Pioneer has launched a new digital audio system that comes with dual iPod/iPhone docking ports.
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According to Pioneer, the XW-NAC3 comes with a host of networking and connectivity features, including Bluetooth audio streaming, Internet radio, DLNA networking and USB. It also comes with dual iPod/iPhone docking ports capable of playing and charging two iPods/iPhones at once.
Pioneer’s Shuffle2 function allows tracks from both players to be shuffled and then cleverly mixed into a continuous playback.
Those who want to quickly search through the tracks of one or both players simply have to push the Hi-Lite Scan button to get a 10 second preview of all tracks with fade-in and fade-out effects on either one or both docked iPods/iPhones.
The XW-NAC3 will also assist with playing video from your iPod/iPhone. A composite video output allows users to connect the XW-NAC3 to a screen and play any video file from your iPod/iPhone.
In addition, the XW-NAC3 model offers internet connectivity via a LAN interface and is DLNA certified. Internet radio provides endless audio entertainment with thousands of worldwide stations. The XW-NAC3 allows playback of Internet radio utilizing its vTuner feature.
Users can conveniently playback music files from any personal computer in the house through DLNA 1.5. On top of the unit is a USB port for connecting USB mass storage devices to play MP3, WMA, AAC, WAV or FLAC files stored on it. Adding to the system’s versatility is a clock and timer with wake-up and sleep function.
The XW-NAC3 is available in white, red and black, for $699.