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  • Different music simultaneously to different zones or same music simultaneously to different zones, but are same sides of the coin, at least from my perspective and both need to be delivered asap to allow Apple significant early mover advantage in th…
  • The UI is a doddle. Aitunes already has a pop down menu of zones (or rooms or hifi systems) - what i want is an addition to the list which says "All zones". Piece of cake! As to who would use it - i'd say pretty much everyone. The curren…
  • OK so what's the solution? Apple have been promoting their products as a digital hub for the digital lifestyle, but based on this discussion as things stand Airtunes can't deliver a viable digital music hub - or at best it can only deliver a pret…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Eugene ~23 mbps max going one way, and even that's only if you're about 10 feet from the access point with LoS. Chop that in half if you're going from one wireless client to another. Add some more distance and the nu…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Lucy Actually that's 200 KB/s as Apple Lossless, like most lossless encoding methods, compresses to about half the size of cda. Which means it is 5 MB/min or around 75-125 KB/s. So this actually does take a fair amount…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Eugene Okay, so Apple lossless is anywhere from 75-125 K/s average and that's with lots of peaks in between. Considering those peaks, you'd probably want at least 200 K/s to work with. I don't know about you but the …
  • Quote: Originally posted by Eugene Whatever it is, it's going to have overhead. In addition it's going to have to deal with real-world performance of an 802.11 network. If you have a mixed network and a "G" device that is more than 50 feet awa…
  • Quote: Originally posted by Eugene Practical limitations of 802.11g bandwidth. When you have two wireless clients talking to each other it's bad enough, add multiple simultaneously connected clients and it probably doesn't work too well. Hi…