Summary: We use this device ALL THE TIME! We have a Pandora account and play all our stations. The device is hooked up to our audio system in the family room so we're always listening to music. The pre-loaded stations are fun to browse and we have found a lot of good music. If you have a server with MP3s and FLACs, you download the Logitech Server component to the server and the Squeezebox will play music from your server too. Oh...and from your smartphone also.
Summary: I have three of these. Its a shame that Logitech opted to discontinue manufacture and that those still available are being marketed at a very premium price. It all goes to show that shortage of desirable products will drive up the selling price.
Summary: This piece is everything I was looking for: * Something to tap into the high quality lossless music files I have on my hard drive (.flac) * Wireless * Awesome sound quality via decent D/A converters * Free internet radio with many stations also broadcasting in higher bit rate and lossless format Follow the instructions and its incredibly easy to setup. Download server onto your computer.. it walks you through. Plug Squeezebox into receiver/amp and have fun.
Summary: The Squeezebox is probably one of the best overall tech/audio purchases Ive made. Combines both of my favorite hobbies, PCs and High Fidelity audio into an easy to use and access system. The key here is without sacrificing sound quality which is hard to find in other systems. The sound quality from the Squeezebox with its Burr Brown DACs is slightly better than my normal CD player.
Summary: After helping a neighbor buy and set up one of these a few years ago, I've been anxiously awaiting purchasing one myself. For many years, I've been using an Audiotron, which is a digital music player that was great for its time, but it was discontinued years ago, and the Squeezebox offered more features, including access to the excellent Pandora music service.
Summary: I've been using my Logitech Squeezebox for over a year and a half, and I have approx 18,000 music tracks on the server. It has worked well for me other than a few minor problems (e.g., occasionally I've had to have Squeezebox rescan the entire music library and rebuild it's database, but this could be caused by me and how I'm manipulating files on the PC). No network problems.
Summary: I am so glad I bought the SB3 within a week after I had purchased the Squeezebox Boom. It really does transform your existing stereo system into a music/radio player that you will say "How did I ever live without it". The sound quality is excellent and the selections for listening pleasure are unlimited. The many members on the forums (provided by Logitech) help you to understand how to set it up and to understand the functionality.
Summary: Purchased about 3 weeks ago despite looking for a unit to play/control iPod (reviews indicated as weakpoint). Also wanted I'net radio (have a CCrane / Reciva at bedside). Had it integrated into my 8.11g net literally in minutes, I'net stations much easier to locate than on the Crane, load / buffer delay minimal on station changes. Some might want more presets.
Summary: Does just what it's supposed to do - brings my digital music to my stereo system. Anything that relies on interfacing with windows networking, microsoft operating systems and iTunes, all at once, should be nearly impossible to configure - but this was straightforward. The engineering is outstanding - it's simple to set up and operate but about a thousand things are configurable from the browser interface if you want to get into the details. And it looks good.