Untangle & Listen<br />Patricia Post, <br />Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE)<br />
This is a “green” <br />10-minute segment of the program.<br />Please reduce, reuse & recycle.<br />Image Credit: http://w...
Landfills: A messy problem! <br />lets be part of the solution…<br />Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21218849@N...
What if we use new technologies to power old technologies?<br />What if we reuse what we already have, yet get some new th...
Get Wired!<br />Experiment.<br />Be playful.<br />Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/philscoville/60558804/<br />
It’s a plug and play world...<br />Don’t be fooled by  marketing efforts aroundnew technologies….<br />
Old Technologies<br />Do you have any of these lying around? <br />
Do you have a 1970’s stereo system lounging around?<br />Garage Animal<br />
New Toys!<br />Do you own one of these MP3’s? Others?<br />
You’ve Got All of the Ingredients<br />Tiny, high-density-storage devices (MP3’s)<br />+<br /> Assorted  high quality soun...
Have you noticed an “aux port” on old equipment? <br />Or, “line in”…that works too!<br />Auxiliary  Port<br />
Must-buy cable!<br />Best $8 you’ll ever spend…<br />
New Best Friends!<br />
$20 Sansa MP3 tethered to an old boom box<br />
1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable<br />Power up that lounging Garage Animal<br />$10 from Radio Shack<br />
$49 Sansa Clip (8GB) powering 70’s Stereo <br /> Holds 4,000 Songs<br />
Another Trick for Using MP3’s in Your Home<br />Sansa Clip Connected to Home Theater System. Surround Sound!<br />
1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable<br />Same cable as the 70’s stereo cable!<br />
Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveduarte/2817722169/<br />
A New Portable Social Animal<br />Same cable idea for all sorts of MP3’s<br />Altec Lansing iM600<br />
Power Up the Old or the New! <br />Make Music Social Again…<br />Host a Bring<br />Your Own Music Event<br /><ul><li>Home
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  1. 1. Untangle & Listen<br />Patricia Post, <br />Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE)<br />
  2. 2. This is a “green” <br />10-minute segment of the program.<br />Please reduce, reuse & recycle.<br />Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/nicholas_t/3711662174/<br />
  3. 3. Landfills: A messy problem! <br />lets be part of the solution…<br />Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/21218849@N03/3183610309/<br />
  4. 4. What if we use new technologies to power old technologies?<br />What if we reuse what we already have, yet get some new things too?<br />What if….<br />
  5. 5. Get Wired!<br />Experiment.<br />Be playful.<br />Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/philscoville/60558804/<br />
  6. 6. It’s a plug and play world...<br />Don’t be fooled by marketing efforts aroundnew technologies….<br />
  7. 7. Old Technologies<br />Do you have any of these lying around? <br />
  8. 8. Do you have a 1970’s stereo system lounging around?<br />Garage Animal<br />
  9. 9. New Toys!<br />Do you own one of these MP3’s? Others?<br />
  10. 10. You’ve Got All of the Ingredients<br />Tiny, high-density-storage devices (MP3’s)<br />+<br /> Assorted high quality sound systems<br />= <br />Freedom from earbuds & great sound<br />How does it work?<br />
  11. 11. Have you noticed an “aux port” on old equipment? <br />Or, “line in”…that works too!<br />Auxiliary Port<br />
  12. 12. Must-buy cable!<br />Best $8 you’ll ever spend…<br />
  13. 13. New Best Friends!<br />
  14. 14. $20 Sansa MP3 tethered to an old boom box<br />
  15. 15. 1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable<br />Power up that lounging Garage Animal<br />$10 from Radio Shack<br />
  16. 16. $49 Sansa Clip (8GB) powering 70’s Stereo <br /> Holds 4,000 Songs<br />
  17. 17. Another Trick for Using MP3’s in Your Home<br />Sansa Clip Connected to Home Theater System. Surround Sound!<br />
  18. 18. 1/8” Stereo/Audio Red-White Cable<br />Same cable as the 70’s stereo cable!<br />
  19. 19. Image credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/daveduarte/2817722169/<br />
  20. 20. A New Portable Social Animal<br />Same cable idea for all sorts of MP3’s<br />Altec Lansing iM600<br />
  21. 21. Power Up the Old or the New! <br />Make Music Social Again…<br />Host a Bring<br />Your Own Music Event<br /><ul><li>Home
  22. 22. Lake
  23. 23. Library
  24. 24. School
  25. 25. Any teen events</li></li></ul><li>Free people from their ear buds!<br />Make listening social, <br />Don’t be too quick to discard the old,<br />Reuse what you already have… <br />
  26. 26. Image Credit: http://obamiconme.pastemagazine.com/entries/159-frogress.html <br />

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