Grace Digital GDI-IRA500 Wireless Internet Radio

Grace Digital bring GDI-IRA500 Wireless Internet Radio Adapter Featuring Pandora, NPR and SIRIUS. The Grace Digital Solo Wi-Fi Internet Radio Receiver is a combination Internet radio receiver and audio media streaming device that brings all the audio content of the Internet to your stereo system. With it users can listen to 18,000+ radio stations from NPR, FOX news, CNN, BBC, CBS to KROQ, and over 35,000 podcast as well as On-Demand subscription streams or your personal Pandora radio stations seamlessly from their home setup. Additional features include the ability to stream files from local computer networks, compatibility with the free Grace remote control App for iPhone/iTouch and alarm clock functionality. This is an Amazon’s product review. Checkout more details bellow.


Technical Details

  • Connects your home stereo directly to your Internet without the need of a computer
  • Listen to over 18,000 AM / FM free radio and HD stations including Pandora, NPR, CBS
  • Save up to 10 station presets on the front of the radio and included remote control (alternately supports free iPhone/iTouch remote App)
  • Built in wireless 802.11g (Wi-Fi) connects to any wireless (802.11b/g/n) broadband router in minutes
  • The GDI-IRA500 connects to your home stereo via the built in RCA left and right connectors



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Convenient Access to Online Music in Your Home
AM and FM radio stations all over the world stream their audio content over the Internet. Grace Digital Audio’s “Solo” product line of Wi-Fi Receiver and Media Streamers allow you link this massive amount of free content, as well as a variety of pay Internet radio services, conveniently and efficiently to your stereo or home entertainment system. Setup is simple, all you need is access to a broadband Internet connection and a wireless router. Acting like any wireless device, once configured to the Wi-Fi signal(s) available and its security, if any, the Solo Wi-Fi Receiver provides quick access to literally thousand of Internet radio stations and podcasts from your home stereo without having to fire up a computer. In addition, users can listen to the hottest premium online music services like Pandora, Live365 and Sirius

Although designed as an Internet radio component for your stereo system, the Solo also allows users to do other things with their sound. For example, it can also be used as a clock radio/alarm—taking advantage of its built-in clock with backlit LCD display, five individual alarms and sleep timer—or acting further as a bridge between your computer network and your stereo, it can stream your digital music collection directly from your PC or Mac to your home stereo. Supported formats include: audio – AIFF, AIFC, WAVE, CAF, NeXT, ADTS, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA; playlist – ASX, M3U, PLS; streaming protocols – HTTP, HTTPS, RTSP, WSMP, Shoutcast. Users can also utilize either the full function remote control included, with its 10 presets, search and song skip functionality, or control via iPhone / iPod Touch.

Remote Control Via iPhone / iTouch App
The Grace Remote control application, available for free on iTunes, allows you to go where no IR remote has gone before. Control one or more of your Grace Internet radios from your iPhone or iPod Touch. You can change the volume, turn it on or off, find stations and set presets or even set any one of your five alarms.

Available Content Overview
Although their are thousands of Internet radio content providers available through the Grace Audio Solo product line, a few of the main players users can expect to gain access to immediately through the Grace Digital Audio Solo include:

Reciva brings the world of 17,000+ Internet radio stations into your home. Access to an extremely diverse range of Internet radio stations from around the world, with broadcasts from nearly every country on the planet. FREE
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market operators in the United States with stations covering news, sports, talk, rock, oldies, country, adult contemporary and urban formats, among others. FREE
iHeartRadio delivers America’s favorite radio stations online at and as an application on your iPod Touch, iPhone, BlackBerry and Android Phones! Enjoy music from across the country in real time–all for FREE! FREE
Pandora radio is the personalized Internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites. Create custom web radio stations all for free or subscribe for an advertisement free listening experience. Free or Premium
Sirius is the original 100% commercial-free music Satellite radio service and official home of the NFL, Howard Stern, Martha Stewart and NASCAR. $2.99/mon (w/current subscription)
Featuring 260+ genres of music produced by 5,000+ broadcasters and music tastemakers from over 150 countries the LIVE365 radio networkoffers greater breadth and depth of high-quality streaming music, talk, and audio that any other network. FREE or VIP Pricing
MP3tunes offers an online music Locker which can be accessed from any computer or web-enabled device so you can enjoy your music at home, work or school via a Wi-Fi radio. FREE


  • General
    • Listen to over 50,000 radio stations, podcast, and on demand content
    • Supports online music services: Pandora, Live365 and premium Sirius Internet radio
    • Compatible with the Grace iPhone / iTouch remote control application
    • 4 line high contrast backlit display
    • Displays station, song title and artist info
    • Full function remote with 10 presets
    • 10 presets on the radio + 99 station folder
    • 16 Language Menu: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Japanese
  • Audio
    • 3.5mm Stereo headphone jack
    • High quality RCA jack stereo connectors
    • Built in dual band equalizer
    • Supported audio formats: AIFF, AIFC, WAVE, CAF, Next, ADTS, MP3, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WMA
    • Supported playlist formats: ASX, M3U, PLS
    • Supported streaming protocols: HTTP, HTTPS, RTSP, WSMP, Shoutcast
    • Built in media player streams your audio files from your PC or MAC
  • Networking
    • True 802.11g wireless connectivity
    • Works with all 802.11b/g/n routers
    • Supports WPA personal, WPA2-AES, and 64/128-bit WEP encryption
  • Clock and Alarm
    • 12 or 24 hour clock with date and time auto synched via the Internet
    • 5 individual alarms with the option to wake to buzzer or music
    • Set each alarm for daily, weekly, weekend, week days or one time
    • Sleep timer: 30 seconds to 23 hours
    • 30 backlight brightness settings
    • Large snooze bar

About Grace Digital, Inc.
Founded in 2007, Grace Digital Inc. is based in San Diego, California. Grace Digital Inc. innovates a wide variety of award winning communications convergence technology products for business and consumer applications. Capabilities include everything from product design and engineering, to manufacturing, marketing, distribution and supply chain management. Grace Digital’s far-reaching distribution network spans from the Americas, Europe, Africa and Asia, and their vision is to create technologically advanced, yet elegantly simple communications convergence products, together with a commitment to the highest levels of quality, service and support.

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