ContentsIntroductionIntroduction..................................................................................................2Thank you for purchasing your Sonata NP30 Network Music Player. We areconfident that you will enjoy many years of listening pleasure from it. Like allCambridge Audio products the Sonata NP30 adheres to three core principles stunning performance, ease of use and incredible value.Contents.......................................................................................................2Important safety instructions......................................................................3Wi-Fi information..........................................................................................4Limited warranty..........................................................................................5Rear panel connections..............................................................................6Front panel controls.....................................................................................7Remote control.............................................................................................8Overview.......................................................................................................9Getting connected........................................................................................9Operating the NP30.................................................................................. 10Settings menu........................................................................................... 15Stream Magic Remote.............................................................................. 16Troubleshooting........................................................................................ 17Technical specifications........................................................................... 17The Sonata NP30 can access a wide range of audio from UPnP servers or localmedia and directly from the internet such as from our own Stream Magic InternetRadio service or Streaming Services from other suppliers.The free Stream Magic Internet Radio service brings the best iRadio stations toyour NP30 checked by us for reliability and sound quality with over 15,000 stationscurrently available and more being added each day.Our Stream-Magic.com website allows you to suggest new stations, manage yourfavourites and other settings for several Stream Magic enabled devices at once,find out about new features and Streaming Services as we add them and more. SeeStream-magic.com for more details.Streaming Services are services that come from partner suppliers. These usuallyrequire a subscription from them with different services being available in differentcountries.In addition to pure internet content you can access your own locally stored musicfrom USB flash-disks or hard-drives and network connected UPnP servers.Various compressed formats are supported plus losslessly compressed anduncompressed PCM/WAV up to better-than-CD 24 bit content at 24/96 whichcan be obtained from suitable download sites. Podcasts are also supported.High quality components are used throughout including a WM8728 24 bit / 96kHzdigital to analog converter (DAC) from renowned manufacturer Wolfson.Important!The NP30 is largely a software based product and new features andupdates will be made available from time to time. See the UpgradeFirmware section at the end of this manual for how to check for andthen automatically update your unit via the internet. The processtakes only a few minutes.We would encourage you to check for any updates before using yourNP30 for the first time and then from time to time afterwards.Also please do check the support page for the NP30 at http://support.cambridgeaudio.com for details of any new features, adviceon compatibility with other products and audio formats and the mostrecent copy of this manual.A proprietary audio buffering and re-clocking scheme re-constructs all incomingaudio clocks inside the NP30 with a set of precision oscillators eliminating jitterand providing unprecedented sound quality.The Sonata NP30 also features an environmentally friendly low power (<1w)standby circuit.We have also developed a free iPhone/iPod Touch application that allows fullwireless control of the NP30 (in conjunction with a Wi-Fi network).Search for Stream Magic Remote on the Apple App Store or browse www.streammagic.com for further details on this and other Apps and features as they becomeavailable.Ultimate sound quality depends on the whole of your system, naturally weparticularly recommend speakers from the Cambridge Audio Sirocco range asthese have been designed to the same exacting standards as this product.Your dealer can also supply excellent quality Cambridge Audio interconnects toensure your system realises its full potential.Make sure you register your purchase.Thanks for taking the time to read this manual; we do recommend you keep it forfuture reference.Visit: www.cambridge-audio.com/stsBy registering, youll be the first to know about: Future product releases Software upgrades News, events and exclusive offers pluscompetitions!This guide is designed to make installing and using this product as easyas possible. Information in this document has been carefully checkedfor accuracy at the time of printing; however, Cambridge Audios policyis one of continuous improvement, therefore design and specificationsare subject to change without prior notice.This document contains proprietary information protected by copyright.All rights are reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced byany mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without priorwritten permission of the manufacturer. All trademarks and registeredtrademarks are the property of their respective owners. Copyright Cambridge Audio Ltd 2013.Cambridge Audio and the Cambridge Audio logo are trademarks ofCambridge Audio.Stream Magic is a trademark of Audio Partnership Plc and is registeredin the European Community and other countries.Other brands mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners andare used for reference purposes only.This product contains software licensed under version 2 of the GNUPublic License and version 2.1 of the GNU Lesser Public License. Thesource code for this software is available from:http://www.reciva.com/gpl/This product includes technology owned by Microsoft Corporation andunder a licence from Microsoft Licensing GP. Use or distribution of suchtechnology outside of this product is prohibited without a license fromMicrosoft Corporation and/or Microsoft Licensing, GP as applicable.2Matthew BrambleCambridge Audio Technical Directorand the Sonata range development team
NP30ENGLISHImportant safety instructionsFor your own safety please read the following important safety instructions carefullybefore attempting to connect this unit to the mains power supply. They will alsoenable you to get the best performance from and prolong the life of the unit:1. Read these instructions.2. Keep these instructions.3. Heed all warnings.4. Follow all instructions.5. Do not use this apparatus near water.6. Clean only with a dry cloth.7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with themanufacturers instructions.8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves,or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat.9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. Apolarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding-typeplug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the thirdprong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into youroutlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched, particularly at plugs,convenience receptacles and the point where they exit from the apparatus.11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.12. Use with only the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified bythe manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used,use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoidinjury from tip-over.13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periodsof time.14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required whenthe apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as the power-supply cord orplug having been damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen intothe apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does notoperate normally, or has been dropped.WARNING To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this unit to rain ormoisture.The lightning flash with the arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle isintended to alert the user to the presence of un-insulated dangerous voltagewithin the products enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute arisk of electric shock to persons.The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user tothe presence of important operating and maintenance instructions in the serviceliterature relevant to this appliance.The symbol on this product indicates that it is of CLASS II (doubleinsulated) construction.WEEE symbolThe crossed-out wheeled bin is the European Union symbol forindicating separate collection for electrical and electronic equipment.This product contains electrical and electronic equipment whichshould be reused, recycled or recovered and should not be disposedof with unsorted regular waste. Please return the unit or contact theauthorised dealer from whom you purchased this product for more information.CE markThis product complies with European Low Voltage (2006/95/EC),Electromagnetic Compatibility (2004/108/EC) and Environmentallyfriendly design of Energy-related Products (2009/125/EC) Directives when usedand installed according to this instruction manual. For continued compliance onlyCambridge Audio accessories should be used with this product and servicing mustbe referred to qualified service personnel.C-Tick markThis product meets the Australian Communications Authoritys Radiocommunications and EMC requirements.Gost-R MarkThis product meets Russian electronic safety approvals. Batteries (battery pack or batteries installed) shall not be exposed to excessiveheat such as sunshine, fire or the like.The unit must be installed in a manner that makes disconnection of the mains plugfrom the mains socket outlet (or appliance connector from the rear of the unit)possible. Where the mains plug is used as the disconnect device, the disconnectdevice shall remain readily operable. Only use the mains cord supplied with thisunit.Please ensure there is ample ventilation (at least 10cm clearance all round). Do notput any objects on top of this unit. Do not situate it on a rug or other soft surfaceand do not obstruct any air inlets or outlet grilles. Do not cover the ventilation grilleswith items such as newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, etc.This unit must not be used near water or exposed to dripping or splashing wateror other liquids. No objects filled with liquid, such as vases, shall be placed onthe unit.3
Important safety instructions cont.Wi-Fi informationVentilationFCC StatementIMPORTANT The unit will become hot when in use. Do not stack multiple unitson top of each other. Do not place in an enclosed area such as a bookcase or in acabinet without sufficient ventilation.Ensure that small objects do not fall through any ventilation grille. If this happens,switch off immediately, disconnect from the mains supply and contact your dealerfor advice.PositioningChoose the installation location carefully. Avoid placing it in direct sunlight or closeto a source of heat. No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should beplaced on the unit. Also avoid locations subject to vibration and excessive dust, coldor moisture. The unit can be used in a moderate climate.This unit must be installed on a sturdy, level surface. Do not place in a sealed areasuch as a bookcase or in a cabinet. Do not place the unit on an unstable surface orshelf. The unit may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult as well as seriousdamage to the product. Do not place other equipment on top of the unit.Due to stray magnetic fields, turntables or CRT TVs should not be located nearbydue to possible interference.DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY WITH FCC RULES FOR ELECTROMAGNETICCOMPATIBILITYWe, Cambridge Audio, of Gallery Court, Hankey Place, London SE1 4BB,declare under our sole responsibility that this device,Sonata NP30 with Wi-Fi moduleto which this declaration relates, complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may notcause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interferencereceived, including interference that may cause undesired operation.Caution: Exposure to Radio Frequency Radiation.The device shall be used in such a manner that the potential for human contactduring normal operation is minimized.Electronic audio components have a running in period of around a week (if usedseveral hours per day). This will allow the new components to settle down and thesonic properties will improve over this time.When connecting an external antenna to the device, the antenna shall be placedin such a manner to minimize the potential for human contact during normaloperation. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction withany other antenna or transmitter.Power sourcesFederal Communications Commission NoticeThe unit should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on themarking label. If you are not sure of the type of power-supply to your home, consultyour product dealer or local power company.This unit can be left in Standby mode when not in use and will draw <0.5W in thisstate. To turn the unit off, switch off at the rear panel. If you do not intend to usethis unit for a long period of time, unplug it from the mains socket.OverloadingDo not overload wall outlets or extension cords as this can result in a risk of fireor electric shock. Overloaded AC outlets, extension cords, frayed power cords,damaged or cracked wire insulation and broken plugs are dangerous. They mayresult in a shock or fire hazard.Be sure to insert each power cord securely. To prevent hum and noise, do notbundle the interconnect leads with the power cord or speaker leads.CleaningThis equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a ClassB digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designedto provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residentialinstallation.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and ifnot installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmfulinterference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee thatinterference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does causeharmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined byturning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try and correct theinterference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver. Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which thereceiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.To clean the unit, wipe its case with a dry, lint-free cloth. Do not use any cleaningfluids containing alcohol, ammonia or abrasives. Do not spray an aerosol at ornear the unit.FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by theparty responsible for compliance could void the users authority to operate thisequipment.Battery disposalIMPORTANT NOTE:Batteries may contain substances harmful to the environment. Please disposeof any discharged batteries with due consideration and in accordance with localenvironmental/electronic recycling guidelines.ServicingThese units are not user serviceable. Never attempt to repair, disassemble orreconstruct the unit if there seems to be a problem. A serious electric shock couldresult if this precautionary measure is ignored. In the event of a problem or failure,please contact your dealer.FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for anuncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with aminimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any otherantenna or transmitter.2 .4GHz operation of this product in the USA is firmware-limited to channels 1through 11.ModificationsThe FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications to thisdevice that are not expressly approved by Cambridge Audio, may void the usersauthority to operate the equipment.Canada-Industry Canada (IC)This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s).Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may notcause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, includinginterference that may cause undesired operation of the device.Under Industry Canada regulations, this radio transmitter may only operate usingan antenna of a type and maximum (or lesser) gain approved for the transmitter byIndustry Canada. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antennatype and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent isotropically radiatedpower (e.i.r.p.) is not more than that necessary for successful communication.This radio transmitter 9095A-NP3001 has been approved by Industry Canada tooperate with the antenna types listed below with the maximum permissible gainand required antenna impedance for each antenna type indicated. Antenna typesnot included in this list, having a gain greater than the maximum gain indicated forthat type, are strictly prohibited for use with this device.4
NP30C059-510137-A; Antenna+RG-178 Cable+SMA Plug Reverse, 3.0dBi, 50This equipment complies with RSS-102 limits set forth for an uncontrolledenvironment. This equipment should be installed and operated with a minimumdistance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.Cet appareil numrique de Classe B est conforme la norme Canadienne ICES-003Le prsent appareil est conforme aux CNR dIndustrie Canada applicables auxappareils radio exempts de licence. Lexploitation est autorise aux deux conditionssuivantes : (1) lappareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et (2) lutilisateur delappareil doit accepter tout brouillage radiolectrique subi, mme si le brouillageest susceptible den compromettre le fonctionnement.Conformment la rglementation dIndustrie Canada, le prsent metteur radiopeut fonctionner avec une antenne dun type et dun gain maximal (ou infrieur)approuv pour lmetteur par Industrie Canada. Dans le but de rduire lesrisques de brouillage radiolectrique lintention des autres utilisateurs, il fautchoisir le type dantenne et son gain de sorte que la puissance isotrope rayonnequivalente (p.i.r.e.) ne dpasse pas lintensit ncessaire ltablissement dunecommunication satisfaisante.Le prsent metteur radio 9095A-NP3001 a t approuv par Industrie Canadapour fonctionner avec les types dantenne numrs ci-dessous et ayant un gainadmissible maximal et limpdance requise pour chaque type dantenne. Les typesdantenne non inclus dans cette liste, ou dont le gain est suprieur au gain maximalindiqu, sont strictement interdits pour lexploitation de lmetteur.C059-510137-A; Antenna+RG-178 Cable+SMA Plug Reverse, 3.0dBi, 50Cet quipement est conforme a RSS-102 limites nonces pour un environnementnon contrl. Cet quipement doit tre install et utilis avec une distanceminimale de 20 cm entre le radiateur et votre corps.IMPORTANT NOTE:IC Radiation Exposure Statement:This equipment complies with Canada radiation exposure limits set forth foruncontrolled environments. This equipment should be installed and operated witha minimum distance of 20cm between the radiator and your body.This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any otherantenna or transmitter.Cet appareil numrique de la classe B conforme la norme NMB-003 du Canada.Europe-European Union NoticeCambridge Audio warrants this product to be free from defects in materials andworkmanship (subject to the terms set forth below). Cambridge Audio will repairor replace (at Cambridge Audios option) this product or any defective parts in thisproduct. Warranty periods may vary from country to country. If in doubt consult yourdealer and ensure that you retain proof of purchase.To obtain warranty service, please contact the Cambridge Audio authorised dealerfrom which you purchased this product. If your dealer is not equipped to performthe repair of your Cambridge Audio product, it can be returned by your dealer toCambridge Audio or an authorised Cambridge Audio service agent. You will needto ship this product in either its original packaging or packaging affording an equaldegree of protection.Proof of purchase in the form of a bill of sale or receipted invoice, which is evidencethat this product is within the warranty period, must be presented to obtainwarranty service.This Warranty is invalid if (a) the factory-applied serial number has been altered orremoved from this product or (b) this product was not purchased from a CambridgeAudio authorised dealer. You may call Cambridge Audio or your local countryCambridge Audio distributor to confirm that you have an unaltered serial numberand/or you made a purchase from a Cambridge Audio authorised dealer.This Warranty does not cover cosmetic damage or damage due to acts of God,accident, misuse, abuse, negligence, commercial use, or modification of, or toany part of, the product. This Warranty does not cover damage due to improperoperation, maintenance or installation, or attempted repair by anyone other thanCambridge Audio or a Cambridge Audio dealer, or authorised service agent whichis authorised to do Cambridge Audio warranty work. Any unauthorised repairs willvoid this Warranty. This Warranty does not cover products sold AS IS or WITH ALLFAULTS.REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENTS AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY ARE THEEXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. CAMBRIDGE AUDIO SHALL NOT BELIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OFANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY IN THIS PRODUCT. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENTPROHIBITED BY LAW, THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ALL OTHEREXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITEDTO, THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PRACTICALPURPOSE.Some countries and US states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidentalor consequential damages or implied warranties so the above exclusions may notapply to you. This Warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have otherstatutory rights, which vary from state to state or country to country.For any service, in or out of warranty, please contact your dealer.Radio products with the CE 0889 or CE alert marking comply with the R&TTEDirective (1995/5/EC) issued by the Commission of the European Community.Compliance with this directive implies conformity to the following European Norms. EN 60950-1 Product Safety. EN 300 328 Technical requirement for radio equipment. EN 301 489 General EMC requirements for radio equipment.To determine the type of transmitter, check the identification label on yourCambridge Audio product.Products with the CE marking comply with European Low Voltage (2006/95/EC),Electromagnetic Compatibility (2004/108/EC) and Environmentally-friendly designof Energy-related Products (2009/125/EC) Directives issued by the Commission ofthe European Community. Compliance with these directives implies conformity tothe following European Norms. EN 55022 Electromagnetic Interference. EN 55024 Electromagnetic Immunity. EN 61000-3-2 Power Line Harmonics. EN 61000-3-3 Power Line Flicker. EN 60950-1 Product Safety Products that contain the radio transmitter arelabeled with CE 0889 or CE alert marking and may also carry the CE logo. EN 62301:2005 - Household electrical appliances. Measurement of standbypower. 1275/2008 - Implementing EuP Directive for Standby Power Consumption.Plug Fitting Instructions (UK only)The cord supplied with this appliance is factory fitted with a UK mains plug fittedwith a 3 amp fuse inside. If it is necessary to change the fuse, it is important thata 3 amp one is used. If the plug needs to be changed because it is not suitablefor your socket, or becomes damaged, it should be cut off and an appropriateplug fitted following the wiring instructions below. The plug must then be disposedof safely, as insertion into a mains socket is likely to cause an electrical hazard.Should it be necessary to fit a 3-pin BS mains plug to the power cord the wiresshould be fitted as shown in this diagram. The colours of the wires in the mainslead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings identifyingthe terminals in your plug. Connect them as follows:The wire which is coloured BLUE must be connectedto the terminal which is marked with the letter N orcoloured BLACK.The wire which is coloured BROWN must beconnected to the terminal which is marked with theletter L or coloured RED.The wire which is coloured GREEN/YELLOW must beconnected to the terminal which is marked with theletter E or coloured GREEN.If a standard 13 amp (BS 1363) plug is used, a 5 amp fuse must be fitted, or if anyother type of plug is used a 5 amp fuse must be fitted, either in the plug or adaptor,or on the distribution board.5ENGLISHLimited warranty
Rear panel connections1PowerOnDesigned and engineered in London, EnglandOffSonata NP30Network Player45USBTrigger InFor local media38Audio OutL12VTip +vePower Rating: 100-230V AC ~ 50/60HzRated Power Consumption: 21WPower AC7Digital OutputsEthernetwww.cambridge-audio.com2S/P DIFCo-axialToslinkOpticalR61 Power On/OffSwitches the unit on or off.2 AC power socketOnce you have completed all connections to the amplifier, plug the AC power cableinto an appropriate mains socket and turn the unit on. Your unit is now ready foruse.3 Wireless antennaShould be in the upright position as shown. Allows connection to 802.11b/g or nnetworks (2.4 GHz will only be used for n networks).4 USBUse to connect a USB storage device or another portable device that is USB HD/flashdisk compatible containing music files. 500mA maximum current capability.5 Trigger InThe Sonata NP30 can be turned on and off (i.e. brought in and out of Standbymode) by a trigger voltage connected to the Trigger In. A transition from or to 5-12DC will turn the Sonata NP30 on. Another transition from or to 5-12 DC will put theSonata NP30 into Standby mode. The matching Sonata AR30 or DR30+ receiversfeature a trigger output suitable for this purpose which allows the Sonata NP30 tobe automatically powered up when Aux is selected on the Sonata AR30/DR30+.66 EthernetEthernet port for connecting to a 10/100BASE-T local area network (LAN).7 Digital OutputsS/P DIF co-axial digital output For output to a separate DAC, such as CambridgeAudio DacMagic*. To obtain best results, use a high quality 75ohm digital RCAinterconnect cable (not one designed for normal audio use).TOSLINK Optical digital output For output to a separate DAC*. Use a high qualityTOSLINK fibre optic interconnect cable.Note: To obtain the best results from your system we recommend using only highquality Cambridge Audio interconnects. This will ensure that you hear your systemas we designed it. Please ask you dealer for details.* For more information, see the DacMagic page on the Cambridge Audio website: www.cambridgeaudio.com/products.php8 Audio outputUse good quality inter-connect cables from these sockets to any line level input onyour amplifier (Aux, CD, Tape, etc.).For the matching Sonata AR30/DR30 receivers, always use the Aux input as thiscorresponds to the NP button on the NP30 remote control.
NP30ENGLISHFront panel controls4195610812117231 USB2 Standby/OnWhen powering up from standby the Standby/On LED will flash approximately oncea second as the unit boots up , the display will initially be blank before Startingappears.This product has APD (Auto Power Down) enabled as default. After inactivity of 30minutes, the product will automatically switch to Standby. See later section forfurther details.Note the startup sequence can take approximately 30 seconds to complete.3 Infrared sensorReceive IR commands from the supplied remote control. A clear unobstructed lineof sight between the remote control and the sensor is required.4(Memory)Press to access the Memory features for preset recall and storage.The Sonata NP30 can store up to 20 Presets which can be Internet Radio stations,Streams from Streaming Services or your own choice of Internet Radio URL. Seelater section.5Play/Pause6Use to connect a USB storage device or another portable device containing musicfiles. 500mA maximum current consumption.Plays and pauses playback.Stop/Delete7Press during playback to stop or press in various menus to delete the present item.8 DisplayDisplays the status of the unit.9HomeGo directly to the top Home Menu.10ReturnPress to return to the previous menu.11SkipPress once to skip forwards or backwards one track.12 Navigation/Select (rotary dial)Rotate to navigate around the menus. Pressing the rotary dial in will activate theSelect function to accept the item/function shown on the display.(Reply)This is the reply/interactive button. Press when listening to an Internet Radiostation or Streaming Service that has some form of interaction with the user.This function will bring up an interactive menu (where available). This feature iscommonly used allow indication that you like or dont like the current stream so theservice can tailor the music served to your personal taste.For Media playback (UPnP or Local) this button will toggle between the NowPlaying display and the current media browsing display.7
Remote controlImportant!ShuffleThe default mode for the remote allows combined control ofthe NP30 and Cambridge Audio Azur range amplifiers.Press to turn the random/shuffle playback function on andoff.The remote can be set to control the Cambridge AudioSonata range receivers (AR30/DR30) or Cambridge AudioA/V Receivers instead. See later section on this page.RepeatPress to turn repeat playback function (media play back only)on and off.Standby/OnChanging the remote control functionsSwitches the NP30 between On and low power eco-friendlyStandby mode.To change the remote to control the NP30 and CambridgeAudio Sonata range receivers (AR30/DR30) remove thebatteries and wait 3 minutes, now press and hold down theNP button whilst re-inserting the batteries.Note: The NP30 takes approximately 30 seconds to comeout of Standby, during this time the front panel Standby/On LED will flash but nothing will be shown on the display.0-9 numeric buttonsPress to recall stored presets.Tone/Balance-/-- Numerical selectTo recall a preset number greater than ten, press -/-- followedby the required preset number.VolVol(Memory)To control the NP30 in this mode, first press the NP button onthe remote (which also selects the NP source).The Sonata NP30 can store up to 20 Presets which can beInternet Radio stations, Streams from Streaming Servicesor your own choice of Internet Radio URL. See later section.To control other functions of an AR30 or DR30+, their built-intuners and DD30 dock for iPod or a DV30, first press therequired source (e.g. MP3 for iPod, DVD for DV30, etc.) toselect the right mode.EnterHomeGo directly to the top Home Menu.ReturnPress to return to the previous menu.i NavigationPress to navigate around the NP30s menus.Mutes the audio. Press again to cancel mute.EnterThis is the reply/interactive button. Press when listeningto an Internet Radio station or Streaming Service that hassome form of interaction with the user. This function willbring up an interactive menu (where available). This featureis commonly used allow indication that you like or dont likethe current stream so the service can tailor the music servedto your personal taste.For Media Play back (UPnP or Local) this button will togglebetween the Now Playing display and the current mediabrowsing display.NPMP3CDBD/DVDTunerBandSource buttons (NP, CD, BD/DVD, Tuner, MP3)Press the relevant source button to select desired inputsource.Tone/BalancePress for Tone/Balance adjustment, using the Volumebuttons.The following buttons control the functions ofa matching AR30/DR30 2.1 Receiver only.Alarm/ClockPress once to enter the Alarm menu. Press and hold to enterthe Sleep menu.BrightnessSwitches the display brightness between bright and dim.i (info)Changes the display to show information about the currentlyplaying track.SkipPress once to skip forwards or backwards one track.Stop/DeletePress once to stop media playback. Also used to delete itemswhere appropriate (press and hold).Play/PausePress once to start media playback. Press and hold to pausemedia playback.8VolumeMuteWhen in AR30/DR30 iPod (MP3) mode press to browse youriPods contents.(Reply)The following buttons control the function ofCambridge Audio Amplifiers/Receivers.Increases or decreases the volume. It is also used to changethe value of selected menu settings of the AR30/DR30.When in AR30/DR30 tuner mode, press to step through thepreset stations.Note: If browsing through DAB stations, press Select toimmediately tune to the current station (DR30+ only).To return the remote to controlling the NP30 and CambridgeAudio Azur amplifiers remove the batteries and wait 3minutes, now re-insert the batteries without holding downany buttons.When in AR30/DR30 mode, note the remote switchesfunctions depending on which source (NP, CD, DVD etc.) youselect via the remote only.Press to access the Memory features for preset recall andstorage.Press to accept the item/function highlighted in the displaymenu, or while navigating your iPod. In tuner mode, pressand hold to store the current station in the preset bank.To change the remote to control the NP30 and CambridgeAudio A/V Receivers remove the batteries and wait 3minutes, now press and hold down the CD button whilst reinserting the batteries.
NP30Getting connectedThe NP30 is able to receive and play back media from several distinct types ofsource. Here we have attempted to give an overview of the various types of serviceavailable and the terminology you may encounter.Basic connectionsENGLISHOverviewInternet RadioThese are radio stations broadcast over the internet. Currently the StreamMagicrange can access about 20,000 internet radio stations all sorted by us intoLocation, Language and Genre. The list of available stations is constantlymaintained and automatically updated to your unit via the internet. If you registeron the StreamMagic website (www.stream-magic.com) you will also be able tobrowse the stations and set presets on your units from your PC.You can also add stations to your units that are currently not in the Stream MagicsRadio database, suggest new stations to us and more. There are also links and helpfor setting up third-party Streaming Services from a wide variety of other suppliers.Other Stream Magic features will be launched in the future, check the website fromtime to time to see the latest developments.Streaming ServicesStreaming Services are similar to Internet Radio but come from other suppliers andoften have an element of interaction with the user. Because Streaming Servicesgenerally allow the user some choice over the content they listen to, they are alsolicensed differently to iRadio by the music companies and often each service onlyhas arrangements in certain countries and may also charge a subscription formembership.Examples of such services are Aupeo!, Pandora, Rhapsody, SIRIUS/XM, Live365and others. All allow some control of the content from play me something thatsounds like U2 to the ability to select and play whole albums of your choice. Somealso offer the ability to download content for use off-line as well.The NP30supports many of these services, navigate to Streaming Services onthe unit for a list or even better check out our website at www.stream-magic.comfor more details of which services are available in your area, what they do andhow to sign up. These services come from third parties and although we supportconnections to them they do not come from us and we are not responsible for theirservice in any way. Your account will be with the service, we are merely acting asa website to make the connection simpler and more convenient plus we supportthe correct software on our unit to allow playback and browsing of their content.Sonata AR30/DR30+Network connectionsBefore you can use your NP30 for iRadio/Streaming you must have the following: A broadband internet connection (such as ADSL) to a suitable internet serviceprovider (ISP). A network connection either wirelessly via 802.11b/g or n Wi-Fi or wired Ethernetconnection (10 or 100 M bits/sec via an RJ45 connection).Note: If you wish to play 24/48 or 24/96 content from a UPnP server, a wiredEthernet connection will be required as the high data rate of these files is beyondmost Wi-Fi networks capability.In many cases the broadband modem, router and wireless access point will be asingle combined unit supplied by your Internet Service Provider or bought from acomputer store.Network MediaIf your wireless network is configured to use Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) or Wi-FiProtected Access (WPA) data encryption then you will need to know your WEP or WPAkey so you can get the NP30 to communicate with the network.The NP30 supports a wide range of compressed formats; MP3, AAC, WMA and OggVorbis CODEC types are all supported, plus for true audiophile use it also supportseither uncompressed PCM (in a WAV container) or losslessly compressed FLAC,both can contain from 16 bits 44.1kHz from CDs right up to 24 bit / 96kHz forbetter than CD quality from suitable download sites.IMPORTANT:Note: For this to work your server will also need to support the CODEC you wish toplay as some have limitations and may not serve FLAC for instance. Always checkthat the server you wish to use also supports your favoured CODECs.Before you continue, make sure that your wireless access point or router ispowered up and working with your broadband internet service (use your computerto verify this). To get this part of the system working you must read the instructionssupplied with the wireless access point or router.The NP30 can be configured to connect to a Wired or Wireless network or hasa (default) Auto setting. In Auto the NP30 looks for a each connection type andselects whichever is present. You can also force the unit to one or the otherconnection type, see later Settings section.Also for lossless/uncompressed formats both the server and network connectionwill need to sustain the high bitrate necessary.Note: It is not recommended to use Wi-Fi connections for content above 16 bits44.1/48kHz if lossless/uncompressed.USB MediaConnecting to a wired networkPlug one end of a network cable (Category 5/5E straight through Ethernet cable)into the LAN port on the back of the unit.The NP30 also supports local media from USB Flash-disks or USB hard-drives andhas two USB1.1 ports for this purpose. Here the NP30 simply browses the folderspresent on the media attached and displays them. Only content that the NP30 canplay will be shown. This feature is provided for convenient access to temporarystorage devices.It is however highly recommended that UPnP is used for continued use of storedmedia as the UPnP system is able to support album art, sophisticated contentbrowsing and filtering and other features not possible with simple folder browsing.Note: Currently only the FAT32 file system is supported.PodcastsInternetPodcasts are archived audio recordings downloadable over the internet. Oftenpodcasts are recordings of previous live broadcasts or episodic content.The NP30 supports various third party podcast services, navigate to Podcasts onthe unit for the list available in your area. In addition the NP30 supports your ownpersonal choice of podcasts where you know its URL (weblink) via the Stream Magicportal, see later section.Ethernet cableBroadband Router/ModemNote: Only connect the LAN port of the player to an Ethernet port that supports10BASE-T or 100BASE-TX. Connecting to any other ports or jacks, such as a phonejack, can damage the unitThe NP30 should automatically connect to your network as below via DHCP; thismeans it will be given an IP address by your router automatically.9
Getting connected cont.Operating the NP30Connecting to a wireless networkThe NP30 home menu consists of 5 items:Place the NP30 in range of your wireless network (usually 10-30m of a suitablewireless transmitter, although this is affected by walls and the construction of yourbuilding) and turn it on, via the back panel switch and then on the front panel.Internet RadioStreaming ServicesMediaPodcastsSettingsThese allow acess to the four basic types of media choice plus a Settings menufor the unit.You can return to this menu at any time by pressing thebutton.Simply scroll through the items with the scroll wheel or navigator buttons on theremote control and press in the scroll wheel or use the select button on the remoteto select the item you want.Internet RadioInternet10-30m distanceIt has to be said that the audio quality of internet radio varies greatly dependant onthe bitrate and compression technology used by the broadcaster, but the choicemore than makes up for this. Internet Radio allows you to explore and find newmusic from all over the world.Wireless broadbandRouter/ModemThe NP30 will automatically connect and obtain an IP address from your wirelessnetwork. For advanced users, if you would like to give your NP30 a static IP address,then see the Network config section of the manual.Note: If you make a mistake at any point, you can always press theback to the previous screen.The Stream Magic Internet Radio service brings thousands of internet radiostations to you. The sheer choice available on the internet allows you to find newmusic, listen to stations in your native language (or perhaps if you are learninganother one), from your home town or by your Genre of choice.button to goNote: As an aggregator service we are simply organising the browsing andconnection process for these stations so that you dont have to manually search forthem or type in any URLs (web links) etc to access them. Whilst we regularly checkthe stations to make sure they are still transmitting reliably and in reasonablequality we are not responsible for their content in any way.As well as the thousands of stations we offer if you want to listen to a particularstation that is not included in our service you can add it via the Stream Magicwebsite at www.stream-magic.com, see later section. You can also visit the www.stream-magic.com website and put in a request suggesting new stations for us toadd to the service. We welcome your feedback.It is not necessary to register your NP30 to use the free Stream Magic InternetRadio service but by registering you will be able to edit settings on your NP30 viathe website, manage your presets, set up new 3rd party Streaming Services andmore.The unit will now scan for all available wireless networks and will display Scanning.If it cant find one then the display will say: No Wireless Networks Found. If thishappens then you need to either move the NP30 nearer your wireless access point orinvestigate if there is an issue with your wireless network.How to use Internet RadioWhen the NP30 finds your wireless network, it displays the broadcast name (ESSID)for the access point this is a name allocated to the access point by whoever setup the network, it may either be a default name for your router/wireless or may bea more familiar name such as Johns Wi-Fi etc. If your NP30 finds more than onewireless network you can simply choose which one you want to connect to. Turn therotary dial to see the ESSID for each wireless network.When the ESSID for the wireless network you want to connect to is displayed onthe screen, press the SELECT button. If your network is not configured with anencryption code, the screen should say Connecting to network then NetworkOK.Press thebutton to return to the top-level menu.Select Internet Radio from the list using the rotary dial then press the rotary dial toselect it. The NP30 displays the following submenus.Internet RadioLocationGenreSearchYou can now turn the rotary dial to choose from Location, Genre or Search.If the screen displays either Enter WEP key or Enter WPA key, then the networkis using one of the supported encryption systems: Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)or Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA). You now need to enter your correct WEP or WPAcode. The person who set up the wireless network in the first place will know whatthis code is (or be able to reset it to a new known code); if that person is not you,then you need to find out what it is.After 3 seconds, the display goes into the code entry mode. To enter the code, usethe rotary dial to select each character of the code in turn, pressing the SELECTbutton after entering each character.Note: The WEP and WPA codes are case sensitive, so you must enter them exactly.After entering the final character, use the rotary dial to select thecharacter andpress the SELECT button. Its a little fiddly but you will only need todo this once. The NP30 will remember this code and use it automatically from nowon.The unit should now be able to connect to the network.10Location Enables you to choose from the stations in any of the countries whichyou choose from a list.Genre Enables you to choose radio stations according to their declared content,for example Classic Rock, Sport, News, etc.Search Enables you to search for a station you know the name of. Enter the fullname or first part of the name for your desired station. The NP30 will bring up a listof all stations that contain a word that starts with your search term.Note: Although we check the stations for continuity of service, some radio stationsdo not broadcast 24 hours per day, and some stations may not always be on-line.
Registering your NP30 with the Stream Magic websiteENGLISHNP30MediaTo access extra features on your NP30 such as linking premium streaming servicesto your NP30, adding non-Stream Magic internet radio stations or simply editing,copying, re-ordering or deleting presets first you will need to set up a free accountwith Stream Magic.Open www.stream-magic.com from an Internet browser. Click on the Register linkand follow the on-screen instructions to set up an account and to link your NP30 tothis new account by entering your NP30s seven digit registration code, which canbe found in the Settings > Register menu of the NP30 itself.This is a unique key code generated by the unit during the registration process.Note: The key lasts for about 10 minutes, if you dont use it in that time you willneed to exit and re-enter this menu to get a new key.The NP30 can access media from UPnP/DNLA Servers or USB Media connected viaUSB. The NP30 displays the following submenus:Your NP30 is now registered and you can use the website to manage your presets,Podcasts and more. You can also suggest new stations to us, setup 3rd partyStreaming Services and view information from us on new products.MediaAfter creating and logging into your new account, you can now add, remove or reorder presets on your NP30 from the Presets tab.There is also an enhanced internet radio station search facility, allowing you tosearch for stations by minimum bit rate, etc and also the facility to add non-StreamMagic internet radio stations as presets if you know the stations URL.To add further Stream Magic products to your existing Stream Magic account(perhaps you want a second or third Stream Magic in a different room) then thiscan be done by accessing the Players tab in Stream Magic and clicking on theAdd a player link.UPnP ServersUSB MediaQueueUPnP is by far the preferred method as it allows for browsing by artist, album andother methods, has support for control from Wi-Fi controller and the media can beshared amongst several devices.UPnP serversYou can then choose to copy all or some of the existing presets from your currentStream Magic to the new one.Note: You can register as many products as you like and manage the presets etc.across several products which could be in different parts of the world all seamlesslyfrom your Stream Magic website.Streaming ServicesYour NP30 can connect with Computers or Network Attached Storage devices thatfeature a Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) AV Server.When using a UPnP server to share your media, the search and selection criteriaare determined by the server and not the NP30, but typically include Album, Artistand additional options such as Genre.As long as the NP30 is correctly configured for your Network it will automaticallydiscover and connect to UPnP servers it finds when you go into the UPnP playbackmenu. It will then allow navigation of the menu structure coming from that server.The NP30 supports a range of streaming services from other suppliers that oftenhave an element of interaction with the user. The NP30 displays the followingsubmenus.There are many suitable UPnP server software packages available for PC and Mac.Stand-alone servers and Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices with built in UPnPserver capabilities are also available. Please see the set-up guides on our websiteat http://support.cambridgeaudio.com/.Streaming ServicesOnce you have setup a suitable server, navigate to the Media/UPnP Servers menuwithin the NP30 and press Select.Aupeo!Live365MP3tunesEtc.Note: The services available vary depending on your geographical location.Because Streaming Services generally allow the user some choice over the contentthey listen to they are licensed differently to iRadio by the music companies andoften each service only has arrangements is certain countries.A subscription fee service might be applicable.Examples of such services are Pandora, Rhapsody, Live365, SIRIUS/XM, Mp3Tunesand others.When you enter this menu the ones that are available to you in your country will beshown. Those that are free to use or have a free to use version will work straightout of the box Others will guide you to the relevant sign up page, should you sowish.The NP30 will perform a scan of your network and report any UPnP Servers it finds.If none are found it will display No Servers Found on the display. If a server orservers are found their names will be displayed and you can select which one youdlike to get content from.Select the server you want and the NP30 will then load the appropriate menustructure from that sever. These typically allow you browse your content by Album,Artist, Genre etc.It is important to understand that the menu structure here iscoming from the Server not the NP30.You can now browse and select any music content in a format the NP30 supports(currently AAC, MP3, WMA, AIFF, FLAC, WAV and Ogg Vorbis).Note: Not all servers support serving of all these formats. Always make sure theserver you choose also supports your formats of choice. For example, WindowsMedia Server does not currently serve FLAC format.For more details on what these services offer, please go to our www.stream-magic.com website, links to each service can also be found here.Also via the website you can prevent services appearing in this menu that you donot wish to sign up to.11
Operating the NP30 cont.RepeatAlphameric SearchAccessed via the remote only. Press thebutton to toggle Repeat On or Off.If the currently selected media item is a track the NP30 will repeat that track, if it isan album or artist etc. the NP30 will repeat all tracks in that item.The NP30 displays ain the Now Playing screen when Repeat is On.This is a search function menu inserted by the NP30 into the browse tree of UPnPservers that support an external search function.Where available you can select Alphameric search and then enter the name orpartial name of an album or track you wish to find.Simply select each character in order using the Navigation/Select dial, rotateto each character and then press in to select. You can also use the Skipto enter a character andbuttons to move forward/back a character,to delete a character.Once finished either press the button or navigate to theEnter button on the remote orpress the Navigation/Select dial.symbol and press theUSB MediaThe NP30 can also playback audio content from standard USB hard-drives andthumb drives. Simply copy your media files onto your USB drive and then connectit to the front or back USB socket of the unit.The NP30 then displays all Album names or Track names it can find that matchesyour chosen text.You can then simply select your chosen item and press the Enter oron the remote to start it playing.buttonThe Now Playing screenSelecting a new Station, Stream or Media item will start playback and display theNow Playing screen.The current Artist/Album and Track or Station name will be shown with the relevantCODEC details (i.e. audio file type and bitrate/samplerate.)For Media files the NP30 also shows the incremental track playback time.Press thebutton to get to the top menu. Select the Media menu and thenthe USB Media item.The NP30 will now scan the thumb drive for media files. Once the scan is completed,you will then be able to browse the files by selecting By Album or By Artist.QueueThe NP30 features a queue function that allows you to select multiple albums and/or tracks youd like to be played in order.When in the UPnP or Local Media selection menus, if you highlight a track/artistor album name etc and press and hold the Navigation/Select dial (or Enter on theremote handset), the NP30 will add the current item to the Queue. If it is the firstitem to be queued playback will start. If it is an additional item Added to queue willbe displayed and that item will be appended to the queue.You can also display the now playing screen at any time by pressing i on the remotecontrol.ShuffleAccessed via the remote only. Press theThe NP30 displays abutton to toggle Shuffle On or Off.in the Now Playing screen when Shuffle is On.All component parts of that media item will be added, if the item is a track then onlythat track will be added but if the item is an album or an artist then all that albumsor artists tracks will be added.To view the Queue simply navigate back to Queue item in the Media menu or pressthe Reply button whilst a queue is playing. Tracks that are a component part of amedia item will be shown indented by a below their parent media item as below.If the currently selected media item/folder contains fewer than 1000 tracks theNP30 generates a true random shuffle of those tracks and starts playback suchthat all are played once in a random order and then playback stops.If more than 1000 tracks are contained the NP30 will instead pick a track atrandom for playback then pick another one randomly (and without reference towhat has gone before) once the current one has finished.This continues until Shuffle is turned Off. Thus for >1000 tracks the playback ofany track may be repeated randomly.The displayed menu shows the queued content for playback, you can navigate toany item and select it (via Enter or) to jump to playing that item.canalso be used to delete items from the Queue. The currently playing item will have anext to it.At the bottom of the Queue a Clear Queue command is available for deleting thewhole queue.12
During Queue play back the NP30 displays ain the Now Playing screen.Pressing stop will stop the Queue playing but not delete it. Putting the NP30 intostandby will delete the Queue.To view the Queue at any time simply navigate back to Queue item in the Mediamenu or press thebutton whilst a queue is playing.PlaylistsENGLISHNP30PresetsThe NP30 supports 20 presets. These can be Internet Radio stations or streamsfrom most Streaming Services. UPnP/Local media cannot be set as a preset.. Toadd a station/stream to a preset first select that stream for playback in the normalway. Now press thebutton this will bring up the presets menu.Select the preset location you require and press and hold in the Navigation/Selectdial to save the current station/stream to that preset.The NP30 also supports various playlist formats. For permanent storage of favouritemedia selections it is recommended to use suitable software to create playlists.Recalling presets is done simply by pressing thebutton and selecting the presetyou want with a brief push of the Navigation/Select dial.These can then be accessed by the NP30 from USB Media or UPnP servers thatsupport Playlist serving.Note: The NP30 loads the presets for display from our Stream Magic serversover the internet, thus they can take a few seconds to appear.PodcastsBT100 and Blutooth Audio streamingThe NP30 is compatible with the optional BT100 Bluetooth adaptor from CambridgeAudio.The podcast services in your area will be shown.These typically allow you to choose different types of podcast by subject, date orperhaps popularity etc. It is important to understand that the menu structure hereis coming from that service and is controlled by them. It may therefore change asthe service updates its features etc. The NP30 displays the following submenus.PowerOnDesigned and engineered in London, EnglandOffSonata NP30Network PlayerPower ACPower Rating: 100-230V AC ~ 50/60HzRated Power Consumption: 21WNote: The services available vary depending on your geographical location.Trigger InDigital OutputsAudio OutL12VTip +veEthernetS/P DIFCo-axialPodcastsBBC PodcastsBlogTalkRadioPersonal Podcastswww.cambridge-audio.comUSBFor local mediaToslinkOpticalRWhen a BT100 is plugged into the rear USB socket, an extra menu item calledBT100 appears in the main menu.There is also a menu item for your own choice of podcasts called PersonalPodcasts. This allows access to podcast links that can input via the www.streammagic.com website.To use Personal Podcasts sign up at www.stream-magic.com and enter the URLs ofpodcasts youd like the NP30 to automatically sync to.My PodcastsThis feature allows you to access podcast on the NP30 that are not available in thePodcasts services we support.This is done by entering the URL for the podcast you want via the Stream Magicportal. To do this you need to be registered as per the section under Stream Magic.Selecting this allows the NP30 to receive wireless Bluetooth audio from mostphones/tablets and laptops.Simply login to your account and then click on the My Podcasts link. From your MyPodcasts section, you can add your chosen podcast by entering in the podcastsname and its URL as prompted by the website. Please note, the podcast URL willhave to be a direct RSS feed which will end with the .xml extension e.g. http://someurl.com/podcast.xml. Once you have podcasts available in your My Podcastslist, you may access these feeds from your NP30. These podcasts will be availablefrom the menu item: Podcasts > My Podcasts.Both the standard SBC CODEC and newer high quality AptX CODEC are supported(if the sending device supports it).Contact your dealer for details.Please note, the podcasts are pushed to your NP30 at turn on when the unitupdates stations list and at intervals thereafter.To cause the radio to download Podcasts and new stations list immediately, turnon and off your NP30 from the front panel.13
Optional BT100 Bluetooth adaptor (not supplied)When connected to your NP30 this adaptor allows the NP30 to receiveBluetoothAudio (known as Bluetooth Advanced Audio Distribution Profile or A2DP).Contact your dealer for details.The BT100 supports Bluetooth A2DP using either the original SBC encoded form orthe latest higher quality apt-X encoded form.SBC and apt-X refer to the encoding used over the wireless Bluetooth interface onlyand not the format your music may be in, which can be any type that your phone/laptop or other playing device supports.Your playing device plays your files then re-encodes the playback before streamingit to the BT100 in one of these two formats.Many phones and laptops now feature Bluetooth with A2DP. SBC should besupported by all such devices (it is the madatory format for A2DP).apt-X is optional, so check if your sending device supports it, if you wish to achievethe highest quality audio transfer.Note: The BT100 declares that it can handle both SBC and apt-X to the sendingdevice which will then use whichever version it supports.What is apt-X?apt-X is a high quality CODEC (CODer/DECoder) i.e. a way of compressing audiodata so it can be sent over a link such as Bluetooth then decompressed on theother side (if both devices support it).If your Bluetooth audio source does not support apt-X, the BT100 will fall back tousing the standard SBC CODEC that is supported by all Bluetooth audio devices.BT100 controls and connectionsCPairing your BT100 and source establishes an authorised audio link thatcan then be used again in the future without having to go through this stageagain.After pairing you can just select the BT100 and play at any time as long asyour Bluetooth A2DP compatible source (phone/laptop etc.) is within approx.10m of the BT100.Normally on your source you will need to select Bluetooth Pairing and thenthe BT100 should appear as Cambridge Audio BT100 in a list of locallyfound Bluetooth devices.Select that item in the list to finish pairing.D. On successful pairing, the BT100s LED goes off for a second or two, thentriple flashes quickly. The LED then goes off and only lights up in the futurewhen you are playing audio via Bluetooth.E. To play back via a paired Bluetooth device, simply select the BT100 onthat device and start playing. The BT100 LED lights up constantly whenstreaming SBC or on and flicks off every 2 seconds when streaming apt-X.Notes:- You can pair to more than one source up to a maximum of 8 sources at anytime. Pairing to a 9th device will cause the first one to be forgotten and soon. However as you would expect the BT100 can only play back from oneof these sources at a time.-When you have finished playback many sources keep the Bluetoothlink active for a time unless you actively tell them to stop by deselectingplayback via the BT100 (do not unpair as this is not necessary).This can prevent another source to be able to access the BT100.To immediately use another source, simply deselect the BT100 for playbackon your first source device before starting up on a second.-Some devices stream empty data all the time even when paused orstopped. These devices will cause the BT100s LED to be on even ifplayback is currently stopped or paused.BAA. Pairing button/Status LEDButton performs pairing and related functionality. Integrated LED indicatesBT100 status.B. USB plugStreams high quality USB audio into your NP30 USB socket.C. Extension CableAllows the BT100 to be positioned for accessibility or optimal wirelessreception.PairingTo begin streaming high quality music from your chosen media source it willfirst need to be paired with the BT100.A. Insert BT100 into the USB port at the back of your NP30.B. Wait a moment for the BT100 to be detected. Then double click the buttonto enter pairing mode, the BT100 indicates it is in the pairing state byflashing rapidly.C. Put your Bluetooth compliant audio source into pairing mode. Pleaseconsult your manufacturers user manual on how to do this.14
NP30This menu contains various setup / configuration menus as shown below.Enter the network nameSettingsThis option allows the NP30 to search for and connect to a particular networkname only.Network ConfigVersionUpgrade FirmwareLanguageFactory ResetRegisterNP30 NameDigital Pre-amp ModeRemote CodeAuto Power-downNetwork ConfigType your network name in using the alphanumeric entry screen.If no matching network is found Network not found will be displayed.This menu enables you to set your NP30s network settings, scan again for aconnection to another wireless network, or to manually configure the networkparameters. This is useful if you move your NP30 to a new location for instance.View ConfigBy default the NP30 will be set for Automatic wired/wireless detection and automaticIP addressing (DHCP) which will work without setup in most circumstances (for Wi-Fiyou will need to enter your WEP/WPA key if you have one).For either mode by turning the Navigation/Select dial the NP30 will scroll throughthe various current IP parameters, for instance the ESSID of the current wirelessnetwork, Wired and Wireless MAC addresses, current IP address, (Sub)Netmask,Gateway address etc.In Auto mode the NP30 will look for a wired connection first and then scan forwireless connections if it doesnt find one. It will also try to obtain an IP addressautomatically from your router/DHCP server.If you wish to make changes to your setup the NP30 displays the followingsubmenus.Network ConfigScan for networksEnter network nameView ConfigEdit ConfigSignal WarningWiFi RegionWired/WirelessScan for networksThis menu firstly displays the IP mode (static or dynamic). This will be Auto/DHCP(i.e. dynamic, this is the default) or alternatively Static IP.Edit ConfigThis menu allows the selection of IP mode between static or dynamic (Auto/DHCP).Auto/DHCP is recommended for most people in most circumstances. Static IPrequires quite a bit of knowledge about IP networks, and is for advanced users only.The default setting is thus Auto / DHCP, here the NP30 obtains its IP address eachtime you switch in on by a process called DHCP which means it is different eachtime it is acquired. This process is completely automatic and much simpler thanimplementing Static IP.However sometimes it is useful (especially in large networks) to know the exact IPaddress of each device, this can only be done by using static IP.When using Static IP you will also need to enter the network mask you wish touse and the addresses of your gateway and DNS service, note there is no way forCambridge Audio to know what these are in your network. Only select static IP if youknow exactly what you are doing!To set static IP, select the Settings > Network config > Edit Config menu and thenpress SELECT.The NP30 will now display Auto (DHCP)? YES / NO. Turn the NP30s rotary dial toselect NO and then press SELECT.This option scans all available Wi-Fi frequencies for wireless networks and allowsyou to connect to them.The NP30 can connect to 802.11b/g or n networks (2.4GHz frequency range onlyfor n networks).A list of available networks will be presented. If a particular network requires anencryption key, a symbol will be seen at the end of the network name.Select your local network using the Navigation/Select dial and press it in for enter.You will now be able to enter the fixed IP address you wish to give your NP30 byusing the rotary dial to select the desired numbers followed by pressing Navigation/Select dial to end inputting the address.The NP30 will now prompt you to enter the required network mask for the network.You will be able to enter this in the same way as before for entering the IP address.You will now need to enter the default gateways IP address used by the NP30 onthe network.Finally, you will need to enter the DNS IP address for the NP30. On some networks,you may need to enter your ISPs DNS IP address, which should be available on yourISPs support page on their website.After entering the above information, the NP30 will now try to connect to yournetwork. If you wish to use DHCP again simply select Settings > Network config >Edit Config and then set Auto (DHCP)? YES / NO to YES.The NP30 will then connect to the network using a saved key (if you have previouslyset one) or present you with an alphanumeric entry menu. Here you can enter thenetwork key you set up when setting up your wireless network.Select each character in turn using the Navigation/Select dial and then press ornavigate to the symbol and press Navigation/Select dial to enter that key. If youmake a mistake, press to go back one character.The NP30 can handle keys in WEP, WPA and WPA2 formats (the choice of format ismade by appropriate settings on your router) and automatically generates the rightformat from your text according to the router request.Signal warningThe NP30 can display a warning if the Wi-Fi signal strength is low enough to becausing reduced throughput.The options for the Signal Warning are simply Yesor No.Wi-Fi RegionDifferent parts of the world use slightly different frequencies for Wi-Fi. For bestperformance you should set the NP30 to the region you live in, the current optionsare US, Spain, Europe (i.e. other than Spain), Japan.15ENGLISHSettings menu
Wired/Wireless connectionRegisterIt is possible to connect your NP30 to your network via an available Ethernetconnection (RJ45) or via a Wi-Fi router. By default the unit is in AUTO mode, eachtime you turn the unit it looks for the presence of a wired connection, and tries touse this, if none is present or it cannot connect it then tries to use the wirelessconnection and so on. In Auto mode once the NP30 has established a certain typeof connection to the network, then this type of connection will remain in use whilethe NP30 is on.This will display a key that can be used to register your NP30 on the Stream Magicportal at www.stream-magic.com. First you will need to set up an account onStream Magic. Open www.stream-magic.com from your Internet browser. See thesection earlier on Stream Magic registration.You can alternatively configure the NP30 to permanently only use the wired orwireless connection From the NP30s Network config menu, select Wired/Wireless. This menu will present you with three options: Auto, Wired Only andWireless Only.NP30 NameNote the generated key lasts for about 10 minutes, if you dont use it in that timeyou will need to exit and re-enter this menu to get a new key.This menu allows the setting of the declared UPnP Client name for your NP30.This is the name other UPnP devices (such as control points and remote Apps etc.)will display when they see the NP30.The default name will be NP30 but can be changed to any name you can easilyrecall such as Dads NP30 or Kitchen etc.Digital Pre-amp modeThe NP30 can optionally be used as a digital pre-amp and connected directly to asuitable power-amp.Selecting Wired Only will cause the NP30 to reboot and then only use its Ethernetconnection to communicate with the network. Selecting the Wireless Only willcause the NP30 to reboot and only use its Wi-Fi connection. Selecting the Autooption means the NP30 will try both and settle on the one it can make work asdescribed above.Before making this connection, access the NP30s Digital Pre-amp Mode menu bypressing the Home button then using the rotary dial to navigate to the Settings>Digital Pre-amp Mode submenu.VersionThis menu item displays some hardware/software version numbers for your NP30.Turn the rotary dial to scroll through the various items.The Service Pack is the currently loaded firmware software. Its a good idea tonote this down if you need to contact our technical support people as they mayrequest it.The Serial Number and Product Code are not normally required by the technicalsupport team.Note: This Serial Number is not the same as the physical serial number on the backof the product itself.Upgrade FirmwareUse this option to download new firmware for the NP30 from Cambridge Audioover the Internet.If you select this item the NP30 will contact our server and see if a newer version ofsoftware is available (Checking for updates will be shown in the display).Press the rotary dial button to enter this submenu and use the rotary dial to selectOn.Finally confirm this setting by pressing the rotary dial again. Once Digital Pre-ampmode is enabled, the handset Volume Up and Down buttons will affect the signaloutput level from the NP30.The level at both Digital and single-ended Phono/RCA outputs are affected andeither connection type can be used.Be careful not to turn Digital Pre-amp mode off when connected to a poweramplifier in this way as this returns the output level to an un-adjustable maximumlevel for use only into an integrated amplifier or pre-amplifier with its own volumecontrol.If new software is found the NP30 will prompt you if you want to download it or not.It is a good idea to update the firmware from time to time to take advantage of anybug fixes or new features. At this stage, you can press the NP30sbutton tocancel the firmware upgrade. A Firmware upgrade may take severalminutes.Remote CodeNote:Option 2 gives a secondary code set in cases where the remote codes are foundto clash with another remote handset. It is very important that once the Firmware upgrade has started you do notswitch off the power to the NP30 until the operation is complete otherwise theNP30 may become permanently damaged. Also do not interrupt the network or internet connection by removing theEthernet lead or switching off your router etc.LanguageThere are two Options:Option 1 is the default and works with the NP30 remote control when also in itsdefault mode.If Option 2 is selected on the NP30 then the remote handset must also be set toOption 2 remote codes as well as follows:Press and hold down theOption 2.button whilst inserting the batteries to switch toBy inserting the batteries without thebutton held down will default to Option1.Allows you to change the display language used.Auto Power-downA list of the currently supported languages will be shown. Select your preferredone and press enter.The NP30 will switch itself off after 15 minutes if it is not playing anything andthere has been no user interaction with it during this time. As a default this is setto 15 minutes, but you can increase or decrease this time, or turn this feature offaltogether if desired.Note: The NP30 will then restart in order to start again in the new language, thiswill take approximately 30 seconds.Factory ResetPuts all the settings back to their defaults as they were when they left the factory.The NP30 will ask you if you are sure you want to proceed before performing areset.Note: If you perform a factory reset, you will lose all your presets and any savedWEP/WPA keys for your wireless network connection.The Auto Power Down setting can be found in Settings > Automatic Power Down.There, using the rotary dial you can adjust APD from OFF to 1hr, in 5 minuteincrements. Press the rotary dial to accept the new APD setting.16
Stream Magic RemoteTechnical specificationsStream Magic remote is a free iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad application that allowswireless control of the NP30 or other Stream Magic powered Cambridge Audioproducts.DACWolfson WM8728 24-bit 96kHz capableTHD+N0.003% @ 1kHzThe application allows full control of the NP30 including Stream Magic Radio,Streaming Services, UPnP Media, Presets, Queuing and more.Frequency Response20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.2dBSignal to Noise ratio> 95dBIt also supports display of Album artwork and Station logos (where available).Total correlated jitter<200pSTo use Stream Magic Remote you will need a Wi-Fi network or Access point for theapplication to connect to , the connection from your router to the NP30 can thenbe either Wi-Fi or Ethernet.Digital outputs* **S/PDIF Co-axial and TOSLink Optical16/24-bit, 32-96kHzSearch for Stream Magic Remote on the Apple App Store or browse www.streammagic.com for further details on this and other Apps and features as they becomeavailable.Router/Broadband modemENGLISHNP30Audio Formats**WAV containing uncompressedPCM 16/24-bit 32-96kHzFLAC containing losslessly compressedPCM 16/24-bit 32-96kHzAIFF containing uncompressedPCM 16-bit 32-48kHzMicrosoft Windows MediaTM Audio(WMA 9 Standard) 32-320kbpsMP3 (CBR or VBR) 16-320kbpsAAC, HE AAC and AAC+(CBR or VBR) 16-320kbpsOGG Vorbis 32-320kbpsRTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)MMS (Microsoft Media Server Protocol)HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)PlaylistsASX (Microsoft playlist format)M3U, PLSStreaming ProtocolsOrWi-FiIEEE 802.11 b / g or n (2.4GHz connection used only)Wi-Fi EncryptionWEP, WPA, WPA2EthernetIEEE 802.3, 10 Base-T or 100 Base-TUSB2 x USB 1.1 current limited to500mA eachFile systems FAT32Trigger In12V DCMains inlet voltage100-240 VAC (switch mode)Standby consumption<0.5WMax power consumption21WDimensions (W x D x H)270 x 285 x 67mmWeight2.1Kg/4.6lbs* iRadio/Streaming Services are output as 16 bit data at the appropriate samplerate for the decompressed data. The sample rate will be 32kHz, 44.1kHz or 48kHzdepending on the streams sample rate.Incoming streams of less than 32kHz sample rate cannot be output over S/P DIF/Toslink.For compressed streams the true resolution of the audio is of course limited bythe encoding.For Media content from local drives or UPnP this outputs in its native resolution of16/24-bit, 32 kHz 44.1kHz 48kHz or 96kHz with bit for bit transfer.** 88.2kHz material is not supported.17
TroubleshootingIf you experience any trouble with your NP30, then you may find it useful to visit thehelp section on our webpage at http://support.cambridgeaudio.com/.If you have trouble with the Stream Magic service then you may also find it usefulto visit the help section at www.stream-magic.com.General Help guidelines:If you have trouble connecting the NP30 to your network, these steps may helpto resolve the problem: Confirm that a connected PC can access the Internet (i.e. can browse the web)using the same network. Check that a DHCP server is available, or that you have configured a static IPaddress on the NP30. You can configure a static IP address on the NP30 usingthe menu item Settings -> Network Config -> Edit Config, and then select Nofor Auto (DHCP). DHCP is however the recommended method. Check that your networks firewall is not blocking any outgoing ports. As aminimum, the radio needs access to UDP and TCP ports 80, 554, 1755, 5000,6000 and 7070. Check your access point does not restrict connections to a particular MACaddresses. You can view the radios MAC address using the menu item Settings-> Network Config -> View Config -> MAC address. If you have an encrypted Wi-Fi network, check that you have entered the correctkey or passphrase into the NP30. Remember that text-format keys are casesensitive. If, when attempting to connect to an encrypted network, your NP30displays: Wireless error followed by a 5-digit number, then please ensure thatyou enter the correct passphrase for the network. If the problem persists, thenyou may need to consult your network configuration.If your NP30 can connect to the network successfully, but is unable to playparticular Stream Magic stations, it may be due to one of the following causes: The station is not broadcasting at this time of the day (remember it may belocated in a different time zone). The station has reached the maximum allowed number of simultaneous listeners. The station is not broadcasting anymore. The link in our database is simply out of date. The Internet connection between the server (often located in a different country)and you is slow. Try using a PC to play back the stream via the broadcasters web site.If you can play back the station with a PC, you can use the form at www.streammagic.com to notify us so that we can investigate.If you have problems with UPnP playback always check the following: Ensure your chosen UPnP server software is capable of serving the file type youare trying to access. Some servers do not serve FLAC for instance. The NP30 can only play non DRM files. Files that have DRM controls cannotbe played by the NP30. Some servers may be able to authorise and de-cryptMicrosoft Playsforsure before then serving the content to the NP30 but thisoperation is not guaranteed as it is purely a function of the server. If attempting to play 24-bit WAV or FLAC content note a wired Ethernet connectionis normally required for reliable operation due to bandwidth considerations. Check the NP30 is capable of playing back the file type you are trying to access.WMA, AAC, MP3, Vorbis, FLAC and WAV can currently be played. The NP30does not support ALAC, WMA Pro, WMA lossless, RAW, AU or other file typesnot mentioned.If you have problems with Local Media playback always check the following: Check the NP30 is capable of playing back the file type you are trying to access.WMA, AAC, MP3, Vorbis, FLAC and WAV can currently be played. The NP30 does not support ALAC, WMA Pro, WMA lossless, RAW, AU or other filetypes not mentioned. For local media the NP30 can only play non DRM files. Files that have DRMcontrols cannot be played. Check that your device does not require more than 500mA if it is powered fromthe USB socket itself. Check your device is formatted in FAT32 format. The way you organise your local media affects the size of internal database theNP30 needs to build dynamically as you browse content. Good practice is tocreate folders for Artists within which you should have a sub folders for eachAlbum which then containing the tracks for that Album. Libraries with thousandsof tracks in one folder will progressively slow down the NP30s media browsing.For all servicing, in or out of warranty, please contact your dealer.18
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