[ILUG] of mp3's and living rooms..
paul at clubi.ie
Thu Aug 9 17:17:13 IST 2007
On Thu, 9 Aug 2007, Gareth Eason wrote:
> PC speakers are getting so good at this stage, that a small
> PC, particularly something without fans (or with quit fans) with
> some speakers connected might be a useful, cheap and sufficiently
> good way forward.
> If the box has wired / wireless networking, then you can pull
> files from wherever you like, controlling it via a laptop, a remote
> shell prompt, bluetooth, an IR controller, or whatever else takes
> your fancy.
> If you want to get a more powerful system, that's still quite
> - you can kill two birds with one stone by using it as a video
> playback system as well, allowing you to stream media from your
> fileserver to your TV/High-Fi in the living room.
Yes, have been thinking that.
I guess then, one set of the answer-space I'm interested in is:
- Anyone know of PCs suitable for use as hifi / Media PCss? I.e.:
- USB ports for attachment of disks
- Decent audio output
- remote control support...
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