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2007-04-01, 14:12
I have a remote slingbox which streams video & sound to my laptop. The sound on my laptop is poor. Is there a neat way I can stream the sound on my laptop to a squeezebox?

Mark Lanctot
2007-04-01, 14:16
Search the forums for icecast.

2007-04-01, 14:28
The sound through slimserver will have a delay so if you are hoping for synchronised sound and video - it won't happen.

2007-04-02, 06:41
Thanks, should have mentioned, I've tried icecast & works well apart from the delay !!! No way round this as far as I can tell.

Anyone any other solutions or thoughts?

2007-04-02, 06:58
If you really want to try something - use mplayer.

Mplayer can play dvds and video streams and it has the facility to alter the video/audio sync allowing either to be advanced or retarded. Getting the right timing is hit/miss especially if the delays is in secs.