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$1,467
pledged of $6,436 goal
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by .

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cPlay

Have you ever thought about effortless controlling, playing, streaming and managing your music while lying on a couch? Now it is possible with your current stereo system and cPlay. It is very simple in design but complex in technology solutions music player for audiophiles. 

 

 Is it that simple?

cPlay is a very easy device to setup and control. All you need to do is plug in power supply, speakers and connect to a network. You can control it from almost any device in your home through an internet browser or an app. 

 

Apple Music Streaming
Apple Music Streaming

 Features

  • Streaming - no more cables. Now to play your favourite music you just have to choose cPlay as your audio output. Use your current speakers or amplifier and cPlay to make it wireless with DLNA! Thanks to AirPlay you can stream Apple Music.
  • Music Library - use cPlay as an individual great quality music player. You can store audio files on it, even FLACs! It allows you to enjoy clear sound in lossless uncompressed FLAC format.
  • External drive - go limitless with memory. With 4 USB ports at the back, you can connect plenty of external devices to play music from.
  • Spotify - have an access to worldwide music. Simply link your Spotify account (Spotify Premium subscription required).
  • Multiroom - when one cPlay is not enough. You can manage all your devices at once to choose what to play where or sync them all together. 
  • Network drive - cPlay can be configured to be used as your local network drive. Make your external drive wireless and accessible from other devices in your network.

 

 Versions

cPlay - made from great quality oak wood with the finest finish. You can connect it to your current amplifier with 2-channel RCA connectors.

cPlay amp - is finished with the same quality as cPlay but allows you to use it directly with your speakers. Built-in amplifier can provide up to 25W output power.

cPlay Limited - numbered limited edition of cPlay made from black oak. Hardware features dual low jitter oscillators for even better sound quality with gold plated connectors. Only few will be made!

cPlay connectors
cPlay connectors

 

 Prototyping

It took some time to develop the great design with the best quality materials. The final product consists oak wood with metal finish.

 

Final design prototype
Final design prototype

 Technical Specs

  • Dimensions: 21x12x5 centimetres
  • Power supply 5V (included)
  • Supports all filetypes: FLAC, Alac, Aac, Vorbis, Mp3, DSD etc
  • 4 USB ports
  • Ethernet connector
  • Wi-Fi

cPlay:

  • 192kHz/24bit high-quality Burr-Brown DAC
  • RCA connectors (gold plated for cPlay Limited)
  • Dual low jitter oscillators (cPlay Limited only)

cPlay amp:

  • 44.1kHz and 48kHz sample rates
  • up to 25W output power
  • Capable of driving 4 Ohm speakers (also works with higher impedance speakers)

 

 

Risks and challenges

This is my fourth Kickstarter project so I am more aware of challenges that may appear during the whole process. I will do my best to realise project and meet the deadlines. Although life always brings unexpected plot twist. If anything happens, I will be updating on my project and be overcoming obstacles not to disappoint any of my backers.

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