[kwlug-disc] Outdoor music & FM

Colin Mackay zixiekat at gmail.com
Wed Jun 2 15:58:52 EDT 2010


Interesting...  But I suppose I'd want something that can be installed
in the summer and removed for the winter.  I'd be afraid to leave the
netbook in the porch.

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:55 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca> wrote:
> Colin Mackay wrote, On 06/02/2010 3:53 PM:
>>
>> So I may be getting a house with a screened in porch, so my first
>> thought, of course, is how can I get some entertainment out there?
>> After padding around the net a little while I've decided that an
>> outdoor TV is too expensive, so what about audio?
>>
>> I can handle an amp and outdoor speaker install, no worries there.
>> What I'd like is a device that can play MP3's (or OGG's) and also tune
>> FM with a wireless remote, so I can sit outside and flip songs, or
>> scan the FM band, presets, etc.
>>
>> I've found some network MP3 players, but none sport FM tuning and few
>> support volume.  Anyone on the list have an idea?
>>
>> I use MythTV, but I can easily share the files via SMB, or NFS.
>
> netbook with radio usb dongle?
>
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