[Icecast] relay icecast to shoutcast

Iain Mott mott at reverberant.com
Sat Jun 4 18:09:50 PDT 2005


figured it out! I have a dynamically allocated IP address - and i was
entering a dynamic DNS name in the shoutcast server config expecting it
to be resolved. It wasn't. I entered the IP address just then and it
relays perfectly! Will follow up with the shoutcast service support to
see why my dynamic name isn't being resolved (perhaps it can't be with
shoutcast?).

re. 44.1 and stereo/mono: As well as doing streaming, my system will be
providing local playback at full bandwidth (ie. it's going to be play
44.1 material for listeners at an actual installation). My software can
support downsampling, enabling support for a number of sampling rates -
but it's a nasty sounding algorithm so i'll leave it at 44.1. The
shoutcast service (audiorealm.com) is fixed in stereo unfortunately.

Thanks for your help.

iain

On Sun, 2005-06-05 at 10:40 +1000, Geoff Shang wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Works fine for me, both using /radio and just /
> 
> So to get the shoutcast server to relay it, just set it to relay 
> http://beijing.zhongshuo.org:7000 and that should work fine.
> 
> BTW: There's no way you're going to get 44.1kHz stereo sound out of a 
> 32kbps MP3 stream.  So unless you're using MP3Pro or something, you may as 
> well drop the sample rate and since it's being roled off anyway, you might 
> get better quality for your buck.
> 
> Geoff.
> 
> 



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