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Cisco today announced the Linksys by Cisco Wireless Home Audio system at the 2009 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. From the world leaders in networking, the Wireless Home Audio system utilizes Wireless-N technology to deliver a rich audio experience to any room in the home. Users can create a party atmosphere with immaculate synchronization when listening to the same song throughout the entire home, or send different music to customized “zones”. The Wireless Home Audio solution also puts millions of songs at your fingertips through integrated Internet services such as Rhapsody, AudioLounge, and RadioTime. An optional Docking Station for iPod enables your content on Apple iPods, including Podcasts, Audio Books, and purchased iTunes content, to be played through any Wireless Home Audio device on the network. Wireless Home Audio products also work great with the newly announced Linksys by Cisco Media Hub that gathers and presents the available media on a network.

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this idea has been around for some time now and it looks like linksys has finally capitalized on it.
 
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*looks at kit* *drools*
*looks at prices* *faints*
 

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*looks at kit* *drools*
*looks at prices* *faints*
bingo! This system would be awsome! But holy balls expensive! It's probably because there isn't a decent competitor yet. Hopefully someone else will come out with something similar and then we can have price battles!:rockout:
 

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the speakers are suspect. the networked media system idea has been around for a long time but nobody bothered because they didnt think it would sell. obviously linksys thinks it will sell now. im sure that this could be done with a homebrew set for less than half the cost if you get decent speakers and amps on ebay and just use something like harmony system to transmit all your music.
 
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Parent's would love to have a set up like that.. Easy is right on the fact that homebrew could do it cheaper and probably better. Better being the fact that you can grab the right style of speakers for yourself... Maybe they will also come out with just the network set-up... But in all, it's a good idea to come out. Could of got even more money if done earlier!
 
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i already have 2 xbox 360s that i use for putting media all over my house. and im a poor college student who needs the money.
Uh... poor student and two 360s?:wtf:
 
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Uh... poor student and two 360s?:wtf:
Exactly my thoughs on the matter.

This seems like it would be better for like bars and restaurants.
 

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Uh... poor student and two 360s?:wtf:
thanks for your input, but that really does not help me. cheap 360's are not that hard to find. i hope everyone on this forum is not "better than everyone"
 
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thanks for your input, but that really does not help me. cheap 360's are not that hard to find. i hope everyone on this forum is not "better than everyone"
Well to come to your original request; You can put it in the B/S/T section here. Might be a little hard to sell it tho. An auction wouldn't be the dumbest idea.
 

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i have the Director - Wireless-N Music Player with Integrated Amplifier (DMC250), Player - Wireless-N Music Extender (DMP100), Wireless-N Touchscreen Remote (DMRW1000), and the Stereo Speaker Kit / Wired Accessory (DMSPK50)

i opened it when i recieved it on 7/3/09. I just checked to see if everything worked properly. It does work very good and its an impressive little system.

i want to sell it because i already have 2 xbox 360s that i use for putting media all over my house. and im a poor college student who needs the money. I saw that you can get items cheaper by buying the bundles, but you still cant get everything i have for less than $1150. i will sell it a lot cheaper than that. i just need to get rid of it quick. i dont like ebay, so please dont suggest that.

i listed it on craigslist in nashville, but i dont think anyone knows what to think about this new product.

anyone have any ideas of how to sell it?

if i knew you i would give you $100 for it.
 
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really. i guess i picked the wrong forum. you guys are very pleasant. it was a simple question and you pick out the 2 360's to talk about. i payed $250 for both of them if that makes you feel any better. please stop acting like fools.
 
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How are we acting like fools? We pointed out the contradictory in your statement. You said your a poor student but yet you have 2 360s. Then again im with you because i live in a tent, own 2 AMD rigs, have SSDs, 24" lcd, and a Gateway laptop.....i feel ya.
 

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really. i guess i picked the wrong forum. you guys are very pleasant. it was a simple question and you pick out the 2 360's to talk about. i payed $250 for both of them if that makes you feel any better. please stop acting like fools.
well you dont have many posts here so it is a little strange for someone to say he won something and would like to sell it. why would you turn to this forum for advice on selling the item?
 

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Please stay on topic and refrain from feeding the trolls.
 
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well you dont have many posts here so it is a little strange for someone to say he won something and would like to sell it. why would you turn to this forum for advice on selling the item?

other than the linksys website, this is the only forum i could find on the web that had what seems like reliable information on this system. I thought it may be an intellegent way to ask. I did win it from a sweepstakes for free bonaroo tickets. i won 2 tickets, all this and a TB hard drive. if anyone has any advice, i would appreciate it!!! thanks
 
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other than the linksys website, this is the only forum i could find on the web that had what seems like reliable information on this system. I thought it may be an intellegent way to ask. I did win it from a sweepstakes for free bonaroo tickets. i won 2 tickets, all this and a TB hard drive. if anyone has any advice, i would appreciate it!!! thanks
You're lucky, do you knwo that?
Well I know there are a few Hi-Fi Magazines published here, and knowing America, it must be a couple thousand of them over there. They sure have some ad section in the magazines, maybe its best you place your ad there, where the main audience is listening... I mean reading.