Add wide-ranging music options to any audio system in your home. The Squeezebox Touch connects to your home network for easy access to music from your computer or the Internet. It features a large touchscreen for easy song selection and playback adjustments. Simply touch the screen to start browsing music according to album, artist, or song. View digital photos on the player's display: you can insert an SD™ card loaded with images into the built-in card slot, or call up pictures from your Facebook™ or Flickr™ accounts. The included remote lets you control playback from the comfort of your couch.

Easy setup with your home network

Setup is as simple as downloading the SlimServer software to your PC and adding this player to your home network. Built-in Wi-Fi® makes hookup even easier if you've got a wireless router or access point. If you prefer to make a wired connection, use the Squeezebox Touch's Ethernet port. Digital and analog audio outputs let you hook this player up to just about any audio system.

Stream an array of digital music formats from a variety of sources

This versatile system lets you access music from many venues — play your computer's digital music collection, listen to Internet radio stations, or subscribe to an online music library like Rhapsody®. The Squeezebox Touch supports today's popular audio formats, including compressed, uncompressed, and even lossless files.

MOG

MOG — over 15 million songs, available instantly

MOG is an award-winning online music service with one of the largest and best-sounding streaming catalogs in the industry. It's the only service to offer all of its music in the 320 kbps MP3 format — that higher bit rate translates to better sound. In fact, we use it frequently in the Crutchfield Labs to test high-end audio gear. MOG's "Primo" service ($9.99/month) gives you unlimited, ad-free access to their extensive music library of over 15 million songs on a wide range of devices including Squeezebox™ network music players, Samsung TVs, your computer, iPad®, iPhone®, and Android™ devices.

Create a multi-room music system

Use additional Squeezebox Touch players or other Squeezebox devices to enjoy music in more areas of your home. If you have a Squeezebox Duet, you can use its LCD remote to control this player and your other Squeezebox music players.

Product Highlights:

  • plays music from your computer and the Internet
  • connects to your wired or wireless home network
  • 4-5/16" color touchscreen
  • compatible with Internet radio stations
  • plays songs from Rhapsody digital music service — subscription required
  • plays personalized Internet radio stations from Pandora®
  • supports playback of lossless music files (Apple, FLAC, WMA), uncompressed files (AIFF, WAV, PCM), and compressed files (MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, WMA)
  • not compatible with protected DRM music files purchased from online stores such as iTunes or Zune
  • SD card slot and USB port allow access to music and photos
  • built-in alarm clock
  • connects to an audio system like a home theater or table radio
  • analog RCA stereo, optical digital, and coaxial digital audio outputs
  • mini headphone output
  • remote included
  • AC power adapter included
  • 5-15/16"W x 3-5/8"H x 3-3/16"D
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
System Requirements:
  • Windows® 2000/XP/Vista™/7
  • Mac® OS X 10.3 or later
  • 733Mhz Pentium® or equivalent processor
  • 256MB RAM, 100MB hard disk space
  • home network with broadband Internet connection

Feast on an endless buffet of music

A network music player presents you with virtually unlimited ways to play your favorites or discover new music. Access your computer's music library, Internet radio stations, and online music services through your wireless home network.

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What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Wi-Fi music player
  • Wireless remote control
  • 2 "AAA" batteries
  • AC adapter with attached 6' DC output cord (DC output: 5V/3A)
  • US 2-prong AC plug adapter
  • 6' Stereo RCA cable
  • Screen cleaning cloth
  • Quick Start Guide (Eng/Span/Fren + 10 other languages)

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Features
My Squeezebox

Features

Overview: The Logitech Squeezebox Touch is a compact network music player which lets you listen to digital music stored on your computer or on the internet from anywhere you can access your home network. With its 4.3" touch screen, you can browse, organize, and play your digital music collection or listen to internet radio and select online music services. The Squeezebox Touch also has a USB port and an SD card slot, so you can access music or pictures from a flash drive or memory card. You can connect the unit to your stereo system through a digital or analog connection, play it through a set of powered speakers, or listen through headphones. It comes with a wireless remote control so you can find your music with ease.

4.3-inch Color Touch Screen: The Squeezebox Touch features a 4.3-inch, 24-bit color LCD screen which displays album art, track and station information, visual-effects, and screen savers. The unit features an ambient light sensor to adjust the display's brightness according to your room's lighting condition, so it's never too bright or too dim.

High Quality Sound: The Squeezebox Touch provides high-quality sound through your home stereo or powered speakers, thanks to a 24-bit DAC (digital-to-analog converter), advanced audio rendering technology, and digital outputs.

Audio Outputs: The rear panel is equipped with both analog and digital audio outputs for connecting the unit to your stereo system:

  • RCA Stereo: left and right RCA jacks
  • Headphones: 3.5mm mini-jack for connecting a set of headphones or a pair of powered speakers
  • Optical Digital: Toslink optical digital jack
  • Coaxial Digital: single RCA coaxial digital jack

USB/SD Slots: The Squeezebox Touch has a rear-mounted USB port (Type A) and a side-mounted SD card slot. You can play music files or display pictures stored on USB flash drives or SD Memory Cards.

Wired or Wireless Connection: The Squeezebox Touch allows you to connect to your computer and the Internet via a hardwire (Ethernet) or wireless (Wi-Fi) connection:

  • Wi-Fi Connection: The Squeezebox Touch offers true 802.11g (802.11n and 802.11b compatible) wireless technology that lets you enjoy your music stored on your computer in any room of your home, without wires. The Squeezebox Touch offers one-touch setup with compatible WPS-supporting routers. The Squeezebox Touch supports WPA Personal, WPA2-AES, and 64/128-bit WEP encryption.
  • Ethernet Connection: The Squeezebox Touch features a rear-panel RJ-45 Ethernet (LAN) port which connects to any 10/100 Mbps Ethernet network (with Auto MDX).

System Requirements: The Squeezebox Touch supports the following operating systems:

  • Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000
  • Macintosh OS X 10.3 or later
  • Linux/BSD/Solaris/Other: Perl 5.8.3 or later

Note: Requires 256 MB RAM and 100 MB available on the hard disk.

Digital Music Access: You can play songs from your personal library stored on your computer, tune in to thousands of Internet radio stations, or connect to online services like Pandora, Slacker, Rhapsody, or iTunes. The Squeezebox Touch supports the following digital audio formats:

  • Media Server and Online Services: It supports the following audio formats: MP3, FLAC, WAV, AIFF, WMA, Ogg Vorbis, HE-AACv2, HD-AAC, Apple Lossless, WMA Lossless, APE, MPC, and WavPac supported through transcoding. Some formats may require additional software installation (e.g. QuickTime), depending on platform.
  • Internet Radio: Support for MP3, Ogg Vorbis, HE-AACv2, and WMA formatted Internet Radio streams.

Remote Control: In addition to the touch screen, you can navigate the Squeezebox Touch with the supplied wireless remote control. The remote uses two "AAA" batteries (supplied).

Power Supply: The Squeezebox Touch operates on standard household current using the supplied AC power adapter. The unit automatically powers on when plugged in. There is no power button on the unit, but can be turned off/on using the remote.

My Squeezebox

Online Portal: There is a web portal for Squeezebox Touch at www.mysqueezebox.com from your computer. Its main features include:

  • My Music: At My Music, download Squeezebox Server so you can access and listen to your personal music library stored on your computer.
  • Application Gallery: The Squeezebox Touch's Application Gallery allows you to find and play internet radio stations, online music services, podcast, newsfeeds, and more. You can browse the Application Gallery by - Featured Apps, Custom Radio, Music On-Demand, Music Stores, Podcast Services, Photo Services, Radio Networks, Social Networks, and Utilities.
  • My Applications: Review and manage the applications that you have selected, installed and downloaded to the Squeezebox Touch.
  • Favorites: For even quicker access to the items you listen to the most, you can add songs, albums, radio stations and playlists to your Favorites.
  • Players: Find information about the Squeezebox players that are connected to your account. You can also change player names, and pick a different language and time-zone.
  • Remote Control: Control Squeezebox Touch from your desktop.
  • Support: Easy access to Squeezebox community forums and customer support.
  • Account Settings: Review the settings for the mysqueezebox.com account that you created during the setup process.

Squeezebox Server: To listen to your personal music library on the Squeezebox Touch, you will need to download and install Squeezebox Server from mysqueezebox.com. After you install Squeezebox Server on your computer and select Finish, it will scan your computer, create an index of your music, and make your music library accessible from the Squeezebox Touch.

Note: If you only listen to music from Internet sources, or if you have uploaded your personal music collection to an online music locker, you do not need to run Squeezebox Server on your computer.

Control Panel: The Squeezebox Server Control Panel offers easy access to frequently used settings from your computer. Control panel tabs include:

  • Server Status: Start and stop Squeezebox Server, and scan your music library.

  • Music Library: Name your music library and point to music folders.

  • Account Settings: Enter your mysqueezebox.com account information.

  • Advanced: Perform advanced tasks such as music library cleanup, displaying log files, and accessing the Squeezebox Server web interface for additional advanced settings.

  • Diagnostics: Obtain diagnostic information such as IP addresses and port function status.

  • Information: A source for server information, music library statistics, and the folder locations for log files, cache folders and more.

Now Playing List: You can create and manage your own Now Playing list, and retrieve and listen to existing music playlists from music stored on your computer, USB flash drive, SD card, internet radio, or online music services.

Note: Playlists are saved under My Music whether they are made up of songs from your personal music library, Internet radio stations, or online music services.

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SqueezeBox

Written By Scott at Extreme, Palm City, Fl on Monday, October 08, 2012

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Our resident audio geek feeds the SqueezeBox's digital output into a digital processor in our car audio display. He uses it to play PandoraOne and a hard drive full of lossless files ripped straight from CD. We've found the SqueezeBox easy to use, especially through the iPhone interface.Very neat, very well thought out product.

Pros: Remote volume control from iPhone on the digital output!

Amazing Upgrade

Written By SteveA, Trophy Club, TX on Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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This is a terrific device. I've had the original Squeezebox Duet for several years and have been very happy. Recently, I made upgrades to my stereo system and was reviewing the market for any new features/functions. I discovered that the Touch had both better function (touchscreen) and actually, better sound quality as well. I did quite a bit of research on DAC's (Digital Audio Converter) and found that you can spend $1000 just on a DAC alone - let alone the technology to get store and play the digital music. My quandary was that I didn't have $1000 to spend, but was concerned that I wasn't selling myself short on the DAC side with this device. I still don't know exactly how the DAC on this device compares to $1000 models, but what I CAN say is that hooking this thing up to my Denon system via analog has been spectacular. And much improved over the Duet. I'm happy!!

Pros: - touchscreen operations - very responsive unit, without lags - high quality sound output - intuitive setup and use - digital and analog output options - handsome design

Cons: - iPad software is one generation behind (but it is still usable and you can buy 3rd party apps like iPeng if you want something better)

Just what I wanated

Written By duxomnium, Middlebury, VT on Friday, May 11, 2012

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Just what I wanted, which was something to pick up signals from my wifi, plugging it into stereo set, allowing me to listen to stations across the world (France, Italy, China, UK, Switzerland, as well as stations through US and Canada). It works very well indeed, though for a while I was unable to load the Logitech Media Server, due to a conflict with my ESET anti-virus, and misleading directions from Logitech as to how to fix the problem. I finally figured it out myself, emailed Logitech the correct procedure, and now no problems. I hope they save my solution for the next person in trouble. Sound is fine; occasionally drops out and has to rebuffer, though that's rare. On the whole I'm very pleased (I even have a Swiss station that gives me opera 24 hours a day, if I want it).

Pros: Generally easy to set up (but see above for software); good sound.

Cons: Though it comes with a Quick start guide, there are no directions as to how to use the system (choosing favorites, search, etc.) For that you have to download a .pdf file, as I discovered when I called Logitech support. Even if Logitech is too cheap to include the Features guide in print, they should at least tell you how to obtain it.

Squeezebox Touch

Written By EE, Saint Louis, MO on Tuesday, April 03, 2012

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This is the second such device I have owned. The previous was a Myine IRA which became non-functional after two years. This is a higher quality device. I really appreciate the touchscreen feature, plus the fact that I can use the backup copies of my personal music (on flashdrives) by plugging them into the back of the Touch. My computer need not be involved or turned on to listen to streaming internet audio or my own library.

Pros: Quality and functionality

Cons: None

SBT

Written By GopalJee, Plano, TX on Monday, April 02, 2012

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not much to write:). Good as expected. Compares to NAD C542 when WAV played through. To unveil true potential, please use a good interconnect. I am using Monster's interconnect.

Pros: HiFi sound.

Cons: none at this time.

Great or Bad depending on your needs

Written By JeffA, Rock Springs, WY on Monday, March 26, 2012

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To me this device is incredible. The sound that results from the quality audio circuits in this device alone is worth the price paid. The Stereo imaging and channel separation is noticeable the firts time you use it. The interface is very intuitive and easy to set up. The fact the the Display Font Size changes between using the remote or the touch screen is easily understated in importance but it's a very valuable feature. The SlimServer software is excellent and makes playing music from your PC a snap. The one downside is that I've never been able to make the USB connection work, EVER. Not with a memory stick not with an external hard drive. It just flat out will not work. It lights the LED on the memory device but it won't access it. Reading several blogs this seems to be s common issue. The SD slot works great as long as you give it time to access and download the info from it (this can take minutes). Personally I like the server software so well that I don't miss the USB functionality. I would highly recommend this device to anyone and I wouldn't trade my for anything

Pros: Sound, Sound, Sound, just incredibly wonderful sound. User interface and Server software.

Cons: USB port operation is very suspect and inconsistent at best.

Crutchfield response on Wednesday, March 28, 2012 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

Just OK

Written By Dan D, Paducah, KY on Thursday, March 22, 2012

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This unit looks nice and is compatable with your IPhone - sometimes...

Pros: When it works it works fine. Pandora is great! Good sound quality.

Cons: Needs to be rebooted often. Menus, menus, menus. Has a lot of trouble accessing the music on my computer. I ended putting my favorites on a thumb drive. Many times I need to uninstall the app from my IPhone and reinstall to get it to work.

Great Product/Great Service

Written By JohnnyW, Illinois on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

I ordered my second Logitech Squeezebox Touch which arrived today. This new one will be used with the stereo system in my master bedroom. I was on a budget so I had to look for the best pricing around. I caught this on sale at Crutchfield which made me very happy. This little box opens up a whole new world when it comes to music. It's small, powerful, and fast. I have 1000's of choices on internet radio, along with my favorite pay service. The sound this unit puts through to my A/V receiver (Pioneer VSX-1021-K) is fabulous. This little Squeezebox Touch is my favorite gadget of all time. I'm a fanatic when it comes to listening to music. I have tunes going literally 18 hours a day. I love this product. Thank you Crutchfield.

Pros: Crutchfield's sale price. Crutchfield's free shipping. Crutchfield's awesome service. The huge amount of choices this unti offers when it comes to music. The clarity and accuracy of the sound this unit passes into my A/V receiver. I just can't say enough good things about the Squeezebox Touch. I'm not affiliated with Logitech, Crutchfield, or any other business that anything to do with electronics. I'm just a really happy customer.

Cons: Absolutely NONE!!!!

It's Turning Me Into A Hermit!

Written By Lew, Louisiana on Wednesday, December 07, 2011

This thing paired with a Musical Fidelity M1 DAC is turning me into a hermit! I JUST DO NOT want to leave my home! Don't want to go to work, school, store, NOTHING! I just keep finding things to take care of around my home and listen to the music while taking care of what I need to! It has 4yr. old simplicity to connect and start listening to! The sound is SUPERB! My wife had to ask me few times if I was certain that we were listening to internet music because it sounded too good! The fact that it is connected to the M1 DAC has to do with the sound quality but my music library is being rediscovered! Some music that I thought I liked is just okay now and some music that I did not care for is sounding pretty darn good! The sound quality along with access to any genre of music on the net and on your computer streamed wireless to your home stereo makes this a GENIUS product and I am surprised that millions of these have not flown out the door yet!

Works good

Written By Robert, New Berlin, WI on Friday, September 23, 2011

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The little box that lives up to its name. I had a few issues with setup but nothing that could not be resolved with some instruction reading and updates. I have had it running for three weeks now 10 hours a day and had only one hiccup with the internet causing some issue that was resolved with a restart of the box. I am very happy with the quality of the product and would recommend it and will buy future products from this line.

will frustrate you if you want to listen to Sirius

Written By RST, Venice , FL on Friday, September 16, 2011

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Crutchfield is a great company. The squeezebox touch is probably a decent product but it is essentially incompatible with Sirius internet radio. Logitech will tell you that it is a problem with Sirius and Sirius will likely not return your email queries. Do not buy this product if you wish to use it for streaming Sirius unless you like constantly interrupted service.

Great Squeezebox Addition

Written By RonW, Saint Louis, MO on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

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I added the Squeezebox Touch to 2 other Squeezebox music players in my home. I put it in my home office on the desk so i could pick up internet radio stations from all over the world while working. It was very easy to set up, sounds great, and the clock display when turned 'off' looks good on my desk. I like the touch screen controls and the ease of operation. This is a great product at a very reasonable price.

Logitech Squeezebox Touch

Written By BrianF, Seattle, WA on Monday, September 05, 2011

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I have been meaning to transfer all of my CD's to my computer for a while now and I finally entered the 21st Century with the Squeezebox Touch. I've been an audiophile for 30+ years now and I have to say that this is one of the best equipment purchases I have ever made.

It took two weekends to rip all my CD's and now I have wireless streaming of all my music. The Squeezebox Touch is connected to my integrated amp via coax to take advantage of my amps ESS Sabre DAC.

Not only do all of my rips sound fantastic (they are lossless FLAC files so they sound exactly the same as coming out of my CD player), but organization and remote selecting of music is a joy.

I downloaded iPeng to my iPad and now I can browse and select all of my music from anywhere in my house - great for parties outside on the deck.

I also stream Pandora through the Touch with the same ease as I do my personal music collection. I particularly enjoy the various "Genre" stations Pandora offers. Unfortunately, Pandora doesn't offer high bitrate streaming through remote devices, so it's still strictly MP3 quality, but still, with my amps DAC, even the Pandora streams sound quite good.

This is an extremely well thought out, elegant, attractive, and functional piece of audio gear. Bang-for-the-buck is very high. I'm going to buy a second one for my home theater system.

Logitech® Squeezebox™ Touch

Written By Clyde, Portsmouth, VA on Saturday, September 03, 2011

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This device works great, I use it with my tube amp and love it.

Squeezebox Touch

Written By Chuck, Ga. on Saturday, August 27, 2011

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It's been a while since any electronic gadget has brought such surprise. It's easy to set up, 5 minutes from the box to internet radio. The navigation could be better, but it ain't bad as is. It's a great little product, with very good sound quality through my 2 channel system. My wife loves the large clock/calendar feature when it's not in use. I've just scratched the surface on all this units capabilities and uses. I really like this product, and I'm strongly considering a second one for my office.

Logitech® Squeezebox™ Touch

Written By Anonymous, Los Angeles, CA on Monday, August 08, 2011

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Quick shipping; extremely easy to set up right out of the box. Quickly accessed Internet radio stations; able to stream MP3's from my PC to my stereo. Great product.

Don't Buy for Sirius Radio Capability

Written By jaschar, oakland, ca on Friday, August 05, 2011

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I have two Squeezeboxes, the "Touch" and a "Boom". I've been using them to listen to various online radio stations like Pandora and NPR. I also have a Sirius account with an internet radio upgrade. From day one, the Sirius stream on Squeexebox has stopped regularly with a scroll that says, "You are no longer authorized to listen...". This annoyance has gotten worse over the past year, with interruptions occurring more frequently, often a few minutes apart, and immediately after a restart. It's made the use of a Logitech Squeezebox for Sirius streaming impractical and very annoying. For other applications, like streaming Pandora, the Squeezebox works and sounds fine.

Love It!

Written By CB, Northern Michigan on Thursday, August 04, 2011

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Easy to set up, easy to use, performs as advertised.

All in all it's a great way to play your computer MP3 collection and internet music on a real sound system.

Logitech® Squeezebox™ Touch

Written By vince, ny on Tuesday, July 05, 2011

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Hello, I have been using this for about 1 week and it works as advertised. I received it quickly and in excellent condition form the folks at Cruchfield. It took only 10 min to set up and I was searching for music on my wireless network. I suggest setting up a pandora account for free using a home computer. I love this product so far and would recomment it.

Perfect music system addition

Written By DQS, Corning, NY on Saturday, June 25, 2011

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I wanted an internet radio that would also play my music. I am converting all my LPs and CDs to FLAC files and storing them on 32gb SD cards which the Squeezebox Touch will play. What a perfect access to any music I can imagine. Logitech could provide easier access to their manual.

Awesome

Written By rlt234, Marin County California on Thursday, June 23, 2011

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I had the original Slim Device Squeezebox and loved it. Now with my new Logitech Squeezebox it's like heaven. The display is a great improvement over the old display. Sounds is awesome. Radio stations everywhere...... only complaint is its not WiFi N 5.0......still the old WiFi G 2.4......that would be a real plus in my book

Logitech Squeezebox Touch

Written By GP, Edmonton, AB on Monday, June 20, 2011

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As the ultimate gadget freak I was excited to get one of these and see how it performs. Not to sound to ASTOUNDED...but this is easyily the best music device that I have purchased over the years. My initial purpose was to just use it as an Internet radio. Since then I have found I have liberated my music collection in ways that I never thought were possible. Without getting to technical, the squeezebox server software is the best technique I have come across to play your music. You will never use itunes or another pc app again......The user interface is very intuative, and not cluttered like apps have become on your pc. The hardware is classy and brilliant with all the outputs you could ask for....digital coax, spdif to name a few. Yes, I am very satisfied with this purchase and would reccomend to anyone with a large music collection. The Internet Radio is just a side benifit. Logitech Design Staff...Job Well Done!!

Great digital music server!

Written By SherryW, Las Cruces, NM on Monday, May 16, 2011

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I purchased the Logitech Squeezebox Touch after doing a lot of research
ahead of time. I wanted an easy-to-use digital music server at a reasonable
price. This product fit the bill perfectly. It took longer to unpack than it did to set
up on my encrypted wireless network - I was up & running within 10 minutes -
an amazingly simple process. It is being run with an optical cable to my
Harman Kardon 3490 receiver using Bose 301 bookshelf speakers and a
Harmony One remote.

I did a lot of prep work before the Touch arrived - getting my metadata in order,
my Squeezebox account set up, & my digital files read into the Squeezebox
server which sped up the process. The Touch is very flexible & will play a
variety of file formats. It reads the majority of my music from iTunes, but I also
have a large number of flac-format files that I have in a separate directory
under "Music" in Vista that it will read & play. It also has no problem handling
high def files such as 88 kHz/24 bit & 96 kHz/24 bit. I also use it to play many
of my favorite Internet radio stations that I previously could only listen to with
my PC.

I am beyond pleased with the sound quality, ease of use, and the ability to
customize the display. I have not tried the Touch with an attached, external
USB hard drive but I am using it with "cloud" storage so that I don't have to
leave my PC on all the time and this works perfectly also.

This is yet another quality product from an always reliable Crutchfield.

Analog or Digital: Squeezebox Touch Nails Them Both

Written By ChuckS, Sonoma County, CA on Saturday, May 07, 2011

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After much research I decided the Squeezebox Touch (SBT) was the best music
streaming solution for me. By the time Crutchfield emailed me it was on sale
($25 off) and free shipping I had already downloaded MySqueezebox software
and a pdf of the owners manual (that's right, they emailed me upon my request!
Too cool!). Order arrived timely and well packaged. I decided to use the
coax digital connection to my 7.1 home theater setup with a 25 foot cable so I
can relax in my usual chair and have touchscreen in hand (too far for the optical
output). I use the Logic mode (coincidentally named} on my Harmon Kardon
receiver with most music and after the 10 min. easy-breezy set-up it was how I
listened to the SBT. Awesome! Internet radio, Pandora and access to my own
thousands of songs AND quality sound! Intuitive controls, lotsa' capabilities.
Have also tried it out with my near field analog rig which is a Jolida tube amp
with Celestion A-series speakers (same as home theater speakers). Superior
results! Wide soundstage, very intimate and warm sound, cd quality and an
ENDLESS VARIETY OF MUSIC!! One note, our puppy used the power cord for
dental floss the first night I had the SBT (puppy is ok). I called Logitech,explained
why I wanted to buy a power supply and they mailed me one ASAP for free.
Wow!
Great product. Great retailer. Great manufacturer.This product and Cruthchfield
could not be more highly recommended by me! Thanks!!

Shockingly Cool and Useful Music Device

Written By Richard C., Saint Louis, Missouri on Thursday, April 28, 2011

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The Squeezebox Touch is a pleasantly startling little device. It took all of about two
minutes to hook the thing up to my Onkyo A/V receiver. Begin cranking clear,
precision sounds from Rhapsody through my home stereo system and was
impressed with the ease of navigating the touch screen. The online apps are
bountiful and I have really only scratched the surface as far as the multitude of music
station options and genres. The standard receiver AM/FM tuner options now seem
like relics from a quaint century long ago as the Sqeezebox Touch is now the focal
point for sytem music . No matter what your music preferences, this amazing piece
of equipment genuinely rounds out any music system! If you have powered speakers
and/or a home audio sytem, this device is a valuable enhancement for any music
lover!

So far ..... Excellent!!

Written By Timmyj, Morton, IL on Saturday, April 16, 2011

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I was streaming mp3s from my iPad to my stereo and it was just OK - listening to
CDs, I could tell a significant difference. Took me all of 15 minutes to hook
up the Squeezebox and now I'm streaming FLACs from my harddrive - the sound is
the same as a CD. Will rip all my CDs to FLAC and have them instantly
accessible! Plus the apps available for internet radio are great, as well.
This may be the best piece of technology I've purchased in the last 5 years!

The one and only way to listen

Written By Alex, Philadelphia, pa on Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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This is the way you should be accessing your music, no matter what other
components you have. This device is totally reliable, intuitive, and aesthetically
pleasing. My wife is delighted that it shows the cover art while an album is
playing. I love the coasting in the touchscreen. It's a great user interface,
creating an uncanny impression that your music is literally at your fingertips.
You end up listening to more music and a greater variety of music because it is
just so darned easy to get at. The browser interface gives you all the control
you would have at the terminal. And I love listening to my Pandora stations on it.

Good product good sound

Written By EdT, arizona on Wednesday, February 09, 2011

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Good sound. Menu options not as complex as others, but still more complicated as it could
be. The My Sqeezebox online app makes it immensely more usefull.

Designed to be a component of a quality sound system - not a stand alone.

Great product!!!!

Written By BPT, Kensington, MD on Monday, February 07, 2011

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This is a great product that does exactly as advertised and is the perfect addition to any music lover's home audio system. ! I can now download high resolution music from HDTracks.com and play them seamlessly through my home stereo system. Plus I can listen to Pandora, or radio stations from across the world.

Amazing little device that works flawlessly! And, really, it's in a class all by itself. If you are looking for a media server - this is the one! It does nearly all the same tricks (and in some cases more) than the really expensive ones! This product is is in a class by itself - for this price you get what most audiophiles are paying $3,000.00 for - and I cannot imagine that much difference in quality! Great job Logitech - this is an excellent product!

Change Your Life

Written By audiologist, united states on Sunday, February 06, 2011

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This is a revolutionary product. You might think you don't need it, but you do.
At least you do if you have a wireless set-up in your house and something to plug it
into, and who doesn't? Read about it on stereophile.com, or any of the other
dozen publications that have reviewed it, if you want to understand its
functionality. They explain that much better than I ever could. All I can say is
that it is one of the best, most eye-opening products I have ever purchased.
Highly recommended.

Convenient, easy setup, hi-rez capable

Written By Anonymous, Rockville, MD on Wednesday, February 02, 2011

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I've had a couple of SB boxes before I purchased this. The reason I am getting
the Touch is because it handles bitrates up to 24 bit, 96khz. The touch screen
is a bonus. SQ is good. All other positive characteristics of the my other SB's
apply here: access to all your music on your PC, easy setup and of course, the
possibility of playing your music on your preffered stereo systems.

excellent music system upgrade

Written By Anonymous, Tennessee on Tuesday, January 18, 2011

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Over many years of refining my stereo system this has to be one of the most significant
upgrades I have made. Worth every penny! Endless enjoyment.

Logitech® Squeezebox™ Touch

Written By GTP, Santa Barbara, CA on Monday, November 15, 2010

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Great product! It is easy to set up, straightforward to operate, and most importantly it
sounds excellent. Highly recommended!

Fantastic Product

Written By Rich, Northern New Jersey on Friday, April 23, 2010

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This is an awesome little device. It was easily setup with my current configuration of squeezeboxes made up of 1 duet, 1 receiver, 2 classics, and 4 booms. It was very easy to configure even with my non-trivial setup. Entering the wireless parameters (ssid, encryption key) was easy. It is very solidly built and is heavy with a rubber coated stand to prevent it from sliding when you use the touch screen. Sound quality, like all other SB devices, is top notch. It sounds great through my headphones. It even acts as a controller so I can control my other squeezeboxes with it.

I honestly can't think of anything bad to say about this device.

I have not used the server capability or attached a USB drive and played music locally, so I can't comment on that functionality.