3.5
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Grace Wireless Internet Radio


$200.00

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Handles a lot of music formats. Much cheaper than competition. Great sound for a clock radio.

The Cons:Confusing interface. Very slow connection to the Sirius stations. No batteries available... (do you really want a portable radio that isn't portable) They came up with putting batteries in radio's in the 50's why the step back?

The Grace Wireless Internet Radio is an aptly named device that streams Internet radio over your wireless network connection. Music can be sourced either from traditional Internet radio, or from music stored on a networked computer.

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This Internet radio solution is similar to others such as the Tangent Quattro and Roku Soundbridge, but at an MSRP $100 less. Both B and G wireless protocols are supported, and supported music formats include Real audio, MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV and AIFF.

Specs

  • B/G wireless
  • Formats: Real audio, MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV and AIFF
  • 5 presets with access to over 5000 stations
  • Built-in 5 watt speaker
  • Stereo audio out through the headphone jack
  • Model number: ITC-IR1000

User Reviews (11)

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Pros
  • 6

    Handles a lot of music formats

  • 5

    Much cheaper than competition

  • 2

    Great sound for a clock radio

  • 1

    interesting style - a combination of old and new looks

Cons
  • 1

    Confusing interface

  • 1

    Very slow connection to the Sirius stations

  • -1

    No batteries available... (do you really want a portable radio that isn't portable) They came up with putting batteries in radio's in the 50's why the step back?

  • -1

    mono speaker

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rj: #grace_wireless_internet_radio Had this now for over six months. I still think it's the best out there so far in the same price range. It has excellent sound and volume (yes, it's mono but if you're using it as a clock radio by the bed, who really needs stereo?) and has some good features such as the ability to have 6 alarm presets, a long sleep timer (2+ hours if you want), Sirius Internet radio reception, support for Pandora, and more. The alarm wakes you to a buzzer if the Internet radio preset is not available when it tries to connect.

The minuses? No remote, only 5 presets (access to favorites a bit more involved that I'd like), no battery backup (radio does reset the time if you turn the radio back on after a power outage...not much use if the power goes out in the middle of the night!), no snooze, no support for streaming music from a Mac, no iPod dock and generic audio inputs. FM/DAB/DAB+ reception would also be nice.

So, not a perfect radio but so far it's one of the best out there in the under $200 price category. I think if the company addresses the shortcomings listed above and keep the price the same, they'd have a killer radio that would blow the competition away hands down. Jan 1, 09
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