The volume has to be turned up to drown out the CD player noise. No balance control for speakers is an issue. The are scrape marks on the top front edge of the player. It works well, but not very user friendly. It will take some time and patience to follow directions to set up FM stations (which can ONLY be done with the remote). Make sure you have a triple A battery ready. AAA battery not included for remote. Crank the tunes!
I bought this for my 81 year old mother to play her CD's. Overall, we are happy with the system. The only difficulty we have is being able to read the small print over each button. The writing is quite small. We cannot turn the entire system on or off with the remote control either, which would have been nice. The sound quality is wonderful.
PROS: The items works as advertised. It's a MUST if you have multiple rooms with speakers. It gives you switches and volume control and levels the impedance so you do not prematurely fry the amp. CONS: Instructions are poor. They tell you to CALL support, but provide no support phone. There is no support phone on their site. FYI there is no power supply. It functions from speaker output from your amp. Also, you MUST remove the case and adjust the jumper settings to match the number of speakers you have in each zone.
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