[pulseaudio-discuss] A pulseaudio appliance

Andrzej Wasowski wasowski at data.pl
Wed Oct 3 11:37:02 PDT 2007

On Wed, 3 Oct 2007, Matthieu Baechler wrote:

> On 10/3/07, Jon Smirl <jonsmirl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10/3/07, Matthieu Baechler <matthieu.baechler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm currently looking for an appliance that would offer the same
>>> feature as AirTunes from Apple, but obviously, using free software,
>>> and thus pulseaudio.
>>> Does any one have some links pointing to such hardware ?
>>> It has to :
>>> 1/ be small
>>> 2/ be pretty (as in "it must be accepted by my wife")
>>> 3/ be power efficient (less than ~10W, ~1W in standby)
>>> 4/ be silent (no moving part)
>> Use a NSLU2 and plug in USB devices for 802.11G and USB audio
> I already considered this solution, but unfortunately it doesn't
> really match the esthetics requirements (from my wife point's of
> view).
> Anyway, thanks for the advice.

I second this. I am using one and it is nowhere nice.  It also has some 
ocassional problems with stability of pulseaudio, thought this might be 
idiosyncratic to my setup.


Andrzej Wąsowski, http://www.wasowski.org

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