CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer

The CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer supports the most popular network streaming and casting protocols, including Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay 2 and Google Chromecast, so users can stream directly from devices like smartphones, tablets and computers. The CS1 employs audiophile-grade components and can play high-resolution audio, up to 24-bit/192kHz.

Features & Details

  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Stereo analog, optical digital, and coaxial digital outputs
  • Premium differential DAC design based on Texas Instruments PCM5141 DAC, with support for 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution audio
  • MQA decoding and rendering capability for high-resolution music streaming from Tidal
  • Support for Apple AirPlay 2 allows for streaming from any audio app on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac
  • Google Chromecast support allows playback at up to 24-bit/96kHz resolution from any Cast-enabled app on a smartphone, tablet, or personal computer
  • Spotify Connect and Tidal Connect support lets users cue up music on a smart device, then transfer playback to the CS1
  • DLNA support allows streaming at up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution from any DLNA-capable music app

SPECIFICATIONS

AUDIO

THD + N (20 Hz – 20 kHz)

<0.03% 20-20 kHz -1dBFS output

Signal-to-Noise ratio

-94dB (ref 2V)

Frequency response

20-20 kHz +/-0.3dB; 50 kHz -3dB

Native sampling rate

Up to 192 kHz

Bit depth

16-24

Supported audio file format

LPCM, MP3, AAC/AAC+, AC3, Ogg Vorbis, HE-AAC, WMA decode capability

Supported 3rd party service provider

Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect, Apple AirPlay 2, Google Chromecast, DLNA, Roon

DAC

TI PCM5254

Processor

ARM® Cortex™ -A53, Quad-Core, 1.5GHz per core

CONNECTIONS

Power

AC adapter
Input: 100-240V AC 0.3A
Output: 5V DC 1A

Network connectivity

Ethernet RJ45 100 Mbps
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac 2.4GHz/5 GHz)
DLNA/UPnp*

Bluetooth

Bluetooth 5.0
BT Profiles: A2DP 1.2, AVRCP 1.3, SPP, HFP, HSP, HOGP

NFC

NFC for easy Bluetooth connection

12V Trigger Out

3.5mm Mini-jack x 1

Analog Out

RCA x 1

Coaxial Out

RCA 75 ohms

Optical Out

TOSLINK x 1

USB IN

USB C for AC adapter

* Certification in progress as of publishing date

GENERAL

Status Indicator

Front Panel LED

Function Button

Front Panel Function Button

Power Consumption

0.5W Network Standby

Finish

Black

DIMENSION AND WEIGHT

Gross dimensions (W x H x D) **

140 x 140 x 55 mm (5.5 x 5.5 x 2.16 in)

Net weight

1.5 kg / 3.3lbs

Shipping weight

1.7 kg/ 3.8lbs

** Gross dimension includes feet and other extended front and rear panel terminals.

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