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Squeezebox 1

Squeezebox 1

The Squeezebox (also known as Squeezebox 1, abbreviated SB1), released in 2003, is the second generation network media player, produced by Slim Devices. It plays MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, WAV, OggVorbis, Shoutcast (and more using Plugins), which are streamed over a network from Slim Devices' custom software, Logitech Media Server, just like the SLIMP3, but this version included 802.11b wireless as an option. However, this model is only capable of WEP encryption, making its addition to newer wireless networks with WPA or other encryption impossible. The Squeezebox2 does not have this limitation.

Hardware

Ethernet Interface

Available on both Wireless and Wired models 10Mbps ethernet interface, RJ-45 twisted pair Connects to any 10Mbps, 10/100, or 10/100/1000 network 10/100 switched ethernet is recommended for PCM streaming Auto-detection of full and half-duplex modes Automatic receive polarity correction Maximum cable length: 100 meters (328 feet)

Power input

5.0V DC, regulated Center positive, sleeve ground Connector: 2.5mm ID, 5.5mm OD, 11mm long Min supply rating: 1000mA

Power supply

Switching power supply included Input voltage range and plug style specific to shipping destination Power supplies are small, efficient, and do not get hot One of four styles is included depending on country

Architecture

120[[MHz]] network processor Integrated audio DSP with high-quality DAC 2Mb high-speed buffer Low-power design, all solid-state, fanless

Physical General

  • Dimensions: 8.5"W x 1.9"H x 4.5"D (216mm x 48mm x 117mm) Finish: Soft-touch surface, black
  • Display Large vacuum fluorescent display, 280x16 pixels Bitmapped graphics, multiple fonts, animation and images Brightness control

Audio outputs (general)

  • Digital and analog outputs All RCA connectors are gold-plated Volume control is provided for all outputs Multiple outputs may be used at the same time
  • Analog RCA outputs
  • Standard line-level signals Max output level: 3Vpp Signal-to-noise ratio: 94dB(A) Mute level: -113dbV Total harmonic distortion: less than 0.01%, typ: 0.003%
  • Digital S/PDIF outputs
  • Optical and coax digital connections Standard IEC-958 (S/PDIF) encoding Optical connector: TOSLINK 660nm Coax connector: RCA, 500mVpp into 75 ohms Sample rates: 32[[KHz]], 44.1Khz, 48Khz Audio format: linear PCM, 16 or 20 bits per sample
  • Headphone output
  • Standard 1/8" jack Minimum headphone impedance: 16ohms Total harmonic distortion: less than 0.05%, typ: 0.03% Left/right crosstalk attenuation: 80dB