Re: Pre-purchase Questions
> I'm planning to buy either a Squeezebox 3 or a Soundbridge. I'm learning
> towards the Squeezebox because I couldn't find the same community
> support for creating software such as 'Followme' plug-ins etc in the
> Soundbridge forum - would I be correct in saying this?
Well, that's probably more a question for the Roku forums! But I must
say the community support and open-ness of the server software was a
big factor in my decision to go Slimdevices...
> My question is whether a Squeezebox can connect to 2 computers (either
> at the same time or not at the same time). Say, I have a Squeezebox in
> the living room and I want to access the songs from my laptop in my
> room - I can do that. But what if I leave the living room to go out and
> another person in the house wants to use the Squeezebox and access his
> computer to listen to music? Can the Squeezebox be set up to do this?
Yes, you can run SlimServer on as many machines as you like, and have
Squeezebox connect to a server of your choice.
An easier way, though, would be to have a single SlimServer running
which has access to everyone's music (either by moving all the music to
a central location, or by cunning use of network mounts or links). Then
make a playlist for different family members... This would take more
configuration for you, but an easier "user experience" in the long
Finally, I would add that I had high expectations which were more than
met. I ordered my second Squeezebox within a week of receiving the