Arcam CDS50 CD/SACD & Network Streaming Player

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The Arcam CDS50 CD/SACD & Network Streaming Player is a versatile and powerful CD/ SACD, digital audio and network streaming player that expands the digital realm of high-resolution audio.

Supporting all disc formats, including SACD, an array of audio file formats and, with local streaming, your listening options are endless.

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Arcam CDS50 CD/SACD & Network Streaming Player

The Arcam CDS50 CD/SACD & Network Streaming Player is Arcam’s most advanced cd, digital audio and network streaming player yet.

In a sense, digital audio doesn’t exist. You’d have to be a particularly dull superhero to possess ears that can decode the millions of 1’s and 0’s that make up your CD collection or iTunes library. Whatever the source – be it a laptop, CD player, smartphone, USB stick – the result is just a vibration in your speakers. In other words, it all winds up analogue in the end.

Arguably, when playing from a digital format, the most vital component is the DAC, or Digital to Analogue Converter. We’ll spare you the bulk of the science, but this is what translates that otherwise lifeless binary code into audible sound energy. Bit-depth, meanwhile, is a key measure of audio quality.

So, if you’re listening to a 24-bit WAV copy of your favourite album through a DAC that only converts to 16-bit, there’s a good chunk of detail going to waste right there. That’s why we’ve included 32-bit DACs on the entire HDA range – the most commonly used bit-depth in digital recording – so you’re guaranteed the full aural picture of whatever the artist intended.



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The design of the HDA range draws upon all of Arcam’s experience as one of the UK’s most respected audio companies. To produce Arcam’s best performing range of audio products yet – using the best quality components and engineering practices, the HDA range is designed and built to give you years of listening enjoyment.



  • Plays all disc formats, including SACD, CD-A, CD-R and CD-RW
  • Supports audio file formats including FLAC, WAV, AIFF, OGG, MP3, AAC and WMA
  • USB input
  • Superb 32-bit DAC built in
  • Streaming through the music life app
  • Total harmonic distortion + noise = 0.002%



Optical + Coax In / Optical + Coax Out
RCA + XLR Outputs
USB File Playback
Deezer / Qobuz / Tidal
WiFi / Ethernet for Network Connectivity
32-bit ESS9038 DAC
RS232 + IP Control / IR Triggers
433 x 87 x 283mm (WxHxD) / 5.3kg

Additional information

Weight 5 kg
Dimensions 43.3 × 32 × 8.5 cm


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