Subject: Re: Embedded multimedia device
To: Jared D. McNeill <email@example.com>
From: Marcin Jessa <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/06/2006 12:08:19
On Mon, 05 Jun 2006 12:28:01 -0300
"Jared D. McNeill" <email@example.com> wrote:
> Marcin Jessa wrote:
> > Hi guys.
> > I built an multimedia device to play music over network
> > using VIA EPIA E board. It runs MPD- http://www.musicpd.org/
> > which is controlled with http://www.jinzora.com/ or any of
> > the graphical clients listed on http://www.musicpd.org/clients.shtml
> > The problem is those VIA boards are pretty big and clumsy.
> > So I was wondering if you know of a rather inexpensive and most
> > preferably x86-based board which is both small and have an
> > integrated sound card. I am planning to install samba on that box
> > as well so I suppose x86 is the only platform I can use for my
> > setup.
> How about a Soekris net4801 with a USB audio adapter?
I just found a nano-ITX VIA board at work, they're exactly what I need.
Just the right size and all the stuff a multimedia box would need.