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

Hasse R. Hansen hasse at ramlev.dk
Tue Jul 17 09:33:01 UTC 2007

Havent read the whole thread, but with wifi installed in the house, and 
a pda with wifi and a browser, you can connect it to speakers and browse 
via a webinterface.


Damian 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!
> Cheers
> Damian
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