Pioneer Announces Music Tap Power Line Network Music Players

Posted: Feb 28 2007, 1:00pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:08am CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

Pioneer Announces Music Tap Power Line Network Music Players
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With power line networking for your PC network hardly taking off Pioneer is betting that geeks will see more of a use for PLC (power-line Carrier Communication) in sending tunes all over your home without needing to run wire of any type.

Pioneer has launched an entire line of these devices called the Music Tap series starting with the XW-PSS01 known as the sound station. This device has no DAP capabilities, but is designed to connect to other devices with USB connectivity and can play MP3, WMA and MPEG-4 AAC formats. Most likely this device will be used to stream from your PC.To convert the signals back to sound on the other end of the power line are two speaker options, the XW-PSS02-S and the XW-PSS01-L. The S is the most interesting speaker of the pair as it integrates a motion sensor and turns itself on or off if it senses your presence. Naturally there is an iPod dock for the range as well dubbed the IDK-01 iPod Dock. Thankfully Pioneer didn’t go with a name starting with a lower case “I” for their dock. Story and image via Newlaunches.

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