Expands product line for MacWorld and CES
Mountain View, CA - January 9, 2003 introduction of a wired -only version of Squeezebox, a networked MP3 player with built -in display that streams music from a user¹s computer to any stereo or home theater. It is available through Slim Devices' website, http://www.slimdevices.com/, and through authorized resellers for US$249.
Squeezebox Wired features:
* High -quality digital outputs to connect to any home theater or stereo receiver, as well as standard RCA outputs;
* Support for MP3 , AAC, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, and Ogg Vorbis audio formats;
* 1/8² mini -jack for headphone or powered speakers;
* Compact design with soft -touch feel; and
* Ethernet connection.
"Our customers deserve options because wireless is not always the right solution" said Patrick Cosson, Vice -President of Sales and Marketing. "If you¹ve invested in network wiring your home or you prefer to use powerline networking solutions common in Europe, Squeezebox Wired is perfect for you."
Squeezebox Wired includes the features that have made the original Squeezebox popular since its introduction in November 2003.
* Easy -to -read display;
* Takes advantage of the power and capacity of a user's existing computer;
* Small enough to fit in a stereo cabinet, on a shelf, or on a bedside table;
* Multiple players can play independently or be synchronized to provide an affordable whole -house audio solution.
The original Squeezebox has already received numerous awards and rave reviews:
* "The elegant web interface, the amazing customizability, the simplicity of installation, and the flexibility of server applications really make this a no brainer." CmdrTaco, Slashdot
* "Squeezebox by Slim Devices does just about everything we would hope out of a networked music playerSIt looks and sounds great and is incredibly simple to setup and use. With a host of analog and digital outputs, a bright display and connectivity to wired or wireless networks, it is useable by anyone with a digital music collection that wants to listen outside of their computer room." Jeff Fila, DesignTechica
About Slim Devices
Slim Devices is the worldwide pioneer of network entertainment products for users of personal computers and the Internet. Slim Devices¹ innovative hardware and Open Source software is setting the standard for an exciting new product category. The Slim Devices logo, SlimServer, Squeezebox, and SLIMP3 are trademarks or registered trademarks of Slim Devices, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective holders.