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> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
> Phillip Kerman
> Sent: 24 August 2004 20:36
> To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
> Subject: [slim] Audiophile alert: flac decoding on
> Squeezebox required
> I guess I don't understand how slimserver plays FLAC now. If
> I turn off the bit rate limiting, doesn't it play the FLAC at
> 100%? Is the issue that you want, on the board,
> decompression on the SB itself?
As I see it, there are two issues:
1. Server load
To playback flac files it is necessary to use flac to convert the .flac
files to a pcm stream on the fly, leading to ...
2. Network load
Streaming 44.1kbs audio uses a lot of bandwidth.
The solution would be to decode flac at the squeezebox thus eliminating both
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2004-08-24, 14:12 #1
Audiophile alert: flac decoding on Squeezebox required