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Some Tips for Setting up a Network Player

Network players have become widespread within the last few years. They are based on a fairly new technology of streaming audio using a network protocol. Most homes nowadays are wired in some fashion. That means that you can transfer data between a PC or laptop which is located in any room of your house and other devices in your home. Music is now being digitized as well. That means songs are represented as data instead of an analog signal.

As a result, you can easily transfer this data between different locations. There are several manufacturers that offer networked audio systems. The core of these systems is usually a network player. This network player will store data on an internal hard drive. It is equipped with a network interface that allows streaming of songs or videos which are on the local hard drive to devices which are connected to the network. Some network players even offer …