The real-time scripting of the automation. The compatibility with aggregation content providers. The built-in rotation clock-wheels. The ability to extensively customize the automation via PAL scripts. The licensed AAC+ encoder. Built-in PHP & HTML generation of request pages. Ease of use and setup. AGC and output processor do not require a 3rd party product to produce a high-quality output. The superior auto cross-fading. Reasonably priced and feature packed.
The CPU affinity has to be manually configured to allow for better performance. Output AGC is not configurable per encoder.
SAM is a very stable and consistently provides a competitively-priced successful platform to allow us to serve our radio station to the world.