Audio Network

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Bloominglabs has a speaker network throughout the space. A group of members ran CAT5 through the ceiling from each room to the main stereo in the workshop. An audio input also made of CAT5 is available in the front room. The excellent noise rejection capabilities of CAT5 helps keep 60Hz noise to a minimum as long as the input is connected to an output device.

Future upgrades

We have a 4 channel mixer which we plan to use to link both the CCTV_Network and this audio network, as well as our friendly in-space AI called Wintermute. Wintermute currently has the ability to greet members as they use their RFID both with text-to-speech and by using our scrolling LED sign in the front room. Wintermute also watches our WiFi network and other signs of life in the space.

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