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jihadjoe wrote:Audioengine D2 maybe?
It doesn't use your home wireless though, but has its own transmitter/receiver combo.
slowriot wrote:The product that came to my mind was the Sonos CONNECT. http://www.sonos.com/shop/products/connect
I'm not entirely sure what is all required with the Sonos system but it appears like it would accomplish your goal. Though it might be an Airport Express type situation where additional software/hardware is necessary.
MadManOriginal wrote:This kind of functionality is really common these days, just look at how common it is in receivers or Blu Ray players. There are really a *ton* of choices and unless you want something audiophile-oriented like a Sonos there are tons of options, including cheap mini PCs.
CityEater wrote:You're looking for a music streamer or its sometimes called a DAP.
Would something like this do the job?
Logitech discontinued the squeezebox, that could have been an alternative. Quite a good option, maybe you can find one second hand?
Those three might be overkill for what you're trying to do.
There's a ton of different options, there are even DACs with wireless modules.
If you can afford it (having used a few of the different options) I think Sonos is pretty sleek as a system and expandable as well. I've found everything they make very well put together.
As MadMan said this functionality is pretty common these days, even receivers and televisions can have it built in. I may be wrong but I think even the Airport Express can be used without Itunes.
Best of luck
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