Overview: The Sony SA-NS400 Network Speaker lets you listen
to music stored on your PC or Bravia Internet Music apps from your PartyStream
compatible Sony Blu-ray player, A/V receiver, or Network player in another room
of your home. The SA-NS400
provides an Ethernet port & built-in Wi-Fi to connect to your home network. A
remote is included for wireless operation of the unit. A free app is also
available that transforms your iPhone or iPod touch into a convenient remote
control to navigate your music. Its versatile
design and ultra-compact footprint offers flexible placement in a kitchen,
office, den, or bedroom.
360° Room-Filling Sound:
The Sony Network Speaker spreads sound throughout the room, thanks to its four
2-way speakers + 1 subwoofer design, bass reflex (ported) enclosure, and
built-in 45W amplifier. The Unique omni-directional design and small footprint let
you place the SA-NS400 almost anywhere in the room.
Network Connection (LAN/Wi-Fi): You can connect the Sony
Network Speaker's Ethernet (RJ-45) port to your Internet modem or router using a
CAT-5 network cable to access music content stored on your PC,
or from your PartyStream compatible Sony Blu-ray player, A/V receiver, or
Network Player. In addition to the unit's Ethernet port connection, you can also
easily connect wirelessly to your home's broadband network using the SA-NS400's
built-in Wi-Fi. The following system environment is required to connect the
SA-NS400 to your network.
- Broadband Internet: A Broadband line connection to the
Internet is required in order to listen to select online music services and
to use the software update function of the receiver.
- Modem: This is the device that is connected to the
broadband line to communicate with the Internet. Some of these devices are
integrated with the router.
- Router (wired/wireless): Use a 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
compatible wired router or a 802.11b/g Wi-Fi certified wireless router to
enjoy content on your home network.
- Wired (LAN) or Wireless (Wi-Fi) Connection: An Ethernet
cable (CAT5) is required for a hardwired (LAN) connection. A wireless
(Wi-Fi) connection requires a home network with an 802.11b/g access point
and internet connection. Supports WEP (64-/128-bit) and WPA-PSK (AES/TKIP)
DLNA Certified (Player):
The Sony SA-NS400 Network Speaker is DLNA certified. This means you can listen to music stored on your DLNA
compliant Windows-based PC through the Sony SA-NS400 in another room of your
home. You can control basic
playback functions, such as Play/Pause, Stop, Fast Forward/Rewind,
Previous/Next. You can also bookmark music
which is being played back via the network, so you can easily find it the
next time you are using the SA-NS400. You can register up to 30 audio bookmarks. The Sony Network Speaker
supports the following audio files.
||Sampling Rate: 44.1, 48 kHz,
||Sampling Rate: 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
Bit Rate: 32-320 kbps
||Sampling Rate: up to 48 kHz
Bit Rate: up to 385 kbps
||Sampling Rate: 8, 11.025, 12, 16,
22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
Bit Rate: up to 576 kbps
Note: If you have a Windows 7-based computer, use the
Windows Media Player 12 bundled with Windows 7. If you have a Windows XP or
Windows Vista-based computer, install Windows Media Player 11 software.
PartyStream: The Sony
SA-NS400 Network Speaker supports PartyStream playback of Bravia Internet Music
apps (such as vTuner, Pandora, & Slacker) from your PartyStream compatible Sony
Blu-ray player, A/V receiver, or Network player. This allows you to listen to
your online music in another room of your home.
- vTuner: The free online vTuner service allows easy
browsing of internet radio stations and podcasts. vTuner enables access to
web-based radio stations and podcasts via an extremely reliable online
database with a wide variety of content. You can browse content by Genre,
Location, Language, and Favorites.
- Slacker: Slacker is a free, personalized Internet radio
service that lets you choose the music you want to listen to. You can choose
Internet radio stations by genre, or create custom stations by Artist name
or Song title.
- Pandora: Pandora is a free, personalized Internet radio service
that plays the music you know and helps you discover music you'll love. You
can select Internet radio stations by Artist, Song, or Genre.
Note: PartyStream mode requires compatible
Disc home theater system,
Sony Blu-ray Disc player,
Sony A/V receiver, or
Sony Network player (all sold separately); and connection to the same home
Expandability: Purchase additional Sony Network Speakers
(158SANS400, sold separately) or docks (158NASSV20, sold separately) to
expand your music enjoyment into every room of the home. Each room can be
independently controlled with the remote app or synchronized for whole-home
Auxiliary Input: The Sony SA-NS400 features a rear-panel 3.5mm
auxiliary input to connect an external audio device (such as your portable MP3
IR Remote Control: The Sony SA-NS400 comes supplied with a
credit-card size IR remote control for wireless operation of the unit.
Remote Control App: Download the free Sony Network Audio
Remote app from the iTunes App Store to your iPod touch (2nd/3rd/4th gen) or
iPhone (2G/3G/3GS/4) with iOS 3.1.3 or later, and turn it into a versatile
remote control. You'll get instant access to your networked personal music
collection right from your iPod touch or iPhone. The free app lets you set the
volume, browse your music collection, and control playback functions using your
iPod touch or iPhone.
Note: The Sony Network Audio Remote app must be
downloaded from the iTunes App Store, and requires that the SA-NS400, your
PC, and the iPod touch/iPhone be connected to the same wireless (Wi-Fi)
Power Supply: The Sony SA-NS400 operates off of standard household AC
current using the included AC power adapter.
- Input: 120-240V AC, 50/60Hz (60W)
- Output: DC18V, 2.6A