Slim Devices Transporter
Released April, 2007
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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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.
- 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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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
Excellent audio hookup choices including gold-plated unbalanced RCA, balanced XLR, BNC, S/PDIF digital optical, and digital coax
Completely iTunes compatible
DAC and output amplifiers are powered by Super Regulators for clean power
Retro looking VU signal levels
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