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Philips Streamium MCi298

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Philips Streamium MCi298

The Philips Streamium MCi298 is a HiFi system that supports MP3, WMA, non DRM AAC (m4A) audio format on CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, USB flash drive media. It also features internet radio, supports MP3 streaming via network, Wi-Fi wireless connection, USB Direct Modes such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Stop; ID3-tag support, supports 8-320 kbps and VBR MP3 file format and WMA 192 kbps, CBR/VBR. It also features Equalizer settings such as Neutral, Jazz, Pop, Rock; Sound E…

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Philips Streamium MCi298

The Philips Streamium MCi298 is a HiFi system that supports MP3, WMA, non DRM AAC (m4A) audio format on CD, CD-R, CD-RW, MP3-CD, WMA-CD, USB flash drive media. It also features internet radio, supports MP3 streaming via network, Wi-Fi wireless connection, USB Direct Modes such as Play/Pause, Previous/Next, Stop; ID3-tag support, supports 8-320 kbps and VBR MP3 file format and WMA 192 kbps, CBR/VBR. It also features Equalizer settings such as Neutral, Jazz, Pop, Rock; Sound Enhancement such as Class “D” Digital Amplifier, Dynamic Bass Boost, Equalizer, Treble and Bass Control, Volume Control up/down, and has a RMS power output of 10W on both speakers. The Philips Streamium MCi298 also supports auto digital tuning abd FM Stereo tuner band. It also has Ethernet connectivity, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, Wireless LAN (802.11 g), Wireless LAN (802.11b), Ethernet (RJ 45), supports WEP 128 bit, WEP 64 bit, WPA, WPA2, WPS-PBC, and WPS-PIN encryption, and has a 3.5 inch LCD display.

Features

The Philips Streamium MCi298 supports free Internet radio stations that allow users to stay abreast of all kinds of music worldwide. Users can connect the Streamium to the Internet and listen to favorite online programs on the audio system without having to turn on a PC. The unit also supports playback of MP3 and WMA, music from an iTunes library without the need for any conversion via the TwonkyMedia software that comes with the system in order to access, select and play music from a iTunes library and playlists wirelessly. It can also stream music wirelessly from a PC/MAC, transfer and store music on the device's hard disk and enjoy collection anytime, even when a PC/MAC is not available; and lets users view their photo collections, while listening to music. Via the USB Direct mode, users can select the music on a USB device and playback all content. Other features on the Philips Streamium MCi298 include FM radio frequency modulation (FM) support to listen to favorite radio stations on the FM band and touch screen controls for playback and volume control. It has 2x 10 W RMS total output power and comes with an Ethernet port to allow for plug-and-play Internet connection via DHCP. The system is also B/G Wi-Fi certified, making it compatible with any B/G Wi-Fi certified router and comes with Wi-Fi Protected Setup to ensure secure Wi-Fi connection.

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  • Connecting Streamium wac3500d_05 to Xperia mini pro

    My son has just got a streamium, but finds that it does not recognise the USB connection from his Sony Ericsson Xperia x10 mini pro, so he can't play music from his phone MP3. Anything he can do to get the Streamium to regognise the connection? Thanks

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