[icecast] PDA as source client

Stefan Neufeind stefan at neufeind.net
Mon Jul 21 15:39:49 UTC 2003

On 21 Jul 2003 at 10:34, Luke Stodola wrote:

> Has anybody used anything other than a PC as a source for icecast2? 
> Are PDAs powerfull enough?  I know vorbis encoding takes a signifigant
> amount of CPU power, but I've been able to do it on 4 year old PCs. 
> Does a 206MHz Intel StrongARM 32-bit RISC processor have as much power
> as a 200 Mhz Pentium?
> I'm thinking Compaq iPaq, running Familiar Linux and IceS, would make
> a nice portable $220 source.  
> Any thoughts?

Well, I thought about it as well but up to now didn't try. Via which 
way do you intend to have e.g. a line-in to the iPaq with reasonable 
quality. Would be really interesting to figure out such things ... 
and then use a WLAN-cradle to transport data to the internet *g*

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