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Dan Sully
2003-12-01, 23:09
Well, mine is in my hot little hands. Well, in my stereo rack now.. =)

Wireless setup was flawless. Found my AP, DHCP server & SlimServer right away.

I just checked in a change to convert.conf to have ogg & flac be decoded to
PCM (and not into mp3) for the Squeezebox. FLAC over wireless is working great.

Cranking out some new Chemical Brothers now - no drop outs, fantastic sound.

I'm using the digital coax right now.

Thank you for the almost non-existant power brick.

-D
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Caleb Epstein
2003-12-02, 06:07
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 10:09:54PM -0800, Dan Sully wrote:

> I just checked in a change to convert.conf to have ogg & flac be
> decoded to PCM (and not into mp3) for the Squeezebox. FLAC over
> wireless is working great.

Thats great to hear. I just read with a little trepidation in
the hardware specs (http://slimdevices.com/pi_specs.html):

"10/100 switched ethernet is recommended for PCM streaming"

By my calculations, 16/44.1 PCM audio is on the order of
170 kbytes/second =~ 1.3 Mbits/sec which ought to stream fine
even over my crappy wireless network. I'm relieved to know it
works properly for you.

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Gregory P. Smith
2003-12-02, 14:30
> By my calculations, 16/44.1 PCM audio is on the order of
> 170 kbytes/second =~ 1.3 Mbits/sec which ought to stream fine
> even over my crappy wireless network. I'm relieved to know it
> works properly for you.

yes, if you neighbors ever get sick of your music they can jam your
wireless or send their own audio to the box. ;)