[GLLUG] Paid help sought

Rob Bowman rob at artangel.org.uk
Thu Mar 26 13:37:50 UTC 2015

Thanks Phil, I will look into this.

Might be missing the point, but do you think it work easily for a mobile device (android, iphone etc) as that’s fundamental to taking the sound files on a walk, which is the intention?


> Sure.
> So, you have some music, and you want people to access it locally via
> wire or wireless, is that right?
> You should be able to just get a router that has a USB port, assuming
> the bilt in firmware allows the sort of sharing, including any restrictions you
> want to enforce -- no need to bother with the routing bit.
> You could do worse than the TP-Link TL-WR1043ND
> I note that they have a new version (v2) in a curved, black box.  I've
> only used the older white rectangular model, but have liked them.  Then
> again, I've not really looked at the stock firmware, as I generally use
> OpenWRT.
> This may give you some inkling of what you can do with it:
>  http://www.tp-link.com/resources/document/TL-WR1043ND_V2_Storage_Sharing_Application_Guide.pdf
>  http://www.tp-link.com/resources/document/TL-WR1043ND_V2_Media_Server_Application_Guide.pdf
> The full manual's on their support site too, but I'd guess that the
> simplest thing to do is buy one from a retailer that makes returns easy,
> give it a try, and send it back if you don't get on with it.
> Cheers, Phil.
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