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Like the FM transmitters you can stick in the back of your PC or or MP3 player and listen to it on the radio. I'm after one of those but one that a digital radio can pick up... is there such a thing yet?
kyot]there are things like www.apple.com/airportexpress/but I've never seen such a thing in DAB ... which would be illegal anyway wrote
If it's something that only a very short distance like the FM ones then why would it be illegal? Are the laws for digital transmission more strict? [QUOTE=G]havent seen one yet but im sure it probably existsother option is to get a freeview box for the pc and listen to the digi channels through that.www.radioandtelly.co.uk/onyourpc.html
A transmitter just transmits whatever you put onto it, be it an anologue or digital input.It is therefore the input to the transmitter that needs to be digital.
If you transmit digital music through analogue (FM) transmitter you'll have to listen to on an FM radio which is also analogue.If you transmit digital music through digital transmitter (if there's such a thing yet) then you can listen to it on a DAB radio with (possibly) no loss of quality and less chance of interference... specially if you live in London.
If it's something that only a very short distance like the FM ones then why would it be illegal? Are the laws for digital transmission more strict? We have a DAB radio and all the music on the PC so I was looking for a wirefree way of listening to things around the house.
You arent listening are you?
Kneerly Down wrote
It would be just as illegal as the FM transmitters.
Not illegal to use in some other countries hence availability of FM transmitters but less likely to have DAB ones as hugely more complicated for a (almost) cottage industry.
arman]I think it's you that's not listening wrote
Nope.Its definately you.[QUOTE=Abel]As long as the unmodulated input is the correct digital format (MPEG innit?) and level, ANY FD transmitter will do the job.
less likely to have DAB ones as hugely more complicated for a (almost) cottage industry.
Abel]Nope.Its definately you. wrote
Is it? My problem: I want to listen to the music stored on my computer on my DAB radio (not on my FM radio where you get a zillion drum'n'base pirate stations fighting over each MHz in London).My proposed solution: Is to find a digital radio transmitter to transmit my music (at around 220MHz I think) to my ready and waiting DAB radio.Now where does FM transmitters come into this. I know I can get FM transmitter but they're rubbish.[QUOTE=Abel]www.google.co.uk/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGLD,GGLD:2004-47,GGLD:en&q=COFDM+transmitteryou might wanna look here.Oh, and hold a military contract.
arman]Is it? [/quote]Yes. Shall I point out where? wrote
Now where does FM transmitters come into this. I know I can get FM transmitter but they're rubbish.
As long as the unmodulated input is the correct digital format (MPEG innit?) and level, ANY FD transmitter will do the job.
WTF are you talking about now? What good is that shite? I simply want to listen to stuff not go out and become frikin arms dealer
You're dividing the transmitter and its input in to two seperate entities... for what reason?
In the context of my original question a transmitter is a single entity which takes its input from the back of my PC or MP3 player and transmits it to my DAB radio as said in my first post: Like the FM transmitters you can stick in the back of your PC or MP3 player and listen to it on the radio. I'm after one of those but one that a digital radio can pick up...
Given that, what is the point of your arse about way of saying that I need an 'COFDM Txers'
specially one that is of sod all use anyway given that the DAB radio receives signal at around 220Mhz and the gizmo in your link doesn't transmit at that frequency!
Unless of course you're suggesting I get a mached TX/RX units and hook that up to my amp and throw my new DAB radio in the bin?
Cos unless you can figure out how to transmit the contents of your MP3 player in the correct input format that they are stored in it wont work.
I am trying to be helpful, but not THAT helpful.
Do what you like pal. IRDGAS.You try and help.....
For example, Roke Manor do one and trust me they are not a retail sort of outfit.
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I don't want to worry about that.
What I'm after is an out of the box solution where I simply connect it to the source (lets not worry about original format... be it MP3 or even a microphone) and it after doing all the necessary conversions transmits on a frequency and in a format that my digital radio and play.
Cos unless you can figure out how to transmit the contents of your MP3 player in the correct input format that they are stored in it wont work.The output from your MP3 player is analogue audio, not a digital signal in MP3 format which is what makes it DIGITAL audio broadcast, NOT the type of transmitter.Anything you plug your MP3 player into would have to convert the audio BACK to MP3 for transmission (thus loosing even more clarity), as I believe (correct me if I am wrong) DAB uses MP3 format modulating a COFDM transmitter.
Best not ask Abel now though, eh?
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