I want a Wi-Fi to stereo out adapter
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 15:12:53 -0700
To do this right, the "brick" should not need a fan. In an
otherwise quiet room, a normal PC makes a remarkable amount
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
> Behalf Of Gordon Mohr
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 3:04 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: I want a Wi-Fi to stereo out adapter
> Michael Sippey writes:
> [Gordon Mohr wrote:]
> > > The NSR might have enough capability that it should
> really become a
> > > remote MP3 cache-and-player. Hell, why not make it a full windows
> > > PC, running a slaved WinAmp -- you get the UI you want,
> the MP3s get
> > > shuffled around behind the scenes automagically.
> > >
> > > That is, what you *really* want might be:
> > >
> > > - a brick PC with...
> > > - nice audio and video chips/outputs
> > > - 256MB+ RAM
> > > - no hard drive, CDrom, or disk drive
> > > - 802.11b, capable of operating as access point, client,
> > > or ad-hoc
> > i'll add something to the wish list... instead of video
> out provide
> > remote control of the player queue, eq and volume via a
> handspring /
> > palm using 802.11b or even IR (blech). something like the
> project at
> > giantdisc.com, but control over wi-fi.
> > -michael
> Actually, what I had in mind with the video-out was playback
> of movies/shows to a nearby TV, moreso than displaying a
> local control interface.
> Anyone care to venture a guess as to when the first 802.11b
> keyboards and mice appear, and the price-points/battery-life?
> - Gordon