Pioneer N-30-S Network Player Driver
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Pioneer N-30-S Network Player Driver
Pioneer N-30AE review
The N comes with a brushed remote that is reassuringly heavy, as an audiophile might say. However, it's the same model that's used for the N, and so buttons such as "DIG IN 1" remain tantalizingly dormant.
The N includes digital inputs, while the N does not. Features The N is a music-focused network streamer with an Internet radio app.
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Last year, I wrote a manifesto on the 10 "must-have" features of a media playerand the Pioneer is one of the few players that comes close to fulfilling this Pioneer N-30-S Network Player, with six of the boxes ticked. Some of these pluses include simple navigation via the front panel, USB playback of mobile devices, and excellent format support--at least on paper.
I'm also disappointed to note the lack of streaming services, the provision of Net radio notwithstanding, and think that the smart consumer will at least want access to Pandora or Spotify. The days Pioneer N-30-S Network Player downloading and keeping your music stored at home are coming to a close, and with recent changes to Spotify, entire swathes of Kbps MP3s are available over the Interwebs.
However, the N does include Apple's AirPlay, and as such it streams not only your iTunes library via Wi-Fi but also compatible apps such as Spotify. Spotify now lets you store Starred songs on your PC or mobile device.
The device Pioneer N-30-S Network Player comes with a Pioneer N-30-S Network Player iOS and Android controller app you can use to turn the device on and to pick content from the various network sources. It's free to download. Of course, to use the streaming functions you will need an Internet connection of some sort, and the N uses an Ethernet port. In my aforementioned wish list I did call out other players for supporting "bogus" features like Facebook and Web browsing, but unfortunately Pioneer's Air Jam app probably belongs on this list.
It has an ethernet input for hard-wiring into your network, and twin aerials for a wireless connection.
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Take note, though, that for hi-res files with sampling rates of more than Hi-res audio - everything Pioneer N-30-S Network Player need to know Either method of connecting to your network will work just fine for everything else though. This Pioneer has got plenty of bases covered then — and as far as features go is the equal of the Arcam.
The rPlay, in contrast, Pioneer N-30-S Network Player little away from its pretty much blank face — relying on its sonic abilities rather than any obvious visual distractions. Still, there are no problems in setting up, so the leaflet steered us well enough. Directing the Pioneer to play a tune is a fairly logical, simple process. How to build the perfect hi-fi system And in no time we are playing CD quality tracks from our Naim server.
Likewise internet radio and tracks streamed from Spotify, both via Spotify Connect and the app on the streamer itself. But how does it sound?
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It just sounds a bit flat. No matter what the format played, the Pioneer lacks dynamism.
However, that means both bass and treble notes fail to grab the attention.