Wireless Music

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MattLL, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. MattLL

    MattLL Network Guru Member

    I have been looking at some ways of listening to music on the home stereo in my living room from my pc without having to run a mile of cable through my place.

    I found the Sound Blaster Wireless Music Center...

    Wirless Music

    Size (WxHxD) : 6.89" x 5.51" x 1.1"
    Playback Formats : MP3 (bit rates of 32kbps-320kbps); WMA (bit rates of 16kbps-192kbps)
    Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) : Up to 98dB
    Channel Separation : Up to 95dB
    Harmonic Distortion : < 0.009%
    WiFi Standard : 802.11b (802.11g compatible)
    WiFi Data Transmission Rate : Up to 11mbps (802.11b)
    WiFi Communication Range : Up to 98ft*
    WiFi Operating Frequency : 2.4GHz
    Interface : USB1.1 (for advanced network setup)
    Button : Remote Control Finder
    Line Outputs : 2 x RCA Jacks, 1 x Optical Jack
    Output Power : 2Vrms
    Power : AC in 6V

    Does anyone currently use this or another wireless media center that is similar?
  2. Couledouce

    Couledouce Network Guru Member

    No I don't, but I'd like to add a comment.

    As is often the case they are 802.11b, which means that they will "drag" your WRT54G done to 11b for everybody on your wireless network :thumbdown:

    I'll watch the thread to hear from the community!
  3. MattLL

    MattLL Network Guru Member

    I have 2 routers a WRT54G and GS I am gonna dedicate the G router just for the Media center......
  4. MattLL

    MattLL Network Guru Member

    Well I have received that forementioned piece of equipment and got it up and running and it doesn't seem to be dragging anything down to 11mbs yet.
  5. gunzor

    gunzor Guest


    This is the unit I use. Really easy to set up, and the interface software is pretty nice.

    • Streams internet audio through PC to stereo
    • Streams PC files to stereo
    • Rhapsody music service compatible.
    • USB -to- Ethernet adapter included
    • 32 x 128 graphics display
    • TV display interface
    • Wireless access eliminates moving PC to living room.
    • Access live internet audio streams from all over the world.
    • Rip entire CD collection, build playlists, and customize music.
    • Interact with PC content using Omnifi home stereo remote control.
    • 802.11b wireless LAN USB adapter (optional.)
    • Plays Windows MediaListen to standard MP3s and standard WMA files on your home stereo.
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