• Speakers for the computer

    From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to Nightfox on Tue Aug 9 18:05:14 2016
    Re: Speakers for the computer
    By: Nightfox to Digital Man on Tue Aug 09 2016 05:00 pm

    Also, the fidelity of the sound suffers from the lossy compression
    used to send the audio over the bluetooth band.

    That's true.. I had thought of that, but I suppose that may or may not matter too much to a particular person depending on what they plan to use the computer for.

    Sadly, the music I listen to the most (and stream on the BBS radio station)_
    is a collection of ambient tracks I ripped from the Majestic ARG in 2001 at 56 kbps. I could listen to those through old earbuds and not notice a degratation.

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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Nightfox on Tue Aug 9 22:23:39 2016
    Re: Speakers for the computer
    By: Nightfox to Matthew Munson on Tue Aug 09 2016 11:24 am

    Should I do bluetooth speakers or conventional computer speakers?

    IMO there's no good reason to use wireless peripherals for a computer if they aren't going to be moved around a lot. Bluetooth speakers probably
    use batteries, which need to be replaced periodically. Also, as another
    has said,
    bluetooth speakers can introduce a delay.



    and the batteries always die at the worst time!
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  • From Mro@VERT/BBSESINF to Poindexter Fortran on Tue Aug 9 22:26:56 2016
    Re: Speakers for the computer
    By: Poindexter Fortran to Nightfox on Tue Aug 09 2016 06:05 pm

    Sadly, the music I listen to the most (and stream on the BBS radio
    station)_ is a collection of ambient tracks I ripped from the Majestic ARG in 2001 at 56 kbps. I could listen to those through old earbuds and not notice a degratation.


    is that the bad game that would call you up on the phone?

    and you seriously dont listen to any other types of music ever?
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  • From Matthew Munson@VERT/IUTOPIA to NIGHTFOX on Tue Aug 9 07:06:00 2016
    IMO there's no good reason to use wireless peripherals for a computer if they
    aren't going to be moved around a lot. Bluetooth speakers probably use batteries, which need to be replaced periodically. Also, as another has
    I made some silly purchases this year. xbox one, jbl wireless speaker
    and winserver. lol :)

    I just want some better computer speakers that are not as bulky.

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  • From Digital Man@VERT to Matthew Munson on Wed Aug 10 21:38:05 2016
    Re: Speakers for the computer
    By: Matthew Munson to NIGHTFOX on Tue Aug 09 2016 07:06 am

    IMO there's no good reason to use wireless peripherals for a computer if they
    aren't going to be moved around a lot. Bluetooth speakers probably use batteries, which need to be replaced periodically. Also, as another has
    I made some silly purchases this year. xbox one, jbl wireless speaker
    and winserver. lol :)

    I've been pretty happy with my xbox One, but it was a gift. It is frustrating that virtually none of the old peripherals (and very few games) from the 360 work on the One, but Fallout 4 on the One has been pretty adictive for me. The graphics are noticably better on everything.

    digital man

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  • From Poindexter Fortran@VERT/REALITY to Matthew Munson on Thu Aug 11 07:11:44 2016
    Re: Speakers for the computer
    By: Matthew Munson to NIGHTFOX on Tue Aug 09 2016 07:06 am

    I just want some better computer speakers that are not as bulky.

    Speaker manufacturers seem to have stabilized on the "satellite speakers on your desk with a subwoofer at your feet" and it seems to be a nice compromise on desktop speaker size without affecting performance.

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  • From Matthew Munson@VERT/IUTOPIA to DIGITAL MAN on Wed Aug 10 10:14:00 2016
    I've been pretty happy with my xbox One, but it was a gift. It is frustrating
    that virtually none of the old peripherals (and very few games) from the 360 work on the One, but Fallout 4 on the One has been pretty adictive for me. The
    graphics are noticably better on everything.
    I would of been very happy if the Sega Collection OR Blue Dragon OR
    Tales of Vesperia were avaliable as Backwards Compatablity.

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