Cambridge Audio 851N Digital Music Player
Cambridge Audio 851N Digital Music Player Cambridge Audio 851N Digital Music Player Cambridge Audio 851N Digital Music Player
$1,999.99 $2,199.99

The pinnacle of digital and streaming performance – the 851N is the ultimate network player. It’s features include; 24-bit/384kHz upsampling from all sources, native 24-bit/192kHz playback, USB, digital audio inputs and streaming over wi-fi including UPnP and NAS drives, Spotify Connect, Tidal, Apple AirPlay, and DSD. Variable or fixed level output.

Specs:

  • Twin Analog Devices AD1955 24-bit DACs
  • Digital filter2nd Generation ATF2 up-sampling to 24-bit/384kHz. Linear Phase, Minimum phase or Steep modes.
  • Analogue filter 2-pole differential Bessel with DC servo (for both XLR and RCA outputs)
  • Digital audio inputs1 x AES/EBU, 2 x S/PDIF coaxial and 2 x TOSLINK optical
  • USB Type B conforms to USB Audio profile 1.0 or 2.0 (user selectable)
  • Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analogue audio outputs
  • CompatibilityUPnP: Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 11.025-192kHz
    Local USB media:Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 11.025-192kHz
    USB Audio1.0: Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 44.1-96kHz
    USB Audio 2.0: Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 44.1-192kHz or DSD (x64)
  • TOSLINK: 16-24 bit, 32-192kHz (using high quality TOSLINK optical cable)
    S/PDIF: Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 32-192kHz
    AES3/EBU: Linear PCM 16-24 bit, 32-192kHz
    BT100 Bluetooth receiver: A2DP plus aptX
    Internet radio: 16-24 bit, 11.025-192kHz
  • Audio formatsALAC, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, WMA, MP3, AAC, HE AAC, AAC+, OGG Vorbis
  • Standby power consumption<0.5W
  • Dimensions
    (H x W x D)
    115 x 430 x 360mm (4.5 x 16.9 x 14.7”)
  • Weight8.1kg (17.9lbs)

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Review from SoundStage

Our Kanata location of Audioshop has a silver display model available at a clearance price of $1750.00. Full three year warranty applies.