You can load MP3s and WMAs onto the Melody Media media streamer from CD-R/RW discs (and play them through the two sixty watt channels). As it is a receiver, the Melody Media has an AM/FM tuner, as well as a tuner for DAB and DAB+, which allows you to take advantage of digital radio broadcasting. The USB port on this media streamer allows you to connect your iPod or iPhone, and stream its content. With the Ethernet input on the back of this media streamer, you can connect it to the internet or your PC. There are color options available for the Marantz Melody Media media streamer.