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Michael Haan
2004-10-15, 09:10
I use an ASUS (don't recall which model) and love it.

>From: "thnmnt" <thnmnt (AT) hotmail (DOT) com>
>Reply-To: Slim Devices Discussion <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>To: "Slim Devices Discussion"
<discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>Subject: [slim] Wi-Fi PDA's - was: anyone weatherproof a SB?
>Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 17:44:20 -0400
>
>on a side note - can people chime in about which PDA's they use to
control
>squeezebox? my last attempt at a wireless PDA was a Compaq ipaq that
used
>those enormous sleeves to hold the cards..i returned it in a day. what's
out
>there that has good screen rez, good wireless range etc.. yeah i could
read
>tom's hardware - but i want to use it for this so i'm asking here -
what's
>good? and what sucks?
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mark Bennett" <mark (AT) markandliz (DOT) co.uk>
>To: "Slim Devices Discussion"
<discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
>Sent: Thursday, October 14, 2004 5:18 PM
>Subject: [slim] anyone weatherproof a SB?
>
>
> >
> > Have you considered buying a wi-fi equipped PDA and then using
> > that to control your music through the web interface? This has
> > the advantage of keeping you SB inside in the dry and warm,
> > allows control from virtually anywhere within wi-fi range and
> > is much easier to build up and manage playlists.
> >
> > Might work out a little more expensive, but certainly easier.
> > (Of course if you don't have wif-fi then this isn't a viable
> > solution.)
> >
> > ddewey (AT) cyberthugs (DOT) com wrote:
> >
> > > I bought my SB to use as an interface for my outdoor system;
it works
>great.
> > > However, my initial plan to mount the SB in an interior
window frame
>didn't
> > > work, it's not visibile due to glare and the angle at which I
have to
>view
> > > it in this particular window.
> > >
> > > I'm thinking of doing something else, not sure what. Maybe
mounting it
>in
> > > an exterior wall on my deck, building a weatherproof case,
etc.
> > >
> > > Haven't thought a lot about this yet, but before I tackle it,
has anyone
> > > done anything like this? It's already cold here
(northeastern US) so I
>have
> > > the next 9 months or so to figure it out. :-)
> > >
> > > dave
> > >

Robert Zimmerman
2004-10-15, 09:33
Has anybody done anything with a Palmone Treo 600 for controlling /
accessing either the Squeezebox or Slimserver?




>I use an ASUS (don't recall which model) and love it.
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