Arcam CDS50 CD/SACD Network Player

£899.00 inc. VAT

Trade-in available

Designed to play all disc formats, and all audio file formats, the CDS50 from Arcam may well be the only CD / Network Audio Player that you’ll ever need.

In addition, you can connect to popular music services (such as Napster, Deezer, Tidal, Qobuz, Internet Radio and High-Res Audio) and stream everything under the sun. Fabulous.

Available in Black finish only.



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The Arcam CDS50 is the most advanced CD, digital audio and network streaming player that the company have yet produced.

In a sense, digital audio does not exist. Who has ears that can decode the millions of 0’s and 1’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.

When playing from a digital format, arguably the most vital component is the Digital-to-Analogue Converter (DAC), which translates that 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, you can appreciate that a good chunk of detail is going to waste. That’s why Arcam have included 32-bit DACs – the most commonly used bit-depth in digital recording – on their entire HDA range, so you are guaranteed the full aural picture of whatever the artist intended.


  • 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 Arcam MusicLife iOS app
  • Total harmonic distortion + noise = 0.002 %

Full Arcam Range Available

Unilet Sound & Vision are official retail partners for Arcam, providing sales, advice and assistance on their entire range of high-quality audio products. Please do get in touch if you would like a demonstration or wish to purchase.

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Additional information

Weight 7.3 kg
Dimensions 41.4 × 53.5 × 19.5 cm


Purchase Options

Click & Collect, Trade-In Available



Arcam have developed a world-class reputation for making some of the best-sounding AV electronics. Starting with amplifiers over forty years ago, the company moved into CD player technology a decade later, and then pushed further into home cinema electronics.

The brand have now developed their own DVD and Blu-Ray players, engineered using decades of CD experience to ensure they play music as well as they do movies, thus delivering better all-round performance than many other brands.

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