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Mike Beranek
2004-01-10, 15:04
Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching multiple
SLIMP's.

My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with the
rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead and
get a SLIMP for the study.

Thanks for the help.

kdf
2004-01-10, 15:08
Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:

> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching multiple
> SLIMP's.
>
> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with the
> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead and
> get a SLIMP for the study.

Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot sync with
software players like winamp or xmms.

-kdf

Mike Beranek
2004-01-10, 19:11
Thanks for the quick response. It seems the best solution for a room that
has a PC in it would be to just wire in some speakers driven from a
SLIMP3-enabled adjacent room. If you want to play something unique in that
room, break the link and use the PC. This would require a seperate volume
control for the slave speakers of course.

Hopefully these "design issues" are interesting to other folks. Before I
plunk down $ per room, I wanna think about the best layout.

Regards,
mjb




"kdf" <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com> wrote in
message news:1073772522.400077eac6abb (AT) callisto (DOT) deane-freeman.com...
> Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
>
> > Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching
multiple
> > SLIMP's.
> >
> > My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with
the
> > rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead
and
> > get a SLIMP for the study.
>
> Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot sync
with
> software players like winamp or xmms.
>
> -kdf

Ted Rathkopf
2004-01-10, 22:15
Aaarr, kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com>
What ye be sayin'?

> Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
>
>> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching multiple
>> SLIMP's.
>>
>> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with the
>> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead and
>> get a SLIMP for the study.
>
> Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot sync with
> software players like winamp or xmms.

Though you can sync with Paul Warren's slimp3slave program.

http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/

--
Ted Rathkopf

Adrian
2004-01-11, 04:59
I have just bought and installed my Squeezebox, with which I am very
impressed (Windows XP, Netgear WGR614 connected wirelessly to Squeezebox). I
am running Slimserver version 5.0.1 and I have noticed a problem which has
been discussed on this list before, namely that the Squeezebox misses out
the first second or so when you chose a song/playlist and press play
(subsequent tracks in the album/playlist start OK).

This seems not to be a problem with v5.0.0 of the Slimserver software,
according to archived posts.

My question is, as I am new to this, where can I find older versions of the
server software? Any pointers/help would be appreciated.

Cheers,

Adrian

kdf
2004-01-11, 11:09
Quoting Adrian <adrian.coles (AT) ntlworld (DOT) com>:


> My question is, as I am new to this, where can I find older versions of the
> server software? Any pointers/help would be appreciated.

http://www.slimdevices.com/downloads/

-kdf

dean
2004-01-11, 11:12
This should also be resolved in the latest nightly release:

http://www.slimdevices.com/downloads/nightly/latest

Look for an official release later this week.

-dean

On Jan 11, 2004, at 3:59 AM, Adrian wrote:

> I have just bought and installed my Squeezebox, with which I am very
> impressed (Windows XP, Netgear WGR614 connected wirelessly to
> Squeezebox). I
> am running Slimserver version 5.0.1 and I have noticed a problem which
> has
> been discussed on this list before, namely that the Squeezebox misses
> out
> the first second or so when you chose a song/playlist and press play
> (subsequent tracks in the album/playlist start OK).
>
> This seems not to be a problem with v5.0.0 of the Slimserver software,
> according to archived posts.
>
> My question is, as I am new to this, where can I find older versions
> of the
> server software? Any pointers/help would be appreciated.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Adrian
>
>

Mike Beranek
2004-01-11, 12:21
Way cool - I will check this out! Thanks Ted.


"Ted Rathkopf"
<ted-keyword-slimp3users.896ebe (AT) rathkopf (DOT) net>
wrote in message news:jloetb5amv.fsf (AT) fester (DOT) home.rathkopf.net...
> Aaarr, kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com>
> What ye be sayin'?
>
> > Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
> >
> >> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching
multiple
> >> SLIMP's.
> >>
> >> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with
the
> >> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead
and
> >> get a SLIMP for the study.
> >
> > Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot sync
with
> > software players like winamp or xmms.
>
> Though you can sync with Paul Warren's slimp3slave program.
>
> http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/
>
> --
> Ted Rathkopf

Mike Beranek
2004-01-11, 12:25
Ted -
Is there anything out there that would allow one to encode and stream a live
audio (analog) signal, e.g. from a TV program, satelite receiver, etc.?
Any experience there?
Thanks,
Mike


"Ted Rathkopf"
<ted-keyword-slimp3users.896ebe (AT) rathkopf (DOT) net>
wrote in message news:jloetb5amv.fsf (AT) fester (DOT) home.rathkopf.net...
> Aaarr, kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com>
> What ye be sayin'?
>
> > Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
> >
> >> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching
multiple
> >> SLIMP's.
> >>
> >> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized with
the
> >> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go ahead
and
> >> get a SLIMP for the study.
> >
> > Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot sync
with
> > software players like winamp or xmms.
>
> Though you can sync with Paul Warren's slimp3slave program.
>
> http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/
>
> --
> Ted Rathkopf

dean
2004-01-11, 20:38
On the Mac, there's NiceCast:

http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/


On Jan 11, 2004, at 11:25 AM, Mike Beranek wrote:

> Ted -
> Is there anything out there that would allow one to encode and stream
> a live
> audio (analog) signal, e.g. from a TV program, satelite receiver, etc.?
> Any experience there?
> Thanks,
> Mike
>
>
> "Ted Rathkopf"
> <ted-keyword-slimp3users.896ebe (AT) rathkopf (DOT) net>
> wrote in message news:jloetb5amv.fsf (AT) fester (DOT) home.rathkopf.net...
>> Aaarr, kdf <slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com>
>> What ye be sayin'?
>>
>>> Quoting Mike Beranek <beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
>>>
>>>> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching
> multiple
>>>> SLIMP's.
>>>>
>>>> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized
>>>> with
> the
>>>> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go
>>>> ahead
> and
>>>> get a SLIMP for the study.
>>>
>>> Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot
>>> sync
> with
>>> software players like winamp or xmms.
>>
>> Though you can sync with Paul Warren's slimp3slave program.
>>
>> http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/
>>
>> --
>> Ted Rathkopf
>
>
>
>

Mike Beranek
2004-01-12, 08:24
Thakns. Anything for Windows XP that you know of?


"dean blackketter" <dean (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com> wrote in
message news:C2CA774C-44B0-11D8-85D5-000393DB3CFA (AT) slimdevices (DOT) com...
> On the Mac, there's NiceCast:
>
> http://www.rogueamoeba.com/nicecast/
>
>
> On Jan 11, 2004, at 11:25 AM, Mike Beranek wrote:
>
> > Ted -
> > Is there anything out there that would allow one to encode and stream
> > a live
> > audio (analog) signal, e.g. from a TV program, satelite receiver, etc.?
> > Any experience there?
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
> >
> >
> > "Ted Rathkopf"
> > <ted-keyword-slimp3users.896ebe (AT) rathkopf (DOT) net>
> > wrote in message
news:jloetb5amv.fsf (AT) fester (DOT) home.rathkopf.net...
> >> Aaarr, kdf
<slim-mail (AT) deane-freeman (DOT) com>
> >> What ye be sayin'?
> >>
> >>> Quoting Mike Beranek
<beranek (AT) us (DOT) ibm.com>:
> >>>
> >>>> Working on my home solution design...question regarding Synching
> > multiple
> >>>> SLIMP's.
> >>>>
> >>>> My home study has a PC in it. Could that system play synchronized
> >>>> with
> > the
> >>>> rest of the house SLIMP's? If not, it may be a good idea to go
> >>>> ahead
> > and
> >>>> get a SLIMP for the study.
> >>>
> >>> Due to unpredictable network latency and client buffers, you cannot
> >>> sync
> > with
> >>> software players like winamp or xmms.
> >>
> >> Though you can sync with Paul Warren's slimp3slave program.
> >>
> >> http://www.ex-parrot.com/~pdw/slimp3slave/
> >>
> >> --
> >> Ted Rathkopf
> >
> >
> >
> >