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  1. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    I had a Sonos Play 5 Gen 1 and it just died today. I wanted an opinion on what should I do next I have a spare iMac and Apple TV and can buy cheaper powered speakers. I am looking for a software that can run on iMac or Linux that can accept airplay and chromecast. Open to any hardware solution...
  2. Home A/V Distribution
    Hi All - wife and I are building a new house and have finalized a speaker plan. I will state there are limitations beyond my control (WAF) and what's pictured below for speakers is indeed final. Looking for advice on how to control all of these speakers efficiently given the following: This is...
  3. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    I just wanted to buy a couple more Chromecast Audio and learned that earlier this year Google stopped offering them :(:(:( Anyways, here is my setup. I have 7 rooms with ceiling speakers. They are connected to a 16 channel Russound amplifier. 5 of the 7 rooms have a Chromecast Audio (and I...
  4. Accessories
    I'm selling a new unopened Optical Cable for Chromecast Audio. Purchased in December of 2018 from Google but never used. This cable is designed for use with Chromecast Audio (CCA) and a compatible speaker system that accepts optical digital TOSLINK inputs you want if your sound system supports...
  5. Speakers
    The new Klipsch  The Three  is a self contained wireless speaker system featuring Google Assistant built-in. This speaker system features a retro aesthetic that is in sync with other entries the company's Heritage offerings and has real wood veneer and aluminum knobs. It is a premium offering...
  6. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hello, this is my first time to the forum. I was hoping somebody had some ideas on how to achieve my home audio setup. Currently there are 3 set of speakers (each in a different room) where the wiring comes out a single wall. I noticed there were things like the monoprice 4 channel speaker...
  7. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    Roon is a streaming platform that combines multi-room audio, local file playback, cloud-based streaming from Tidal, and "knowledge" i.e. a hyperlinked database that allows music lovers to explore connections between artists. Roon is already the way I queue up the music I listen to, and today's...
  8. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    I have one of those original Apple Hi-Fi speakers (I tried to link to specs, but I have too few posts here and I joined 11 years ago - hmph!) that I am sure I paid way, way too much money to get way back in the day. It sat around for many years and then Google Chromecast came along. I've been...
  9. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Hi everyone. I am building a new house and wanting to kit the majority of it out with speakers. I don't know much about speakers or electrical work so after a bit of advice and suggestions. The picture shows the speakers I will be using and their placement. Basically the separate lounge will be...
  10. Speakers
    I'm in the process of building a home and I'm considering going with an all-home audio system, multiple 5.1 surround systems, while also cutting the cord with DirecTV/local cable company. I'm considering an HD antenna in the attic that's wired to all rooms, along with something like a Roku...
  11. 2-Channel Audio
    Hello Guys, My house is equipped with a ABUS Russound system, which distributes sound in the ceiling speakers around the house. The sound distribution starts from the Russound system that is installed in the basement, so I have attached a chrome cast audio to cast music around the house from my...
  12. Speakers
    Advice on (powered) speakers for Google Home and Chromecast Audio I am editing this post on 1/15/17 to provide a resource for those who are looking for speakers for Google Chromecast Audio and Google Home. I originally created the post looking for speaker recommendations and after a lengthy...
  13. Audio Theory, Setup, and Chat
    Kit available Software Qobuz music (HiRes streaming, via Sublime subscription with streamable, purchased 96k 24bit files) Audirvana iOS apps: Qobuz app (With GoogleCast) Audirvana Remote app, Onkyo HiRes app Hardware iPhone 7 Plus Macbook (only has the one USB C output) 2 x Apple TV's...
  14. 2-Channel Audio
    Hello, I am new to this forum . I've been a regular visitor and you all give such great support! so being a total hi-fi beginner, i am going to delve into a newbie question. I'm about to buy a pair of used wharfedale Diamond 220. The speakers support bi-amping. My friend will give me 2 Chinese...
  15. Speakers
    I'm in the final stages of a minimalist HT build. The build will include a short throw projector as the main video display with a PC being used as the main source. I'm still trying to nail down my ideal audio setup. I've ordered three Chromecast Audio devices with the intention of connecting two...
  16. Speakers
    First, I'd like to say that I'm new to the forums and all of the possibilities for HT audio. I've done wired through the wall surround sound speakers but had my film knowledge to lean on. This will be a multi-part and progressive (meaning I'll ask more questions once you guys help me move past...
  17. Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming
    On occasion, a product comes along that is truly disruptive within its product category. In the world of networked multi-room audio, Sonos was the first company to disrupt the market with its wireless, easy-to-use hardware and intuitive software, though it's fairly expensive. Now, Google's...
  18. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Noob ????? Do all modern AVR's have a "wake from standby" feature? Meaning, if they receive a signal from a RCA connector or USB or HDMI, will they wake from a standby mode. Follow up Noob ??? - Is there a standard name for this feature? What I want to do is connect google...
  19. 2-Channel Audio
    Google's foray into the world of wireless audio took a giant leap forward with the release of the latest update to the Chromecast Audio ($35) audio streamer. The automatic software update went live on December 10, and it enables two key features: Support for hi-res audio, and device grouping...
  20. Receivers, Amps, and Processors
    Hi Folks New to this forum. I am looking at setting up an affordable alternative to Sonos multi zone solution in my home. I am wanting approx 6-8 zones including two external zones (pool and entertainment areas). I want to use multiple Chromecast Audios to a receiver that handles mutli zones...
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