3beez, LLC, a new company that specializes in computer audio technology, has just announced their new Wax Music Management System for storing, cataloging, and playing music. The Wax system provides a flexible metadata scheme to allow for effective cataloging of music collections. The system can be accessed remotely via a tablet, desktop or even smartphone.
The Wax Music Management System provides an easy to use user interface that is linked to a flexible metadata scheme that allows for customization of recording descriptions in each genre. The Wax system, provides user defined metadata fields for the composer, soloist, conductor, and orchestra and other options. For shows, one could use show, composer, and lyricist; for film music, film and composer. This flexible metadata scheme permits users to specify as much metadata as they want for each recording.
The Wax Box provides dependable storage for large music collections using two 1 TB hard disk drives (total of 2 TB), one for the sound archive and one for backup. It also has an optical disc drive for ripping CDs.
The Wax Box is completely silent. It features fanless cooling, and the hard disk drive spins up only long enough to transfer sound files to a cache on a solid-state drive.
The system has a high fidelity analog output with support for 192 kHz/24-bit audio and also supports the use of an external USB DAC. The Wax Box supports all major codecs, including FLAC, ALAC, OGG, AAC, and MP3.
The new 3beez Wax Music Management System sells direct at a retail price of $5,000 U.S. Look for more details at: www.3beez.com.