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Teac WAP-8600 Reviews

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Good functionality hampered by dated hardware

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Pros: Respectable sound quality, lots of features, no drop-outs or buffering issues

Cons: Touch-screen controller feels dated and somewhat cheap, lack of vTuner account setup, priced above the Squeezebox Touch

  TEAC WAP-8600         I’d like to thank Teac for loaning me this review unit. I can’t find a local seller that carries this model, but the price on Amazon.de is roughly €400, which currently translates to around $500 USD.   BACKGROUND Younger readers might not know this, but Teac has some serious audio pedigree. Founded in Tokyo circa 1953, the company became well known in the 1960s for their expertise in audio tapes (reel-to-reel and later cassettes). For the next 40+ years Teac continued to have a big impact on the audio world – they started the Tascam pro-audio division, which basically created the entire concept of the “home...
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