CasaTunes shipped four new products for multi-room music: CT-4+ System, CT-8+ System, CT-4S Streamer, and CT-8S Streamer. The two CasaTunes Systems are complete multi-room audio systems, including the server, audio streams, and audio distribution switch, and are ideal for new construction. The CasaTunes Streamers include the server and music streams, ideal for homes that want to add streaming music options to existing audio distribution systems.
All four new CasaTunes products are housed in a new, compact chassis with quiet operation and low power consumption.
“CasaTunes offers solutions for homes from as few as three wired rooms up to twenty-four wired rooms. All CasaTunes systems are expandable via CasaTunes’ built-in wireless capability adding up to ten additional wireless speakers and devices,” said David Krinker, CEO of CasaTunes. “CasaTunes enables homeowners to not only switch between traditional music systems like CD players and tuners, but also Internet-based music and music stored on computers, tablets, and smart phones.”
All four new CasaTunes products are housed in a new, compact chassis with quiet operation and low power consumption. Each has analog preamp stereo outputs and one digital optical output, plus up to ten wired or wireless Apple AirPlay rooms. All outputs are lossless CD quality. All four new products also include 1TB of internal storage for the homeowner’s music.
The CT-4+ System has five internal streaming music players and one external input for a tuner or other external source. The CT-4+ has four analog stereo outputs and one digital output. The CT-8+ has nine internal streaming players and two external inputs, eight analog outputs, and one digital output. The CT-4S Streamer has five internal players, four analog streams, and one digital stream. The CT-8S has nine internal players, eight analog streams, and one digital stream.
All four products include a large selection of music services including Pandora, Spotify, Grooveshark, SiriusXM, as well as the ability to play music from the customer’s collection of iTunes and Windows Media music.
Powered by CasaTunes Air, an intelligent multi-room switch for Apple Airplay, CasaTunes can stream music from any popular music app from one or more iOS devices to any room. Listening to music is as simple as choosing your favorite music app and selecting the output room, all on your iPad or iPhone. Additionally, with CasaTunes Air, homeowners can easily expand their existing whole-home music system by adding networked and wireless speakers as needed.
CasaTunes integration is available for Control4, RTI, OnControls, and Loxone home-automation systems. The new CT-4+ and CT-4S start at $1,495 and the CT-8+ and CT-8S start at $1,995.