This isn't home repair per se, but I thought maybe someone would know the
answer to this question. I have a stereo receiver, and nearby is a network
jack for my home network.
I would love to be able to play certain Internet radio stations, or the
stream of a regular radio station .
Is there something like an "Internet Tuner" much like they use to sell FM
tuners years ago that you could hook up to your amp?
I was looking at this device, but I am not sure, based on the description,
what the heck it actually does. Does anyone know?
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Amazon.com has left out important information. See
This is a common problem. Stores show you the FRONT of equipment,
where often the BACK is more important.
The above components could be used to transmit existing A/V signals
between components (using CAT5 cable, NOT ethernet). The one at
(Amazon.com product link shortened)
sounds more like what you want.
A week or so ago EE Times had an article asking when TVs would become
a full internet client. That is just an extension of the radio client
the OP was asking about. Right now I suspect the easiest way is to
just build up a PC based component, much as I did for my MP3 players
(circa 1999) before they became something the size of a Bic lighter.
I still have more functionality with my 3 PC based players than I have
with the little ones.
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