When record players, UHF radios and cassette decks still dominated the world of hi-fi, good sound systems were large, expensive and complicated out of necessity. Reap the fruits of the digital revolution with the NC-50 DAB – and take back all sorts of space in your living room. In an elegant housing with the classic hi-fi format, it combines everything you need for a modern high-end system: CD player, network player, digital and Internet radio.
The full-sized network CD receiver is ready to drive your speakers in quality sound, inheriting the Direct Energy Design of Pioneer’s high-end models, and equipped with the ES9016 SABRE audio DAC. Rear Terminals for Quality Sound The analogue audio inputs (Phono/Line), digital coaxial input, and subwoofer preout terminals are gold-plated to provide better sound quality. The specially selected high-grade speaker terminals are also gold-plated for audiophile performance.
Streaming Services & Internet Radio
Enjoy listening to whatever music you like with streaming services such as Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer. The unit is also preset with TuneIn for enjoying internet radio. With over 100,000 radio stations, you can listen to free broadcasts of music, sports, news and talk shows from around the world.
Connect with Google Cast™, AirPlay, and Wi-Fi
With built-in Google Cast*, you can use your mobile device to cast your favorite music, radio, or podcasts to your speaker. You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Cast-enabled apps. You can also stream songs from your music library with AirPlay, or enjoy network features via dual band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi.
* Google Cast will be available with future firmware update.
The NC-50DAB is equipped with the phono MM input for a vinyl record player, as well as optical and coaxial digital inputs for connecting other audio sources. The unit also has a built-in high-fidelity headphone amplifier, so you can connect your headphones and enjoy quality sound.
Plug and Play External HDD
Connect an external HDD via USB, and you can easily listen to your whole music library without using your PC.
Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network
You can play up to 11.2 MHz DSD (Direct Stream Digital) files, and up to 192 kHz/24-bit WAV, FLAC, AIFF, and Apple Lossless files from a USB device or via wired or wireless network.
Enjoy radio broadcasts in crystal clear sound, free of interference. The built-in DAB/DAB+ tuner lets you listen to various programmes by automatically tuning in to available stations.
3.5” Colour LCD Display
The NC-50DAB features a 3.5” colour LCD display with a user-friendly GUI. Enjoy viewing the album artwork while listening to the song.
* Album artwork may not be available depending on file type
Intuitive Control with New Pioneer Remote App
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.