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Slim Devices Transporter


$2,000.00 Released April, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Audiophile sound quality music server / internet radio. Extensive music streaming file format support - FLAC, AIFF, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA). Both wired and wireless Ethernet connectivity.

The Cons:Expensive @ $2000.

The Slim Devices Transporter is a high-end music streaming unit which also functions as an Internet radio receiver when coupled with a broadband internet connection and router. Either way the Transporter will need a network connection to stream various types of audio files such as FLAC and AIFF audio files, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA, and much more.

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Product Shot 2 It can accept digital inputs on coaxial, optical, and BNC S/PDIF, as well as AES/EBU balanced connectors for high quality transfer of audio. Basically, the Transporter is a high quality DAC(Digital Audio Converter) designed to decode and play compressed files on the fly with optimum sound quality.

Features

  • Backlit 31-key infrared remote
  • Automatically detects available wireless networks for quick setup
  • Supports both WPA Personal, WPA2-AES and 64/128-bit WEP encryption
  • True 802.11g wireless networking (can be disabled)
  • Bridging capability allows Ethernet devices to connect to the network through the wireless interface
  • 325 MHz 8-way multithreaded RISC processor
  • "Always-on" Internet Radio, powered by SqueezeNetwork, lets you tune in to Internet Radio streams even when the home PC is switched off
  • "Bit-perfect" CD audio streaming, with reduced storage and bandwidth usage
  • Digital and analog outputs
  • Gold-plated RCA, XLR, and BNC connectors
  • AKM AK4396 Multi-bit delta-sigma digital to analog converter
  • Optical, coax, BNC, and XLR digital connectors
  • Sample rates: 44.1kHz, 48kHz, 88.2kHz, 96kHz
  • Audio format: linear PCM, 16 or 24 bits per sample

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Pros
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    Audiophile sound quality music server / internet radio

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    Extensive music streaming file format support - FLAC, AIFF, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA)

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    Both wired and wireless Ethernet connectivity

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    Excellent audio hookup choices including gold-plated unbalanced RCA, balanced XLR, BNC, S/PDIF digital optical, and digital coax

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    Completely iTunes compatible

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    DAC and output amplifiers are powered by Super Regulators for clean power

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    High quality AK4396 DAC

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    Retro looking VU signal levels

Cons
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    Expensive @ $2000

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