Sunday, March 2, 2008

10sec Gadget Review: Sangean's WFR-20 Wi-Fi Internet Radio

What is it?
  • WiFi BoomBox
  • Dimensions (WxHxD mm): 290 x 115 X 215
  • Weight: 2.98Kg
What can it do?
  • Plays MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, FLAC, and Real Audio formats over network shared folders
  • Supports streaming from uPnP media servers (i.e. Windows Media Player)
  • plays Internet radio (connects via its own directory but users can submit new stations via its website)
  • 12 preset stations
  • Clock display
  • 4 alarm timers (radio or buzzer)
  • Sleep timer with gentle fade
  • 2x5W stereo speakers built in
  • Connect to Internet via WiFi (802.11 g/b) or LAN (10/100 baseT)
  • Aux input for other sources (e.g. MP3 player)
  • Line out and headphone jack
  • Compact IR remote control

What can it NOT do?

  • No FM reception
  • No CD playback option
  • No internal battery hence limiting its portability

How much does it cost?

Where can I find more information?

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