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    Build a listening post

    You know in HMV etc you have a post where you have a headset that you can put on and press a number and it plays a track, how could this be done using a PC?

    All it would need to do is play a track named 1, 2, 3 etc when the corresponding button is pressed on the keyboard. The box could be hidden somewhere with just headphones and a USB numeric keypad on display?

    Ideas anyone?

    Thanks!

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    Re: Build a listening post

    Off the top of my head, could you use flowol for something like that?

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    Re: Build a listening post

    VB?
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    Media Center for the all out overkill approach?

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    Re: Build a listening post

    I was thinking if there was little vb app anyone knew about, i think it'd a relatively easy app to write for someone who knows vb (not me!)

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    Re: Build a listening post

    IIRC there's something like this available for Winamp + Matrix Orbital LCD screens (ones w/ buttons). I think you can configure it for keyboard keys as well, but can't be sure.

    Have a look in the bit-tech.net forums, I'm sure someone else has built something like this.

    edit: a quick google displays many gubbins for controlling winamp in the manner you require.

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    Re: Build a listening post

    PowerPoint in Kiosk mode



    *runs away*

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    Re: Build a listening post

    Internet Explorer in kiosk mode showing a page that has clickable buttons that are linked to a Windows Media Player object to play specified files.

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    Re: Build a listening post

    Quote Originally Posted by alan-d
    PowerPoint in Kiosk mode



    *runs away*
    [marq=down]

    Thats what I was thinking, it would do exactly what your after for very little fuss.

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