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  • Gary Gutman
    Just came accross one of these from Linksys WMCE54AG. Yo will need MS MCE for it to work. Gary ... Cards. ... 100% ... ...
    Message 1 of 9 , Nov 23, 2004
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      Just came accross one of these from Linksys WMCE54AG. Yo will need
      MS MCE for it to work.

      Gary

      --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "Gary Gutman" <mrgaryg@y...>
      wrote:
      >
      > Look at the Gateway units. Also, there is now some limited support
      > for 802.11g. From what I understand, you can use some 16bit PC-
      Cards.
      >
      > I'm sure it wouldn't take you long to find out which cards are
      > supported.
      >
      > Gary
      >
      > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "mshilly" <mshill@r...>
      wrote:
      > >
      > > The GoVideo system looks good, but I won't touch 802.11b for two
      > > reasons: 1) Connect it to my 802.11g router and the wireless
      > network
      > > goes down to 11Mbps. 2) If your signal strength is less than
      100%
      > you
      > > will get 5.5Mbps or less which is not sufficient for DVD quality
      > > video.
      > >
      > > If GoVideo ever support 802.11g I would probably jump on it.
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "Gary Gutman"
      <mrgaryg@y...>
      > > wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Checkout the GoVideo D2730, http://www.govideo.com/Index.asp?
      > > GV=D2730
      > > >
      > > > or it's cousin
      > > >
      > > > Gateway connected dvd player.
      > > >
      > >
      >
      http://accessories.gateway.com/AccessoryStore/Consumer+Electronics_38
      > > > 1930/Digital+TV_381941/DVD+Players_9000002/2521671_ProdDetail.
      > > >
      > > > Don't let the DVD part fool you. Both support wired and
      wireless
      > > > connectivity, and both are able to stream music (mp3, wmv ,
      > etc.),
      > > > video (including divx, xvid, and mpeg) from a designated
      server.
      > > > Infact you can use the software from TwonkyVision for NSLU,
      > which
      > > > had been extensively tested on this forum, and use that as
      your
      > > > server.
      > > >
      > > > Regards,
      > > > mrgary
      > > >
      > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "mark5segal"
      > <liuyafei@g...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "mshilly"
      <mshill@r...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I have had my NSLU2 for a couple of months with a 160GB
      > Seagate
      > > > drive
      > > > > > connected to it. I am running Unslung 1.11 and was
      > initially
      > > > > > concerned about it's ability to stream audio and video
      over
      > the
      > > > > > network.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Tonight I had all three of my windows machines (2 XP, 1
      > 2000)
      > > > playing
      > > > > > DVD audio/video and MP3's (yes, thats 3 DVD streams and 3
      > MP3
      > > > > > streams) all at the same time without skipping. One of
      them
      > was
      > > > > > running across my 54G wireless to my notebook.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I am now starting to look at hardware media players for my
      > > > > > entertainment system. There are several out for under
      $200,
      > but
      > > > they
      > > > > > appear to be immature still. It would have to have
      802.11G
      > and
      > > > a
      > > > > > digital audio output, which are not standard on all of the
      > > > players.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > If we could get RAID0 running on these I would pop for
      > another
      > > > NSLU2
      > > > > > and four 350GB disks so I could store more DVDs and have
      > them
      > > > backed
      > > > > > up by the RAID.
      > > > >
      > > > > For hardware media player, how about XBox plus XBox Media
      > Center
      > > > > (http://www.xboxmediacenter.de)? And yes, it supports
      digital
      > > > audio
      > > > > output ($20 Xbox HD pack). I don't know if it supports USB
      > > > wireless
      > > > > adaptor, but you can always get a LinkSys WRT54G ($60) and
      > flush
      > > it
      > > > > with 3rd party firmware to convert it into a wireless bridge.
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