Stream Magic 6

Upsampling Network Music Player & Pre-amplifier

The perfect way to connect your digital music collection and hi-fi – Stream Magic 6 gives you more music and makes your digital audio sound better than ever!

Stream Magic 6

Tech Specs
Product Guides
Digital to Analogue Converter

Dual Wolfson WM8740 24-bit DACs

Digital filter

2nd Generation ATF2 up-sampling to 24-bit/384kHz. Linear Phase, Minimum phase or Steep modes.

Analogue filter

2-Pole Dual Differential Bessel Double Virtual Earth Balanced

Digital Inputs

S/PDIF 75 ohms or Toslink optical

File systems


Digital Outputs

S/PDIF Co-axial and Toslink Optical, 16-24 Bits, 32-96kHz

Analogue audio outputs

Balanced XLR and unbalanced RCA analogue audio outputs

THD @ 1Khz 0dBFs

<0.001% 24bit (at volume set to full)

THD @ 1kHz -10dBFs:

<0.001% (at volume set to full)

THD @ 20kHz 0dBFs:

<0.002% (at volume set to full)

Frequency Response

20Hz-20kHz +/- 0.1dB *

Signal to Noise Ratio

-112dBr (at volume set to full)

Total correlated jitter

< 130pS

Crosstalk @ 1kHz

< -100dB

Crosstalk @ 20kHz

< -90dB

Audio Formats

WAV containing uncompressed PCM 16-24 bit 32-96kHz FLAC containing losslessly compressed PCM 16-24 bit 32-96kHz Apple Lossless (ALAC) 16-24 bit @ 12/16/22.05/24/32/44.1/48/88.2/96kHz AIFF containing uncompressed PCM 16-24 bit 32-96kHz Microsoft® Windows MediaTM Audio (WMA 9 Standard) 32-320kbps MP3 (CBR or VBR) 16-320kbps AAC, HE AAC and AAC+ (CBR or VBR) 16-320kbps OGG Vorbis 32-320kbps

Streaming Protocols

RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol), MMS (Microsoft Media Server Protocol), HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol)


IEEE 802.11 b/g or n (2.4GHz connection used only)

Wi-Fi Encryption



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

Mains inlet voltage

100-240 VAC (switch mode)

Max. Power Consumption


Standby power consumption


Dimensions (W x H x D)

430 x 85 x 305mm (16.9 x 3.4 x 12.2”)


4.0Kg (8.8lbs)

BBC Music

United Kingdom,

"As network audio players go, the Stream Magic 6 is as close to perfection as I've yet seen."


United Kingdom,

"...we can’t really think of anything we don’t like about it: Cambridge Audio is still pushing boundaries when it comes to innovative music machines."


United Kingdom,

"Packed with features and great sound, we're smitten with this Cambridge Audio streamer... a modern take on the classic hi-fi system... there’s really very little to fault the Cambridge streamer on – hence why it’s our preference over stiff competition."