Untangle & Listen
          My Story of Discovery
               Patricia Post,
Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE)
This session is
deemed “green”
Do you want to be any part of this problem?
              I don’t!
It’s a plug and play world...
What if we use new technologies to
power old technologies?

What if we don’t stress out about
wiring things together? What...
Like what about hooking an I-Touch
         to a Rotary Phone
Get Connected!




     Clarification
This is not a best practice…
Get Wired!




 Experiment!
Do you have any of
these lying around?
Do you have
                a 1970’s
                stereo
                system
                lounging
              ...
Do you own one of
these MP3’s? Others?
Have you noticed an
                   “aux port” on old
Auxiliary

Port
   equipment?

                   Or, “line in”…t...
Best $8 you’ll
ever
spend…
$20 Sansa MP3 tethered to an old boom box
1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable




         Power up that lounging
           Garage Animal
$49 Sansa Clip (8GB) powering 70’s Stereo
            Holds 4,000 Songs
1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable




  $7 to $10 investment at Radio Shack
Sansa Clip Connected to Home
Theater System. Surround Sound!
My New BFF




Altec Lansing iM600
Features of my BFF
•    Powerful – Best in its class
•    Beautiful sound, (still not 70’s stereo)
•    Portable, stores f...
Host a
Bring Your
Own Music
(BYOM)
Event
• Home
• Lake
• Library
• School
• Any teen events
Free people from their ear buds!

     Make listening social,

Don’t be too quick to discard the
               old,

Re-u...
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  1. 1. Untangle & Listen My Story of Discovery Patricia Post, Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE)
  2. 2. This session is deemed “green”
  3. 3. Do you want to be any part of this problem? I don’t!
  4. 4. It’s a plug and play world...
  5. 5. What if we use new technologies to power old technologies? What if we don’t stress out about wiring things together? What if….
  6. 6. Like what about hooking an I-Touch to a Rotary Phone
  7. 7. Get Connected! Clarification This is not a best practice…
  8. 8. Get Wired! Experiment!
  9. 9. Do you have any of these lying around?
  10. 10. Do you have a 1970’s stereo system lounging around? Garage Animal
  11. 11. Do you own one of these MP3’s? Others?
  12. 12. Have you noticed an “aux port” on old Auxiliary

Port
 equipment? Or, “line in”…that works too!
  13. 13. Best $8 you’ll ever spend…
  14. 14. $20 Sansa MP3 tethered to an old boom box
  15. 15. 1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable Power up that lounging Garage Animal
  16. 16. $49 Sansa Clip (8GB) powering 70’s Stereo Holds 4,000 Songs
  17. 17. 1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable $7 to $10 investment at Radio Shack
  18. 18. Sansa Clip Connected to Home Theater System. Surround Sound!
  19. 19. My New BFF Altec Lansing iM600
  20. 20. Features of my BFF •  Powerful – Best in its class •  Beautiful sound, (still not 70’s stereo) •  Portable, stores flat •  Any MP3 works on it (buy that cable) •  FM radio •  Rechargeable battery (5 hrs of play) •  Wireless remote
  21. 21. Host a Bring Your Own Music (BYOM) Event • Home • Lake • Library • School • Any teen events
  22. 22. Free people from their ear buds! Make listening social, Don’t be too quick to discard the old, Re-use what you already have…
  23. 23. The End
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