Communication Board streams radio-via-Ethernet without PC.

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Based on hard-coded W5100 Ethernet IC and ARM7 processor and MP3 decoder, WIZ-iRadio(TM) plays streaming audio without needing PC. Mother/daughterboard construction provides all needed connectors, and backlit 128 x 64 pixel graphic LCD for program and song-file information. Provided with infrared remote control, module can connect to servers with SHOUTcast, MMS and HTTP, DHCP or static IP, and comes with complete C source code software. Running from 5 V, unit needs less than 180 mA.



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WIZ-iRadio(TM) Radio-via-Ethernet Board for Streaming Audio without a PC!



October 8, 2008

Pittsford, NY: WIZ-iRadio(TM) is a ready-to-go answer for creating an Internet Radio solution that will play streaming audio without the need for a PC. Based on Wiznet's hard-coded W5100 Ethernet IC and an ARM7 processor and MP3 decoder, WIZ-iRadio(TM)'s mother/daughterboard construction provides all needed connectors, and a helpful backlit 128 x 64 pixel graphic LCD for program and song-file information. It even comes with its own infrared remote control!

WIZ-iRadio(TM) allows you to listen to web-based radio stations broadcasting an audio stream in MP3 format. The module can connect to servers with SHOUTcast, MMS and HTTP, DHCP or static IP. Running from 5V, WIZ-iRadio(TM) needs less than 180mA.

Configuring WIZ-iRadio(TM) is simple, thanks to a small Windows utility provided free, which allows you to store a list of your favorite network radio stations settings in a simple text file. Complete C source code software is supplied, so you can adapt the program to your own specific needs, especially if you have ARM environment capabilities. Full documentation is provided, with schematic diagrams and complete instructions for use.

WIZ-iRadio(TM) is available now from WIZnet USA distributor Saelig Company.

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