Would an android tablet be appropriate for this application?

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  1. eslerJJJ

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    Greetings -

    A newbie here (so new I haven't even bought my tablet yet). So here is my question. I have uploaded 10,000 mp3 files to Google Music's cloud server. I want to play the music on my home stereo. Wouldn't an android tablet be able to manipulate the music with my Wi-Fi connection, and then have the output cabled back into my stereo through one of the inputs and out through the stereo's speakers?

    That seems like a good way to access this music through my home stereo without having to place a laptop computer next to the stereo. I like the fact that it isn't spinning a hard disk and could be connected for extended periods of time.

    Assuming this would work for a tablet, can I assume that almost any (least expensive) tablet would suffice, since I'm not looking for any other features - it would be dedicated to this purpose.

    Thanks in advance and sorry for the simple question,

    John Esler
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    Should work fine, and yes you could basically use it as your "jukebox." Just make sure that the tablet you get is running Android 2.2 or higher, a lot of the cheap tabs are still running earlier versions of the OS.
     
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    Thanks Peter. I'll start researching options.
     
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    Let us know how it works out. I've got a friend who'd be very interested in this.
     

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