[LAU] simple cd player
sam at vis.nu
Tue Aug 2 06:37:42 CEST 2022
On 7/30/22 12:08, karl at aspodata.se wrote:
> Old cd players just had play, eject, next, prev etc.
> and the cd drive had audio outputs.
> Now that cd drives is on sata, thoose audio outputs
> does not exist any more, so thoose programs doesn't
> work any more.
> Is that any current cd player that is simple like the
> old ones that works with current cd drives ?
> E.g. there is too many clicks in clementine to just
> play a cd.
We're working on something like this right now at KTQA, but it's a low
Basically, taking SATA optical players and connecting them to a small
SBC with a handful of buttons and a display to create a CD experience
our DJs will be familiar with. We're assuming we'll have to write
something custom against libmpv.
There's still a lot of broadcast CD players out there, but keeping them
alive economically has been difficult. Being able to use stock optical
players we can essentially find all day-- and are still being
manufactured-- will be a help in the future.
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