In order to simplify ordering, Russound offers the MCA-88X in a single-box kit that contains everything you need for a complete system in one box. This includes our 8-source/8-zone streaming controller with six wall-mounted display keypads, IR emitters for controlling your source equipment, and a USRC universal remote control.
- 1 MCA-88X 8 Zone, 8 Source Controller Streamer Amplifier
- 6 System Keypads (MDK-C6), White
- 1 Remote Control (USRC)
- 1 Pair Rack Ears
- 7 IR Emitters
- 1 Power Cord
- 3 Installation Manuals
Using This Device With Spotify Connect Spotify is an award-winning digital music service that gives you on-demand access to over 20 million tracks. Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage and share music with your friends, while making sure that artists get a fair deal. Spotify lets you listen to millions of songs – the artists you love, the latest hits and discoveries just for you. Spotify is not only extremely popular in the US but also worldwide. Spotify is available in 57 markets globally, making it the largest worldwide availability of any streaming service.
The MCA-88X system supports Spotify Connect, allowing you to play Spotify on your MCA-88X system using the Spotify App on your phone or tablet. In order to get Spotify, the Spotify App must be installed on the phone or tablet that is connected to the same network as your Russound system. The Spotify App is available for download from the App Store for iOS devices and from the Google® Play Store for Android®devices. However, in order to use Spotify on your Russound system, a Spotify Premium Account is required. New users to Spotify can receive a 30-day free trial from Spotify by going to www. spotify.com/freetrial.
The MCA-88X can access audio files that reside on a network connected computer or NAS storage device that is UPnP/DLNA compliant. UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) and DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) protocols permit network connected devices to discover each other and share content and control. Many media player software programs feature UPnP/DLNA capabilities, and more networked storage devices are providing UPnP/DLNA server functionality.
The MCA-88X supports multiple file formats: MP3 (CBR, VBR), WAV (8, 16, and 24-bit), OGG Vorbis, FLAC (8, 16, and 24-bit). AAC and AAC+ file formats, which are used by Apple for music purchased through iTunes, can also be played. Any content that is protected with DRM (Digital Rights Management) can not be played back. Users can also install UPnP/DLNA media server software on their computers to access iTunes library content and control it from a Russound user interface.
AirPlay, iPad, iPhone and iPod, are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad Air and iPad mini are trademarks of Apple Inc. “Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance. SiriusXM Internet Radio Service is available in the USA, PR or Canada. SiriusXM Internet Radio subscriptions are sold separately and are governed by the Sirius Terms and Conditions (see www.sirius.com). Be sure to read this agreement before you purchase your subscription. Sirius, XM and all related marks and logos are trademarks of Sirius XM Radio Inc. and its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
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