CXN V2 Network Player

Cambridge Audio

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  • Stunning Sound Quality – hear every detail from your digital files 
  • Twin Wolfson DACs – for stunning digital performance 
  • Spotify Connect, TIDAL Connect & Qobuz built in – for the best possible choice
  • High-quality Internet Radio – thanks to MPEG-DASH support 
  • Roon Ready – consolidate browsing your digital music  
  • StreamMagic app & Remote Control – choose how to use CXN V2 
  • Flexible Digital Connectivity – with USB, Coaxial & TOSLINK or wirelessly with Chromecast built-in & AirPlay 2 

Rewarding Performance

We shouldn’t have favourites, but CXN V2 is something else – audio specialists and our listeners agree. CXN V2 will instantly transform a classic hi-fi stack into a system with a bright future. And because it’s a network device, CXN V2 can be upgraded remotely, via our StreamMagic platform, to receive new features and services.

Ready for the Revolution? 

The convenience of streamed music was once let down by its quality. That’s no longer the case thanks to better codecs, broadband speeds, and products like CXN V2. It’s designed to provide the effortless accessibility of the format, but with the uncompromised sonic excellence that over 50 years of hi-fi experience lets us share with you.

Whatever you Want

CXN V2 has free and subscription hi-res streaming services, like internet radio, Spotify Connect, Tidal Connect and Qobuz. With Apple Airplay2 and Chromecast built-in, you can access Apple Music, Amazon Music, BBC Sounds and more. CXN V2 is also Roon Ready, consolidating the experience of browsing your digital music files – no matter the source.


At the heart of CXN V2 lies our bespoke streaming platform and app, which we’ve been perfecting for over 10 years. It’s responsible for the network player’s slick, seamless and stable listening experience from any digital source. Built around StreamMagic module Gen3, CXN V2 can have its firmware upgraded over-the-air to receive updates and access to new services.

Control. Pure and Simple

Interacting with CXN V2 couldn’t be easier. Our StreamMagic app allows intuitive control of all connected sources – to curate playlists, set presets or browse albums conveniently from your sofa. There’s a remote control and an intuitive selector wheel on the unit’s fascia too. CXN V2’s colour display confirms commands and shows the artwork of the album you’re enjoying.

Designed for Life

CXN V2 is a complete streaming solution. Its mix of innovation, stability and audio excellence means it will play a key role in your musical enjoyment for years to come. With elegant, minimalistic lines, crafted from aluminium and steel, CXN V2 will endure both physically and aesthetically.




Dual Wolfson WM8740 24-bit DACs

Roon Ready

Yes (Requires a Roo subscription)

Digital Filter

2nd Generation ATF2 up-sampling to 24-bit/384khz

Analogue Filter

2-Pole DUal DIfference Bessel

USB Audio Input

USB Type B conforms to USB Audio profile 1.0 or 2.0

Digital Audio Inputs

S/PDIF Coaxial and TOSLINK Optical

Analogue Audio Outputs

Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analogue

Digital Audio Outputs

S/PDIF Coaxial and TOSLINK Optical



Local USB media

USB audio 1.0 and 2.0

S/PDIF Toslink and Coaxial

Airplay 2

Chromecast built-in

Internet radio, Spotify Connect



Bluetooth aptX via BT100 Bluetooth receiver (not supplied)

Audio Formats



IEEE 802.3, 10 Base-T or 100 Base-T


IEEE 802.11 b/g or n (2.4GHz)

Max Power Consumption


Standby Power Consumption


Remote Control



85 x 430 x 305mm



Box Contents

CXN (v2) Network Streamer, Power Cable, 3 x AAA Batteries, Remote Control, Control Bus Cable, Wi-Fi Dongle

Roon Ready

Yes (Requires a Roo subscription)