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PAUL WILLIAMSON
2004-08-10, 12:15
>>>> jtfields91 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com 8/10/2004 2:55:53 PM >>>
>
>--- Robert Zimmerman <rob (AT) metro-email (DOT) com> wrote:
>
>> I like the TV out, but do we really need to listen
>> to music thru the
>> TV? Unless you're referring to a home theater
>
>I don't listen to it through the TV but if I recall
>correctly Paul was saying he wanted that ability.

Well, that's what I thought too. My houseguests
aren't usually audiophiles, and my wife definitely is not,
but having the option to listen to music or internet radio
over a TV where I don't have speakers from my stereo
is something I've gotten requests for in the past.

For example, my parents come to visit and
ask if they will ever be able to hear my old
radio shows in the room they stay in when
they come to visit me. I used to record stuff
like "The Shadow" or "The Avenger" or
Abbott and Costello, and I've got a lot of it
archived to mp3 files that I listen to on my
stereo via the squeezebox. Since the audio
is either really bad stereo or mono anyway,
I'm not concerned about the crappy TV speakers
through which it will be playing.

As usual, these discussions spark other items
I had not even considered.

Paul

Ken Anderson
2004-08-10, 12:25
I do exactly this - I have rooms where I don't have in-wall speakers,
and I just use the sound from the TV. If you use an RF modulator that
handles stereo audio, and have a TV that handles MTS stereo, it sounds
pretty darn good!

On Aug 10, 2004, at 3:15 PM, PAUL WILLIAMSON wrote:

>>>>> jtfields91 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com 8/10/2004 2:55:53 PM >>>
>>
>> --- Robert Zimmerman <rob (AT) metro-email (DOT) com> wrote:
>>
>>> I like the TV out, but do we really need to listen
>>> to music thru the
>>> TV? Unless you're referring to a home theater
>>
>> I don't listen to it through the TV but if I recall
>> correctly Paul was saying he wanted that ability.
>
> Well, that's what I thought too. My houseguests
> aren't usually audiophiles, and my wife definitely is not,
> but having the option to listen to music or internet radio
> over a TV where I don't have speakers from my stereo
> is something I've gotten requests for in the past.
>
> For example, my parents come to visit and
> ask if they will ever be able to hear my old
> radio shows in the room they stay in when
> they come to visit me. I used to record stuff
> like "The Shadow" or "The Avenger" or
> Abbott and Costello, and I've got a lot of it
> archived to mp3 files that I listen to on my
> stereo via the squeezebox. Since the audio
> is either really bad stereo or mono anyway,
> I'm not concerned about the crappy TV speakers
> through which it will be playing.
>
> As usual, these discussions spark other items
> I had not even considered.
>
> Paul
>
>

Robert Zimmerman
2004-08-10, 13:16
The flexibility certainly makes sense. What would it take?


> >>>> jtfields91 (AT) yahoo (DOT) com 8/10/2004 2:55:53 PM >>>
>>
>>--- Robert Zimmerman <rob (AT) metro-email (DOT) com> wrote:
>>
>>> I like the TV out, but do we really need to listen
>>> to music thru the
>>> TV? Unless you're referring to a home theater
>>
>>I don't listen to it through the TV but if I recall
>>correctly Paul was saying he wanted that ability.
>
>Well, that's what I thought too. My houseguests
>aren't usually audiophiles, and my wife definitely is not,
>but having the option to listen to music or internet radio
>over a TV where I don't have speakers from my stereo
>is something I've gotten requests for in the past.
>
>For example, my parents come to visit and
>ask if they will ever be able to hear my old
>radio shows in the room they stay in when
>they come to visit me. I used to record stuff
>like "The Shadow" or "The Avenger" or
>Abbott and Costello, and I've got a lot of it
>archived to mp3 files that I listen to on my
>stereo via the squeezebox. Since the audio
>is either really bad stereo or mono anyway,
>I'm not concerned about the crappy TV speakers
>through which it will be playing.
>
>As usual, these discussions spark other items
>I had not even considered.
>
>Paul
>
>