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Scott Culverhouse
2004-10-08, 00:01
Has anyone had experience with this device, I am thinking of buying one somehow,
(only stocked in the states and Australia and neither company export)
for my squeezebox to plug into the headphones port and have wireless,
walkman style music from my squeezebox. ;-)

Anyway heres the url:
http://www.widio.com/

The reviews look good @

http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1640
and
http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=1178&s=1

Scott


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peter viczena
2004-10-08, 00:34
it is more desirable that slimdevices produces a "micro-slimbox" in the size
and design of the widio. small lcd display, earplug, wlan, exchangable AAA
NIMH batteries...

i would at once buy one..


peter

----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Culverhouse" <scottc (AT) dna-is (DOT) net>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 9:01 AM
Subject: [slim] Widio


> Has anyone had experience with this device, I am thinking of buying one
> somehow,
> (only stocked in the states and Australia and neither company export)
> for my squeezebox to plug into the headphones port and have wireless,
> walkman style music from my squeezebox. ;-)
>
> Anyway heres the url:
> http://www.widio.com/
>
> The reviews look good @
>
> http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1640
> and
> http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=1178&s=1
>
> Scott
>
>
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Scott Culverhouse
> scottc (AT) dna-is (DOT) net (Private E-mail address)
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>
>

Robin bowes
2004-10-08, 02:15
Scott Culverhouse wrote:
> Has anyone had experience with this device, I am thinking of buying one somehow,
> (only stocked in the states and Australia and neither company export)
> for my squeezebox to plug into the headphones port and have wireless,
> walkman style music from my squeezebox. ;-)
>
> Anyway heres the url:
> http://www.widio.com/
>
> The reviews look good @
>
> http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1640
> and
> http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=1178&s=1

Hmmm, so this is basically just cordless headphones. The only difference
between this device and my Sennheisers is that the receiver module is
separate from the headphones (Sennheisers have the receiver built into
the headphones.

Oh, and it costs about three times as much!

R.
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Scott Culverhouse
2004-10-08, 10:18
On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 10:15:49 +0100
Robin bowes <robin-lists (AT) robinbowes (DOT) com> wrote:

>
> Hmmm, so this is basically just cordless headphones. The only difference
> between this device and my Sennheisers is that the receiver module is
> separate from the headphones (Sennheisers have the receiver built into
> the headphones.
Yeah but as you said the receiver is seperate, so its not weighing your
head down. You can use any headphones with it, earpuds, back head band
ones etc etc. Much more comfortable especially when lying in bed.
>
> Oh, and it costs about three times as much!
Yeah but cost is not an issue.

Anyone fancy exporting one for me from the states?

Scott
>
> R.
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> http://robinbowes.com
>

Robin Bowes
2004-10-08, 10:49
Scott Culverhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 10:15:49 +0100
> Robin bowes <xxxxx> wrote:

Can you configure your mailer *not* to quote real email addresses in the
attribution? It's been shown that spam harvesters can get loads of
address from the web archives of mailing lists where email addresses
have been included in the messages.

>>Hmmm, so this is basically just cordless headphones. The only difference
>>between this device and my Sennheisers is that the receiver module is
>>separate from the headphones (Sennheisers have the receiver built into
>>the headphones.
>
> Yeah but as you said the receiver is seperate, so its not weighing your
> head down. You can use any headphones with it, earpuds, back head band
> ones etc etc. Much more comfortable especially when lying in bed.

Yeah, I can see the advantage in that. But...

>>Oh, and it costs about three times as much!
>
> Yeah but cost is not an issue.

No? Fancy buying me one? :)

Actually, I got the prices wrong. I glanced at the newegg page and
thought that you needed to buy a transmitter ($158) and a receiver
($119). In actual fact, the two items are the standard and deluxe
versions - the deluxe version includes a better set of headphones.

As a comparison, the Sennheiser RS-45 is listed on amazon.com at $110. I
have a set of these and they're pretty good quality.

So, I guess $119 is not a bad price, in the USA that is; in the UK, it
will likely be 119 because of import duty and VAT.

R.
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http://robinbowes.com

Bruce Tucker
2004-10-08, 11:04
I would worry about it using 2.4ghz, since that might interfer with an
802.11g network.
Bruce
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott Culverhouse" <scottc (AT) dna-is (DOT) net>
To: "Slim Devices Discussion" <discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com>
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2004 12:01 AM
Subject: [slim] Widio


> Has anyone had experience with this device, I am thinking of buying one
> somehow,
> (only stocked in the states and Australia and neither company export)
> for my squeezebox to plug into the headphones port and have wireless,
> walkman style music from my squeezebox. ;-)
>
> Anyway heres the url:
> http://www.widio.com/
>
> The reviews look good @
>
> http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1640
> and
> http://www.vr-zone.com/?i=1178&s=1
>
> Scott
>
>
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Scott Culverhouse
> scottc (AT) dna-is (DOT) net (Private E-mail address)
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>
>

Scott Culverhouse
2004-10-08, 11:38
On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 18:49:38 +0100
Robin Bowes wrote:
> Can you configure your mailer *not* to quote real email addresses in the
> attribution? It's been shown that spam harvesters can get loads of
> address from the web archives of mailing lists where email addresses
> have been included in the messages.
Sorry did not realise it was doing it ;-)

> No? Fancy buying me one? :)
hehe

> Actually, I got the prices wrong. I glanced at the newegg page and
> thought that you needed to buy a transmitter ($158) and a receiver
> ($119). In actual fact, the two items are the standard and deluxe
> versions - the deluxe version includes a better set of headphones.
Yeah they list the item incorrect one is called Transceiver and one is
called Receiver, so you assume you need both. Which would be expensive,
but actually they are Deluxe and Standard.
>
> As a comparison, the Sennheiser RS-45 is listed on amazon.com at $110. I
> have a set of these and they're pretty good quality.
>
> So, I guess $119 is not a bad price, in the USA that is; in the UK, it
> will likely be 119 because of import duty and VAT.
Yeah I know, you gotta love VAT.

Scott

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