With the DMS and AiOS products we often get asked, “how do I use other streaming audio services besides what’s supported in the DMS and AiOS?”
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Cary Audio customer, Jeff B., wrote an amazing product review on our AiOS All-in-One Music System.
Cary Audio customer, James Stephens, sent us a beautiful photo and details of his home audio system in New Jersey featuring our DMS-600 Network Audio Player and SLP-05 preamplifier with the Ultimate Upgrade.
The DMS-550 Network Audio Player was awarded Sound & Vision’s 2019 Top Picks of the Year: Editors’ Favorites for the category “Audio Separates & Integrated Amps!”
Generally speaking, most music lovers agree the higher the quality the turntable and cartridge, the better the sound. Even back in the day, most music lovers would agree the higher the quality the cassette deck the better the sound. As CDs matured, music lovers agreed the higher the quality the CD player the better the sound.
So, you have an older DAC with only coaxial and optical inputs (SPDIF) and wish you could stream music to it directly from the internet without an expensive streaming add-on. Or, perhaps you have a USB DAC but don’t always want a computer to do your internet streaming bidding. If these scenarios describe you, then you’re really asking, “how do I get a network connection directly to my non-network DAC?”
What do DACs, digital streamers, network audio players, CD players and other digital audio players all have in common? They play “digital music,” obviously. But do you also know they all must convert the digital bits, 0’s and 1’s, into analog sound, the sound we hear? That’s the job of the DAC (digital to analog converter) inside the unit.
DMS-Mini – more than just a “chip” of the old block. Like the popular award winning DMS-500, the DMS-Mini is a network audio player/streamer/DAC with 100% of the same streaming functionality and capabilities of the DMS-500 with an astonishing 90% of the sound quality of the DMS-500, all in a small, beautiful, compact chassis. If you’ve dreamed of owning the DMS-500 but your budget is a bit more modest, the …Read More
Check out the latest edition of The Absolute Sound (Issue 276) for a full review of the DMS-500 network audio player. Thanks, Neil Gader for a wonderful review and 2017 Editor’s Choice Award!
We are excited to announce the largest update yet to the DMS-500 network audio player interface and the DMS-500/AiOS apps. Make sure to always update the apps after updating the DMS-500/AiOS firmware and vice versa. We would like to encourage users to use the “TIPS” icon on all screens and to remember to use the long-press features on folders, artists, albums, tracks, playlists, genres, etc. Learn more about all the …Read More