[icecast] Helix into Icecast2 loopback

John McHarry jmcharry at whqr.org
Mon Mar 22 14:43:38 PST 2004



On Mon, 2004-03-22 at 14:17, EvilOverlord wrote:

> 
> If I had to do this I'd stick two sound cards in the box, run the 
> commandline realplayer on one card, plug a passthrough from line-out to 
> line-in on the other card and use liveice to generate the mp3 stream.
> 
> I would say you can do it with a Full Duplex sound card but you'll no 
> doubt get one program moaning about the device being in use if you try that.
> 
> Stephen
> KUCS.net

This makes more sense to me. RealAudio and mp3 are both lossy
compressions. Cascading them could sound pretty bad. Also, the sound
cards I have messed with appear to have high impedance line in feeds, so
you might get slightly better results to just feed them in parallel. 

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