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Phillip Kerman
2005-03-30, 10:46
I don't know if I totally get this section of the server settings.

I want one wireless SB1 to play everything as MP3 (that is, transcode FLACs
to 320kpbs)
I want another SB1 wired to play everything as WAV (that is, transcode FLACs
and MP3s to raw PCM)
I want my new SB2 (wireless) to do all decoding on the client side.


I'm confused by the settings in server settings>file types. Also, where do
I copy LAME.exe? Do I need it?

Thanks,
Phillip

kdf
2005-03-30, 11:04
Quoting Phillip Kerman <lists (AT) phillipkerman (DOT) com>:

> I don't know if I totally get this section of the server settings.
>
> I want one wireless SB1 to play everything as MP3 (that is, transcode FLACs
> to 320kpbs)
> I want another SB1 wired to play everything as WAV (that is, transcode FLACs
> and MP3s to raw PCM)
> I want my new SB2 (wireless) to do all decoding on the client side.

player settings, audio, bitrate limiting. setting to no limit will let the SB2
and wired SB1 to play at their preferred format. for SB2, this is flac. The
logic isn't yet designed to have the player prefer native (WAV will convert to
FLAC because FLAC is preferred to conserve bandwidth). It is planned for a
later release, however.

setting to 320 will limit to 320kbps mp3 for the wireless player (default if it
was first connected as a wireless)

> I'm confused by the settings in server settings>file types. Also, where do
> I copy LAME.exe? Do I need it?

lame.exe is required if you wnat to convert to mp3. copy this to a place in
your PATH. this could be the same place where you have slim.exe installed, or
something like c:\windows if you use it for a lot of different things.

-kdf