PRICE REDUCED - Another great Yamaha product. [From CNET Review] The MusicCAST server stores and broadcasts music content wirelessly to any location within your home. With the MusicCAST System, everyone in the family can store their music collection in one central location, have fun creating playlists and custom CDs, preserve vintage vinyl records as digital files, then distribute them anywhere in the home wirelessly. With the simple yet easy-to-use MusicCAST system, each family member can listen to what they want, when they want, all at the touch of a button. Capable of storing 1000 CDs (1000 CDs in MP3 format), the server's selfcontained 80GB hard drive has the ability to provide instant access to a vast selection of digital music. Music is saved to the hard drive in its original quality from CDs or external inputs, then converted to MP3 (160k / 256k / 320kbps compression rates) for distributing to clients. Equipped with the latest IEEE 802.11b network technology, up to 5 clients are able to play high quality music wirelessly from the server. Extended client range is achieved with the use of an Ethernet connection. With the very efficient graphical user interface and remote, the ability to organize and browse through your collection is right at your fingertips, giving family members easy access to all server features visually with the onscreen display. With the versatile built in CD recorder, you are able to save your favorite music to the server at a lightning fast speed, create your own high quality music CD compilations or playback your collection of MP3s on CD. Up to 7 independent clients can be used with one server system, giving your family members instant access to music anywhere around the house. The MusicCAST clients work with virtually any type of speaker system. The built-in 34 watt digital power amplifier provides complete flexibility in any speaker setup. The built-in CD recognition database features full on-screen display of information, such as artist, album, and track names along with music genre. This service is Gracenote CDDB Music Recognition Service available via Internet access. Easily set up a sophisticated, secured wireless music distribution system. Just connect the audio and power cables, the system then automatically recognizes the music stored on the server providing music to anyone at anytime, anywhere within your home.
MCX 1000 is black.
Extra client (Silver) is included.
I have never used this piece. Purchased directly from Yamaha as B-Stock.
Unit can be upgraded for additional memory.
Rated 7/10 due to age and B-Stock.
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