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Patrick Dixon
2005-02-16, 11:12
Thanks - doesn't sound great then (no pun intended).

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
Sent: 16 February 2005 18:10
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] audiophile cred


Quoting Patrick Dixon <patrickdixon (AT) btinternet (DOT) com>:

>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of kdf
> Sent: 16 February 2005 17:50
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] audiophile cred
>
> kdf wrote:
> "The VFD display is actually the most expensive part. If
> you take the example of another device on the market, which offers two
sizes
> of
> display, the cost is another $100 or so, and the only difference is the
> display."
>
> So are you saying that the Roku devices behave just like a Squeezebox
then?
> It was a question I asked earlier but didn't get any replies to.

they have an emulation mode that connects to slimserver. it doesn't work
with
slimserver 5.4 or newer, and behaves, I expect, must like an squeezebox with
an
old display and comes with zero support as to its function with slimserver.

-kdf