Re: [slim] why slimserver 6.5.0 sound far better than 7.9.2?

2019-10-05 Thread Apesbrain
Oh, come on. Everything sounds better in the wayback machine. My best sounding hifi was the GE "suitcase" portable I got for Xmas in 1968. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View

Re: [slim] New book by Neil Young on Pono history and his "Mission to Save High-Quality Audio"

2019-09-12 Thread Apesbrain
All you need to know... [image: https://audiophilestyle.com/uploads/monthly_2019_09/stairs.thumb.jpg.16f7dee722acd00222e60869f7adba3b.jpg] Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View

Re: [slim] Third Party Hardware that supports Squeezebox server

2019-08-03 Thread Apesbrain
Some options discussed here though it's not been updated recently: https://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?106782-New-crop-of-Squeezebox-hardware-players Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] mySB.com/Duet/Poor ISP, what to address first?

2019-07-10 Thread Apesbrain
On the Arris router, I'd set up reserved IP addresses for both Duet units (and for any PC that might later be used to run LMS). Here are instructions for a similar unit: https://arris.secure.force.com/consumers/articles/General_FAQs/TG862G-NA-IP-Address-Reserve-Setup/ Also, since he's using

Re: [slim] Pitastic

2019-06-24 Thread Apesbrain
d6jg wrote: > I use one of these for that job > https://hifime.uk/DACs/sabre-dac-uae23 Sure, just as I use a HiFiBerry HAT, but how much more elegant it would be to just put S/PDIF on the board! Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Pitastic

2019-06-24 Thread Apesbrain
I wish they'd add a S/PDIF output. That 1/8" jack could easily be a combo mini-optical/analog. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Squeezebox App (1.1.4) on Android Devices no longer working?

2019-05-08 Thread Apesbrain
Orange Squeeze and Squeeze Commander can both connect to mysqueezebox.com; I'm certain that Squeezer can also. Look for some option to "Change server" and it should be available there. You might also try Material Skin; search the forum. "Official" Squeezebox app stopped working after Android

Re: [slim] Some Rasberry Pi / LMS questions for a complete beginner.

2019-05-02 Thread Apesbrain
mandryka wrote: > Anything else I should be aware of before starting? https://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?106910-HOW-TO-Squeezebox-player-on-Raspberry-Pi-with-(or-without)-HiFiBerry-board=raspberry+pi

Re: [slim] Keep running LMS and PLEX from PC or change to RPi and/or NAS

2019-03-06 Thread Apesbrain
OP, why don't you turn the old PC into a full-time server, stick it in a closet, and keep running all that stuff on it? If it's doing the things you need, switching to a NAS or RPi isn't going to make things any better. My setup is very similar to yours, but on a headless box out of the way

Re: [slim] How do you control volume?

2019-03-05 Thread Apesbrain
Material Skin ("LMS Mobile UI") can now adjust in increments as low as 1%. I have Orange Squeeze as well and it adjusts 1% at a time. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this

Re: [slim] [ANNOUNCE] SqueezeCommander 0.9 for Android

2019-02-04 Thread Apesbrain
achtbit wrote: > sometimes after a wlan reconnect when SC is running in background for > some days Thanks for the reply. For me, this "spinning reconnect" is much more frequent. I think it has something to do with the way my Samsung phone manages waking up and getting back on wifi. It's

Re: [slim] [ANNOUNCE] SqueezeCommander 0.9 for Android

2019-02-04 Thread Apesbrain
I'm still using SC on an Android 7.0 device. It and the "official" Squeezebox app are my favorites in terms of UX. Unfortunately, the official app stopped working a few Android versions ago. Just curious, do you find when you pick up your device and switch back to SC that it takes 10 seconds

Re: [slim] You learn something new everyday

2019-01-23 Thread Apesbrain
If you don't want those big RG values, you can amplify the files. Just amplify each track by the same amount. 12dB should do it. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Another yesr

2019-01-04 Thread Apesbrain
All these years later and Squeezebox is still the best thing going! Happy new year and thanks to everyone who helps keep this great platform alive. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738

Re: [slim] Rebuffering problems AFTER a Win 10 update

2018-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
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Re: [slim] Rebuffering problems AFTER a Win 10 update

2018-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
[image: https://i.imgur.com/OHS9qTY.png] Sorry about the image, but vBulletin Android has a nasty habit of deleting posts if you try to edit. Only way I could get it back. The edit I was trying to make was to reinstall LMS "as administrator". That should reset port settings.

Re: [slim] Rebuffering problems AFTER a Win 10 update

2018-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
Frustrating. Some things I'd try: - Unsynchronize all players and see if better with just one playing - Turn off everything; restart in order starting as far upstream as possible, e.g. ONT/gateway or cable modem. Let each device fully start before moving on. Touches should be last - Re-read the

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Radio alternative?

2018-12-13 Thread Apesbrain
blackbear wrote: > For bedroom use, I would stay away from Radio or any other device with a > display that cannot be completely shut off. It does not take a lot of > light to mess up your melatonin. Mine automatically dims almost to darkness when other light sources are off.

Re: [slim] Can you advise me on a comprehensive home audio setup?

2018-11-25 Thread Apesbrain
I'm a die-hard Squeezebox fan, but with Sonos PLAY:1 going for as little as $135 right now, it would be hard to recommend anything else. Buy a few for the key rooms and add on as you can afford. If you want higher fidelity, get a Play:5. If you want to plug it into an existing receiver/HTIB,

Re: [slim] Nostalgia Radio classics

2018-11-03 Thread Apesbrain
Here are some: https://tunein.com/podcasts/Nostalgia-g215/ Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=109687

Re: [slim] Can't Play Digital Music Purchases! Help?

2018-10-23 Thread Apesbrain
Are the files tagged properly? Not sure LMS can display files if they aren't tagged. Can you see them in "Music Folder" view? Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] setup SlimDevices SqueezeBox without remote

2018-10-15 Thread Apesbrain
RalphO1 wrote: > The new router will revert to the original SSID and Password if there is > a power outage of more than 5 seconds. I've never heard of that. Is it a "feature"? Seems like a security weakness. Anyway, I recently purchased a Radio remote for $13 on eBay and it works fine. Also

Re: [slim] Help! Wake on LAN suddenly not working for no obvious reason

2018-10-12 Thread Apesbrain
Currently on Win 7, but I think Win 10 is similar. Type "Network and sharing center" in taskbar and open. On left click on "Change adapter settings". Right-click on your adapter and select "Properties". Click on "Configure" and go to the "Power Management" tab. Be sure the appropriate

[slim] Just bought another Touch...

2018-07-14 Thread Apesbrain
To balance the "so long, and thanks for the fish" threads, checking in to say I got it on eBay as a backup. Paid 50ยข on the dollar, so a fair deal. I may never need it, but wanted the insurance. -Long live Squeezebox!-

Re: [slim] replacement remotes?

2018-07-14 Thread Apesbrain
Or this one for a bit less: https://m.ebay.com/itm/Logitech-Squeezebox-Boom-Wi-Fi-Internet-Radio-Remote-Control-X-IA3-815-39/323257000520 Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View

Re: [slim] Commercial players that work off LMS?

2018-07-07 Thread Apesbrain
pippin wrote: > There are some higher end models like the ones from Innuos or SotM Also, 'Sonore' (https://www.sonore.us/). If you want a pre-built RPi player, check out 'Allo' (https://www.allo.com/index.html). Audiophonics offers a wide range of hardware that runs piCorePlayer including

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Touch upgrade

2018-04-09 Thread Apesbrain
drmatt wrote: > The only significant advances in the last few years (because anything > digital is more or less essentially perfect already, and so much better > than vinyl or tape it's not even amusing) is class D amplification > (which will mainly improve efficiency rather than performance),

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Touch upgrade

2018-04-09 Thread Apesbrain
toolapcblack wrote: > I purchased a music hall turntable a few years back and that sounds > better than any Digital format i have ever heard it's just a bit of > hassle changing sides cleaning the cart and winding down the clamp every > 20mins when we have been used to over 75mins albums on the

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread Apesbrain
slartibartfast wrote: > I've never noticed any deterioration of sound quality with it on. Why would there be? It's a simple amplification factor applied uniformly to every audio sample. The only issue is when a RG tag drives a sample into clipping, but LMS is designed to avoid that.

Re: [slim] What are your long-term SqueezeBox solutions?

2018-03-24 Thread Apesbrain
agillis wrote: > Our microRendu (in squeezelite mode) + a good USB DAC is a better > sounding solutions then the original squeezebox player products. My hat is off to you for everything you've done for the Squeezebox community, but your product plus a good USB DAC -should- be a "better sounding"

Re: [slim] What are your long-term SqueezeBox solutions?

2018-03-17 Thread Apesbrain
Kaizen28 wrote: > Whatever source I use has to have either RCA or optical or both. So, I'm > uncertain about the DigiOne option. While the DigiOne is strictly coax/BNC, Allo also offers a DAC board with RCA analog out. Alternatives with optical/coax or analog output are available from HiFiBerry

Re: [slim] What are your long-term SqueezeBox solutions?

2018-03-14 Thread Apesbrain
I'd miss my Touch, but I'd move to a Raspberry Pi/Allo/PiCorePlayer solution. All of my controlling is done via browser or smartphone. [image: https://www.allo.com/shop/1614-large/digione-player.jpg] Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Grace Digital Mondo+ (Plus)

2018-03-14 Thread Apesbrain
Should work with the Chromecast plug-in: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?104614-Announce-CastBridge-integrate-Chromecast-players-with-LMS-(squeeze2cast) Report back if you give it a try. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2018-01-23 Thread Apesbrain
Fahzz wrote: > Is a separate server still required to use these devices, or can I just > connect an external hard drive to it and play the tracks? Can it be > controlled with iPeng or Harmony remote? I'm interested in something > like this to replace my SB3. Bluesound Node 2 didn't cut it for

Re: [slim] [ANNOUNCE] SqueezeCommander 0.9 for Android

2018-01-20 Thread Apesbrain
Yes, looks like they've removed it from the Store. Not surprising given that it's not been updated in many years. If you Google it, you should find a link to the APK. Last version was 0.9.6.4. Let us know if you have any problem finding or installing it.

Re: [slim] PC Speakers to SqueezeBox

2017-12-29 Thread Apesbrain
Yes, "0,wavin" refers to the WaveInput plugin. Is "Stereo Mix" enabled in PC Control Panel "Sound" > "Recording" tab? More information: http://wiki.slimdevices.com/index.php/WaveInput_plugin http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?35718-Announce-Wave-Input-plugin-v1-00

Re: [slim] The Forum's Old Days on Christmas Morning

2017-12-26 Thread Apesbrain
This thread is a good excuse to thank all of you for your help over the years. Happy holidays! Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Roon: 60 days free + first findings

2017-12-19 Thread Apesbrain
slartibartfast wrote: > As I understand it using Album Gain was preferred even when playing a > mix of tracks. Using Smart Gain would use Track Gain. -"This proposal was tested against track normalization in a shuffled playlist of 24 songs with 38 subjects. It turned out that 80% of the

Re: [slim] Roon: 60 days free + first findings

2017-12-19 Thread Apesbrain
bakker_be wrote: > My LMS volume levelling has recently been changed from Smart Gain to > Album Gain, following the reccomendations in > https://octo.hku.nl/octo/repository/getfile?id=qLlZPGSVXFM... Somewhat incidental, but I don't get this. All "Smart Gain" does is make LMS use Album Gain if

Re: [slim] Latest Plex updates Music features

2017-12-17 Thread Apesbrain
I don't let Plex anywhere near my music, but it's great for video. At least on Windows, the server is trivial to install and clients exist for Roku and Samsung smart TV. Not sure what would make it easier and it's free.

Re: [slim] Latest Plex updates Music features

2017-12-09 Thread Apesbrain
marshalleq wrote: > Given all the LMS code is open sourced, it's certainly possible someone > can make an LMS plugin for Plex. Plex uses DLNA to move music around. There is a plugin for LMS that is said to convert Squeezebox hardware to DLNA renderers. I've not tried it, but here you go:

Re: [slim] Advice Please - FLAC to MP3

2017-12-07 Thread Apesbrain
Fahzz wrote: > Are there any alternatives? Ripper: https://www.dbpoweramp.com/cd-ripper-setup-guide.htm Converter: http://www.dbpoweramp.com/help/dmc/dmc.htm Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Advice Please - FLAC to MP3

2017-12-05 Thread Apesbrain
In foobar2000's converter "Destination" settings you can tell it to write new files to "Source track folder". You want new RG tags calculated after conversion as they will likely not be the same. All other tags copy over.

Re: [slim] Old Time Radio

2017-11-06 Thread Apesbrain
A lot of that content here: https://archive.org/details/oldtimeradio Trying to think of a way to get it from your browser to Squeezebox. It should be possible using WaveInput plugin, but I can't test as my server does not have a sound card. You wouldn't select programming on the Squeezebox,

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-10-12 Thread Apesbrain
Goodsounds wrote: > No matter how simple for many, these are not things I have an interest > in doing. Here's a nice pre-built option. Once piCorePlayer has been written to the SD card, this is a "plug-and-play" Squeezebox. At $275 shipped it's twice the price of doing it yourself, but you

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-10-11 Thread Apesbrain
Goodsounds wrote: > As my Squeezebox hardware pieces die and the few spares I accumulated > follow the same fate, what alternatives do I have for player hardware to > remain within the Squeezebox world? Instruction guide and parts list:

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-10-04 Thread Apesbrain
Tony T wrote: > What I never understood was why Logitech did not make their UE Wireless > speakers (and other brands) compatible with LMS. It would be great if > there was a way to have a portable wireless (or BT) speaker connect to > my LMS. I certainly get your point, but any BT speaker can

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-10-04 Thread Apesbrain
travelfotografer wrote: > Can you elaborate on support for DSD128? Is it via Touch or other third > party transport? I m using Touch with EDO plugin to feed my DAC via USB. > My DAC plays DSD64 n DSD128 both via DoP. Touch is limited to 192kHz PCM > so DoP support is limited to DSD64 over 176kHz

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-10-03 Thread Apesbrain
As far as playing music from your own collection and internet radio, I know of nothing the equal of LMS. It's gapless, supports up to DSD128, controllable on any platform, easy to install/configure, host to dozens of useful plugins, and free. I've been running it on a dedicated Windows PC for a

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-20 Thread Apesbrain
cathcam wrote: > I wonder if you could use the Harmony Pro as a remote to control a > player or LMS? I use a Harmony 650 to control a Touch. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View

Re: [slim] Reducing the Sample Rates of FLAC files (DAC related question)

2017-09-10 Thread Apesbrain
bpa wrote: > The "00:00:00:00:00:00" must match the MAC address of your player... And the code you pasted has an extraneous "*" in the "transcode" line. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Reducing the Sample Rates of FLAC files (DAC related question)

2017-09-09 Thread Apesbrain
mandryka wrote: > Is there some code for them? Should convert all FLAC sent to that Squeezebox to 16/44: Code: flc flc * 00.00.00.00.00.00 # FT:{START=--skip=%t}U:{END=--until=%v} [flac] -dcs $START$ $END$ -- $FILE$ | [sox] -q -t wav - -t flac -C 0 -b

Re: [slim] Reducing the Sample Rates of FLAC files (DAC related question)

2017-09-09 Thread Apesbrain
Create a text file with the contents below and save it as "custom-convert.conf" (note no .TXT at end). Replace "00.00.00.00.00.00" with the MAC address of the Squeezebox connected to your new DAC; you can get this on the "Settings" > "Information" page of LMS web GUI. Put the file in the same

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-09-09 Thread Apesbrain
Recoveryone wrote: > Still would like to replace my old Transport that died a few years > ago... There are several "new in box" available on ebay. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738

Re: [slim] Smart people will stay with Squeezebox

2017-09-01 Thread Apesbrain
frankd wrote: > > I struggle to see the reason why people leave this community - nothing > has changed, all is better than ever before... > For about $100 one can snap together components readily available on Amazon and have a player just as capable as the original Logitech hardware. Can't

Re: [slim] Browsing folders with visible album covers

2017-09-01 Thread Apesbrain
In the web GUI, if you select within "Genres" or "Years" then the last entry on the list says "All Albums". Click on it and you can browse that genre or year by album cover: show "Large Artwork" and sort however you like. I've often thought it would be more useful if the "All Albums" (or "All

Re: [slim] Improving Wireless Strength on the Squeezebox

2017-08-07 Thread Apesbrain
Recoveryone wrote: > It wasn't the router, but the server I added an 5 G adapter, the router > has nothing to do with it as the Touch connects to the sever for file > info. And I did not expect any changes as I was only doing this switch > for relieving the amount of devices on the 2G signal, I

Re: [slim] Improving Wireless Strength on the Squeezebox

2017-08-06 Thread Apesbrain
Recoveryone wrote: > The unintentional bonus using the 5 G on the server was a bigger sound > stage and more depth in my music. After thinking on this, it makes good > sense as the 5 G is putting out more bandwidth to my squeezebox touches. > We all known being hardwire is best, put like most

Re: [slim] LMS must haves

2017-07-24 Thread Apesbrain
Two simple plugins I've used for years: PowerSave - Shuts Squeezebox off if not being used. ResetVolume - Start your Squeezebox at a preset volume. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738

Re: [slim] Replacement Squeezeboxes.

2017-07-02 Thread Apesbrain
Also, no support on Sonos for formats beyond 16/44. You could look into Bluesound as an alternative to Squeezebox; not sure it has the same library size limitation. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] LMS and PLEX

2017-03-16 Thread Apesbrain
scoobydoob wrote: > She says she'd just like a remote to control the movies instead of doing > it through smartphone. Roku supports Plex very well and it comes with a remote. I run Plex alongside LMS on a Windows PC with no problem.

Re: [slim] Value of Squeezebox Products

2017-03-08 Thread Apesbrain
The Radio goes on eBay for about $120. Battery pack is a plus, but at this point it probably needs replacement. People ask stupid amounts for the Touch because they are getting very rare and there are other people who eventually will pay it. While the Radio remains a very useful device

Re: [slim] Moving away from LMS ?

2017-02-26 Thread Apesbrain
liffy99 wrote: > Cons - might be expensive (a new Mac or fanless Windows PC will both be > well into 4 figures). I priced out an i3 Intel NUC with 64GB m.2 SSD and internal 2TB storage drive the other day. It was about $435. OS (Daphile) is free. It can sit anywhere on your network; in a

Re: [slim] Moving away from LMS ?

2017-02-26 Thread Apesbrain
pablolie wrote: > How about a Kickstarter for (1) an independent software project and (b) > a new SB box... Or Logitech charges us an annual subscription. Not great, but better than shutting it all down. With the "--nomysqueezebox" option we still get internet radio, right? ickStream is the

Re: [slim] Perhaps "Fake News"

2017-02-25 Thread Apesbrain
Tex wrote: > PERHAPS \"FAKE NEWS\" > Please, let's not have this become a "thing" here. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Bluesound Node 2 vs SBT

2017-02-17 Thread Apesbrain
d6jg wrote: > Power line adopters aren't really "unusual". They comply to Tcp/IP > standards. Nonetheless, I've had some brands work and others not. I've had sudden and unexplained network issues which disappeared when the powerline adapters were removed from the picture and reappeared when

Re: [slim] Bluesound Node 2 vs SBT

2017-02-17 Thread Apesbrain
Thanks Jim for sharing your experience. It should be noted that Squeezebox and Bluesound work somewhat differently. SB devices are clients to LMS server running on a PC or NAS. BS has no server. Instead the app seeks out and indexes compatible music files across your network. The app tells the

Re: [slim] Meridian MQA - Breakthrough? LMS possible?

2017-01-29 Thread Apesbrain
Can't MQA be digitally passed through Squeezebox so long as volume is locked at 100%? Of course, you'd need to have an MQA-capable DAC to "unfold" it. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Classic keeps rebooting mid-song

2017-01-09 Thread Apesbrain
Could be a failing power supply. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=106765

Re: [slim] How to fix music track that Transporter plays back twice as fast?

2016-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
It wouldn't surprise me if the Mac optical input is the source of the issue. I doubt it understands 44056. Worst comes to worst you can record the LD analog output. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] How to fix music track that Transporter plays back twice as fast?

2016-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
I'm curious, you don't hear much about LDs these days; how are you "ripping" them? LD digital output to USB audio interface? Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] How to fix music track that Transporter plays back twice as fast?

2016-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
megarat wrote: > > Does the Transporter have an issue with files that aren't sampled at > 44.1 kHz? It's good for 16/24-bit at 44100/48000/88200/96000. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] How to fix music track that Transporter plays back twice as fast?

2016-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
By opening, changing sample rate to 44100, and saving, right? Should work. You might try a different converter such as foobar2000. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] How to fix music track that Transporter plays back twice as fast?

2016-12-24 Thread Apesbrain
How are you converting then to redbook? Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=106680

Re: [slim] Streaming from android smartphone to Squeezebox

2016-12-13 Thread Apesbrain
Or this (or equivalent): http://m.ebay.com/itm/111855662511 Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=106577

Re: [slim] Streaming from android smartphone to Squeezebox

2016-12-04 Thread Apesbrain
Maybe some combination of UPnP? UPnP plugin on LMS and UPnP server on your phone. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Latest Plex updates Music features

2016-12-01 Thread Apesbrain
I love Plex as well. It is to me for video what LMS is for music. I wish they'd work on improving the audio aspect of video playback, however. How hard would it be to implement some sort of "pre-amp" function using ReplayGain? It gets tiresome having to turn my volume level up to double or

Re: [slim] Wireless Headphone recommendations ?

2016-11-13 Thread Apesbrain
I demoed the Bose 35 and thought it sounded very good. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=106446

Re: [slim] Leon Russell RIP

2016-11-13 Thread Apesbrain
2016 is really coming down hard on us. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=106442

Re: [slim] SqueezeBox player (not controller) for Windows 10

2016-10-10 Thread Apesbrain
Mike Sargent wrote: > JiveLite is a controller, not a player. You're right, sorry. It works for me because I also have Squeezelite installed on that PC. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] SqueezeBox player (not controller) for Windows 10

2016-10-08 Thread Apesbrain
RonM wrote: > Yep, SqueezePlay works well for me. Or JiveLite. Both look just like a Touch. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Mobile version of forum

2016-10-03 Thread Apesbrain
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Re: [slim] High-end squeezebox speakers

2016-09-09 Thread Apesbrain
You had me excited there for a moment, but they're not really "Squeezebox speakers". It would be great to see any of the current crop of lesser alternatives (SONOS, HEOS, Definitive Tech, Samsung, Yamaha, Bose, Polk, etc.) support SlimProto!

Re: [slim] Turn off all devices

2016-09-09 Thread Apesbrain
drmatt wrote: > (I'm also guilty of using my SBTs as handy clocks!) I use mine as weather stations. Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Ideas for displaying Whats playing on screen

2016-09-05 Thread Apesbrain
You might like the attached "Now Playing" screen; rename to nowplaying.html then copy it to your "C:\Program Files\Squeezebox\server\HTML\EN\html\SqueezeJS" folder. Access it via browser at http://your-server-ip:9000/html/SqueezeJS/nowplaying.html Not entirely my work; I started here:

Re: [slim] Vibrato playback.

2016-08-17 Thread Apesbrain
goochjs wrote: > Thanks - I can't re-encode it, though, as I downloaded it as FLAC. Just load the FLACs into your favorite converter and "convert" them to FLAC. Use -5 compression. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Vibrato playback.

2016-08-17 Thread Apesbrain
Problems like this are often solved by re-encoding the file(s) using FLAC default compression factor. Modern Squeezeboxes don't transcode FLAC; it plays natively. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] ANN: Orange Squeeze 1.3.0 released!

2016-08-08 Thread Apesbrain
quadronado wrote: > > Is it possible to make these tags visible in OrangeSqueeze? I do this by incorporating that information in the tags it does show: [image: http://fs5.directupload.net/images/160808/u6m39b9g.png] TITLE ALBUM (YEAR) ALBUMARTIST, ARTIST

Re: [slim] Connect Laptop to Transporter to utilise it`s lovely DAC

2016-07-25 Thread Apesbrain
The HiFace units seem to get good reviews: https://www.amazon.co.uk/M2Tech-HiFace-Digital-Interface-RCA/dp/B0081Z8YBI/ I've seen versions with either RCA or BNC output. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Turn off all devices

2016-07-19 Thread Apesbrain
PowerSave plugin will put each player into standby after a set time of inactivity. Or, using Netcat you can run a batch file at the recurring time of your choice: Code: @echo off ::adapt the following set statements set netcat=C:\Progra~1\Netcat\nc.exe set

Re: [slim] I wish to change my 'server pc' to a new one and need assistance....

2016-06-20 Thread Apesbrain
Is your concern only about getting LMS running again or will the machine be used for other purposes? Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread:

Re: [slim] Sonicorbiter SE squeezebox replacement + Roon

2016-06-10 Thread Apesbrain
agillis wrote: > Also check out our new microRrendu. It has even lower electrical noise > for even better sound from your DAC. > > http://microjukebox.com/products/microrendu This being a $700 device (including optional PS) I think it fair to ask what support can you offer for the "even better

Re: [slim] Boom on top of subwoofer - isolation needed ?

2016-06-05 Thread Apesbrain
Can't say if you're risking damage, but if it were me these would be on the bottom of the Boom: http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/371267361953?lpid=82=ps_noapp=true Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Still using 7.7.5 LMS. Downsides?

2016-05-19 Thread Apesbrain
For me 7.9 is worth it for: - Random Albums - Browse by Composer - Browse by Conductor - Full-text search - Still playing when running a full wipe & rescan. Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Single speaker for kitchen - advice needed

2016-02-28 Thread Apesbrain
The PLAY:5 sounds great and using "Autoplay" can act as a basic powered speaker for your Touch: http://blog.sonos.com/tips-and-tricks/tip-using-line-in-on-sonos If you have room for a PLAY:5 you might consider a pair of Audioengine A2+ or A5+ one to each side of the Touch:

Re: [slim] Glenn Frey, co-founder of the Eagles, dead at 67

2016-01-18 Thread Apesbrain
I think even The Dude shed a tear upon hearing this news. Aside from his music I'll remember him for: https://www.nbc.com/classic-tv/miami-vice/video/smugglers-blues/n30552 Great episode but skip up to 10:45 if you don't want to wait.

Re: [slim] Inguz EQ w/ 7.7.5 help?

2016-01-13 Thread Apesbrain
If you can't get Inguz to target one player another option is SoX: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?104868-Using-SoX-to-equalize-one-player=equalize Apesbrain's Profile:

Re: [slim] Transporter outputs

2015-11-23 Thread Apesbrain
Meridian 551 has XLR inputs? [image: http://oi57.tinypic.com/11radl3.jpg] Apesbrain's Profile: http://forums.slimdevices.com/member.php?userid=738 View this thread: http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=104681

Re: [slim] Transporter outputs

2015-11-23 Thread Apesbrain
I wouldn't worry about this. Balanced (XLR) cables are preferable for long runs where the potential for RF interference to be introduced via the cable is high. The "balanced" aspect means it has the ability to cancel out noise. For a short run there is no advantage. And when you use an

Re: [slim] Help Needed: I can buy used Dual-Core Atom 1.5GHz (N550) - 2GB - 160GB HDD very cheap

2015-11-23 Thread Apesbrain
I ran LMS on an Atom 330 (1.6GHz dual-core) w/ 2GB for many years without issue. Plenty powerful enough. Use Windows version of LMS or install free Vortexbox linux build. Apesbrain's Profile:

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