Logitech Squeezebox vs. Grace Digital Mondo Internet Radio Receivers: Which Is Best to Buy?
We’ve mentioned Grace Digital and Logitech Internet Radio Receivers in a previous post on our best selection for WiFi Radios. Many people seem to get suck in choosing between two models: the Grace Digital Mondo or the Logitech Squeezebox. So in this post, we’ll be comparing these two models in hopes of helping you make a better decision.
What Is The Difference Between Grace Digital Mondo vs. Logitech Squeezebox Radio?
Image Feature The Grace Digital Mondo GDI-IRC6000 streams over 17,000 radio stations and on demand contact included Pandora, SiriusXM, iHeartRadio, Live365, NPR, NOAA weather and Weatherbug
Play music directly from the Internet without a PC or play your favorite computer files from your computer. Supports: AAC, AAC+, ADTS, AIFC, AIFF, CAF, MP3, NeXT, OGG , WAV, WMA,ASX, M3U, PLS,HTTP, HTTPS, RTSP, Apple Lossless, and FLAC 24-bit 96kHz files
Play your digital music and enjoy crisp highs and deep base via the 3 inch woofer and 1 inch tweeter via the class D digital amplifier. Even wake to your favorite music via 7 separate alarms with built in adjustable sleep timer and large snooze bar
Connectivity includes built in 802.11n Wi-Fi, Headphone, RCA line out, Aux-in, USB (to play flash drive music or optional Grace Digital Ethernet Adapter) with built in Battery Backup to save personal settings and Real-Time clock (RTC)
Included accessories: Power Adapter, Remote Control, RCA to 3.5mm connector, user's guide. Download your free iPhone or android remote control app
Optional Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack sold separately
Title Grace Digital Wi-Fi Music Player with 3.5-Inch Color Display (GDI-IRC6000) (Black) Height 5.75 inch Weight 4 pound Width 3.5 inch Length 9.72 inch Reviews Read Reviews Link More Info Image Feature High-quality audio with built-in premium speakers-big sound in a small package
Vivid color screen for easy browsing at the turn of a dial
Free SqueezeNetwork for direct access to a world of Internet stations and music services
Connects to Facebook for sharing music recommendations with friends
Easy setup connects you to Internet stations in minutes
Title Logitech Squeezebox Radio Music Player with Color Screen (White) Height 5.12 inch Weight 3.9 pound Width 8.66 inch Length 5.04 inch Reviews Read Reviews Link More Info
Before we get into the differences, let’s talk about similarities:
- Internet Radios that support the most popular services like Pandora, Sirius, IHeartRadio, Last.fm and many more. You can access thousands of other stations.
- Both features a color screen that displays information and music/album art as well as the radio’s settings and options.
- They also play music that is stored on your PC or Mac by connecting through the same Internet Network.
- In addition, you can connect any music player to it using the 3.5 audio jack.
- WiFi support is built-in, so no cables needed and no extra accessories needed.
- The Modno has a larger 3.5″ screen vs. the 2.5″ screen on the Logitech Squeezebox. However, the Squeezebox is more vivid and crisp.
- The Squeezebox gives you direct Facebook sharing right from within the radio.
- The Squeezebox is smaller and lighter, making it more portable and better fit for smaller spaces.
- By comparing many customer reviews, the Squeezebox seems to deliver a better sound quality than the Grace Mondo. It also offers a more up-to-date server data, which gives you more access to radio stations.
Although the Grace Modno is a less expensive option, the Logitech Squeezebox seems to be more popular. So now it all comes down to your budget, if you can spend a little over $200 on an Internet radio receiver, the Logitech should you be your choice. Otherwise, the Grace Mondo will do as a less expensive option.
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