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Avec ce kit vous pourrez facilement construire une horloge analogique avec deux ou trois aiguilles (heures/minute ou heures/minutes/secondes).

Vous trouverez dans le kit :
  • Un script pour configurer les prims et les textures de l'horloge (copie),
  • Un script pour le fonctionnement de l'horloge (redistribuable copie/transfert),
  • Un script pour l'animation sonore de l'horloge (redistribuable copie/transfert),
  • Un ensemble de 29 textures d'horloges et de 27 textures d'aiguilles pour la
    présentation de votre horloge.
  • Un ensemble de 15 sons (7 tictac / 8 carillon d'horloge),


Etapes pour la création de l'horloge


1) Commencez par créer autant de boîtes que nécessaire pour votre horloge, (3 prims pour une horloge deux aiguilles, 4 prims pour une horloge quatre aiguilles. Liez ensuite ces prims ensemble.

2) Modifiez les propriétés du script "=IOL Clock:n" et changez les permissions pour le propriétaire suivant. Selon la nature de votre build, les permissions du propriétaire suivant doivent être soit copie/non-transfert soit no-copie/transfert. Si vous oubliez cette étape le script de l'horloge ne démarera pas et affichera un message d'erreur du type:
Object: Error: Incorrect script permission defined for next owner.
Edit the permission, should be copy/no-tran or no-copy/tran


3) Glissez les deux scripts "=IOL Clock:n" et "=IOL Clock Setup:n" (n correpondant aux nombres d'aiguilles de votre horloge) dans le prim père de votre objet.

4) Une fois fait votre objet va automatiquement prendre la forme d'une horloge par défaut.

5) Vous pouvez modifier la forme du prim père (en cylindre par exemple) ou modifier la taille du prim père en fonction de vos besoins. Les aiguilles se retailleront automatiquement et se repositionneront à la place adéquate.

5) Vous pouvez adapter le texturage de l'horloge simplement en glissant l'une des 29 textures d'horloge ou 27 textures d'aiguilles fournies dans le pack directement dans le prim père.

6) Lorsque votre horloge est fin prête, cliquez dessus et sélectionnez la commande "Start" dans le menu. Cela supprimera le script de configuration et lancera le script de l'horloge.

Modification des paramétrages


Vous pouvez modifiez les paramétrages de l'horloge en ajoutant une notecard ".clock" dans le prim père.

hourshift <hour>
Permet de régler l'heure de l'horloge en fonction de votre zone horaire.

tictac <volume> <sound-name|sound-uuid>
Définit le son jouant en bloucle pour le tictac.
volume: définit le volume sonore entre faible (0.0) and fort (1.0)
sound: peut être le nom d'un son présent dans l'inventaire de l'objet ou l'UUID d'un son.
Attention si vous utilisez vos propres sons, vous deveez utiliser un son dont la durée est un multiple exact de secondes.

bell <volume> <repeat-delay> <sound-name|sound-uuid>
Définit le son qui sera joué à chaque changement d'heure.
volume: définit le volume sonore entre faible (0.0) and fort (1.0)
repeat-delay: définit le temps de lecture entre deux déclanchement succéssif du son.
sound: peut être le nom d'un son présent dans l'inventaire de l'objet ou l'UUID d'un son.

La lecture des sons dans Second Life est limitée a 1 seul son par prim à un moment donné. Pour que le carillon horaire se joue correctement en plus du tictact vous devez ajouter un script supplémentaire "=IOL Clock Bell" dans n'importe lequel des prims des aiguilles. Surtout n'ajoutez pas ce script dans le prim père.

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With this kit you will easily build analog clock with two or three needles(hours/minutes or hours/minutes/seconds).

What you will find into the kit is:
  • Mono scripts to setup the prims / texture for your clock (copy),
  • Mono scripts that will run the clock (redistribuable copy/tran),
  • Mono script to play bell sound (copy/tran redistribuable),
  • Mono script to add a swing to your clock (copy/tran redistribuable),
  • A set of 56 textures (29 Clock / 2x27 Needles) to customize your clock,
  • A set of 15 sounds (7 tictac / 8 hour bell).


Rotating Prims vs. Rotation Textures


The Builder's Clock Kit pack is shiped with two versions of setup scripts. One will let the prims of needles rotate, one will let the textures of needles prims rotate. Best way to see the difference is to rez the two samples clock shiped with the pack "Clock Sample (Rotating Textures)" and "Clock Sample (Rotating Prims)".

Rotate Prims are useful if you don't use textures for the needles but plain prims (like little cylinders for instance).

Rotate Textures is fine if you use textures for the needles, rotating textures is safer with alpha textures and z-buffer conflict.

Simple steps to setup your clock


1) Firt create as many boxes you need for your clock (3 prims for two needles clock, 4 prims for three needles clock) and link them together.

2) Edit the properties of "=IOL Clock:n Needles" scripts and modify the permissions. Depends of your build, next owner permission should be set either to copy/no-tran or to no-copy/tran . If you miss this step the clock script wont start and you will get an message error such as : Object: Error: Incorrect script permission defined for next owner. Edit the permission, should be copy/no-tran or no-copy/tran

3) Drag the two scripts "=IOL Clock Setup:Rotate Textures:n Needles" & "=IOL Clock:n Needles" (n depending on the number of needles you want for your clock) into the root prim of your linked object.

4) Once done the prims will be modified into a default clock.

5) You can change the shape of the root prim to cylinder or scale the root prim to fit your needs. The needles will automatically resize and position themselves on correct place.

6) You can also customize your clock by simply dragging any of the Clock or Needles Textures shipped with the Pack into the root prim contents. (29 Clock Templates & 27 Needles Templates). For the needles use textures noted P for Rotating Prims and textures noted T for Rotating Textures.

7) Once the clock is ready click on the clock and select "Start" into the menu. This will remove the setup script from the object and launch the Clock script.

Change the clock settings


You can customize your clock with adding a notecard .clock into the root prim inventory.
tz <hour>
Allow to shift hour of clock depends of your timezone.

tictac <volume> <sound-name|sound-uuid>
Set a sound play that play into a loop Volume: between low (0.0) and loud (1.0) Sound: can be any sound name into the clock inventory or the sound UUID If you use your own sound you need to use a sound that lasts for a multiple of seconds.

bell <volume> <repeat-delay> <sound-name|sound-uuid>
Set a sound play that play each hour Volume: between low (0.0) and loud (1.0) Repeat Delay: defines how much time will pass between tow defines how much time passes between TRIGGER Sound Sound: can be any sound name into the clock inventory or the sound UUID; For the clock to to play bell sound you will need to add an extra script "=IOL Clock Bell" into any of the needles prim. Be sure to not add it into the root prim.

Adding a swing to your clock


You can add a swing to your clock using the "=IOL Clock Swing" script. Simply create an object, add the script, copy the default .swing notecard. You can change the swing feature altering the .swing notecard. Swing is performed using two kind of rotation:
  • Smooth rotation, this rotation is done using llTargetOmega which is done localy on viewer side. This mode is very smooth and accurate but mayb be interrupted and perform some silly move on a laggy SIM.
  • Standard rotation, this rotation is done using llSetPos


mode <standard|smooth>
Set the swing mode smooth: standard: the move is not as nice but the script works in any condition : done with llSetRot

angle <angle>
Set the swing angle in degree

axes <x y z>
Set the rotation axes
axes 0 0 1 will rotate around z axe for instance.

delay <delay>
Set the delay for a complete swing in seconds

steps <number>
Set the number of steps (Only used in normal mode)

usetouch <on|off>
Set weither the user can start / stop the swing with touch

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Key Features:

Smart Prims is a set of scripts for designers who wish to let their customers easily customize their builds. It includes :

  • Scale Resizer,
  • Position/Rotation Changer
  • Color / Alpha (Transparency) / Shiny / Glow / Full bright changer
  • Texture changer (create textures set that will be applied to set of prims)
  • Restore function for All properties.

  • All function are available through a complete customizable driven menu
  • Full perm script that can be resale with yout outfits

  • Pose (Edit Appearance from the menu)

  • Templates: Record all prims set properties into extra template that can be load at any time but end user,

  • Define your own set of prims that will be modified together simply by editing prims description,
  • Toggle On/Off function for end user
  • Remove script for Designer/End User freeze object to the current state
  • Help manual in 51 languages
  • Free Automatic upgrades for Life


Setting up the radiON System



Please do following steps :

  1. Rez the object you want to add Smart Prim features
  2. Put all 4 scripts and ".ini" notecard in the content of the prim
  3. You will be warned to change "Smart Prim Link" Permission, do it
  4. Once done "Smart Prim Link" script will be loaded into all child prims
  5. Take the object back in your inventory.
  6. Rez the object again.
  7. Go Edit mode of the object and choose [Tools] > [Set Scripts to Running in Selection] in the menu at the top of your screen.
  8. You will be warned to change "Smart Prim Controller/UI1/UI2" Permission, do it
  9. Take the object again back in your inventory. Your Smart Prims script are ready to be setup


[4]~[8] step is really important. Without step 5 and 6, 7 will fail. Especially step 7 is very important.

How will works



Smart Prims allow end user the modify following properties: Scale, Position, Rotation, Color, Alpha, Shiny, Glow, Texture with predefined values you will setup.

A scope is a set of prims that will be modified together.

Setting the Smart Prims>



Options that can be added are : Scale

OPTION
SCOPES
MESSAGE
COMMANDS


COMMANDS


COMMANDS [ButtonLabel:ButtonValue/..]
Commands are automatically sorted to be displayed from top left to bottom right dialog menu.
For properties than allow multiple value set you can add as many button definition you want, in case your definition set have more than 11 buttons they will be displayed into a multi page dialog menu.

Each button is defined


// Scale Menu
MENU Scale
SCOPES All
MESSAGE Increase or decrease the object size by 1%, 5%, 10%, 20% or restore to the original size.
COMMANDS -1%:-0.01/+1 %:0.01/-5 %:-0.05/+5 %:0.05/-10 %:-0.10/+10 %:0.10/-20 %:-0.20/+20 %:0.20
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Key Features:
  • Search over 30.000 Internet Radio Stations (SHOUTCast Yellow Pages),
  • Easy setup, just rez the tuner and antenna, deed the antenna if group owned land and start playing,
  • Works on Private or Group owned land,
  • No additional software required,
  • Controled by simple driven Menu,
  • All commands are accessible through typed commands,
  • Search Radio Stations by 301 alphabetical sorted preset Genres,
  • Search Radio Stations by any keyword: name, song, artist,
  • Stations are displayed in menu after each search (Genre or Keyword),
  • Last search is saved into memory thus you can quickly browse through radio stations,
  • Limit of radio stations result per search is customizable,
  • ShoutCAST, IceCAST compatible,
  • Recognize media relocator (M3U/PLS/ASX),
  • Display Name of Radio Station & Playing Title on Floatingtext (can be hidden),
  • Display URL of Radio Station on IM (can be hidden),
  • Use memory bookmark to store radio stations on fly,
  • Memory bookmark can be dumped into a notecard,
  • Organize your Radio Stations Lists through a specific menu,
  • Create your own Radio List with notecards (infinite radio stations can be stored, automatically shown into the menu, use your own url)
  • Acces modes: Public, Group Only or Avatars Access List. Restrict commands to owner only.
  • 6 different Tuners (2 Classics, 2 JukeBoxes, 1 Vintage, 1 Gramophone)
  • A HUD to control directly your tuners
  • 2 Radio Information Panels to display (Radio/Last Song)
  • Wall Remote Controls you can rez anywhere in the same SIM,
  • Separated pack of low priced additionals antennas to control several parcels
  • Help manual in 57 languages
  • Free Automatic upgrades for Life




Setting up the radiON System


For starting up with radiON System you will need to rezz a least one Tuner and one Media Antenna.

  • Tuner will be use to search/store your radio stations
  • Media Antenna will modify the Music URL property of your parcel


ID and Password


All the communications between the Tuner and the different extra devices including (Antena, Wall Remote Control, HUD Remote Control, Information Panel) are crypted to prevent anyone to hack your radiON system.

Thus all devices need to have same Password and ID defined to work together.
The default settings are
ID MyRadio
Password ElmaQEoZnoXEVbhuSeVu


The ID allow you to have two differents Tuner on different parcel on same SIM and prevent them to interfere each others.
Those parameters are setup into the .ini notecard of each devices.

NB: If you want to change the password of your system and you already rez and deed the antenna to a group you will need to return it into the inventory before being able to modify the parameters into the .ini notecard.

Rezzing the Tuner


Choose between any of the six Tuners shiped with the rad!ON and rez it on ground.

  • radiON Tuner Classic Black RD250 (1 Prim)
  • radiON Tuner Classic Grey RD200 (1 Prim)
  • radiON Tuner Gramophone Lentoyhtion 1907 (7 Prims)
  • radiON Tuner JukeBox Waves O'Tune 1411 (11 Prims)
  • radiON Tuner JukeBox Zubritzler M851 (1 Prims)
  • radiON Tuner Vintage Gipfelpunkt (5 Prims)


Wait until you get the message radiON Tuner is ready (23534)

Rezzing the Antenna


Streaming music relies on the Second Life viewer reading the Music URL property associated with each parcel of land. The Second Life viewer will use the Music URL value to connect Quicktime media player to the music stream. When you tune to a radio station, a script inside the Media Antenna changes the value of this property, this can be done only if the owner of the Media Antenna and the owner of the land are the same person or group.

Rez the The Media Antenna on ground, this is a no copy object, it will disappear from your inventory.

Land parcel is owned by you personally


If you own personally the land you won't need extra configuration for the radio to work. Once rezzed you will see the following messages over the Media Antenna.

Checking Permissions (Yellow)
Read Settings (Yellow)
iMedia is ready to be registered (Green)

Once you get this message click on the Antenna and select Register on the menu.

Search for Media Server (Yellow)
Communication with radiON Tuner initialized. iMedia Antenna is ready. (Green)

Land parcel is owned by a group


If the Land Parcel is owned by a group the Antenna will need to deed it to the same Group as the Land Parcel for the radio to work.

Check your role abilities
First check your role abilities into the group. You need two abilities for the process to succes:
  • Deed objects to group
  • Change music & media settings

Select Edit / Groups into the Second Life Viewer menu
Click on Info Button
Select the Members & Roles tab
Search your name into the list
And check those abilities into the Allowed Abilities List

In case you don't find them you will need to contact the group owners to fix it.

NB: If the "Change music & media settings" ability has been granted to your role after rezzing and deeding the antenna, it won't work. You should then take the Antenna back into inventory and restart the registration process.

Deed the antenna to the group
Right-click on your radio and select Edit from the pie menu.
Be sure the Antenna is set to same Group as your Parcel. If not click on "Set..." button and select the correct Group.
Once done check the Share with group checkbox.
The "Deed..." button should immediately turn blue. In case it doesn't you will need to ask the Group Owner to grant you permission to deed object to group.
Click the Deed... button
You will receive the standard Linden L$ warning dialog. This is not an object people will pay thus accept it.

Checking Permissions (Yellow)
Read Settings (Yellow)
iMedia is ready to be registered (Green)

Once you get this message click on the Antenna and select Register on the menu.

Search for Media Server (Yellow)
Communication with radiON Tuner initialized. iMedia Antenna is ready. (Green)

Nb: If you make a mistake and deed the radio to the wrong group. Just take the radio back into your inventory, re-rez it and start over. There is no other way to undo deed.

Searching a radio station


There are several ways to listen a radio station stream
  • Setting up a direct Radio Station stream
  • Searching through ShoutCAST yellow pages by genre
  • Searching through ShoutCAST yellow pages by keyword
  • Using the Bookmarks
  • Using the Presets list


Channel commands


Radio can be controlled using typed commands. These typed commands are listed into this help and are given on a specific command channel (which can be set/changed via typed command). The default channel is 5.

Direct Stream


IOL Radio recognize direct stream url and three kind of Media Resource Locator (M3U, PLS, ASX)

M3U (Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3 Uniform Resource Locator) is a computer file format that stores multimedia playlists. It was originally implemented in Winamp, although it is now supported by many applications.

PLS is a computer file format that stores multimedia playlists. It is a more expressive format than basic M3U, as it can store (cache) information on the song title and length — extended M3U supports this, too. With PLS version 2, playlists also include a PLS version declaration.

Advanced Stream Redirector (ASX) When you use .asx files, you are directed to streaming media content, usually on multimedia Web sites. The .asx files are simple text files that contain server and media information.

You can setup a stream by specifying the url with the command /5u. Here are samples:


/5 http://www.myserver.com:8000 [Direct Stream URL]
/5u http://dir.xiph.org/listen/1391606/listen.m3u [Stream URL using M3U Media Locator]
/5u http://www.sky.fm/mp3/smoothjazz.pls [Stream URL using PLS Media Locator]
/5u http://www.chronixradio.com/cxrgrit/listen/listen.asx [Stream URL using XLS Media Locator]


Getting information about the current radio station


Once you tuned a radio station you get further information. Menu will popup.

Radio Station Status


Use the [T Status] button of your menu or the /5i status command

Server Status: Server is currently up and public.
Stream Status: Stream is up at 56 kbps with 59 of 250 listeners (59 unique)
Listener Peak: 151
Average Listen Time: 4h00m05s
Stream Title: SpringsteenRadio.com
Content Type: audio/mpeg
Stream Genre: Rock
Stream URL: http://springsteenradio.com
Stream ICQ: NA
Stream AIM: NA
Stream IRC:
audiorealm
Current Song: Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - American Land


Radio Station Tracks


Use the [T Tracks] button of your menu or the /5i tracks command.

Playing List
18:24:50 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - American Land
18:21:49 Bruce Springsteen - You Cant Sit Down
18:15:39 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Thunder Road
18:08:02 Bruce Springsteen - My City Of Ruins
18:07:41 DJ LIVE - DJ LIVE: audio2575 - 2009-07
18:06:06 DJ LIVE - DJ LIVE: audio2575 - 2009-07
17:58:01 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Born To Run
17:52:49 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - The Rising
17:48:32 Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band - Lonesome Day
17:40:32 Bruce Springsteen - American Skin ( 41 Shots )


Radio Station Web Site


Use the [T Web] button of your menu or the /5w command.

Searching a radio by genre


You can use your tuner to search through ShoutCAST Yellow Pages by genre or keywords
by using any of the 391 genres preset into the [Genres] menu of the tuner menu or by using the /5g command.

Click on your Radio Tuner
Select Genres into the Menu
Select [R-S] to list genres from R to S
Select Reggae

You will get a message in IM

IOL Tuner Classic v0.12: Searching for genre Reggae [Filters: Limit: 20 ]…
(1) - Roots Reggae - S K Y . F M - the best of classic and modern Roots Reggae with DJ Bahilman [ID:257 96K]
Genre: Roots Reggae Island World - Playing: Little Roy - Touch Not My Locks
(2) - 1.FM - ReggaeTrade [ID:8553 128K]
Genre: Reggae World - Playing: Anthony Johnson - Want More Loving
(3) - BuenaMusica.com Radio - Reggaeton, Pop, Hip Hop & Latin [ID:95639 48K]
Genre: Latin Reggaeton Hip Hop - Playing: Whine Up
(4) - BIGUPRADIO.COM Slamming Dancehall Reggae ((ONE LOVE)) Online Reggae Music Store www.bigupradio.com [ID:7696 96K]
Genre: reggae - Playing: Mavado - Mine How You Dis
(5) - RadioActitud.com - Radio Actitud [ID:644430 64K]
Genre: Latino Reggaeton Latin Ur - Playing: Caile -Tito `El Bambino`
...
(19) - GotRadio - Reggae [ID:5461 128K]
Genre: Reggae World Internatio - Playing: Macka B - Dem Get Me Mad
(20) - Bigvibez.com :: 24/7 Onlineradio :: Reggae and Dancehallmusic [ID:726239 128K]
Genre: Reggae and Dancehall - Playing: Selecta Jahrob - Dancehall Injection Vol. 4 2009


A menu dialog will popup allowing you choose any of the radio found.

The same result can be done using the /5g reggae command

Last search / Tuning using the Radio Number


At anytime you can reshow the last search while clicking on [Lastsearch] button of your Tuner menu or by using the /5l command.

You can tune up to any radio station into your last search result list using the /5t command followed by the number of radio.

Searching a radio by keyword


You can use your tuner to search through Shoutcast Yellow Pages by keywords (name of radio station/artist/song) using the /5? command followed by any keywords.

/5? madonna

Keep in mind that current track is cached by SHOUTcast Yellow Pages system using a delay, most of time retrieving a Radio with artist or song is not very accurate. (Your request is more which radio station has played a song of Madonna recently than which Radio is currently playing Madonna).

Refining the Search


BitRate
/5fbr [32|56|96|128|192|224|256|320]
You can refine Radio Stations by using the bit rate command filter (/5fbr ). Valid bit rate values are: 32, 56, 96, 128, 192, 224, 256, 320. This will exclude all other bit rates. If you are only interested in receiving 128k bit rate streams, use this feature. If you want to select from everything that is available, leave this enmpty (/5fbr)

The higher bit rate number the higher the quality of the sound. However, it is usually not a good idea to use Radio Stations with a high bit rate within Second Life™ as you cannot expect from everyone to have a good network bandwidth.

MediaType
/5fbr [mp3|aac]
You can refine Radio Stations by using the mediatype command filter (/5fmt ). Valid media type values are: mp3, aac. Usually Audio using AAC have greater sounds quality than MP3 at same bit rate.

Bookmarks


Every time you play a radio you want to remind you can easily add it to your bookmarks using the "Bookmark+" command of your tuner menu.

If current radio station is into your bookmarks you can use the [Bookmark-] to remove the station of your current bookmarks.

At any time you can select any previously stored bookmark using the [Bookmark...] command of your tuner menu.

Customize the Preset Menus


If you want to quickly change between your favorite search or stream you can setup favorites notecard that will automatically show into your tuner menu. There are four kind of preset : url, shoutcastid, shoutcast search by genre, shoutcast search by keyword.

To customize the menu
Add a ".preset [My Preset]" notecard name
My Preset will show in the menu

Add lines of three fields seperated with semicolon
[preset type];[radio name];[parameter]

Preset type can be any of this four type
s to set a radio using shoutcast id
u to set a radio using an url (stream redirector (m3u/pls/asx) can be use)
? to search using a keyword
g to search using a genre

Examples
u;(url) Sample;http://57.212.166.178:9000
u;(m3u) Sample;http://dir.xiph.org/listen/1391606/listen.m3u
u;(pls) Sample;http://www.sky.fm/mp3/smoothjazz.pls
u;(asx) Sample;http://www.chronixradio.com/cxrgrit/listen/listen.asx
s;(shoutcast ID);690121
g;search genre;rock
?;search term;marley

You can add as many lines into the preset notecard
To speedup the loading of presets type several preset on same line separated with | character like this
u;Springsteen;http://57.212.166.178:9000|s;Dylan;690121|g;Rock;rock|?;Marley;marley

Set Access Permission


By default the radio is set to allow anyone to use it. If you want to restraint the use of your radio you will need to edit the configuration note card (.ini) into the Tuner.

Right-click on your radio and select Open from the pie menu.
In the "Object Contents" of the Tuner, select the configuration notecard (.ini) and modifity the command as needed. Once done save it.

To set the access permissions
Perms Public [on/off] for allowing everyone to use the radio
Perms Group [on/off] for allowing members of same group the Radio is set to
Perms Avadd [avatar name] for adding someone to list of allowed avatars

You can also use the following commands on chat
/5 perms public [on/off] for allowing everyone to use the radio
/5 perms group [on/off] for allowing members of same group the Radio is set to.
/5 perms avadd [Avatar Fullname] for adding someone to list of allowed avatars
/5 perms avrem [Avatar Fullname] for removing someone of list of allowed avatars
/5 perms owner for restraint all permissions to owner only
/5 perms to show current permissions

When you grant permission to use the radion to others, you may prevent them of using some specific command like changing the channel or your password.
You can setup an Owner Restricted Commands List that are available to you only whatever the permissions are set to public, group or avatarlist

Default owner restricted commands are : channel, perms, password, id
Use /5 perms orcadd <command> and /5 perms orcrem <command> commands to setup your owner restricted command list.

Controling several parcels


If you want to control several parcels, you will need to buy extra antennas for each parcels. One extra Antenna is 50L$, and the 10 Antennas pack is 300L$ only. You wont need to buy several radiON system as the tuners/wall remote control/hud are copy items. This is one of great advantage of radiON system over competitors, as you will get a much cheaper solution if you own several parcels.

Each parcel can be controlled with a specific tuner, or you can link several parcels/antennas to a single Tuner. Let's have an example:

Imagine you own three parcels on same SIM. Parcel 1,2 & 3. And you want to use same stream for parcels 1&2, but want a different stream for parcel 3. Here is how you can setup your radiON sytem.

Rez three Antennas:
Antenna 1 on Parcel 1 with ID A
Antenna 2 on Parcel 2 with ID A
Antenna 3 on Parcel 3 with ID B

Rez two Tuners:
Tuner A on Parcel 1 or Parcel 2 with ID A
Tuner B on Parcel 3 with ID B

This way, each time you will use the Tuner A same stream will be used for Parcel 1 & 2. On the other side Tuner 2 will only affect parcel 3.
There is no limitation, you can link as many Antennas/Parcels you want for each Tuner.

Wall Remote Control


radION sytem is shipped with a one prim Wall Remote Control you can copy and rez anywhere on your parcel. Due to some Second Life limitation you can use the tuner chat command only within the 20 meters chat range. Wall Remote Control is thus needed if you want to access to your tuner from several locations within your parcel. Each Wall Remote Control will use a relay channel (you can customize) that will directly send your commands to the tuner with same ID. Default relay channel is /6. You can use any command available with the Tuner or simple click onto the Wall Remote Control to get the tuner menu.

To setup a Wall Remote Control simply rez it and edit the .ini notecard to match with the password and the ID you used for the Antenna/Tuner. Once done the device will immedialty try to reach the suited tuner.

HUD




radiON system is shipped with a HUD. It can be used to replace Wall Remote Control an awesome way, instead of placing several Wall Remote Controls, you can wear the HUD and control your Tuners wherever you are. The radiON HUD will use a relay channel (you can customize) that will directly relay your commands to the Tuner with same ID. Default relay channel for the HUD is /7.

What is interresting with the HUD is it power to recognize several Tuners without any effort. If you have several parcels on same SIM using distinct Antennas/Tuners ID, you can add all those ID to the HUD that will automatically recognize the tuner linked to the parcel you are in. Thus if you move within the SIM, you wont have to think about it, each time you will change of parcel the HUD will automatically reconnect to the correct Tuner.

The HUD will automatically display the following information : Radio Station Name, Kbps, Current Track, Listener Count/Total.

To setup the HUD simply wear it and edit the .ini notecard to match with the password and all the ID you use for the different Antennas/Tuners of your SIM. Once done the HUD will automatically try to reach the tuner.

Once a tuner is recognized you can use the tuner button to acces to it.
While clicking to the settings button you will be able to customize the Font/Color/Background Colors.

Radio Station Stream Information Panel


radION system is shipped with an Radio Station Information Panel showing the current Radio Station name, Radio Kbs, Radio Listenner and Current Track.

While clicking to the Radio Station Information Panel you will be able to customize the Font/Color/Background Colors.

To setup a Radio Station Stream Information Panel simply rez it and edit the .ini notecard to match with the password and the ID you used for the Antenna/Tuner. Once done the device will immedialty try to reach the suited tuner.

Appendix A: Radio Tuner Commands


Default channel is /5

Most command have a shortcut thus you can type quickly

/5 channel <channelnum>
Set the channel command to new number

Radio Commands


/5 search <term>
/5 ? <term>
Search on Shoutcast Yellow Page for Radio with term

/5 genre <genre>
/5 g <genre>
You can "g" shortcut for this command
Search on Shoutcast Yellow Page for Radio of genre

/5 fbr <bitrate>
Filter search with streaming bitrate

/5 fmt <mimetype>
Filter search with mimetype

/5 last
/5 l
Show last search result

/5 tune <number>
/5 t <number>
Tune the radio to actual [number] in last search

/5 shoutcast <shoutcastid>
/5 s <shoutcastid>
Tune the radio to shoutcast id
Shoutcast ID or radio are show in search result

/5 url <url>
/5 u <url>
Tune the radio to a direct url
might be the stream url or any url refering to a standard stream redirector
m3u / pls / asx

/5 info <status|tracks>
/5 i <status|tracks>
Show current radio information

/5 website
/5 w
Show current radio website

/5 badd
Add current radio station to bookmarks list

/5 brem
Remove current radio station from bookmarks list

/5 bshow
Show current radio bookmarks list

/5 bdump
Dump current bookmarks list to create a preset notecard

/5 bclear
Clear current bookmakrs list.

Permissions


/5 perms public <on|off>
Grant/Revoke everyone the permission to use the radio.

/5 perms group <on|off>
Grant/Revoke members of same group as the radio the permission to use the radio.

/5 perms avadd <avatar-full-name>
Grant avatar the permission to use the radio.

/5 perms avrem <avatar full-name>
Revoke avatar the permission to use the radio.

/5 perms owner
Reset permissions to owner only

/5 perms orcadd <command>
Add the command to owner restricted command list.

/5 perms orcrem <command>
Remove the command to owner restricted command list

/5 perms
Display current permissions

Miscellaneous


/5 help
Show this help

/5 men
Show the radiON menu.

/5 ver
Display current version number

/5 mem
Show memoy usage

/5 reset
Reset script

Appendix B: Wall Remote Control Commands


relaychannel <channelnum>
Set the relaychannel command to new number. Default relay channel is 6.

Appendix C: Radio Station Information Panel Commands



Appendix D: HUD Commands



relaychannel <channelnum>
Set the relaychannel command to new number. Default relay channel is 7.

Appendix E: 391 alphabetical sorted preset Genres


Those are the 301 preset genres stored into any radION Tuner.

30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acid House, Acid Jazz, Acoustic Blues, Adult, Adult Album Alternative, Adult Alternative, Adult Contemporary, African, Alt-Country, Alternative, Alternative Folk, Alternative Rap, Ambient, Americana, Anime, Anniversary, Arabic, Asian, Avant Garde, Bachata, Banda, Barbershop, Baroque, Best Of, Big Band, Big Beat, Birthday, Black Metal, BlogTalk, Bluegrass, Blues, Bollywood, Bop, Bossa Nova, Brazilian, Breakbeat, British Invasion, Britpop, Bubblegum Pop, Cajun/Zydeco, Caribbean, Celtic, Chamber, Chicago Blues, Chill, Chinese, Choral, Christian, Christian Metal, Christian Rap, Christian Rock, Christmas, Classic Alternative, Classic Christian, Classic Country, Classic Jazz, Classic Metal, Classic R&B, Classic Rock, Classical, Classical Period, College, College, Comedy, Community, Contemporary Bluegrass, Contemporary Blues, Contemporary Country, Contemporary Folk, Contemporary Gospel, Contemporary R&B, Contemporary Reggae, Cool Jazz, Country, Country Blues, Cumbia, Dance, Dance Pop, Dancehall, Dancepunk, Decades, Delta Blues, Demo, Dirty South, Disco, Doo Wop, Downtempo, Dream Pop, Drum and Bass, Dub, Early Classical, East Coast Rap, Easy Listening, Eclectic, Educational, Electric Blues, Electro, Electronic, Emo, Environmental, Ethnic Fusion, European, Exotica, Experimental, Extreme Metal, Female, Filipino, Folk, Folk Rock, Freestyle, French, Funk, Fusion, Gangsta Rap, Garage, Garage Rock, Glam, Gospel, Goth, Government, Greek, Grindcore, Grunge, Hair Metal, Halloween, Hanukkah, Hard Bop, Hard House, Hard Rock, Hardcore, Hawaiian/Pacific, Healing, Heartache, Heavy Metal, Hindi, Hip Hop, Honeymoon, Honky Tonk, Hot Country Hits, House, IDM, Idols, Impressionist, Indian, Indie Pop, Indie Rock, Industrial, Inspirational, Instrumental, International, Jam Bands, Japanese, Jazz, Jewish, JPOP, Jungle, Kids, Klezmer, Korean, Kwanzaa, Latin, Latin Dance, Latin Jazz, Latin Pop, Latin Rap/Hip-Hop, Latin Rock, LGBT, Light Rock, Lo-Fi, Lounge, Love/Romance, Mariachi, Meditation, Mediterranean, Merengue, Metal, Metalcore, Middle Eastern, Misc, Mixtapes, Modern, Modern Rock, Motown, Neo-Soul, New Acoustic, New Age, New Wave, News, News, Noise Pop, North American, Old School, Old Time Radio, Oldies, Opera, Orchestral Pop, Original Score, Other Talk, Party Mix, Patriotic, Piano, Piano Rock, Political, Polka, Pop, Pop-Reggae, Post-Punk, Power Metal, Power Pop, Praise/Worship, Prog Rock, Progressive, Progressive Metal, Psychedelic, Public Radio, Punk, Quiet Storm, R&B/Urban, Ragga, Rainy Day Mix, Ranchera, Rap, Rap Metal, Reality, Reggae, Reggae Roots, Reggaeton, Regional Mexican, Rock, Rock & Roll, Rock Steady, Rockabilly, Romantic, Russian, Salsa, Scanner, Seasonal/Holiday, Sermons/Services, Sexy, Showtunes, Shuffle, Singer/Songwriter, Ska, Smooth Jazz, Soca, Soft Rock, Soul, Soundtracks, South American, Southern Gospel, Space Age Pop, Spiritual, Spoken Word, Sports, Sports, Surf, Swing, Symphony, Talk, Talk, Tamil, Tango, Techno, Technology, Teen Pop, Tejano, Themes, Top 40, Traditional Folk, Traditional Gospel, Trance, Travel Mix, Tribal, Tribute, Trip Hop, Trippy, Tropicalia, Turntablism, Underground Hip-Hop, Urban Contemporary, Valentine, Video Game Music, Vocal Jazz, Wedding, West Coast Rap, Western, Winter, Work Mix, World Folk, World Fusion, World Pop, Worldbeat, Xtreme, Zouk.
Why there is a specific case for those two languages. In fact Second Life Viewer does'nt support correctly those two languages.
Everone can read the information on JIRA http://jira.secondlife.com/browse/VWR-112.
Thus we need to resolve into our translators what Linden didn't fix for now.
All those fixes are temporary and will need to be removed the day this Second Life Viewer will be fixed.

I was the first to work on this trouble long before others did and I release the first translator really support Arab & Hebrew the 28th September 2008 with the 0.13 Release of Q-Translator.
Actually there are ony two translators than can be used to have a talk with an Arab or Hebrew within SL (translating in both way).
Those two translators are Q-Translator and AF Translator (with some restriction for AF).

Anyone one that would like to test can contact me.
This is why on my comparaison table in world i remove 2 languages from Ferd Translator, MH Translator, UTv12 and X-Lang.
There is a major difference between calling the Google Translator API and make it works with Arab/Hebrew within SL.

Now there are many situations you need to care to fully support Arabic & Hebrew.
Let's make a test everyone can reproduce using the last translators version below.

AF: AF Pro 1.5
FT: Ferd Translator 7.5d
MH: MH Translator 3.82
QT: Q-Translator 0.27
XL: X-Lang 6.0

The correct translation of the English sentence "I have 35 flowers in my box" into Arabic is "عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يدل"

I SPEAK ENGLISH SOMEONE ELSE SPEAK ARAB

1) Me from English into Arabic
With autdetect setup for My Language
My Language setup to French (fr), Foreign Language setup to Arabic (ar)
I say "I have 35 flowers in my box"
My translator should translate "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"

AF: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct)
FT: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct)
MH: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع (correct) *Autodetect is always off for me
QT: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع (correct)
XT: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يدل (gibberish) *Autodetect is always off for me

2) Me from English into Arabic
Without autdetect setup for My Language
My Language setup to English (en), Foreign Language setup to Arabic (ar)
I say "I have 35 flowers in my box"
My translator should translate "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"

AF: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct)
FT: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct) *Autodetect is always on
QT: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع (correct)
MH: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع (correct)
XT: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يدل (gibberish)

3) Others from Arabic into English
With autodetect setup for others
My Language setup to English (en), Foreign Language setup to French (fr)
Someone say into arabic "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"
My translator should translate "I have 35 flowers in my box"

AF: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)
FT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)
MH: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (gibberish) *Autodetect is always off
QT: I have 35 flowers in my box (correct)
XL: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)

4) Others from Arabic into English
Without autodetect setup for others
My Language setup to English (en), Foreign Language setup to Arabic (ar)
Someone say into arabic "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"
My translator should translate "I have 35 flowers in my box"

AF: I have 53 flowers in my box (almost correct)
FT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish) *Autodetect is always on
MH: 35 setacidni xob eht ni srewolf yM (gibberish)
QT: I have 35 flowers in my box (correct)
XT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)

I SPEAK ARAB SOMEONE ELSE SPEAK ENGLISH

5) Me from Arabic into English
With autodetect setup for My Language
My Language setup to French (fr), Foreign Language setup to English (ar)
I Say "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"
My translator should translate "I have 35 flowers in my box"

AF: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)
FT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)
MH: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يدل (useless) *Autodetect for me is always off
QT: I have 35 flowers in my box (correct)
XT: (keep silent) (useless) *Autodetect for me is always off

6) Me from Arabic into English
Without autodetect setup for My Language
My Language setup to Arabic (ar), Foreign Language setup to English (ar)
I Say "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"
My translator should tranlate "I have 35 flowers in my box"

AF: I have 53 flowers in my box (almost correct)
FT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)*autodetect for me is always on
MH: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)
QT: I have 35 flowers in my box (correct)
XT: My flowers in the box indicates 35 (gibberish)

7) Others from English into Arabic
With autodetect for others
My Language setup to Arabic (ar), Foreign Language setup to French (ar)
Someone say "I have 35 flowers in my box"
My translator should translate "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"

QT: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع(correct)
AF: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد (gibberish)
MH: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد(gibberish)*Autodetect for others is always off
XT: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد(gibberish)
FT: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct)

8) Others from English into Arabic
Without autodetect for others
My Language setup to Arabic (ar), Foreign Language setup to English (en)
Someone say "I have 35 flowers in my box"
My translator should translate "لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع"

QT: لدي 35 الزهور في بلدي مربع(correct)
AF: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد (gibberish)
MH: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد (gibberish)
XT: عبرم يدلب يف روهزلا 35 يد (gibberish)
FT: لدي 53 الزهور في بلدي مربع (almost correct) *Auto detect always on

Conclusion XT don't support Arabic at all
FT, MH supports it only when translating from foreign language into Arabic (thus you cannot having any discussion)
AF can work in both way (you need to desactivate Auto Detect)
Q-Translator is the only translator that support Arab/Hebrew in all conditions.
There is actually no translator within SL supporting Taiwanese.
The words "simplified" and "traditional" refer to the characters used, not the language that's written in them.
Google translates into Mandarin and Mandarin Only.

There are seven major Chinese dialect
Mandarin (850 millions), Wu 90M, Yue (Cantonese) 80M, Min 50M (including Taiwanese), Xiang 35M, Hakka 35M, Gan 25M

The simplified character set is mostly use in Republic of China, Singapore, Malaysia, the traditionnal set in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.
Debat on traditional and simplified Chinese characters

From Wiki pages


About 70% of the people in Taiwan belong to the Hoklo ethnic group and speak both Standard Mandarin (officially recognized by the ROC as the National Language) and Taiwanese Minnan (commonly known as "Taiwanese"; a variant of Min Nan spoken in Fujian province). Standard Mandarin is the primary language of instruction in schools; however, most spoken media is split between Mandarin and Taiwanese. The Hakka, about 15% of the population, have a distinct Hakka dialect. Aboriginal minority groups still speak their native languages, although most also speak Mandarin. English is a common second language, with some large private schools providing English instruction. English is compulsory in students' curriculum once they enter middle school. English as a school subject is also featured on Taiwan's education exams.
...

About Taiwanese Min-nan


Taiwanese Min-nan is a variant of the Min Nan Chinese language spoken by about 70% of the population of Taiwan.
This language is absolutely not supported by Google.
Min is the only branch of Chinese that cannot be directly derived from Middle Chinese.
This may account for the difficulty in finding the appropriate Chinese characters for some Min Nan vocabulary.
This is maybe also part of the reasons why it is almost totally mutually unintelligible with Mandarin or other Chinese dialects.
Mandarin and Min-nan are 62% phonetically similar and 15.1% lexically similar. In comparison, German and English are 60% lexically similar

Everyone interrested into languages can find detailled informations on chinese languages here:
Chinese Language
Taiwanese Min-Nan
Min-Nan

Q-Translator 0.27 supports both "Simplified" & "Traditionnal" characters as target character set for Mandarin.
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