Summary: Fantastic, IF you really like live365 radio and are lucky enough to get it on sale through amazon. Set up is pretty straight forward, particularly if you read the manual with regard to identifying the radio id to activate on the live365 website. Great product overall.
Summary: Very good device for it's price. It's not a Bose, but it sounds very good, and it's wireless. I know that Sony has discontinued this item, but when people see and hear mine, they want one, so this is the third one I've bought.I wish you could use both the speakers and the RCA outputs but it's one or the other. The first one I bought direct from Sony and the price was much higher, so if you come across this item on Amazon for $130 buy it before they are all gone.
Extremely annoying to setup....but worth the hassle
Joseph Walsh, Amazon
9 September 2009
Summary: Do yourself a favor and READ ALL OF THE REVIEWS including mine. I am pretty computer savy and this beast had me pulling my hair out for days. I have 3 computers in my house (Laptop/Vista, Desktop/XP3 and a Sony VAIO Desktop/XP3) running thru a Linksys Wireless Router. It WILL NOT WORK on my Gateway running XP3 which is my main computer even though I can see my entire library and even select songs....it just won't play them.
Summary: I give this item 2 stars only because it was a NIGHTMARE to set it up. When I bought it...3 years ago, it sounded very promising, I set it up using Windows XP and it worked fine. A few months later I decided to switch OS's (and life's at that) by going the Mac OS way - thank God and the heavens for that very wise decision!
Summary: Just spent more than 3 hours trying to connect my PC with the shiny white music streamer. No chance at all because I'm running XP with SP3. Well equipped hardware but software is a catastrophy. Save your time and look for something else if your computer is running XP and SP3.
Summary: Wanted to get a little web-radio streamer for my daughter. Not interested in any of the pc streaming features. Bought this when it was about $90. I'm not a computer expert, but I am pretty computer literate. Had a tough time getting it to work properly. Once I got it working and streaming web-radio through my Linksys wireless router, it was good for about 5 minutes. After that it shut down my router and de-listed my wireless access on my own router.
Summary: First, this took me 15 minutes to set up Yes, I am running 32-bit Vista. Yes I am a computer professional So far I love this thing. The only real negative is the UI/Screen/input system. Yeah, it kinda stinks. I am looking forward to applying the firmware patch. Streaming any/all radio stations (EDIT: MP3 streaming stations) would be a big plus. I will update my review after the fact.
Great gadget for the digital music buff & GET MORE RADIO!
W. Lukes "blchicago", Amazon
2 February 2009
Summary: I have all my digital music on a Buffalo NAS (network attached storage), which is a hard drive that attaches right to my network router without a computer. It came with a built-in "DLNA" media server. Since the VGF-WA1 was advertised to be a DLNA client but didn't specify it worked in this manner, I took the chance and gave it a shot.
Summary: Not XP x64 compatible. Not XP SP3 compatible. Spent 4 hours online with Sony Techs to be told it was Microsoft's fault that their product was a failure. Bottom line, if you are running xp sp2 or vista 32bit it might be worth it (i wouldn't know). Anything else save your money and buy a guitar, at least it will play when you want it to.