Setting Up Shoutcast with winamp

Salams

Not really advertised YET Fully but we also do shoutcast streaming for Radio? What is this you may ask..well in a nutshell its basically hosting your own Internet Radio Station! You can be your own DJ or a presenter and host your own radio station! Pretty cool eh!

At the moment many Masjids are using this facility to stream stuff like Daily Adhan, Lectures, Talks, Salat, Khutbah etc etc to broadcast across the Internet, and we also have a lot of Islamic Radio station onboard too (Usually the short term RSL ones) and other ones to for example Ummah Radio see www.ummahradio.com

So if you are interested in streaming then contact us! Although it is advertised on our page prices are quite different we have to update the page but will be doing so Inshallah! So if you are interested contact us

Anyway the aim of this post is to show you how to set up a shoutcast stream once you have purchased it from us!

Anyway Download the PDF File from the link below (including images)

How to set up your shoutcast stream

OR here is a copy and paste version -minus the images below since I could not get the images uploaded here for some reason!

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How to set up your shoutcast stream.

Step 1

For the Installation on the PC you need to download the Winamp Software available at www.winamp.com, download the latest version

You also need to download the DSP Plug-in for Winamp which you can at the link below

http://www.softpedia.com/get/Multimedia/Audio/Audio-Plugins/SHOUTcast-DSP-PlugIn-for-Winamp.shtml

Once you have installed the DSP, start Winamp, open the preferences (CTRL+P) and click on the DSP/Effects subcategory under the Plug-ins tree.

If you see “Nullsoft SHOUTcast Source DSP v1.9.0” in the right pane, then double click this link and it will open the DSP tabs

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SHOUTcast Source DSP

Step 2

Select the “Output” tab at the top of your DSP window. Select “Output 1” under the selection box, and fill in details as shown below

Address:
Enter the IP address as shown in the box above or the details sent to you via email.
Port:
You need to enter the port that was given in your email
Password:
You need to set the password that was given to you in your email,

Step 3

Encoder Settings

Select the “Encoder” tab at the top of your DSP window.
Make sure under the selection box, you have selected “Encoder 1”. And choose MP3.
In the Encoder Settings dropdown, select the bit rate as shown as above

Step 4

Input settings

Select the “Input” tab at the top of your DSP window. Unless you have specific soundcard input settings, or want to talk on your stream, select “Winamp” at the Input Device. As every soundcard is different and individual, we cannot give any tutorials for the Soundcard Input. Generally to play tracks you would choose Winamp and to talk you would choose Soundcard, but this depends on your set up.

Step 6

Go back to the “Output” tab in your DSP window. Make sure “Output 1″ is selected, and then click the connect button. In the status box above the button, it should give a time and then Sent …… bytes”. If you get this message then you are connected you can test your stream by going to

http://ipaddress:port

This will then show you details of the stream

to view the stream console panel go to the link shown above and it will give you real time statistics of current listeners and song info

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