablet. There’s no need to change to another app to enjoy music streaming. Now it’s quick and easy to showcase your favourite music (stored on your samartphone) on your audio system.
The CD-N500 beautifully reproduces all music sources and incorporates a design inspired by Yamaha’s hi-fi philosophy. The aluminum fascia is simple yet exudes a hi-fi quality, perfectly matching other Yamaha components and ensuring a the most satisfaction of the most discerning audiences.
The carefully considered interior layout includes left-right symmetrical audio circuitry and provides the shortest circuit path for the audio signal to travel – allowing sound to be faithfully reproduced with minimal signal degradation. Furthermore, all parts were carefully selected including the highly-regarded 192KHz/32-bit Burr-Brown high precision DAC.
Compatible with FLAC 192kHz/24-bit and Apple Lossless formats, the CD-N500 uses Yamaha’s advanced network audio technology to ensure optimum performance with high-resolution audio sources. It also features gapless play which eliminates the pauses usually heard when continuous music (classical, live album) is transmitted from a network source. A Pure Direct mode can be selected for even higher quality audio output.