[ILUG] Build your own MP3 player?
Smith, Graham - Computing Technician
Graham.Smith at it-tallaght.ie
Tue Nov 20 13:40:18 GMT 2001
Some hi-fi audio amplifiers have built in fans....
I remember a quite highly rated Technics (A-900 or something?) Amp
that would turn on an internal fan when it got too warm.
I presume not all fans are as noisy as the cheapy ones in most pcs.
Alternativly, I've also seen articles on the web of people that
cool their pc's with liquid cooling mechanisms. Sounds messy though.
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From: Colin Whittaker [mailto:grimnar at redbrick.dcu.ie]
Sent: 20 November 2001 13:01
To: Irish Linux Users' Group
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Build your own MP3 player?
Glen Gray stated the following on Tue, Nov 20, 2001 at 10:49:47AM +0000 :
> On Tue, 2001-11-20 at 00:30, John McDonnell wrote:
> > nahh... what you want is:
> > http://www.gctglobal.com/Products/Set_Top_Box/set_top_box_0.html
> I've seen this one before. No where to put a DVD drive or LCD w/
> > seriously though... if you can find a half size 1U or 2U rack mount case
> > it should fit nicely.. about the same size as a stereo component. Either
> > that or a junked component itself like an old tuner... just get
> > creative...
> Any 1/2U cases I've seen are 19" wide. Most stereo equipment is approx
> 43cm (about 17") wide. This means it won't fit in my nice rack.
19" rackmount stuff is 17" without the ears. So once you remove the rack
mounting bits you should be fine.
My big grip about building such a system is the fact that you would have
to put fans in it.
Fans are noisy
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