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SMWinnie
2005-12-08, 08:17
Short question: Is there a guide somewhere to remotely turning on a receiver or amplifier?

Detail: I'm setting up a Squeezebox in the nursery. I have an early March deadline. I would like to keep the resulting system as simple as possible, since my wife and/or I will be regularly stumbling in there at 3am*.

I have access to the back of the relevant walls, and the first-generation Squeezebox will be fed with a wired connection.

Best outcome would be in-wall speakers and a small stereo amplifier triggered when the Squeezebox is turned on. Worst outcome is a cheap wall-mount stereo system.

* Is there such a thing as SDWAF (sleep-deprived WAF)?

fcm4711
2005-12-09, 04:48
Hi SMWinnie

For first generation Squeezeboxen I have developed a solution. Check it out here:

www(dot)gwendesign(dot)com/slimserver/dev_hard_and_software.htm#io_extension

Felix

Mark Lanctot
2005-12-09, 06:49
You may want to check out this thread:
http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=17974

Generally it isn't a newbie thing, and there isn't
a guide somewhere.

You're limited to the IR blaster (available from
Slim Devices, see
https://secure.slimdevices.com/order/upgrades.cgi
or rolling-your-own like in the thread.

SMWinnie wrote:
> Short question: Is there a guide somewhere to
remotely turning on a
> receiver or amplifier?
>
> Detail: I'm setting up a Squeezebox in the nursery.
I have an early
> March deadline. I would like to keep the resulting
system as simple as
> possible, since my wife and/or I will be regularly
stumbling in there at
> 3am*.
>
> I have access to the back of the relevant walls, and
the
> first-generation Squeezebox will be fed with a wired
connection.
>
> Best outcome would be in-wall speakers and a small
stereo amplifier
> triggered when the Squeezebox is turned on. Worst
outcome is a cheap
> wall-mount stereo system.
>
> * Is there such a thing as SDWAF (sleep-deprived
WAF)?
>
>

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