Review: NuVo Wireless Audio System takes a few steps forward, and a couple back

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At a Glance

NuVo Technologies is mostly on the right track, but most people won't benefit from the features that the render players in this system so expensive.

Price when rated: $199
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Pros

  • Ofers five gigabit ethernet ports
  • Provides good range

Cons

  • Overly sensitive to other wireless devices in close proximity
  • Required for wireless operation of system
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At a Glance

NuVo Technologies is mostly on the right track, but most people won't benefit from the features that the render players in this system so expensive.

Price when rated: $479

Pros

  • High-quality amplifier
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Support for 24-bit, 96kHz files
  • Great audio reproduction

Cons

  • Requires NuVo's Gateway to operate wirelessly
  • Inferior controller apps
  • No digital output
  • Limited support of streaming services
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At a Glance

NuVo Technologies is mostly on the right track, but most people won't benefit from the features that the render players in this system so expensive.

Price when rated: $599

Pros

  • High-quality amplifier
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Bluetooth support using aptX codec
  • Support for 24-bit, 96kHz files
  • Great audio reproduction

Cons

  • Requires NuVo's Gateway for wireless operation
  • Inferior controller apps
  • No digital output
  • Limited support of streaming services
 Compare

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