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Mike Brand
2004-04-11, 09:21
Is it possible to display custom text on 2 Slimp3 players
simultaneously? Or better yet, display different messages on different
Slimp3's?

Here is the scenario, I have 2 players one in the Family Room and one
in the Bedroom. I use my home automation program, Homeseer, to write
the outside temperature, wind-speed, and home status to the player when
it is stopped. this worked fine when I had 1 Slimp3. Now that I have 2
Slimp3's the status info is only being written to the first player in
my list.

I do not see any variables or method to specify which Slimp is being
written using the following command:

http://localhost:9000/status.txt?
p0=display&p1=Firstline&p2=secondline&p3=5
Unless there is an updated version of the HTTP interface documentation,
which I cannot seem to find.

Thanks
Mike

dean
2004-04-11, 09:55
On Apr 11, 2004, at 9:21 AM, Mike Brand wrote:

> Is it possible to display custom text on 2 Slimp3 players
> simultaneously? Or better yet, display different messages on different
> Slimp3's?
>
> Here is the scenario, I have 2 players one in the Family Room and one
> in the Bedroom. I use my home automation program, Homeseer, to write
> the outside temperature, wind-speed, and home status to the player
> when it is stopped. this worked fine when I had 1 Slimp3. Now that I
> have 2 Slimp3's the status info is only being written to the first
> player in my list.
That's right. If you don't specify a player, it just picks the first
one.

>
> I do not see any variables or method to specify which Slimp is being
> written using the following command:
>
> http://localhost:9000/status.txt?
> p0=display&p1=Firstline&p2=secondline&p3=5
Try this:

http://localhost:9000/status.txt?
p0=display&p1=Firstline&p2=secondline&p3=5&=player=30%3Ab5%3A48%3Afc%3A2
5%3A61

But replace the 30%3Ab5%3A48%3Afc%3A25%3A61 with the appropriate player
ID (you can see this from the web interface).

We should probably add a wildcard so that you can do things to all the
players in a single command, but we don't have this yet.

-dean

Max Adamiec
2004-04-11, 10:31
This should be doable using the xAP slimconnector at
http://www.xapframework.net/
If it doesn't do what you want, you could ask on xap_automation yahoo group
and they'll find a way :-)
I believe homeseer xAP support is forthcoming.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Brand" <mike (AT) jello4 (DOT) com>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Sunday, April 11, 2004 5:21 PM
Subject: [slim] Displaying custom text on 2 Players


> Is it possible to display custom text on 2 Slimp3 players
> simultaneously? Or better yet, display different messages on different
> Slimp3's?
>
> Here is the scenario, I have 2 players one in the Family Room and one
> in the Bedroom. I use my home automation program, Homeseer, to write
> the outside temperature, wind-speed, and home status to the player when
> it is stopped. this worked fine when I had 1 Slimp3. Now that I have 2
> Slimp3's the status info is only being written to the first player in
> my list.
>
> I do not see any variables or method to specify which Slimp is being
> written using the following command:
>
> http://localhost:9000/status.txt?
> p0=display&p1=Firstline&p2=secondline&p3=5
> Unless there is an updated version of the HTTP interface documentation,
> which I cannot seem to find.
>
> Thanks
> Mike
>
>