CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer

CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer


The NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer is a state-of-the-art audio component designed to bring the convenience and versatility of network streaming to your existing audio system. With its advanced features and high-quality audio performance, the CS1 enables seamless access to a vast library of digital music, delivering a truly immersive and engaging listening experience.

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  • Compact, minimalist design
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi plus LAN Ethernet port
  • Stereo analogue, 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
  • High-resolution music streaming from Tidal
  • Apple AirPlay 2 support allows CD-resolution streaming from any audio app on an iPhone, iPad, or Mac
  • 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.*
  • Roon subscribers can stream audio to the CS1 from their personal libraries and online services supported by Roon

Network Streaming: The CS1 allows you to stream music wirelessly or wired from various sources within your local network. With support for popular streaming services, including Spotify, Tidal, and Qobuz, as well as access to Internet radio stations, you can enjoy a world of music at your fingertips. Additionally, the CS1 supports UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) and DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) protocols, making it compatible with a wide range of devices and software platforms.

High-Resolution Audio Support: Experience your music in exceptional detail and clarity. The CS1 supports high-resolution audio formats, including FLAC, ALAC, and WAV, up to 24-bit/192kHz. This ensures that you can enjoy your music collection in its purest form, with every nuance and subtlety faithfully reproduced.

Versatile Connectivity: The CS1 offers versatile connectivity options to integrate seamlessly with your existing audio system. It features both digital and analog outputs, including SPDIF coaxial, optical, and RCA analog connections. This flexibility allows you to connect the CS1 to a wide range of audio equipment, such as amplifiers, AV receivers, or powered speakers, maximizing compatibility and ease of use.

Intuitive Control: Controlling the CS1 is effortless. It can be operated using the NAD BluOS Controller app, available for both iOS and Android devices, providing a user-friendly interface to browse and select music, create playlists, and adjust settings. The app also supports voice control via popular virtual assistants, such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, further enhancing the convenience and accessibility of the CS1.

High-Quality Digital-to-Analog Conversion: Equipped with a high-performance 32-bit/384kHz DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter), the CS1 ensures accurate and faithful conversion of digital audio signals into analog waveforms. This results in exceptional audio quality, with precise detail, dynamics, and imaging, allowing you to experience your music as the artist intended.

Multi-Room Capabilities: The CS1 supports multi-room audio functionality, allowing you to create a whole-home audio system by connecting multiple NAD BluOS-enabled devices. Sync your music across different rooms, or play different music in different areas simultaneously, all controlled through the BluOS app. This provides a seamless and immersive audio experience throughout your home.

Premium Build Quality: Crafted with precision and attention to detail, the CS1 boasts a premium build quality. Its solid construction minimizes unwanted vibrations and interference, ensuring clean and accurate audio reproduction. The sleek and modern design of the CS1 blends seamlessly with any decor, adding a touch of elegance to your audio setup.

The NAD CS1 Endpoint Network Streamer opens up a world of possibilities for audio enthusiasts, offering high-quality network streaming and versatile connectivity options. With support for popular streaming services, high-resolution audio playback, and multi-room capabilities, the CS1 delivers an exceptional listening experience. Explore your favorite music with convenience, flexibility, and uncompromising sound quality, as the CS1 brings your digital music collection to life.


  • Supported Audio Formats: MP3, AAC, WMA, OGG, WMA-L, FLAC, ALAC, WAV, AIFF, MQA
  • Streaming Services: Spotify, Tidal, Qobuz, Deezer, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, and more
  • Network Connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
  • Control App: NAD BluOS Controller app (iOS, Android)
  • Voice Control: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Apple Siri (via AirPlay 2)

Audio Features:

  • Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC): 32-bit/384kHz
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: >110dB
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20kHz (±0.5dB)
  • Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): <0.005%
  • Output Level: 2V (RCA)


  • Digital Outputs: 1 x SPDIF Coaxial, 1 x SPDIF Optical
  • Analog Outputs: 1 x RCA (Stereo)
  • USB: 1 x Type-A (USB-A)
  • Network: 1 x Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wireless: Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)

Supported Operating Systems:

  • Windows: 7, 8, 10 or higher
  • macOS: OS X 10.9 or higher
  • iOS: 9.0 or higher
  • Android: 5.0 or higher


  • Power Input: 100V – 240V AC, 50/60Hz
  • Standby Power: <1W

Dimensions and Weight:

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 70 x 236 x 238 mm (2 13/16 x 9 3/8 x 9 7/16 inches)
  • Weight: 1.36 kg (3 lbs)

Please note that these specifications are based on the information available at the time of my knowledge cutoff (September 2021). It’s always a good idea to refer to the official documentation or contact the manufacturer for the most up-to-date and accurate specifications.

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