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seanadams
2003-11-18, 12:15
well, sort of a review:

http://www.scifihifi.com/

He mentions streaming over the WAN. One of the big changes with
squeezebox is that we're now using a TCP-based protocol to talk to the
server, and using HTTP requests to stream data down to the client.
What this means is that performance over long distance links is much
better than with our original protocol.

We were streaming 320kbps from a linux server at the office, up a T1
link to a colocation facility in Fremont, across the internet to Pac
Bell, down a DSL line, through an Airport Extreme base station, and
across the house wirelessly to the squeezebox. Such fun. :)

Jonathan Schwartz
2003-11-18, 12:49
So....who was he referring to as "brilliant"? You or the Player? ;-)

J

At 11:15 AM -0800 11/18/03, Sean Adams wrote:
>well, sort of a review:


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Gregory P. Smith
2003-11-18, 14:14
> He mentions streaming over the WAN. One of the big changes with
> squeezebox is that we're now using a TCP-based protocol to talk to the
> server, and using HTTP requests to stream data down to the client.
> What this means is that performance over long distance links is much
> better than with our original protocol.

What OS is the squeezebox's using internally and what type of CPU is it?

-g

Gregory P. Smith
2003-11-18, 15:25
On Tue, Nov 18, 2003 at 01:34:23PM -0800, Sean Adams wrote:
> >
> >What OS is the squeezebox's using internally and what type of CPU is
> >it?
> >
>
> ip2022 processor:
>
> http://www.ubicom.com/products/ip2000/ip2000_processors.html
>
> It's a very clever chip. Does the ethernet MAC entirely in software.
> 120MIPS @ 120MHz with three instruction cycles interrupt latency.

nice. is the mpeg audio decoding is now done in software as well?

Graham Ridgway at home
2003-11-19, 13:56
Does the D/A converter in the Squeezebox produce higher quality audio than
the Slimp3? Is it comparable or better than some so-called competetive erm
Beachy products?

BTW is the Slimp3 product line being retained or is it superceeded?

Graham