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Antipodes Audio CX


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Product Description

The Antipodes CX is an evolution of the Antipodes CORE, but the CX is made to the same specification level as our flagship DX, and so it receives the 'X-level' designation. The CX uses the same multi-chamber construction as the EX, and the new ODAPS2 internal linear regulated power supply, which together make huge gains in reducing high frequency noise of the entire circuit. The CX delivers stunning sound quality, exceeding the audio performance of even the excellent DX while also providing high processing power to handle demanding server features with ease. The reason the CX can outperform the DX is that the CX provides much more processor headroom for the server app, and therefore running the server app in the same device interferes less with the renderer app. The CX can be upgraded to the CX+EX Solution by adding an EX.

The CX is a unique product. It combines high processing power with excellent sound quality - something that was not possible before Antipodes Audio developed the V4H circuit. Set up in accordance with the instructions in the CX Guide, the CX will deliver stunning sound quality even when transcoding your files to DSD512 on-the-fly.

Owners of an CX can use any USB ripper to auto-rip their CDs (Soundline recommends The Asus Zen Drive), or add the new P1 platform, with its integrated high precision ripper. The CX comes without storage as standard, but can be added to it. Customers can add storage to the CX (Soundline recommends the Samsung 850 EVO 1TB SSD as a starting point) by purchasing any 2.5" SSD drive and giving it to Soundline to fit and install.

Outputs are USB or direct Ethernet. Direct Ethernet means the CX has two Ethernet ports. Connect one to the network for setup and remote control purposes. Connect the second Ethernet port direct to an EX or an Ethernet DAC using a short high quality Ethernet cable. The direct link cuts out noise from the rest of the network and benefits from the very low-noise environment of the CX.


Storage Options:
Up to two 2.5" Sata SSDs
1-8 TB


  • High Power V4H Circuit
  • Fanless All Alloy
  • Separate Screened Chambers Construction
  • ODAPS2 Level 3 Internal Linear Power Supply
  • USB Audio 2.0 Output
  • PCM to 32bit / 768kHz PCM
  • DoP to DSD512, Native DSD to DSD512
  • Ethernet Direct Output


  • Music Playback Options
  • Roon Server & Roon Ready
  • SqueezeBox & Squeezelite
  • MPD
  • DLNA/UPnP/OpenHome
  • HQPlayer NAA
  • Spotify Connect
  • SONOS Integration
  • Plex Media Server
  • Admin Applications
  • Find My Antipodes
  • CD-Import Auto-Ripper
  • Playback App Switcher
  • External Drive Mounter
  • Browser-Based Setup GUI
  • SMB Server For File Management & Downloads

Less Than 25W While Running

240mm (w) x 290mm (d) x 90mm (h)

24 Months Return To Vendor
Extendable To 36 Months By Online Registration