Video: Logitech® Squeezebox™ Duet Wireless Digital Music Player
In this short video, Chris and Ralph will give you a quick tour of the popular Logitech® Squeezebox™ Duet, a wireless digital music player that lets you listen to music stored on your PC from any room in your home.
Ralph: Hi, I'm Ralph.
Chris: And I'm Chris. And we're here in the Crutchfield studio to show you the Logitech Squeezebox Duet. This is a really neat system.
Ralph: It is. And it addresses a problem that I have, and I suspect a lot of other people have, too. I have a lot of music stored on my computer, but my computer is in the den. My sound system — my really good sound system — is in the living room.
Chris: And that's where you want to listen to music, with your family.
Chris: So here's your problem solved. All you do is download the free software from Logitech. You hook this tiny receiver up to your —
Ralph: My good sound system.
Chris: Your good sound system in the living room. And use this controller to control your music from the couch or any other room in your house.
Ralph: Now, this connects to my computer via...?
Chris: Through a Wi-Fi connection, so it's all wireless. What it does, is it automatically reads — as soon as you hook everything up and download the software — it finds your songs that are on your computer.
Ralph: One of the things that I like about this is it not only accesses the music that's on my computer, but also anything else that my computer can access over the Internet.
Chris: Right. Internet radio stations or online music services like Pandora and Rhapsody. Really great.
Chris: This controller is so cool. It's got a great big screen that's backlit, and a scroll-wheel that's really intuitive. You can select songs to add to your favorites. You can search for songs. It also displays album art.
Ralph: Right. Basically, the information that you would see on your computer if you were playing music.
Chris: Exactly. Exactly. But this way, it's in the palm of your hand.
Ralph: Oh, I like that.
Chris: You can really easily expand this system, too, if you want to get another little receiver. They come separately, and you can hook it up to a table radio or any other powered speaker in your house. And you can also get extra controllers. They work with the Squeezebox Classic as well, and also the Transporter — the high-end system.
Chris: So pretty soon, you have them all over your house.
Ralph: Wonderful. And there you have it — the Logitech Squeezebox Duet.