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fcm4711
2005-02-04, 11:22
Michael,

Yes, SLIMP3, Asus bridge and Speakers.

Felix

--- momerath <michael.warnock (AT) gmail (DOT) com> wrote:

> Hi Felix,
>
> Were you powering all three of those with the 5
> nicad cells? I was
> thinking of powering just the SB with this:
>
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=43447&item=3860583484&rd=1&ssPageName=WD1V
>
> Thanks for replying!
> ~Michael
>
> On Thu, 3 Feb 2005 06:24:33 -0800 (PST), Felix
> Mueller
> <fcm4711 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com> wrote:
> > Hi Michael
> >
> > I haven't tried to battery-power a Squeezebox but
> > I tried it with a SLIMP3, an ASUS WL-330 bridge
> > and some powered speakers.
> >
> > Unfortunately the power consumption is rather
> high,
> > especially the wireless part.
> >
> > I used 5 NiCd cells with a capacity of 2200mAh and
> > olny got about 45 minutes out of it.
> >
> > Cheers
> > Felix
> >
> >
> > --- Michael Warnock <michael.warnock (AT) gmail (DOT) com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > I'd like to run an SB using a battery pack such
> as
> > > this:
> > >
> >
>
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=43447&item=3860583484&rd=1&ssPageName=WD1V
> > >
> > > If this has been covered, I'm shocked, because
> I've
> > > done extensive
> > > searches and read the discuss and developer
> lists
> > > back 6 months just
> > > finding out everything I wanted to know about
> the
> > > SB. I'm very
> > > impressed and excited to get my hands on one,
> but
> > > I'll be using it in
> > > what is, perhaps, an unusual configuration. I
> want
> > > my SB to live in
> > > my backpack along with my battery-powered DAC
> > > (www.ack-industries.com)
> > > and headamp and be driven wirelessly by my
> notebook.
> > > This will allow
> > > me to whip my notebook out for use without
> worrying
> > > about cables
> > > torquing my ports or not being long enough.
> This is
> > > my bus/bed/office
> > > rig and doesn't really need to be away from a/c
> > > longer than 1.5 hours,
> > > though 3 would be nice (thats the longest my
> > > notebook will run and the
> > > dAck should only be run 4hrs anyway).
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > > Michael
> > >