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Month: August 2020

"Time To Retire" The Geezer said - Off Topic

From: "BorgLabs - Kate Draven" <borglabs4@...>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 17:05:15 -0400
On Tuesday 18 August 2020, you wrote:
> Thanks Kate,
> it is good to know that you are not the only one on the planet earth :)
> although regarding SyncEvolution over BT, I pretend to be the only one, but
> it is a different topic.
> What do you think about the Popcorn Hour? Have you used such?
> I think I bought my A100 about that time ~10y ago. It is connected via
> cable to the local network and can use either NFS or Samba to play movies
> or music. The sound system is a dolby stereo Yamaha amplifier. I would say
> the sound depends more on the amplifier and the boxes, but of course the
> quality of the recorded audio plays a big role. I wouldn't say the audio
> card makes a big difference, although I still have one SB in the attic the
> sound of which I can not forget.
> I was pointing to that one, because I think it is worth considering the
> option. Especially when you think how long such a device can last.
> I was looking for a replacement for that A100 few weeks ago, evaluating
> also the effort to turn a RPi4 into a multimedia player, but it was just
> too much work :) and still the popcorn hour beats it in terms of comfort.
> regards
I use a laptop to achieve the same results.
But I see how this device might be better.
I've never heard if it until now. I'll have to research it.