[ILUG] of mp3's and living rooms..
frank.duignan at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 17:25:21 IST 2007
Try one of these (infra-red requires an add on/hack though)
Available direct from epatec or our very own:
I believe Paul O'Malley had these in mind for a similar project
- Paul - you out there? ;-)
On 09/08/07, Paul Jakma <paul at clubi.ie> wrote:
> 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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