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Netgear MP101 Wireless Digital Music Player


Netgear MP101 Wireless Digital Music Player

NetGear MP101 - Front View

You can

  • Listen to your MP3s, WAV and windows media format digital music files from anywhere in your home
  • Connect with a 802.11b or 802.11g wireless adapter or Ethernet adapter with cable for at least one computer
  • The MP101 will allow you to connect your existing home stereo to your home computer network
  • Remote control and crystal clear, four-line display let you select music quickly and easily

Netgear MP101 REar View showing connectionsHow Do I Install It?

Connect the cable to your stereo, install the software on one networked PC, and you're ready to listen! The media server software automatically finds all the MP3, WAV and windows media format digital music files stored on any networked PC in your home.

The image on the right shows a closer view of the connectivity for the MP101. As such can see it supports WiFi and wired networks. However, connection to Home Entertainment equipment is limited to analogue.

Closer view of the connections for a Netgear MP101We found on a wired network that the Netgear MP101 is very easy to configure requiring software on a networked PC and that's pretty much it. The software scanned the hard disk for media and found the MP101 and we were ready to go.


  • Supported file formats: MP3 up to 320 Kbps or variable bit rate (VBR), WMA 8/9 to 320 Kbps, WAV files, Internet radio (streaming MP3)
  • Playlist formats: M3U, PLS, ASX
  • Outputs: RCA audio jacks to connect to your stereo, signal to noise ratio:> 92dB (A-weighted), 1/8" stereo mini-plug for headphones or powered speakers, maximum output power: 55mW (16ohms)
  • Antenna: 2dBi antenna
  • Network speeds: wired LAN: 10/100Mbps Ethernet, RJ45 (auto sensing and auto uplink), wireless: 11, 5.5, 2 and 1Mbps
  • Security: Hardware-based wired equivalent privacy (WEP) 40/64bit and 128bit encryption
  • Standards capability: 802.11b standard compliant (connects to 802.11b or 802.11g networks)
  • Physical specifications: dimensions (w x d x h): 271 x 221 x 44mm (10.7 x 8.7 x 1.4inches), weight: 0.62Kg (1.4lb)
  • OS support for Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
  • 2 year manufacturers warranty

What's Included?

  • Netgear MP101 Wireless Digital Music Player
  • Remote control (2AA batteries included)
  • Power adapter 12 V DC, 1.2 A
  • Ethernet cable
  • RCA stereo audio cable
  • Installation guide
  • Reference manual
  • Resource CD
  • Warranty/support information card


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