Where Hi-Fi Meets Wi-Fi: A Wireless Music System

Where Hi-Fi Meets Wi-Fi: A Wireless Music System

Post by Monty Solomo » Tue, 14 Jan 2003 04:53:22


The big hurdle to wiring a home stereo system to play music in every
room is the wiring. But today, Yamaha will unveil a server that can
provide music wirelessly to as many as five locations at a distance of
150 feet.

Called MusicCast, the system is essentially a server with an
80-gigabyte hard drive and a built-in CD-R drive, which can load up to
1,000 CD's compressed as MP3's or 120 uncompressed CD's into an
onboard music library. The server can also play music from external
sources like a CD, tape or record player, or a computer connected to
the Internet.



1. Wi-fi, How to Keep Disk From Fragmenting With Always on Wi-fi

I have my laptop connected to a home wi-fi network which is 'always on'
connected to cable modem.

Find that my hd is active quite a lot, even while screen is in auto
dark mode, when laptop is not actively being used.

Usually have email and web browser open even while pc is in 'sleep

Do I need to close my web browser to keep HD from spinning
occassionally, while machine 'asleep'?

Hate to have to turn machine off to prevent frequent fragmentation.



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