Now you can enjoy your music collection throughout your entire home with Yamaha's MCX-C15 MusicCAST in-wall music access client. The client works in conjunction with Yamaha's MCX-1000 server, which features an 80-gigabyte hard drive from which you can access all of your stored content. The MCX-C15 is connected to the server using CAT-5 wiring; you can also connect it wirelessly by adding a wireless access point that supports IEEE 802.11b/g. The server-to-client system can support up to five wireless connections and two wired connections. Yamaha's in-wall client will add audio to any room for $649.
Rotel just keeps the new products coming. Right on the heels of their flagship RSP-1098 pre/pro comes the new RSP-1068. This pre/pro has a full complement of surround processing modes, including Dolby Digital 5.1, EX, and Pro Logic II, plus DTS ES Matrix and Discrete and Neo:6. The RSP-1068 is also software-upgradeable. You get a hefty number of connections, including five digital audio input paths and three wideband component video inputs. These and the five digital audio ports are all freely assignable. The RSP-1068 is finished in either black or silver and retails for $1,699.