[PLUG-TALK] Transmit audio wirelessly from computer to stereo

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Tue Oct 24 09:30:43 PDT 2017


http://mkchromecast.com/

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 8:02 AM, Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> wrote:

> On 2017-10-22 16:11, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> > On Sun, 22 Oct 2017 21:33:26 +0000 (UTC)
> > Aaron Burt <aaron at bavariati.org> dijo:
> >
> >> On 2017-10-22 13:45, John Jason Jordan wrote:
> >>> I spent 15 minutes with a very knowledgeable sales dude at Best Buy.
> >>> He showed me lots of expensive receivers, and then he showed me a
> >>> Chromecast Audio device that they sell for $35:
> >>
> >> I have one of those, it works OK, though I'd worry a little about lag
> >> for video.
> >> After trying it out, I found that it didn't suit my particular
> >> use-case, I could try to convey it to you somehow.
> >
> > I'd love to buy it from you. Do I assume correctly that you know how to
> > use it with Linux?
>
> It "just worked" last time I tried it from the Chrome browser in Linux,
> and I also played with some Python code to tickle it.  Looks like
> there's now a utility called Mkchromecast if you don't feel like being
> tied to a browser: http://mkchromecast.com/
>
> I just figured I'd loan it to you for testing and take some money if you
> wanted to keep it.
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