Internet radio or web radio is an audio broadcasting service transmitted via the Internet. Unlike conventional radio broadcasting, Internet radio is borderless and it has gained popularity in recent years. To extend its network of Internet radios enthusiasts, Acoustic Research is showing off a new pair of its WiFi Internet radios, the ARIR200 and the ARIR600i during CES lately. These two interesting Internet radios have an array of exciting features besides merely functioning as a receiver of Internet radios. For instance, both ARIR200 and the ARIR600i can record Internet radio streams to their internal memory and access to the Slacker service.

Other key features from these two Internet radios are as follows:

Key features of the Acoustic Research ARIR200:

  • Access to 12,000 Internet radio stations
  • Ability to add your own stations using a URL
  • Can record up to 10 hours of Internet radio using the internal 512MB memory
  • Access to the Slacker music service
  • Prepaid access to the WeatherBug service
  • Alarm clock functionality
  • AM/FM tuner

Key step-up features of the Acoustic Research ARIR600i:

  • iPod dock


These Internet radios ARIR200 and ARIR600i are priced at $129 and $200 respectively.