Pinnacle unveils new SoundBridge network music systems

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  1. John Archer

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    Following is the press release from Pinnacle Systems about its new launch of two SoundBridge network music players…</p><p>”Pinnacle Systems launched Pinnacle SoundBridge and Pinnacle SoundBridge Radio, two network music players that meet the award-winning Pinnacle ShowCenter 200 in Pinnacle’s Digital Media Adapter category. </p><p>With sleek industrial design and network connectivity, Pinnacle SoundBridge is a true plug and play solution for enjoying all the music stored on the PC or Mac throughout the house via Wi-Fi. The consumer will have the comfort of controlling their digital music library from across the room with the remote control and listening to a large selection of free Internet radio stations from around the world. The fact that Pinnacle SoundBridge plays Internet radio without the computer on, that it’s the most compatible network music player on the market requiring no additional software installations, and its installation is plug and play, are only some of the advantages of Pinnacle SoundBridge.</p><p><b>Compatibility with a wide range of formats and music player software</b><br>Users can listen to a great diversity of audio formats including WMA, AAC (except protected AAC files), MP3, WAV and AIFF. SoundBridge is also compatible with all music services using Windows Media DRM 10 (“Janus”) and the PlaysForSure™ standard, and has built-in support for iTunes®; Rhapsody™; Windows Media Connect and Windows Media Player 10; as well as any UPnP server such as Musicmatch®, TwonkyVision and more. </p><p><b>Pinnacle SoundBridge</b><br>SoundBridge connects to the consumer’s stereo system or powered speakers to play music libraries and stored playlists, including iTunes Smart Playlists, Internet radio and podcasts. Users can browse large libraries easily, search for Song Title, Artist, Album, Composer and Keyword, or create an “ad hoc” playlist to suit their mood. SoundBridge offers dynamic music visualisers, brightness and text size settings, and is small enough to place anywhere. </p><p><b>Pinnacle SoundBridge Radio</b><br>With all the functionalities of SoundBridge, plus a precision-engineered sound system including patented Linear Magnetic Drive™ stereo speakers and subwoofer, SoundBridge Radio is a complete Wi-Fi Music System with unsurpassed audio quality bringing the world of Internet radio to every room of the house. Users will enjoy access to thousands of free Internet radio stations from around the world with no need for the computer to be turned on, no software installation and no subscription fees required. SoundBridge Radio also has AM/FM radio and alarm with clock that updates direct from naval observatory time for no more worrying about setting the time. A headphone jack and SD card slot are also provided. </p><p><b>Price and Availability</b><br>Pinnacle SoundBridge carries a SRP of £149.99 and Pinnacle SoundBridge Radio has a SRP of £299.99. </p><p> For more information click <A HREF="" TARGET="_blank">here</A>.

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