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Manoj Kumar
2005-01-12, 13:49
I just wanted to satisfy my curiosity and see how it
works and then I buy the Squeezebox. Is there are
specific cable required? Also, Can I play music on my
stereo wirelessly using softsqueeze?
--- Jason <jason (AT) pagefamily (DOT) net> wrote:
> Yes, there's no reason that you couldn't physically
> connect the soundcard
> from your PC to your stereo and use softsqueeze to
> play music.
>
> It's sort of pointless to do that though, if you
> want an entire PC connected
> to your stereo there are many other options that
> will be better PC
> integration such as Winamp that also offer things
> like wireless remote
> support through 3rd party hardware.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> > [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On
> Behalf Of
> > Manoj Kumar
> > Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 5:14 PM
> > To: Slim Devices Discussion
> > Subject: [slim] SoftSqueeze - New User
> >
> > My question is: Instead of using the Squeeze box
> physical
> > device, if I use softsqueeze application, is it
> still
> > possible to play music from my computer on to my
> stereo.
> > --- Jack Coates <jack (AT) monkeynoodle (DOT) org> wrote:
> > > Manoj Kumar wrote:
> > > > Hi Music Lovers,
> > > >
> > > > I came to know about this awesome device today
> > > itself
> > > > - Squeezebox. It has been my long time wish
> to be able to carry
> > > > around my laptop in my home and
> > > listen
> > > > to music on " wireless speakers ". But I did
> not
> > > know
> > > > a device like Squeezebox could do that.
> > > > While I was reading more information about it,
> I
> > > came
> > > > to know that Softsqueeze simulates the
> physical
> > > device
> > > > and Ie can actually try it it out before I buy
> > > device.
> > > >
> > > > I have downloaded and installed SlimServer and
> Softsqueeze on my
> > > > laptop(win xp home sp2) and am
> > > able
> > > > to listen to my MP3s. So far so good. My
> Question:
> > > >
> > > > Is is possible for me to wirelessly listen to
> this music
> > on my music
> > > > palyer using Softsqueeze.
> > > Because I
> > > > thought that was what the reader on amazon.com
> > > said.
> > > > Could not find anything on softsqueeze
> website. If
> > > it
> > > > is possible, I would like to know what
> additional
> > software/hardware
> > > > is needed.
> > > >
> > >
> > > By music player I assume you mean your stereo...
> if so, yes. The
> > > Squeezebox takes your music and puts it out via
> RCA or SPIDF to a
> > > music player.
> > >
> > > computer > wired/wireless network > squeezebox >
> stereo
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jack at Monkeynoodle dot Org: It's a Scientific
> Venture...
> > > Riding the Emergency Third Rail Power Trip since
> 1996!
> > >

mherger
2005-01-12, 13:57
> I just wanted to satisfy my curiosity and see how it
> works and then I buy the Squeezebox. Is there are
> specific cable required?

The Squeezebox comes boxed with the necessary cables.

> Also, Can I play music on my
> stereo wirelessly using softsqueeze?

SoftSqueeze is run on a computer. If the computer can run wirelessly, yes.
But you have to connect it to your stereo, of course, which needs a cable.

--

Michael

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