First, I have nothing to gain from this post - just have to share a good thing when I find it! Got XM for Father's Day and haven't looked back since. I've basically forgotten my car's CD changer. FM? What's that?! What a great format with outstanding programming and selection. I had no idea how good it was, though, until I got the home setup this weekend. I found fidelity to be far better than FM (no hiss) and just short of the finest CD recordings I've got. Source recordings (at XM) are only as good as the originals (listen to older recordings and this is clearly evident), but well recorded tracks sound nearly as good as through my high end CD/ interconnects. If you're looking for background music as you relax, play pool, whatvever, this will exceed expectations for sound quailty! Wish I could have a digital out, but understand why I can't...thanks, Napster! If you haven't yet tried this great new format, DO IT!!