Re: [slim] Don't IPs > 100 work with LMS?

2019-09-04 Thread drmatt
dolodobendan wrote: > I was just stupid. :rolleyes: > > (For the other stupid people out there: Check the server's Allow/Deny > list...)Lol -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300

Re: [slim] funny article, hits too close to home?

2019-07-27 Thread drmatt
Richer sounds is too low end... lol -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Finally Sold My Treasured Squeezebox Setup :(

2019-07-10 Thread drmatt
https://youtu.be/WboggjN_G-4 -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Squeezebox, Sonos, or other

2019-06-29 Thread drmatt
There are many great creative ways of hiding cables.. these are probably more successful than wireless speakers ever will be, imho. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450

Re: [slim] Squeezebox, Sonos, or other

2019-06-29 Thread drmatt
Though sonos had a Bluetooth receiver iirc. You will never be truly wireless unless you run batteries so I'd suck it up and run at least power and ethernet, or good old speaker wires (much underrated!). -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x

Re: [slim] BBC Sounds

2019-06-03 Thread drmatt
If only the world was run by us feckless wasters huh? -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] BBC Sounds

2019-06-03 Thread drmatt
Man in a van wrote: > Well, partially. She was only meeting the brief. > > The bloke behind the farewell is more to blame as well as the folk in > the shadows. > > The BBC original remit was one of Public Service Broacasting. > > Undoubtedly it had many flaws (which could be debated until

Re: [slim] SB3 to a Denon PMA-30

2019-04-26 Thread drmatt
peterw wrote: > "needed"? I've been using a cheap, old one meter RCA analog cable from > an SB3 to a Denon AVR digital input for about eight years, never had a > problem. I think it might even just be one side of a stereo cable pair, > as most of my single RCA cables have bright colored

Re: [slim] Volume levels fluctuating during a track

2018-12-28 Thread drmatt
Another odd little problem. I'm going to assume this is not an encoding problem and the files themselves play ok on other playback systems without volume fluctuations. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with

Re: [slim] 6 SATA Hard Drives full of FLAC files - need suggestions

2018-12-28 Thread drmatt
jimzak wrote: > > Unfortunately buying 4-6 high capacity NAS drives will NOT come cheaply. No but you will be surprised to find how much you can get back when you sell your old drives. This will be enough to take some of the pain away... Hehe -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- --

Re: [slim] 6 SATA Hard Drives full of FLAC files - need suggestions

2018-12-27 Thread drmatt
I would definitely look to stay ahead of your storage requirements by buying fewer larger drives. You can get four 8tb without having to ride the bleeding edge of price or performance and have two copies and room to spare; then you're looking at a simple 4 bay pc like the hp microserver or

Re: [slim] Why is LMS using such an old SQLite version?

2018-09-15 Thread drmatt
Tbh given how many apps go for the complexity of full blown mysql/postgres when they are only storing a few configuration items I'm amazed lms works so well with sqlite underneath. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS

Re: [slim] Spatial stereo?

2018-09-14 Thread drmatt
Cunning plan.. Though I was thinking of the spatial stereo encoding systems that used to use phase encoding to enhance the stereo beyond the speakers themselves. Is that what the Boom does? Knew I wanted one. Now I know why... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x

Re: [slim] Spatial stereo?

2018-09-14 Thread drmatt
Guess not! Perhaps I should move my speakers a bit further apart... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

[slim] Spatial stereo?

2018-09-08 Thread drmatt
Anyone got a sound processing plugin that can apply that 80s style spatial stereo sound expansion when the speakers are a bit too close together? -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300

Re: [slim] CDs rapid Demise

2018-07-11 Thread drmatt
I think they rarely go full scale DC for any number of samples on any recordings, they are pushing it too hot but it's compression not "distortion" as such, (though we choose to call it such because we are pedants..) so wouldn't see that level of distortion. Extreme compression is pretty

Re: [slim] CDs rapid Demise

2018-06-18 Thread drmatt
JJZolx wrote: > "LP playback system" ... A turntable? You can play CDs on a turntable > now? That's pretty cool. > > Reading audiophile forums is how you get good playback of badly mastered > CDs? Pedantry will get you everywhere. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware:

Re: [slim] CDs rapid Demise

2018-06-17 Thread drmatt
I am depressed to say that there's a secondary problem. Due to loudness wars so many CDs are so badly mastered that they probably benefit from the softening and flattering bass of an LP playback system. I'm starting to think the game is lost, home playback of high quality music is dead, unless

Re: [slim] CDs rapid Demise

2018-06-16 Thread drmatt
SlimChances wrote: > Despite the quote below I don't have much use for vinyl. > > “Vinyl is written in stone. I think if it’s made it for 120 years now, > it’s here forever. That’s a beautiful thing to think about.” > Jack White > >

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Touch upgrade

2018-04-09 Thread drmatt
toolapcblack wrote: > better to stick than twist then! > > yeah i get all the tech i am an electronics engineer and have contracted > for some high end manufacturers in my past(worked for ATC for a while & > spent a considerable amount of time in their listening room, dont think > they liked it

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Touch upgrade

2018-04-09 Thread drmatt
All it really requires is a fairly skilled DSP programmer to come up with a vinyl simulator and we're done. Probably just needs a random low frequency rumble adding, boost and blur the bass temporally, roll off the treble and compress the dynamics to about 60db dynamic range and you are *sorted*.

Re: [slim] Squeezebox Touch upgrade

2018-04-09 Thread drmatt
As a long time devotee of LMS I say stick with the SBT there's nothing wrong with it, particularly as a digital source. Modify the sound to your taste with an offboard DAC. The Chord FPGA-based DACs make a noticeable difference, but I've gone with a Mytek myself. -Transcoded from Matt's brain

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-05 Thread drmatt
Wirrunna wrote: > re-calculate RPG for my whole library, and for DrMatt I use > BulkFileChanger to manipulate the file Modified Time to preserve the New > Music order. I'm on Linux, I'd script it myself. But then, I'm not going to be using dbpoweramp either! -Transcoded from Mat

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

2018-04-04 Thread drmatt
I don't think so. Straightforward though I agree it is the sheer overwhelming quantity of stuff on every screen is what puts people off these things. Even if you don't have to change anything at all, presenting that many choices scares the living bejeezus out of anyone who isn't techie. Just to

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
I've always used metaflac but never investigated the algorithm in detail. I took the view as long as it was consistent I didn't care -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
Well, off topic, but, dither is the reason. Applied correctly or not. Argue at length.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
I've not noticed any either tbh, but I leave it off because then I have to blame the mastering engineers not replaygain for the sound being not to my satisfaction, and like the OP, I'm ok with operating my volume control about once every 45 minutes... :) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
Mnyb wrote: > Some tagging software has options to not touch the timestamps .Yeah and you > can record mtime and set it back manually after the retagging via a script or a short program but you can't fix the ctime, which some programs use instead of mtime to determine what's new and what's not

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
slartibartfast wrote: > It would be nice if an on/off switch for replaygain was available on > players and control apps and not just hidden away in player settings of > the web GUI. > > Sent from my SM-G900F using TapatalkTrue, but personally I have more than one > player and tend to leave it

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-03 Thread drmatt
I don't see the downside.. for non critical listening replaygain in album mode is perfectly good, and when you feel like properly listening to something, turn replaygain off. Bingo the music data is the same and sounds the same as it did before the file was tagged. The one and only pain in the

Re: [slim] Replaygain vs EBU R128

2018-04-02 Thread drmatt
cd /music find . -type f -exec applygain {} \; .. wait .. It's just tagging, tags can be removed just as easily. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k

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

2018-03-29 Thread drmatt
I've had no problems getting acceptance of the squeezebox setup. A few reasons. 1) all the CDs went in a box in the loft... and I sold all the CD players! ;) 2) universal remotes make switching the audio on easy in each room (even for the TV to ensure the TV speakers don't get used) 3) we

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

2018-03-24 Thread drmatt
Re: buttons. Dead easy to implement on a Pi type thing. And you get to wire the buttons to any style of button you like, anywhere you like. Big red nuclear button for your favourite track? Check. "Break glass here" safety button for peppa pig theme tune? Check... -Transcoded from Matt's brain

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

2018-03-23 Thread drmatt
majones wrote: > The feature of the Boom and Radio that matters in my household is that > we can just walk up, press some buttons, and listen to exactly what we > want with decent sound quality. No bluetooth, no phone screens, no > tangles of cables. That's proving very hard to replace with

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

2018-03-21 Thread drmatt
Greg Erskine wrote: > hi w3wilkes, > > Yes, it's all very subjective and I didn't do proper abx tests, but > worth checking out if people have the equipment at hand. > > regards > GregWell, battery power is usually beneficial for sq but I've not found the sound quality from the controller to

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

2018-03-19 Thread drmatt
Not quite "one box", but an android device and Bluetooth speaker would fit the bill. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

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

2018-03-17 Thread drmatt
KeBul wrote: > Assume drmatt actually means "but the Joggler would regularly fail" and > I would agree with this from my experiences Well spotted.. :) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian

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

2018-03-17 Thread drmatt
I also found the squeezebox build on Joggler wasn't so stable for long term playback. My touch will stream iPlayer live radio for days and days without hiccup, but the touch would regularly fail and require a power cycle (same if it was streaming local media tbh). Maybe that's just mine, don't

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

2018-03-17 Thread drmatt
Paul Webster wrote: > Openpeak/Joggler make good Touch alternatives - I have spares for these > as well. > Even they are hard to get hold of these days. And frankly the analogue sound output quality is pretty awful. They work great as a display/controller though. -Transcoded from Matt's

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

2018-03-17 Thread drmatt
castalla wrote: > Quite frankly. I don't really care anymore - there are much more > important issues they're buggering up than listening to my constant > moaning about 'going to hell in a hard-cart'"Arguing that you don't care > about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no

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

2018-03-15 Thread drmatt
(There's a new Pi 3B+ with much improved CPU and network throughput by the way .. Should be rock solid reliable, mine are.) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of

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

2018-03-14 Thread drmatt
Buy plenty of spares.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Windows 10 updates stop me listening to my music, help!

2018-03-14 Thread drmatt
One option: https://sites.google.com/site/picoreplayer/home This is an OS image that can run LMS and a squeezebox client on a raspberry pi, including managing the storage (external USB drive). There are other such images. This gives you server and client in one tiny low powered box. Or you can

Re: [slim] Windows 10 updates stop me listening to my music, help!

2018-03-14 Thread drmatt
Time for a raspberry Pi! -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] iOS app for Squeezebox and UE

2018-03-13 Thread drmatt
(fwiw the native android app stopped working ages ago...) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Yet Another Volume Issue With a Squeezebox 3

2018-03-11 Thread drmatt
I think you answered your own question.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2018-02-28 Thread drmatt
Personally I would kill the idea of streaming flac to mobile devices and just bandwidth limit the client in LMS. 320kb MP3 is undoubtedly good enough when out and about. I would guess the limitation is insufficient pre buffering, whereas internet video players would be more aware of the

Re: [slim] Say it ain't so, Joe...no more CDs?

2018-02-16 Thread drmatt
Depends on the player. If the new player honour the gain tag then great, but it was not a core feature. Annoyingly android core media playback services do not honour replaygain tags either, so I do wind up also permanently normalising my files used for portable playback. Like you say, no issue

Re: [slim] Say it ain't so, Joe...no more CDs?

2018-02-16 Thread drmatt
Yes you can create normalised mp3s, but the process is lossy. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Say it ain't so, Joe...no more CDs?

2018-02-15 Thread drmatt
I've found most ICE systems have awful unresponsive UIs when it comes to browsing large numbers of files on USB sticks, tbh. And there's no search, obviously. And their format support is awful. I have everything ripped to flac for home use and a mirrored archive of ogg vorbis files for use

Re: [slim] Say it ain't so, Joe...no more CDs?

2018-02-13 Thread drmatt
I on the other hand always request Bluetooth because unlike your Samsung phone mine came with 128GB built in storage (and cost less most likely too) .. the idea of taking a bunch of CDs is about as alien as the idea of playing one at home. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- --

Re: [slim] Say it ain't so, Joe...no more CDs?

2018-02-07 Thread drmatt
The CDs time is nearly up, apart from for albums likely to sell to old people... Though the irony is they probably still sell LPs... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2018-01-14 Thread drmatt
JJZolx wrote: > How do you determine that the connection is coming from "outside"? If > someone is doing port forwarding in order to make the LMS server > available to the internet, wouldn't the connection appear to come from > the router on the same subnet?I think you answered your own

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2018-01-13 Thread drmatt
mherger wrote: > > Ok, figured it might be something like that. Not an easy problem to > > solve. In this circumstance it would be better to receive a page back > > that says *why* the request was blocked and where to look to allow it > > rather than a 403. Anonymise the hell out of the response

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2018-01-12 Thread drmatt
mherger wrote: > > > > Interested to see how the code can distinguish an external request > from > > internal though.[/color] > > It's not very sophisticated, and not even fully correct: when a request > is coming from the network's default gateway, I'm assuming it's coming > from the outside.

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2018-01-12 Thread drmatt
Clearly, computers should be licensed only to those who can pass a test... (and device developers should be forced to use the products they produce...) Interested to see how the code can distinguish an external request from internal though. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- --

Re: [slim] probelm with access point

2018-01-03 Thread drmatt
Seems likely the Huawei is presenting its WiFi clients only to the internet, not to local networks. Check the settings.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k

Re: [slim] Integrate existing squeezeboxes as chromecast players

2018-01-02 Thread drmatt
There is a project to control a squeeze ecosystem from Alexa, but that still won't route Cast audio to your squeezebox devices. Another solution is just buy Bluetooth enabled amplifiers for each end point... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x

Re: [slim] The Automation of Selling Out

2017-12-12 Thread drmatt
I think Spotify/tidal/iTunes are the future. Seems to me that buying physical media or even bothering to purchase digital media will be a side show, a curiosity for the old and nostalgic in ten years time. The industry wants subscription, and now it has a taste for it physical media in

Re: [slim] 12v Trigger to turn On or Off an amplifier.

2017-12-01 Thread drmatt
Or, leave them on! :) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] T-Class amp recommendations

2017-11-29 Thread drmatt
Seems likely that "class D" was not copyrighted by them, only their own implementation was protected, hence the clones. They are the future of amplification in the same way that digital cameras eradicated film... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x

Re: [slim] Transporter heat

2017-11-28 Thread drmatt
Ok so maybe it doesn't use a Linux kernel, but it runs some software on a CPU in the same way (except it's called firmware because you have to flash it to a ROM chip!). The Touch and Radio both use a Linux kernel, of that I'm sure. Principle is the same - they use a few Watts and this translates

Re: [slim] Transporter heat

2017-11-28 Thread drmatt
I don't think any of them really go "off" in standby, it's a computer running a Linux kernel, so power consumption will be essentially identical when off as when on. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS

Re: [slim] T-Class amp recommendations

2017-11-26 Thread drmatt
They are so small you can buy the bare amp boards and mount them on the back of a speaker (or indeed inside) for an "active speaker conversion".. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300

Re: [slim] T-Class amp recommendations

2017-11-26 Thread drmatt
Tbh they mostly sound very similar. The cheaper ones used to have pretty poor analogue volume controls but now that's all digital frankly they are as interchangeable as DACs. For the money (i.e. not a lot), pick the one that has the features you need and looks nicest.. -Transcoded from Matt's

Re: [slim] IMPORTANT: Stop forwarding your LMS ports to the internet!

2017-11-22 Thread drmatt
If you're still being hacked after genuinely disabling the port from internet access that means the hackers are already inside your network... Suggest you look at intrusion detection software. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP

Re: [slim] Tagging Issue

2017-11-19 Thread drmatt
God I recently had to write a stack of scripts to strip the id3 tags from my flacs and apply vorbis comments in their place. Apparently grip was always writing id3 even when it was set to output flac. Pain in the butt because the files can't be read by all the tools unless you strip them, and if

Re: [slim] Scanning time for LMS varies widely

2017-10-29 Thread drmatt
Presumably because there's something else hitting the disk at the same time? Anti Virus or a Windows indexer or patching or god know what windows expends all my cash on all day paying for a hot CPU and a thrashed hard drive... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch,

Re: [slim] Analog or digital?

2017-10-23 Thread drmatt
While I agree with the above, I'd also say the x40 will produce a technically superior result. ;) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-19 Thread drmatt
... AND the attacker has to be both quicker and nearer to the end point to override the signal coming from your router. Long shot at best. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-19 Thread drmatt
Too old to be vulnerable.. haha -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-18 Thread drmatt
Let's not overreact It's just a hard to execute proof of concept crack of a security protocol which will likely be fixed on most things you care about before there are exploits in the wild. Keep your knickers untwisted. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-17 Thread drmatt
pippin wrote: > Doesn't really help on a home network. You'd have to use certificate > pinning as well because you can't identify the server and that would > probably beyond "usable".I would think a VPN bridge would be the only > workable way, bridging between the wired segments of your network

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-17 Thread drmatt
Time for an SSL wrapper -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-17 Thread drmatt
slartibartfast wrote: > Unless they were neighbours. > > Sent from my SM-G900F using TapatalkYou have nice neighbours.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-16 Thread drmatt
Life will go on. Like with most vulnerabilities someone would have to drive by and target you. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-16 Thread drmatt
Only if you enable it. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-16 Thread drmatt
And yet BSD got a fix out in less than a month. Apple should just pick that up.. ;) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

Re: [slim] KRACK attacks

2017-10-16 Thread drmatt
About zero. The Krack has no known exploits in the wild by the look of it, for now. And I doubt you're that worried about the security of the data going to your squeezeboxes..? -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with

Re: [slim] Squeezebox / UE directly from DLNA or UPnP server?

2017-10-14 Thread drmatt
This is why PiCorePlayer exists.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-20 Thread drmatt
Apesbrain wrote: > I use a Harmony 650 to control a Touch.Via infrared presumably. It would be > interesting to know if there are vestiges of the LMS cli over Ethernet, is the point of the original question if I read it right. Personally I very very much doubt it, but I wouldn't be surprised if

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-19 Thread drmatt
In broad sweeping terms only.. a lot of time has passed. I've no doubt the hub has a huge amount more power and features compared to the duet/receiver. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music:

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

2017-09-10 Thread drmatt
So Sox is refusing to convert it? What's the CPU you are asking to do this downsample job? -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

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

2017-09-10 Thread drmatt
Do they contain more than two channels? -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

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

2017-09-09 Thread drmatt
Easiest is to tell LMS to resample for you on the fly. Very unusual DAC that can't do 48k these days though, even a Chromecast can do anything up to 24b/96k.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-03 Thread drmatt
Like all individual's opinions, we are really not interested how they were decided upon. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-03 Thread drmatt
Pi has analogue audio output, as do most DAC hats, so yeah they can "sound". -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-09-02 Thread drmatt
Years of experience tells us that people will pay lots and lots of money for a nice case... -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-08-26 Thread drmatt
The march of cheap, convenient, mediocrity will always win in the long term. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x 24/44k albums..

Re: [slim] LMS must haves

2017-08-25 Thread drmatt
(Needs an idiot guide to getting MusicIP working. I've looked into it a few times and banged my head so hard against "obsolete, unavailable, proprietary software" that I couldn't be bothered any more..) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers,

Re: [slim] Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function"

2017-08-22 Thread drmatt
At least until the law catches up with this latest abuse of consumer rights and stops them, yes.. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than 3x

Re: [slim] Sonos says users must accept new privacy policy or devices may "cease to function"

2017-08-22 Thread drmatt
This is normal for user agreements See the recent DJI firmware updates; they will brick your drone if you don't update. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-08-17 Thread drmatt
Mnyb wrote: > > Anyhow some stubborn fellow wants to sync 24/192 pcm over 5 players :D > and comes to our forum. Hah, works for me :) -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-08-17 Thread drmatt
Sonos also made the executive decision to cripple their digital outputs, for reasons no one can fathom; nor do they seem interested in sorting it out. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music:

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-08-16 Thread drmatt
Those are "new, old stock" transporters. There is no manufacturing for a decade or so. LMS was always too hard for people, Sonos fixed that and appeals to the Apple buying industrial design generation to boot, despite being broadly mediocre for various reasons. Logitech had a ground breaking

Re: [slim] Net::UDAP - SqueezeBox Receiver configuration tool

2017-08-11 Thread drmatt
The word "better" is absolute and needs to be based on a measurable quantity. Truth is it sounds "different", maybe, but not "better". -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450

Re: [slim] Net::UDAP - SqueezeBox Receiver configuration tool

2017-08-11 Thread drmatt
If the NAS has a gigabit port it should autodetect crossover. But the Receiver won't it's only 100Mb. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS 7.9.0 Music: ~1300 CDs, as 450 GB of 16/44k FLACs. No less than

Re: [slim] Logitech should resurrect squeezebox

2017-08-08 Thread drmatt
Actually I suspect you'll find a lot of people on the forum are quite happy with the status quo. The Pi/DAC/open source LMS solution is very compelling. Any reignite of Logitech official Interest could well see them grabbing that back in-house. At the very least it would likely be based around

Re: [slim] HOW hot you Pi3 get?

2017-08-05 Thread drmatt
Here's what mine has looked like over the past year... No probs whatsoever.[image: https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170805/921423a2c3fb5438612603b4225d0397.jpg] -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x Receivers, 1 HP Microserver NAS with Debian+LMS

Re: [slim] HOW hot you Pi3 get?

2017-08-05 Thread drmatt
These are smartphone chips, totally designed to operate without dedicated cooling and will throttle themselves if it gets outside range. Unless you find it stuttering or slowing down, it's completely fine. -Transcoded from Matt's brain by Tapatalk- -- Hardware: 3x Touch, 1x Radio, 2x

  1   2   3   >