Network Music Players: Articles & Videos

Wireless multi-room audio systems

Wireless multi-room audio systems

by Ralph Graves

We provide overviews of wireless multi-room systems from Bluesound, Bose®, Definitive Technology, Denon, Wren, Polk Audio, Samsung, Harman Kardon, and Sonos, making it easier for you to compare features.

 
Guide to High-fidelity Computer Audio

Guide to High-fidelity Computer Audio

by Jim Richardson

Learn how to get hi-fi sound from the music on your computer.

 
Video: Connecting Your Computer to Your Stereo

Video: Connecting Your Computer to Your Stereo

by Video Team

Steve Silberman from AudioQuest visited Crutchfield to share some techniques for hooking our computers up to our stereos and getting better sound.

 

Video: Sonos® Play:3 wireless music player

by Tara W.

Tara had a chance to try out the newest (and smallest) Sonos player, the Play:3. The compact Play:3 lets you enjoy music from the Internet as well as music that's stored on your home computers, and it's perfect for small rooms.

 
Video: Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player

Video: Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player

by Video Team

Ringo tells us about the Marantz NA7004 Network Audio Player and shares his experiences taking it home and trying it out as a standalone Internet radio device.

 

File Formats Glossary

by Ralph Graves

Learn about the different types of digital files.

 

Streaming Music Services: How Do They Compare?

by Crutchfield Writing Team

This article compares key features of a number of today's most popular cloud music services.

 
Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 V2 review

Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 V2 review

by Dave Delamere

This article provides an overview of how the Cambridge Audio Stream Magic 6 V2 network music player and digital-to-analog converter (DAC) can be used in a variety of audio setups.

 
Sony HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Music Player review

Sony HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Music Player review

by David Brown

Want to get amazing sound from digital tunes with your home stereo? That's what Sony offers with this high-resolution server and player. Can it please your ears while offering more convenience than computer-based setups? I took it home to find out.