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Old 20th June 2013, 03:55 PM   #1
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Default E Ink Tablet Remote- Possible

I love computer audio and find it to be a great option for my large music collection; the only downside is when I listen in the dark and have to use my iPad remote, the screen is too bright (even turned down all the way) and it ruins the experience. These are the few times I go back to my LPs and CDs. I am wondering if anyone here has ideas on how to make a remote with an e-ink display so that I do not have these problems. I read this article today:

Turn a $99 Nook into a Fully Fledged Android Tablet in Four Easy Steps

While it seems doable, I wonder if anyone has guidance, tips, suggestions or ideas for a better route.

(I am familiar with e-ink displays on my kindle and am aware of the lighting conditions needed)

I currently use iTunes with bitperfect, but am not tied to the software. The remote need only change songs- IR support would be wonderful but certainly not necessary

I read another post: Turn Your Kindle into a Second Monitor
this seems much more complicated.

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Old 20th June 2013, 07:13 PM   #2
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If you can get e-ink android device, you can run MPD on any PC (even low-power router with embedded linux) and control it via the e-ink tablet with adroid mpd client.
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Old 20th June 2013, 07:31 PM   #3
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I wonder if anyone has any first hand experience with a specific tablet and can attest to whether the display reacts quickly enough for my use.

I am finding some information about products from companies called Boox and Earl, but they are very new and seem untested. (Earl isn't even out yet)
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