[mythtv-users] OT: Stream Music around the house

George Galt george.galt at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 15:12:11 UTC 2007


I have several versions of the Slimp3/Squeezebox players.  Both wired
and wireless.  They are simple and work without fuss (and are open
source).

www.slimdevices.com

George



On 7/16/07, Kevin Kuphal <kuphal at dls.net> wrote:
> On 7/16/07, Damian <damian at gingermagic.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > Sorry this is off topic, but you lot are the best people I can think of
> > to ask.
> >
> > What would you do (or what are you doing) to stream music around a house
> > into rooms that don't have PC's?
> >
> > My girlfriend really wants to have music in whichever room she's in, not
> > just blast it from one room in the hope that she can hear it while she's
> > doing other things. I can easily put some speakers in a couple of the
> > main rooms, but what are my options for what to plug them into? I've
> > wondered about outputting a radio signal from the main music computer
> > that could be picked up by a low cost unit placed with the speakers in
> > each room but I'd love to hear your thoughts. Ideally, she'd be able to
> > have some level of control over the sound and even which music files are
> > playing, but maybe that's asking a bit much without another computer
> > present.
> >
> > As ever, cost is an issue. If the best solutions are expensive, I guess
> > I could just wire metres of stereo cable around the house. That may even
> > be the best option come to think of it. I have a wired network between
> > all my machines because I'm over paranoid of WiFi health risks.
> > Especially with a new baby on the way.
> >
> > Looking forward to hear what you come up with!
>
> Sadly, airport express + iTunes.  It just works.  I love Myth but this is
> the best solution I've found for my house so far.
>
> Kevin
>
> > Sadly, airport express + iTunes.  It just works.
>
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