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calculi
2005-08-31, 18:27
I just ordered a SB2, installed SlimServer and the Java SB2 emulator.

What are my different options with SB2 for streaming?
Can I add streams to my playlist?
If I plan on making heavy use of streams, are there enough free ones out there or should I look into some pay as you go options?
Any suggestions on where to look?

Looking forward to getting my SB2 in the mail!

mherger
2005-08-31, 21:20
> What are my different options with SB2 for streaming?
> Can I add streams to my playlist?

Yes.

> If I plan on making heavy use of streams, are there enough free ones
> out there or should I look into some pay as you go options?

Paying streams aren't an option with the SB2. But there are hundreds or
even thousands of free streams:

http://www.shoutcast.com
http://www.radioio.com
http://www.live365.com

They are all available by default. And there are even more options if you
install the AlienBBC plugin.

> Any suggestions on where to look?

In the player's and the web interface. They're in the "Radio" section.

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radish
2005-09-01, 06:43
Live365 is (optionally) a pay-for service, you get commercial free listening I believe. RadioIO is normally a pay-for service, except that us luck Slim users get it for free. There's also a last.fm plugin, which is also (optionally) pay-for. I would imagine that other pay for services that use http basic auth (i.e. http://user:pass@www.somegreatstreaming.com) would also work as long as the stream itself wasn't drm mangled.