Network player with integrated dual-band WiFi, airplay, HiRes audio playback, integrated music services, FlareConnect for multi-room playback, internet radio and USB digital input
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.
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.
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 Wireless Audio
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
Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi
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.
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.
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.
You can even move files from your PC to the HDD via the home network while the HDD is connected to the N-50AE.
Multi-room Audio Offers a Variety of Ways to Enjoy
FireConnect™ mirrors network audio and external analogue sources connected to the master component—from streaming services to vinyl records—on FireConnect™-compatible speakers in other rooms.
Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into Pioneer Remote App for iOS and Android.
* FireConnect™ is enabled with a firmware update. Sharing of audio from external inputs depends on the model and is enabled with a future firmware update. Sampling rates of 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz are supported. FireConnect is a technology based on Blackfire provided by Blackfire Research Corp., USA.
Construction & Design:
Rigid Under Base
Aluminium Front Panel
Apple AirPlay Certified
Spotify®, TIDAL, and Deezer Music Streaming Services Ready*2
Internet Radio (TuneIn)
4ch Parallel Drive with SABRE32 Ultra DAC (ES 9016S)
Up to 11.2 MHz DSD Playback
Up to 192 kHz/24-bit WAV/FLAC/Apple Lossless/AIFF Playback
USB-DAC (up to 384 kHz/32-bit LPCM, 11.2 MHz DSD)
DIRECT Mode for Faithful Reproduction of Original Sound
Hi-bit32 Audio Processing
Up-Sampling up to 384 kHz
Digital Filter with 3 Modes (SHARP/SLOW/SHORT )
Auto Sound Retriever
Auto Level Control
Lock Range Adjust Function for Reducing Jitter by Adjusting Lock Range Accuracy
Gapless Playback (WAV/FLAC/AIFF/ALAC)
Digital Output On/Off Switch to Prevent Digital Noise Effect onAnalogue Audio
Connectivity & Control:
Plug and Play External HDD and USB Memory via USB*3
Works with Pioneer Remote App (iOS/Android)*4
Built-in Wi-Fi (Dual Band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz)
3.5” Colour LCD Display for Album Artwork and Song Information
Auto Power Off
Firmware Update (USB/Network)
USB 2 In (1 Front, 1 Rear) Type A for USB Drive/HDD
USB-DAC 1 In (Type B)
Ethernet 1 In
Analogue Audio 2 Out (1 Pair Gold-Plated RCA)
Digital Coaxial 1 In (Gold-Plated)/1 Out (Gold-Plated)
Digital Optical 1 In/1 Out
Control Out for Operating Connected
Devices with Pioneer Remote App
Power Requirement: AC 220-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption: 30 W
Power Consumption During Standby: 0.3 W (2.0 W Network Standby On)
Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 99 x 340 mm
Weight: 7.4 kg