Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

New Products

NAD Exhibits A Network Player to Access Audio, Video and Picture Files Stored on PCs

117852.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
J. B. Stanton Communications : NY/CT/LA
860/542-1234 Voice • 860/542-0005 Fax
Kim Wilson / [818] 843-5555 Voice
kimwilson@jbstanton.com
Bryan Stanton / jbs@jbstanton.com

NAD Exhibits A Network Player to Access
Audio, Video and Picture Files Stored on PC’s

Simple and affordable streaming of computer files from the comfort
of the home entertainment system

CES 2005, Las Vegas, NV. Jan. 6, 2005 — NAD, the highly regarded manufacturer of high-performance audio components demonstrateD their first media server, the NetCap Network Player, during CES 2005 in Las Vegas.

NAD has devised an incredibly simple and inexpensive way to access music, movies, and pictures stored on any home networked PCs from the comfort of your home entertainment system. The NetCap Network Player treats your PC network simply as another AV source, and delivers any designated content to the big screen, including music and video files that can be heard in complete surround sound.

All popular music formats (MP3, WMA), picture formats (JPEG, Kodak), and even movies (MPEG 4/ DIVX) are available using either an Ethernet hardwired connection, or 802.11G (including 802.11b) wireless access. Even Internet Radio broadcasts can be streamed to the home theater system via the NetCap Network Player.

NAD provides a piece of software that needs to be loaded on all the computers in the network. Then using the supplied remote with the NetCap Network Player, users can access all computers in the network and all the files on those computers. Music, movie and picture files are selected from any computer quickly and easily via the on-screen display and wireless remote handset.

An assortment of I/O connections is provided on the NetCap including Ethernet and standard analog and digital audio connections. Using a progressive-scan component video output, picture quality of video content is stunning. High quality music playback from compressed file formats is assured using NAD’s superior decoding, D/A conversion, and high quality analog circuits.

The NetCap Network Player was seen in NAD’s Hospitality Suite 1048 at the Hard Rock Hotel during CES 2005. The NetCap Network Player starts shipping in 1st Quarter 2005 with the suggested retail price of $499.

# # #

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Advertisement

Our Reviews

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

The Moonriver Audio 404 (€3000) is an integrated amplifier. Made in Sweden. With a modular design structure that lets users upgrade the modules instead...

Digital Music Systems

The HiFi Rose RS201E Media Player offers both high-resolution audio and video in a category with a lot of compelling options.

Integrated Amps & Stereo Receivers

Proof positive that not all watts are created equal. Especially those designed by Nelson Pass.

Amplifiers

Is the AXA35 the best affordable way to reconnect with your music? Indeed it is.

Bookshelf Speakers

Stuck at home working remotely and bogged down by TPS reports? The PSB Alpha P5 loudspeakers may be your salvation.

Reviews

What are the best phono preamps of 2021? We break down 3 of the very best from Croft, iFi, and Pro-Ject.

You May Also Like

New Products

SVS updates its entry-level series of home theater subwoofers in sealed (SB-1000 Pro) or ported (PB-1000 Pro) designs for $499 / $599.

Articles

Will Spotify HiFi finally be the catalyst for renewed interest in better sounding hi-fi for younger listeners? I think so.

Articles

Are there affordable vintage audio loudspeakers worth seeking out?

Articles

All 4 of these affordable audiophile turntables are dramatically better than anything else in the category below $500 and give you a solid platform...

Advertisement

ecoustics is the unbiased resource for the latest technology news, coolest gadgets, and best consumer electronics. Plus get product reviews, roundups and deals from all over the web on everything electronic. Read more



Copyright © 1999-2021 ecoustics | Disclaimer: ecoustics may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site.