N-50AE is a middle class streamer that combines high sound quality and advanced, diverse features. Various music sources can be easily streamed with built-in Wi-Fi, and the Pioneer Remote App offers smooth control via your smartphone.
Enjoy listening to whatever music you like with streaming services such as Amazon Music*, 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.
* Function available with firmware update
The N-50AE comes with Chromecast built-in,so you can use your mobile device to stream your favourite music, radio, or podcasts to the player.
You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running on your personal device—iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook™.
Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at google.com/cast/apps.
AirPlay—Enthusiasts have complete access, control and playback of their entire iTunes music library wirelessly through the N-50AE. You can quickly and easily enjoy all your music with song information and album art simultaneously displayed on the LCD display.
* Available features depend on iPod/iPhone/iPad model
Enjoy network features such as Hi-Res Audio streaming via wireless LAN connection.
The built-in Wi-Fi is dual band, supporting both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency channels.
By using the 5 GHz band, you can enjoy steady and uninterrupted streaming of large Hi-Res Audio files.
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.
Connect an external HDD via USB, and you can easily listen to your whole music library without using your PC. You can even move files from your PC to the HDD via the home network while the HDD is connected to the N-50AE.
FlareConnect shares audio from network and external audio* input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote app**.
* For detail about external audio inputs, please refer to the link below.
** Download free from the App Store or Google Play.
The N-50AE features a 3.5”colour LCD display with a user-friendly GUI. Enjoy viewing the album artwork while listening to the song.
*Some characters in file name/metadata of music files such as mp3 may not be supported.
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.
* Network audio player needs to be connected to a home LAN network in a wireless LAN environment.
N-50AE supports MQA, which fully authenticates and captures 100% of the original studio performance, while being compact size suitable for streaming and downloads. Enjoy high-quality MQA Audio via External HDD, NAS, and USB memory. MQA encoded music is available from various music streaming services such as TIDAL, and music download sites, such as Onkyo Music in the US, UK and Germany, and e-onkyo music in Japan.