View Full Version : Output to VFD

2006-10-26, 05:39
Is it possible to control, say softsqueeze, with custom input and output drivers? I want to use my Thermaltake VFD and IMon IR remote.

To be more specific, I would dearly like to write a client that is controlled by an IMon device, and outputs to a VFD. I am a Java developer by profession, so I want to do this in Java (with JNI for any DLLs). I'm sure I could knock up a simple VCR-like program quite easily (couldn't I?). I just love softsqueeze, and it would be great if I could replace the input/output of this, rather than a whole new program. Perhaps a new skin?

Before I start down one of these roads, any comments?

Thanks in advance.

2006-10-30, 15:47
After banging my head against a wall with IMON and its VFD, and losing a weekend, I thought better of it and bought a Squeezebox 3.

2006-10-30, 17:30
Heh :) I think that's likely a much better use of your time. Wise move!