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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2007, 04:45:21 PM »
So, we could use multiple clients connected to the same server? Sounds good---

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2007, 05:12:41 PM »
That would be cool Barry and I would go for testing it and trying it out, but in this application the reason I used VNC is becuase I wanted to control the jukebox in my rec room from a remote location, I didnt want a seperate jukebox, plus I know your busy man and I didnt want to make more work for you with the program.VNC in full screen mode with the buttons turned off is perfect plus Im just getting a program done to handle the touch screen behind the bar, it will not only be a remote for the jukebox,it will call up other programs as well like a drink ingrediate screen, and a light controller screen,and a video controller screen which are 3 different programs running on the same box, so vnc is used just for the jukebox screen and one will never seen its vnc making the connection.The program just has buttons at the top of the screen and calls each of the 4 programs to the front perspectivly.I guess someday I might make it so all 4 can be on screen at the same time and you touch the corner you want to make that program fill the screen... hrmmmmm.. I gota go try sumfin   :o

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2007, 05:24:00 PM »
So would this mean I could store all my MP3s say on a Linux box and have to different machines using the same files? I currently can do that now with Samba sharing unless your talking the client simply interfaces with the server which is doing all of the library updates and whatnot without out having to build databases on more than one machine.

That would be rather slick, but almost just allowing somebody to be lazy when all they have to do is click on the UPDATE button in config or CREATE.

I personally use PC anywhere when Im admining my Jukebox from a laptop so I dont have to stand at my console.
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #18 on: April 17, 2007, 06:07:27 PM »
I have 6 box's running with the same mapped drive to my linux server via Samba with no problems.
The linux serve also has FTP,Apache,and procmail running.. LOL Im a beast to get all I can out of my hardware.

Never even gave the client server thing much thought becuase its no big deal to update the database librarys on each box.I use a all in one touch screen in the bathroom....people really think its cool cause it has a picture rotation screen saver... LOL. Normally porn if the inlaws arent coming over.JK :D

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #19 on: April 17, 2007, 06:24:15 PM »
my client server model means you can have several dumb terminal jukes in the same house/bar. The server juke plays the songs the terminal ones work as normal but do not play anything they just command the server juke. So when you add to the queue you are adding to one central queue on the master/server machine. When you view the queue you are viewing the master queue...

You must have been to bars where the jukebox is piped into more than one room and each room has a selector unit?
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #20 on: April 17, 2007, 06:29:44 PM »
You know what Barry, in the States they dont do that, I have seen the music piped into many different rooms or areas of the bar, but you have only one location to select and pay for the music you want to hear.

Thats very interesting and we could offer that here with no competition.It will cost only 400.00 per ascap license for each jukebox, but I guess we could have as many remotes in the build/bar as we wanted.Thats cool !!!!Never thought of it that way

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #21 on: April 17, 2007, 06:42:38 PM »
Ah so basically I could have 3 terminals that are on different ends of my house with one server playing the tunes. SO you wouldn't have to interface the server machine, but would have 3 different locations to select what you want. Thats a slick idea. Would there have to be any tweaks with the Os or would it be a server/client app?

Interesting. What I would like is possibly a spin off of that. A terminal in my garage that could access the files from the server and play seperately in my garage. However that would be more or less a server/client setup like running Linux/Samba which I could easily do if I wasn't so lazy. I might do it anyways.
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #22 on: April 17, 2007, 08:06:32 PM »
That how Im set up right now Kizer, each jukebox is linked to my mp3 server via a mapped drive letter and each jukebox plays its own selected material, I just put a remote behind my bar so the bartender ME in most cases does not have to walk over to the other side of the rec room to turn down the jukebox or select a new song in case the jukebox is playing something I dont want to hear.

But I do like the idea of having multiple locations for access points, especially in the commercial enviornment.

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2007, 11:57:07 PM »
I will make it so but this will be in freebox 3.... I think we might be looking at something different soon...
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #24 on: April 18, 2007, 02:09:40 AM »
You know what Barry, in the States they dont do that, I have seen the music piped into many different rooms or areas of the bar, but you have only one location to select and pay for the music you want to hear.

Thats very interesting and we could offer that here with no competition.It will cost only 400.00 per ascap license for each jukebox, but I guess we could have as many remotes in the build/bar as we wanted.Thats cool !!!!Never thought of it that way

Fish.

Actually there are several jukes in the US that allow use of a satellite box to make selections from. 

I too believe that would be an excellent addition to freebox.  By the way your jukebox looks great fish.

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #25 on: April 18, 2007, 11:18:09 AM »
Hey Thanks Sarge I have been working hard on the cabinets,eist did the entire skin, he is awsome.

I just live in York, and PA but I have been around and I have not seen in done in public places.

where and who is doing it Sarge? I would love to travel to the location and see who's hardware and software is being used.Its nice to know ahead of time who you compatition is and at what level they are.

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #26 on: April 18, 2007, 02:27:04 PM »
Assuming you are referring to digital jukes, Rowe, Merit, and Touchtunes all have jukes that link to Merit countertop trivias that allow a user to choose to play the jukebox from them.  I'd have no way of knowing any places in your area that use this as I reside in IL, but there are locations around my area that do. 

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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #27 on: April 18, 2007, 03:12:34 PM »
Thats awsome !!!!

Im such a geek !!! I just dont get out enough anymore  ;D

Fish
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #28 on: April 18, 2007, 05:09:33 PM »
Yeah I used to visit an arcade/pool hall that had a few terminals that linked to a central system that pumped that tunes through out. Im guessing it was there master plan to keep people entertained and pumping quarters all day with one sound system.

Im guessing this place was at least 20,000 sq foot.
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Re: Fish's Jukebox
« Reply #29 on: April 18, 2007, 10:03:35 PM »
Well this has been something i have wanted to add for a long while, it will be a killer option that no other juke you can get off the web has. It will not be an easy addition though so i will have to do that when i know i can devote a day to coding the juke... You know i really wish the juke earned me enough money to code it full time. I love working on it and chatting with you guys and it's only getting about 5% of my time right now, i would love to give it more... Still the summer break is a great time for me to do some serious coding on it... Roll on July...  ;D
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