Wireless Audio Adapter: Part of Samsung's Shape Wireless Multiroom
Audio System, the Link Mate (WAM270) allows you to connect your existing audio
system and equipment to your wireless network audio system for a multiroom
audio experience. The Link Mate provides wireless and wired network
connectivity, built-in Bluetooth, plus analog and digital inputs to connect your
music sources. It features analog and digital outputs to connect to your powered
speakers or home stereo and speakers. The Link Make can be setup and controlled
from Samsung's free Wireless Multi-Room app on your Apple iOS or Android
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Samsung Link Mate
offers a wired (Ethernet) and wireless (WiFi) network connection which allows
you to stream a variety of Internet radio stations, select online music service,
and music stored on your smartphone/tablet device or computer/laptop. To access
these network sources, you must download the Samsung Wireless Multi-Room App
onto your Apple iOS or Android device.
- Internet Radio + Online Music Services: From the
Samsung Wireless Multi-Room App on your compatible smartphone/tablet device,
you'll be able to access over a 1,000 Internet radio stations from TuneIn
Radio and select online music services; like Pandora, iHeartRadio, Spotify,
rdio, Rhapsody, and Amazon
- Stored Music Libraries: Also from the Samsung Wireless
Multi-Room App, you'll be able to stream stored music on your Windows or Mac
computer and other DLNA-compliant network storage devices to the Samsung
Link Mate. In addition, you can stream music stored on your compatible iOS
or Android device to the Link Mate system. The Link Mate supports WAV, MP3
(up to 320kbps), WMA, OGG, Flac (up to 44.1kHz/16-bit), and AAC music files.
Wireless Multi-Room App: Using Samsung's Wireless Multi-Room
WAM250 wireless audio hub (sold separately), and multiple
wireless devices (sold separately), you can create a wireless
multi-room audio system which can be controlled from your smartphone or tablet
device. Or, you can simply use the app on your smartphone or tablet to control
the one Link Mate wireless device. Simply download Samsung's free Wireless
Multi-Room app from the
iTunes App Store or
Google Play Store onto your Apple iOS device (5.0+) or Android
smartphone/tables (2.3.3+). The Samsung Wireless Multi-Room app lets you
connect, group, and control each of your Samsung Shape components.
- Variety of Sources: You'll be able to stream Internet
radio stations from TuneIn Radio, select music apps (like
Pandora/iHeart/Spotify/etc.), and music stored on your smartphone/tablet or
laptop/computer connected to the same wireless home network as the WAM250
Hub (sold separately) and the Link Mate. You can set presets of your
favorite Internet radio stations and online music channels. You can also
search your device's stored music by Song, Album, Artist, or Genre. You are
even able to create and edit Playlists.
- Zone & Party Modes: With the app, you can play one song
in one room, different songs from different sources in each room, one song
across all Shape devices, or any combination that fits your mood.
Multi-source/multi-room audio can only be done with music from the Internet
or your home network, not Bluetooth or TV SoundConnect.
TV SoundConnect: You can listen to the sound from your
Samsung TV through the Link Mate and a connected powered speaker or home stereo
by using its wireless TV SoundConnect function. You can pair the Link Mate via
Bluetooth to your compatible Samsung TV. The TV SoundConnect function is only
supported by select 2013-up Samsung TVs (6500 series and up)
Bluetooth Technology: The Samsung Link Mate offers built-in
Bluetooth (ver. 3.0) technology for wireless audio streaming from your
Bluetooth-enabled mobile device and offers a simple pairing procedure.
- Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Link Mate supports
Bluetooth A2DP which allows you to wirelessly stream audio from your
Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet,
Blackberry, or laptop/computer. You'll be able to stream stored music or
music apps on your Bluetooth-enabled device to the Link Mate and your
connected home audio system. You will continue to navigate your music and
view song/artist information from your Bluetooth-enabled device.
- Simple Pairing w/ NFC: A single button press pairs your
Bluetooth-enabled device with the Samsung Link Mate. The unit also supports
NFC (Near-Field Communication) technology for pairing. Simply tap your NFC-enabled
Android smartphone to the NFC tag on the top of the Link Mate for instant
pairing with the Shape M5; NFC is only available in select Android
smartphones. Once paired, the Link Mate will automatically re-connect to the
last device used when in wireless range (33').
Analog & Digital Inputs: In addition to Bluetooth and Network
connectivity, the Link provides analog and digital inputs. There is a stereo
analog input, optical digital input, and coaxial digital input to connect your
CD player, Tuner, or Network player.
Analog & Digital Outputs: The Samsung Link Mate features a stereo
analog output, optical digital output, and coaxial digital output for connection
to your powered speaker or stereo receiver and speakers.
AC Power w/ Auto Standby: The Samsung Link Mate operates off
of standard household current using the supplied AC power adapter. The Link Mate
switches to the standby mode if there is no music playback or no button
operation (either from the top-panel or from the app) for approximately 15
minutes in Bluetooth or Network mode (Aux mode is 8 hrs).
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