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Jason
2005-03-16, 16:37
We already got a Free Pony so I think a KNOB is not gonna happen. But feel
free to post an enhancement request.

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Ben Klaas
> Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 4:25 PM
> To: Slim Devices Discussion
> Subject: [slim] Why is the SB case so underwhwelming designwise?
>
> I am a recent convert from Audiotron to Squeezebox, and I'm
> thrilled with the switch.
>
> There is, however, one thing that I desperately miss from the
> Audiotron, and that is the KNOB. For those of you that
> haven't seen an Audiotron, it has this awesome KNOB on the
> front. You can use it to navigate (i.e.,
> spin) through big lists on the display (e.g., all of the
> bizillion albums you may have), and then press it like a
> button when you find what you want. It's kind of like the
> dial navigation on an iPod, only better.
>
> Personally, I'd pay an extra $50-$100 for a KNOB on the
> squeezebox that behaved similarly.
>
> I'd also like a display twice as long as the current one, but
> I'd settle for a KNOB.
>
> in support of KNOBS,
> #!/ben
>
> BenRubinstein wrote:
> >>If you increase the size of the text it is enormous and can
> easily be
> >>seen even 20 feet away.
> >
> > <old git mutters>what's easy for your eyes may not be for mine</old
> > git>
> >
> >>Many users have requested some basic hard buttons on the unit for
> >>things like the arrow keys (browsing) power, volume, mute.
> >
> >
> > Or buy an extra remote and glue it in place?
> >
> > Ben Rubinstein | Email: benr_ml (AT) cogapp (DOT) com
> > Cognitive Applications Ltd | Phone: +44 (0)1273-821600
> > http://www.cogapp.com | Fax : +44 (0)1273-728866
> >
> >
> >