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NAD Electronics CI 580 BluOS Network Music Player

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NAD Electronics CI 580 BluOS Network Music Player

Stream Music to Multiple BluOS Zones

The CI 580 packs four stereo zones into a 1U rack space to provide the most flexible and cost-effective BluOS package. Multiple CI 580s can be used to provide as many zones as required, and each zone can be grouped together in perfect sync using the BluOS Controller app, or you can play individual streams in different zones simultaneously.cepro_2016best_logo
BluOS™ Music Management

Unlike other solutions that rely on UPnP, the CI 580 features the BluOS operating system. BluOS supports many popular music services with playback of music at up to 24/96.
Hands-free Voice Control with Alexa

Add the BluOS Voice Skill inside the Amazon Alexa app and enjoy hands-free voice control of personal music collections, streaming services and more using a list of simple streamlined commands. Using an Echo device you can ask Alexa to play popular songs from Tidal, queue up saved playlists, adjust the volume in different rooms, or ask what’s playing in the Kitchen. No Echo device and want to try it out? No problem. Download the Amazon Alexa app, activate the skill, tap the speech bubble in the bottom drawer of the Amazon Alexa app and say anything from the list of commands.

A BluOS Controller app is available for mobile devices and desktop, and allows you to access, control and stream music playlists to multiple BluOS Enabled zones in the home using simple touch-screen commands.
Lag-free Multi-Zone Streaming

The CI 580 can be integrated into a BluOS connected home, and deliver music streams to any zone you select instantaneously. By focusing on how to improve musical performance while providing a seamless network music experience, the CI 580 ensures that there are no skips or delays – even when streaming and controlling music from your mobile device. Analogue and digital inputs are also available to add a cable box or other non-network sources, and make them available and selectable in every zone. The CI 580 also includes a system interrupt feature to allow for doorbells and fire alarms to be heard.
Master Quality Authenticated

Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) is a revolutionary end-to-end technology built into all of NAD’s BluOS Enabled CI solutions to capture and deliver MQA music to any and every room in your home. All BluOS Enabled amplifiers and systems include a powerful decoder and audio renderer for the millions of the MQA encoded songs, The MQA logo shown in the BluOS app indicates that the unit is decoding and playing an MQA stream or file, and lets you know that you are hearing exactly what the artist recorded and approved in the studio.



Key Features

    4 Stereo zone source component
    Fixed or variable line output
    1U rack chassis
    1 Ethernet connection for all zones
    Ethernet in
    USB input
    Uses standard network protocols
    Universal voltage (100 ~ 240)

BluOS Features

    Supported File Formats
    Supported Cloud Services
    WiMP, Slacker Radio, Qobuz, HighResAudio, JUKE, Deezer, Murfie, HDTracks, Spotify, TIDAL, Napster, Microsoft Groove (with OneDrive), Classics Online, KKBox.
    Supported Operating Systems
    Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 or higher, Apple Macintosh OSX 10.7.5 or higher
    Free Internet Radio
    TuneIn Radio, iHeartRadio, Calm Radio, Radio Paradise
    Integration Partners
    Control4, RTI, Crestron, URC, roon


    Rated Distortion ≤0.005%
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio 110dB
    Sample Rate 32 – 96kHz
    Bit Depth 16 – 24


    RCA Stereo
    Optical (TOSLINK)
    Type A (for USB memory stick and supported peripherals – FAT 32 formatted)
    Type B (for computer audio interface)
    +12V Trigger IN
    12V ±20%
    IR Input
    3.5mm Jack
    System Interrupt
    For doorbell /alarms


    RCA Stereo x 4
    Optical x 4 (TOSLINK)
    Coaxial x 4
    +12V Trigger OUT
    12V ±20%


    Ethernet RJ45, GigE

User Interface

    FREE Android and iOS App available at GooglePlay and Apple App Store

General Specifications

    AC Power Supply 100-240V 50/60Hz
    Standby Power 6W (Network Standby Mode)
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 480 x 46 x 234mm (18 7/8 x 1 13/16 x 9 1/4”)*
    Net Weight 2.7kg (5.9lb)
    Shipping Weight 3.8kg (8.4lb)