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Overview: The Phorus PR1 Play-Fi Receiver allows you to wirelessly stream
music with lossless audio quality from your Apple iOS device, Android
smartphone/tablet or Windows computer/laptop to an existing sound system through
your home's WiFi network. Using WiFi, the Play-Fi Receiver links to your
smartphone device or PC with the free Play-Fi App installed, and outputs music
directly to your home audio system through its analog output. It also
supports Bluetooth-enabled devices, as well as Airplay for Windows PC and Mac
WiFi Certified: The Phorus Play-Fi Receiver features built-in WiFi and
connects to your home's existing wireless network router. Your router should be
WiFi certified (802.11 b/g/n). For good performance use a router with 802.11g.
For best performance use a router with 802.11n technology.
Note: There are two methods for connecting the Play-Fi Receiver to your
home network. You can perform the Standard Wi-Fi Setup via the Play-Fi App on
your smartphone or WPS on the receiver. The Standard Wi- Fi Setup lets you set
up multiple Play-Fi Devices (Speakers and/or Receivers) at once. WPS is very
easy to perform, but only lets you set up one Play-Fi device at a time.
DTS Play-Fi Wireless Technology + Wolfson DAC: The Phorus
PR1 employs DTS Play-Fi Wireless Technology and a premium Wolfson DAC for
wireless sound that is reliable and high-quality. The receiver supports music
formats such as MP3, AAC, FLAC, and WAV; up to 16-bit/48kHz (CD quality sound).
Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi App for Android, Apple iOS, and Windows
automatically indexes your music library, and offers integrated support for
select streaming music services with crystal-clear lossless audio quality. The
app offers built-in streaming options like Pandora, Internet radio, DLNA
servers, or play anything from your smartphone's music library; including your
Android Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Android requires an Android
smartphone with OS 2.2 or above.
Apple iOS Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Apple iOS requires an
Apple iOS device with iOS 6.0 or better.
Windows Play-Fi App: The Play-Fi app for Windows requires a Windows
PC with Windows 7 or 8 (32-/64-bit). There is also an upgraded Play-Fi HD
version of the app available for purchase, which provides even better
wireless sound quality.
AirPlay for Mac or PC: AirPlay lets you stream music directly from
your iTunes library on your Windows PC or Mac computer to the Play-Fi
Receiver over your home's wireless network connection. By downloading Apple's
Remote App onto your iPod touch, iPhone, or iPad you don't even need to be
in the same room as the Play-Fi Receiver or your computer to play, pause, skip,
and stop the songs in your iTunes music library. To use the AirPlay feature you
need a Mac computer or Windows-based PC running iTunes (10.1 or later) connected
to your wireless home network. Your iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad must have iOS
4.3 or later installed, along with the free Remote App installed.
Bluetooth A2DP: In addition to WiFi and AirPlay, the Play-Fi Receiver
also supports wireless audio streaming from Bluetooth-enabled audio devices.
Using Bluetooth A2DP, any application on the Bluetooth device, including
cloud-based libraries, Internet radio, and other music services can be streamed
to the Play-Fi Receiver.
Analog Output: The Phorus PR1 is fitted with a stereo
minijack (3.5) analog output to connect the unit to your home audio system, like a
home receiver or powered speakers. A 6' stereo minijack cable is provided. A 39"
stereo minijack-to-RCA Y-adapter is also included.
Multi-Room Capable: Add more
PR1 Receivers and/or multiple PS1 Speakers, and hear music throughout your
home or office with perfect synchronization. Stream the same audio to each Play-Fi
device or stream different audio to each room for a true multi-room/multi-source
experience. You'll get independent volume control of each Play-Fi component from
the Phorus Play-Fi app on your Apple iOS/Android smartphone or Windows PC.
USB Charging Port: The PR1 is also capable of recharging the battery
of your smartphone or tablet device through the receiver's rear-panel USB
(type-A) port. This USB port does not support audio playback.
AC Power: The Phorus Play-Fi Receiver operates off of standard
household current using the included AC power adapter.
- Input: 100-240V ~ 0.65A
- Output: 12V - 2A