There are several alternatives to get streaming music to your GoldenEar speakers through your current system.
We've listed a selection of services and devices below with brief descriptions. Where we have experience with them and/or there've been reliable reviews, we're passing along some opinions. But we obviously don't have hands on experience with every device or service out there so we'd recommend you do at least some research with your GoldenEar dealer to see what's right for you.
Embedded Streaming Application -
This is a free technology that's embedded in several manufacturers' electronic devices with more coming to market all the time. According to DTS, "Play-Fi offers premium whole-home wireless audio available from the largest ecosystem of brands in the world. Stream your favorite content with astounding audio quality, from every device that you've got..."
Several Play-Fi enabled components are receivers or devices that feed into an audio amplifier's inputs, to send content through existing audio systems. Play-Fi features include:
- Lossless audio transmission
- Multi-room, multi-zone, multi-user options
- Advanced Left/Right speaker configuration
- Support for high-resolution audio (24bit/192kHz)
- New features and services delivered wirelessly
- Works over standard WiFi, Ethernet, and Powerline networks
- For Android, iOS, Kindle Fire and Windows PCs
|This Auralic Aries is an Example of a High-End Media Server
High-end Media Servers and Streamers
There are a number of high-end media servers that offer storage and streaming, many with analog and/or digital outputs designed to feed existing audio systems. Products like the Mark Levinson No 519 Audio Player, Auralic Aries and Aries Mini, Baetis servers and others are available. You should definitely talk to your GoldenEar dealer if you're looking at getting one of these units as they tend to be a substantial investment.