If you have an old stereo system that you would like to upgrade with a little new technology, enabling you to stream music directly from your mobile devices, computer or media library. As well as online streaming services such as those provided by Amazon. You may be interested in a new piece of kit unveiled today by Amazon in the form of the Echo Link.
Priced at $200 the Echo Link has been specially created by Amazon to enable the users to upgrade their stereo systems with high fidelity streaming music and Alexa voice control technology. Once connected to your retro stereo you can use voice control to select music and play back audio using any compatible Echo device or the Alexa app.
“Echo Link is an audio component that connects to your high-fidelity stereo system to stream music services. Echo Link includes analog, optical, coax, headphone 3.5mm, and subwoofer line-outs; and analog, optical, and coax line-ins. It has a volume knob for granular control, an Ethernet port for reliable connectivity, and support for multi-room music through Alexa.”
In September 2022 Amazon unveiled four new Echo devices together with a new upgraded Echo Studio.
“Echo Link Amp is Echo Link with a built-in 60W, 2-channel amplifier. Additionally it has left-right speaker binding post outputs to support wiring directly to passive and non-powered speakers. Both Echo Link and Echo Link Amp can be controlled through the Alexa app or another Echo device in your home. Simply say, “Alexa, turn up the music in the living room,” to listen to tunes through your existing stereo system.”
The new Echo Link and Echo Link Amp are priced at $199.99 and $299.99 respectively. Although no details on availability have been revealed by Amazon at the current time, but as soon as any more information is announced we will keep you up to speed as always.
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