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Millwood
2006-10-31, 16:23
I think this has been suggested before, but with the Logitech story, I thought I'd try again, in my version.

I have two SB3's driving reasonably good audio - one my stereo system, the other a T-amp driving speakers in the kitchen.

I've love to have a bathroom radio. It needs to have the form factor of a small clock radio, with its controls integrated. It needs to be wireless, of course. Maybe include a real radio as well, but maybe not.

I would use it as an alarm clock and as an internet radio.

Price point? I think under $100, better under $50.

Dreaming I suspect.

Ben Sandee
2006-10-31, 16:37
On 10/31/06, Millwood <
Millwood.2gkffn1162337101 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
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> Price point? I think under $100, better under $50.
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> Dreaming I suspect.


You can dream -- there's no way something like that would retail for under
$200.

Ben

Millwood
2006-10-31, 19:01
You may be right but -
I recently bought a 20in TV for $125, and a DVD player for under $30. And table clockradios are almost free.

Ben Sandee
2006-10-31, 21:28
On 10/31/06, Millwood <
Millwood.2gkmub1162346701 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
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> You may be right but -
> I recently bought a 20in TV for $125, and a DVD player for under $30.
> And table clockradios are almost free.


Let's see, clock radios are probably 30+yr old technology. A DVD player has
been under $30 for about the last five years. If you're willing to wait
five years you can get it for under $50, but I thought you wanted it *now*
for under $50. My mistake.

Ben

Paul Webster
2006-11-01, 03:29
On 10/31/06, Millwood <
Millwood.2gkffn1162337101 (AT) no-mx (DOT) forums.slimdevices.com> wrote:
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>
> Price point? I think under $100, better under $50.
>
> Dreaming I suspect.


You can dream -- there's no way something like that would retail for under
$200.

Ben
For about 100GBP (just under 200USD) ... Logik IR100
http://www.dixons.co.uk/martprd/product/seo/901880
Internet radio - with connection to Squeeznetwork like service with over 5000 stations listed - included UPnP client and SMB client.
I am sure it is not the world's best quality - and relies on the central service being there ... but can be made to work (my brother bought one 2 weeks ago).
uses the same Reciva technology inside as is used by a handful of other devices but undercuts their price.