[CentOS] AM/FM tuner for centos 4 or 5?
john at mavin.com
Tue Jun 24 16:26:10 UTC 2008
why not do both and look at your options...
Jason Pyeron wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: centos-bounces at centos.org
>> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Ken Key
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 24, 2008 12:00 PM
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>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] AM/FM tuner for centos 4 or 5?
>> Jason Pyeron wrote:
>>> Looking for a radio tuner for my audio server.
>>> Needs to do AM.
>>> Any hardware reccomendations?
>> I hooked up an original Griffin RadioShark to my CentOS 5.1
>> server for a lark last month, streaming with DarkIce.
>> Unfortunately, that machine is dark and 2500 miles away - I
>> won't be there for
>> 2 more months. Off the top of my head, google for "shark.c",
>> look for dependency RPMs on RPMforge (thanks Dag!!). I think
>> I had to manually install a recent version of "libhid"
>> Griffin stopped selling the RS and now has RadioShark2. I
>> found a version of shark.c for it named shark2.c, so I don't
>> think the hardware is backwards compatible, but there is an
>> update version of the control program. My notes are all on
>> the dark machine, but IIRC this blog is was my jumping off
>> point for what I figured out.
>> Obviously, since it is for Debian, you'll have to deal with
>> the distro impedance mismatch in the instructions and adjust
>> for CentOS.
> Not afraid of that.
>> Also, since it is USB, you can get nice separation between
>> receiver and the computer. The RadioShark has a lousy
>> internal antenna but does have an antenna jack. I only
>> played with the FM tuner. It does have an AM tuner but I
>> have no idea how good it is.
> In summary, should I risk the cost of a radio shark2 or ebay a radio shark?
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