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Grace Debuts New Wi-Fi Radio

The ‘Mondo’ features a color LCD display
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Grace Digital Audio has released the Mondo, a new 802.11n Wi-Fi Internet radio with a built-in 3.5-inch color TFT LCD display.

According to the company, this “extremely portable” device integrates with several music services including Pandora, Clear Channel iHeartRadio, SiriusXM Internet Radio, NPR, CNN, BBC, NOAA, Weatherbug and approximately 18,000 AM/FM/HD radio stations worldwide. Audio formats supported include: AIFF, AIFC, WAV, CAF, NeXT, ADTS, MP3, AAC and WMA. Streaming formats consist of: HTTP, HTTPS, RTSP, WSMP and Shoutcast.

Mondo can also play files located on a PC, Mac or networked storage device. A handheld remote control comes with the Mondo and it can also be controlled via free iPad/iPhone and Android apps.

Audio emanates from the Mondo by way of a 3-inch woofer and 1-inch tweeter, powered by a Class D digital amplifier. Connections include a 3.5 mm aux-in, RCA jacks and USB port with an optional USB-to-Ethernet dongle sold separately. The radio comes in either white or “piano black.” A rechargeable battery circuit allows for battery operation. Lithium ion battery pack sold separately.

Mondo controls include a five-band EQ and station presets.

Mondo is available online at Grace Digital Audio, listed price is $179.99.

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