High-Resolution audio system with headphone amp
The CAS-1 audio system featuring dual-amps and separate speakers accurately recreates original sound spaces for immersive High-Resolution Audio experiences through speakers or headphones. Every subtle note of your favourite music fills your space in exquisitely rich detail, even at low volumes. Also, you can enjoy easy high-quality Bluetooth® audio streaming from your devices.
Experience especially rich sound spaces, accurately recreated within 75 to 200 cm of the separate speakers.
Independent high-quality DAC and headphone amp deliver High-Resolution Audio headphone listening.
High-Resolution Audio reproduces every breath, drumbeat and note, and the S-Master HX™ all-digital amplifier reduces distortion to deliver a recording studio experience on your tabletop.
High-Resolution Audio through separate speakers or headphones
Independent speaker and headphone amps deliver High-Resolution Audio through separate speakers or headphones.
High resolution sound quality through speakers or headphones
Independent amplifiers eliminate added resistance, allowing for sound that is much closer to the original on both headphones and speakers.
S-Master HX™ full digital amp technology, uniquely developed for High-Resolution Audio, reduces distortion and noise across a wide range of frequencies for rich, full-bodied sound.
An independent headphone amp and high-end digital-analogue conversion (DAC) drive headphone sound.
Dynamic acoustics create rich soundscapes
Experience your music with live-performance richness through stereophonic sound reproduction that recreates the original sound space. Separate speakers distinctively create sound and improve directionality for immersive listening experiences, even in small spaces.
Easily position speakers for best listening point
Place separate speakers 75-200 cm away for optimal listening position. Included brass spikes let you adjust the speaker angle, and included speaker bases provide stable acoustics on any surface.
The CAS-1 main unit and separate speakers are designed to recreate original sound spaces, delivering tabletop near field listening, even at low volumes.
Technologies like Pulse Height Volume and Low Volume Mode ensure dynamic audio response even where other digital amplifiers suffer, at low volumes.
Enjoy higher-quality listening on various headphone types
A high grade amplifier drives the sound for both in-ear and over-ear headphones. CAS-1's dedicated headphone amp and separate high-end DAC adjusts output for more isolated headphone listening experiences. Use the dedicated headphone gain toggle switch to match impedance to headphone type to enhance the listening experience for headphones of varying impedance.
Wirelessly connect mobile devices to the separate speakers for convenience and improved sound. Stream your music with detail and clarity using Bluetooth® and high-quality LDAC audio codecs.
LDAC is a new audio technology from Sony that allows you to enjoy high-quality wireless audio via Bluetooth®. Transmitting up to three times more data, LDAC produces an enhanced wireless listening experience for all your music.
Enjoy high quality wireless audio via Bluetooth®.
LDAC codec support
Wirelessly stream music from your smartphone, tablet or laptop via Bluetooth®.
Use NFC to instantly pair CAS-1 with NFC-enabled smartphones with a single touch.
Stylish compact separate speaker design for near field listening lets you enjoy high-quality sound in small spaces, leaving plenty of room for work, study and play. Easily position the powerful compact speakers for the best possible listening experience.
The rigid frame and beam chassis houses two separate circuit boards for the independent S-Master HX amplifier for speakers and the DAC + amplifier for headphones.
Easy streaming control with the SongPal app
The SongPal app allows you to easily and intuitively manage your listening experience. Simply install the SongPal app on smartphones to take control of music playback and device settings in one app.
Available on iOS and Android
Sony audio engineer Kasumi Miyamoto shares her passion for sound and the technology behind the CAS-1 Compact Audio System.
iF DESIGN AWARD 2016
The CAS-1 was granted the world-renowned seal of design quality by a jury of 60 experts, at the 2016 iF DESIGN AWARD.
Specifications and Features
- Speaker Type
- 2-way, 2 drivers speaker system, Bass reflex
- Speaker Size
- Tweeter: 14 mm, soft dome type, Woofer: 62 mm, cone type
- Input and Output Terminals
- Headphone Out, Speaker Output, USB A, USB B
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