Sirius XM Radio announced a new tabletop radio designed to bring the best out of the Internet radio offerings of the company. The all new tabletop Internet Radio makes it easy to enjoy SIRIUS XM’s online programming in the home or office without the need for a computer. This concept promises to make Sirius XM’s Internet radio service more appealing, as the device can be placed anywhere, and will match virtually any decor.
The SIRIUS Tabletop Internet Radio (TTR1) is stylish and convenient way to bring SIRIUS XM’s Premium Online content to the home or office using a wired or wireless high-speed Internet connection. The full-featured TTR1 is easy to set up and use, offering a complete listening solution for subscribers who want to use their high-speed Internet connection to access SIRIUS XM’s online channels without the need for a computer.
“The SIRIUS Tabletop Internet Radio is an attractive radio for our subscribers who want a convenient way to listen to SIRIUS XM programming beyond their vehicle, whether in their office, kitchen, living room or bedroom,” said Bob Law, Group Vice President and General Manager, After Market Division, SIRIUS XM Radio.
The TTR1 has a unique interface that includes a network connection wizard that walks users through a few simple steps to set up and access the Premium Online channels through their wired or wireless high-speed Internet connection. Customers can add Premium SIRIUS Internet Radio to an existing SIRIUS satellite radio subscription ($2.99 per month) or sign-up for a stand-alone subscription ($12.95 per month) for online listening only. All subscribers to the service can easily connect the TTR1 to the Internet to listen to their favorite sports, talk, news, entertainment and commercial-free music programming, as well as exclusive showcase channels that are not available via satellite radio.
TTR1 features include:
– Sleek tabletop design that fits in with most décors.
– Powerful, full-range sound with built-in 2-way speakers.
– Auto-set Clock and Dual Alarms with sleep and snooze timers that can be independently set to a favorite SIRIUS XM channel or buzzer.
-Large display that automatically adjusts brightness to different environments to easily view artist name, song title and clock functions.
– Remote Control that allows users to easily control the radio from across the room.
– User-selectable sound equalizer settings.
– Direct access to 10 favorite channel presets from the front panel buttons or the remote control.
– Parental controls to lock-out channels with controversial content.
The TTR1 measures 11” x 7.25” x 3.75.” It includes a wired Ethernet jack for customers who have network connectivity near their listening location; Aux-In capability for connecting a digital music player or alternate audio source; and line-out for connection to a stereo or home entertainment system. Connections are also available for headphones. The TTR1 is compatible with 802.11b & 802.11g wireless networks with WEP and WPA2 security.
The TTR1 will carries an MSRP $149.99 and will be available in the fall of 2009.
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