Wireless mp3

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  1. Lon

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    Has anyone used these products? I saw this on the x10 website:

    http://www.x10.com/products/x10_vk57a.htm

    Basically lets you play the mp3s on your computer on your stereo system.

    I'm wondering how good the sound quality is and if there any better alternatives to the x10 solution?

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    Edit:

    I found a few reviews on the x10 product. They are old reviews and 1 is off the x10 site so take that with a grain of salt.

    http://www.3dsoundsurge.com/reviews/...ywhere-p5.html

    http://chaosinaustin.com/strukture/tek003.html

    http://www.x10.com/pressroom/aa_hardwarereviewmp3.htm

    Other more expensive options that I've run across or have been listed in this thread:

    http://www.cd3o.com/products/models.html

    http://www.slimdevices.com/pi_overview.html
     
  2. Michael*K

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    I've used the FM transmitters to play my iPod through the car and home stereos. Sound quality depends on whether there's any nearby radio interference from local stations. The Tivo Series 2 boxes allow me to play my entire iTunes library through the TV.
     
  3. Camp

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    802.11 will do better.
     
  4. Lon

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    Thanks Michael.

    Camp, I don't understand what you mean by 802.11. Do you mean setup a wireless computer network?
     
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  6. Camp

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  7. David Rubenstein

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    I've been using Slimp3 for a few months and I think it's great. the sound quality is good and the device that displays the song/artist information is cool.

    It displays all my playlists and is very easy to use.

    I bought it before the TiVo option was made available, but I'm happy with the purchase.
     
  8. Camp

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    The extra fees charged by Tivo for the mp3 functionality are nuts, IMO. I'm not going to pay them to play my own mp3 files.
     

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