The Crestron® CEN-NSP-1 Network Stream Player delivers a very practical solution for integrating Apple® iTunes® and Internet radio into a Sonnex® Multiroom Audio System or any other audio system. Using AirPlay® or USB, it lets you easily connect an iPod®, iPhone®, or iPad® to your system and instantly start playing your favorite tracks and playlists throughout your home or workplace. It also serves as an Internet radio tuner, allowing you to enjoy your choice of music, news, and talk without tying up your mobile device. Control over the CEN-NSP-1 and the connected device is enabled through a Crestron touch screen, or through a mobile device running the Crestron App.
Wireless Streaming Using AirPlay®
The CEN-NSP-1 allows any AirPlay enabled iOS® device to connect wirelessly over a Wi-Fi® network and stream audio from iTunes (and other AirPlay enabled apps) to your whole-house audio system. Through a Crestron touch screen, you can pause, skip, advance, and repeat the currently playing track while viewing cover art and metadata (song title, artist, album, etc.). Full navigation of the entire iTunes library remains available on the iOS device. Control over the audio system, as well as lighting and other technologies, can even be accessed on the same iOS device by installing the Crestron App.
USB Wired Interface
Wired USB connectivity affords enhanced Crestron touch screen control with the ability to navigate the iTunes library and view metadata and cover art. Wired USB also enables compatibility with more devices, allowing virtually any iOS device to connect using a USB cable or dock. Any Apple dock and/or cable with a USB 2.0 interface can be used with the CEN-NSP-1.
Built-in Internet radio provides access to online music, comedy, sports, news, and talk, with capabilities for browsing channel lists and viewing metadata from a Crestron touch screen or mobile app. The CEN-NSP-1 doesn’t require a mobile device to be connected to enable Internet radio, keeping those devices available for other tasks, and assuring a listening experience uninterrupted by incoming phone calls and text alerts.