daleyb wrote: 
> Hi all
> Reading this months HifiChoice mag-IssueNo. 433 Feb (UK) there was a
> letter From a SBT user, who felt due to its
> Hi-res options was better option than SONOS..(imho..correct). Sadly he
> stated the SBT is no longer made (Correct again)..
> Also that the Squeezebox server support is Diminishing (Debatable!) His
> CD RIPS sit on a Qnap HS251.
> his question was other Multi room options currently for sale....
> The Hifi mag audio geek replied: that he wasnt alone in being afan of
> the SBT.It was ahead of its time (I agree)..
> but now "past its sell by date" (How dare he!!!)
> The audio geek recommended a Blue Sound NODE2. personallyIam not really
> into multi room music.Iam happy with just a good hifi set and while
> theres support Fot my SBT will continue to use and enjoy.
> But just out of interest...Apart from Sonos and leaving Naim and Linn
> out of it (I want real world pricing)What would you use instead..??
> Theres still IMHO nothing that beats the SBT for great Interface, price
> etc...Oh yeh and sound...But not hearing something like the Node 2 Cant
> really say if it sounds that much better......

Raspberry Pi with a touch screen and a hifiberry HAT DAC, easily equal
to an SBT sonically.


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