What do use to stream music to your Hi-Fi ??

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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 904
    I read this and thought "Nice! Sounds like a perfect unit!"

    Went to Google it and saw the $12k pricetag. Immediately closed browser window. :/
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Lumin S1. It is an all in one solution; file player, streamer, and DAC. Does Tidal, and now supports MQA. You can't get simpler than the S1, and it sounds great.

    NAD C 316BEE, Marantz cd6004, Rotel RCD-1072, Sony SCD-CE595, Polk Audio LSiM 703
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,128
    Clipdat wrote: »
    I read this and thought "Nice! Sounds like a perfect unit!"

    Went to Google it and saw the $12k pricetag. Immediately closed browser window. :/
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Lumin S1. It is an all in one solution; file player, streamer, and DAC. Does Tidal, and now supports MQA. You can't get simpler than the S1, and it sounds great.

    Check out the Auralic Aries Mini.
    | Front - Dynaudio Emit M20 | Center - N/A | Rear - Polk Monitor 4 | Sub - N/A |
    | AVR - Yamaha Aventage RX-A1020 | Preamp - Dared MC-7P | Amp - B&K Reference 4420 |
    | Turntable - Yamaha PX-3 | Cartridge - Dynavector DV-20X2H | Digital Source - AURALiC Aries Mini |
    | TV - LG 60" 4K | Gaming - Xbox One - PS3 - New 3DS XL - Nvidia Shield TV |

    This body holding me reminds me of my own mortality
    Embrace this moment, remember, we are eternal
    All this pain is an illusion
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 13,745
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Clipdat wrote: »
    I read this and thought "Nice! Sounds like a perfect unit!"

    Went to Google it and saw the $12k pricetag. Immediately closed browser window. :/
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Lumin S1. It is an all in one solution; file player, streamer, and DAC. Does Tidal, and now supports MQA. You can't get simpler than the S1, and it sounds great.

    Check out the Auralic Aries Mini.

    Find a used one since they are out of production. Don't get the bluesound unit as I don't know anyone who thought the sound quality was close to the AURALiC unit.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: P3ESR, 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: CP-6311, Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S60, S55, S35, S30, S20, S15, RTA 15tl, Sonner Audio Allegro Unum
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Dayens Ampino, Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, AURALiC Altair, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,128
    DSkip wrote: »
    Nightfall wrote: »
    Clipdat wrote: »
    I read this and thought "Nice! Sounds like a perfect unit!"

    Went to Google it and saw the $12k pricetag. Immediately closed browser window. :/
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Lumin S1. It is an all in one solution; file player, streamer, and DAC. Does Tidal, and now supports MQA. You can't get simpler than the S1, and it sounds great.

    Check out the Auralic Aries Mini.

    Find a used one since they are out of production. Don't get the bluesound unit as I don't know anyone who thought the sound quality was close to the AURALiC unit.

    Permanently?
    | Front - Dynaudio Emit M20 | Center - N/A | Rear - Polk Monitor 4 | Sub - N/A |
    | AVR - Yamaha Aventage RX-A1020 | Preamp - Dared MC-7P | Amp - B&K Reference 4420 |
    | Turntable - Yamaha PX-3 | Cartridge - Dynavector DV-20X2H | Digital Source - AURALiC Aries Mini |
    | TV - LG 60" 4K | Gaming - Xbox One - PS3 - New 3DS XL - Nvidia Shield TV |

    This body holding me reminds me of my own mortality
    Embrace this moment, remember, we are eternal
    All this pain is an illusion
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 13,745
    Yes. I would love to see another one come out again but no such news right now. Recently AURALiC has been focusing on their G2 high end products.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: P3ESR, 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: CP-6311, Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S60, S55, S35, S30, S20, S15, RTA 15tl, Sonner Audio Allegro Unum
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Dayens Ampino, Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, AURALiC Altair, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,128
    edited December 2017
    Does that mean updates on their iOS software are done and chances of an Android version are dead?
    | Front - Dynaudio Emit M20 | Center - N/A | Rear - Polk Monitor 4 | Sub - N/A |
    | AVR - Yamaha Aventage RX-A1020 | Preamp - Dared MC-7P | Amp - B&K Reference 4420 |
    | Turntable - Yamaha PX-3 | Cartridge - Dynavector DV-20X2H | Digital Source - AURALiC Aries Mini |
    | TV - LG 60" 4K | Gaming - Xbox One - PS3 - New 3DS XL - Nvidia Shield TV |

    This body holding me reminds me of my own mortality
    Embrace this moment, remember, we are eternal
    All this pain is an illusion
  • DSkipDSkip Posts: 13,745
    No. the software is used for all products. They don't have android but I do think they have web based control now. I haven't tried it so I don't know how good it is.
    audiothesis.com/

    Speakers: Harbeth: P3ESR, 30.2, SHL5+; Usher: CP-6311, Be-10, T-515; Rosso Fiorentino: Elba, Fiesole, Volterra; Polk: T50, Signature S60, S55, S35, S30, S20, S15, RTA 15tl, Sonner Audio Allegro Unum
    Preamps: Shuguang S200MK, Dayens Ampino, Parasound P5
    Amps: Shuguang S845MK, Dayens Ampino Monoblocks, Parasound A23
    Integrateds: Dayens Ampino, Triode Corporation TRV-88SER, MastersounD: Dueventi, Compact 845, Evolution 845; North Star Design Blue Diamond
    Sources: AURALiC Aries, AURALiC Altair, Denon HEOS Link, North Star Design: Magnifico, Supremo, Incanto, Intenso, Venti
    Cabling: Wireworld
    TV: Sony XBR-75X940C
  • NightfallNightfall Posts: 7,128
    Thanks Derek.
    | Front - Dynaudio Emit M20 | Center - N/A | Rear - Polk Monitor 4 | Sub - N/A |
    | AVR - Yamaha Aventage RX-A1020 | Preamp - Dared MC-7P | Amp - B&K Reference 4420 |
    | Turntable - Yamaha PX-3 | Cartridge - Dynavector DV-20X2H | Digital Source - AURALiC Aries Mini |
    | TV - LG 60" 4K | Gaming - Xbox One - PS3 - New 3DS XL - Nvidia Shield TV |

    This body holding me reminds me of my own mortality
    Embrace this moment, remember, we are eternal
    All this pain is an illusion
  • Just added the Pioneer Elite N50 to my family of Squeezebox Touches.
    Family Room HT 7.2/i]:
    Pioneer Elite VSX 32 Pioneer Elite BDP 85FD Pioneer Elite DV 47Ai Pioneer Elite N-50 Panamax M5300-EX
    Living room 2ch:
    Integra ADM 2.1 Teac EQ MKII Squeezebox Touch Fluance SX Speakers Panamax M5100-EX
    Upstairs media room:
    Sony STR DG510 Sony PS4 Squeezebox Touch Polkaudio Monitor 40 II fronts Polk CSR Center Pioneer 8" sub Panamax M5300-EX
    Master bedroom:
    Pioneer Elite VSX 33 Pioneer Elite BDP 80FD Squeezebox Touch Polk audio Monitor 40 II fronts, Rears Optimus LX5s Jensen CCS center Acoustic Audio sub Panamax 5100
  • dragon1952dragon1952 Posts: 4,251
    I am currently using a dedicated PC, which is an Asus EEE Box, running JRiver on it's local HDD. I run Fidelizer on the PC to optimize it for audio. I have an external USB SSD that holds my music collection in a combination of FLAC and WAV which connects to the PC using an Audioquest Forest USB 3.0 A to Micro cable. I use a Netgear router, set up for LAN only (wireless and internet functions disabled), and use that to network the PC and my PS Audio PerfectWave MKII/Bridge II using CAT6 cables. This combo works real well as the PC doesn't require a lot of power and doesn't need to do much outside of streaming the audio from the SSD.
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    2 channel - Parasound A21 amp, PS Audio PerfectWave DirectStream/Bridge II hardwired to networked music server, Tom Tutay modded EE Minimax pre, Martin Logan Electromotion ESL speakers, Kimber 4TC, Gabriel Gold Reflection V2 IC's, VH Audio Flavor 2 and 4 and Pangea AC14SE MKII power cords
    Computer - Windows 7/JRiver, Grant Fidelity TubeDac 11, Fostex PMO.4n monitors
  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 4,879
    Bluesound Node2 into Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ to Parasound P5.

    Use Android devices for control using roon.

    HT:Polk LSiM 706 LSiM 705's VR3 LSiM 703's LSiM 702's| Marantz AV7702 | Sunfire TGA-7401 | Oppo BDP-103D | Sony PS4 | Directv Genie HD DVR | Samsung 64" Plasma | SVS PB13 Ultra | MIT EXP 2's (Fronts & Center)

    ManCave: Parasound Halo A23 x2 Amps Parsound Halo A21 Amp & P5 Pre | Usher Dancer Mini-x DMD's| Usher BE-616 Center|KEF T100 Surrounds | SVS SB2000 Sub |Oppo UDP 203 | MIT Shotgun S3's | Marantz SA8004 SACD | Bluesound Node 2 | Music Hall MMF 5.3se TT w/ Soundsmith Carmen | Mytek Brooklyn DAC+ | Samsung 50" SUHD TV

    Patio Polk Atrium 8's |Marantz 2252B |

    Office Bluesound Node | Audioengine P4 | Peachtree Nova 125SE |

    Closet | SDA SRS 2.3's | Monitor 5B's Yamaha M80 | Yaqin MC100B with Shuguang Treasures KT 88's & CV181Z's | Tesla E83CC's | Marantz 2385
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 15,054
    I just use my Roku or Xbox One to stream Spotify to my HiFi setup. Alternately all my physical media is on a computer running PLEX Server, which allows me access to it from anyway (including remotely via my iPhone/tablet, etc).

    Depending on your budget and if you plan on storing data on it, finding a small NUC computer and installing it in your system may be the way to go. Then with a mouse and keyboard, you can both access Spotify & Tidal's web interfaces, but also the forum and any other thing you'd do on a PC :smile:
    "....not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." William Bruce Cameron, Informal Sociology: A Casual Introduction to Sociological Thinking (1963)
  • Mr_HzMr_Hz Posts: 120
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    Check out the Auralic Aries Mini.[/quote]

    I'm still sorting out my room stereos/configurations... but prematurely purchased BS Node2's... solid pieces of gear from what I read and all... but now buyer's remorse as I 'think' the Auralic Aries Mini' has the features I most want as I move forward with my system. The BS N2's will transmit 24/192 files...great for most, but I like the DSD capabilities of the Auralic... even though DSD represents a very small % of my music library.

    I might just have 3 'never used' BlueSound Node2's (in black) for sale very soon...
    2.3TL's - Living Room
    CRS+'s (4.1 TL's) - Office
    SDA1C's - Famdamly Rm
    SDA1C's - Master Bedroom
  • I also use a dedicated laptop pc and it’s internal tb hard drive. Running JRiver software on the PC and controlling with the Creation5 iPhone app. The PC is connected to the my integrated amps usb DAC using Yamaha’s steinberg driver also installed on the PC. This enables up to DSD x2 or PCM x4 playback.
    Oh, Listen here mister. We got no way of understandin' this world. But we got as much sense of this bird flyin in the sky. Now there is a lot that bird don't know, but it don't change the fact that the world is happening to him all the same. What I am tryin to say is, is that the course of your life, well its changing, and you don't even see it- Forest Bondurant
  • mdaudioguymdaudioguy Posts: 4,035
    Just added the Pioneer Elite N50 to my family of Squeezebox Touches.
    Does this integrate with your Squeezebox devices or Logitech Media Server?
    7.1 - polk RTi10 x 3 (LCR) : FXi3 x 2 : RTi4 x 4 : Sunfire SDS-12 : Yamaha Aventage RX-A2040 : Adcom GFA-7500 : Squeezebox Touch : DIRECTV : Roku SE : Panasonic PT-AX200U PJ @ 120"
    5.1 - Definitive Technology ProMonitor 800 x 4 : ProCenter 1000 : Klipsch Sub-10 : Pioneer Elite SC-91: DIRECTV : LG OLED55B6P : Roku Premiere+
    Garage Duty - polk Monitor 10s : Pioneer A-717 Integrated Amp : Squeezebox Classic
  • Joey_VJoey_V Posts: 5,757
    Bluesound node 2

    I bypass the internal dac and go straight to my Emm labs dac
    Joey's Gear:
    Current Gear:
    Emm Labs DAC2x and TSDX Transport -> Cary SLP-05 preamp -> Boulder 2060 stereo amp (w/ Audioquest WEL Signature B) ) -> new speakers -> :D
    Rotel RA1592 Super Integrated -> Sonus Faber Olympica 3 -> :o
    Rotel RC1570 preamp -> Rotel RB1582 amp -> B&W PM1 -> o:)

    Old Gear:
    Speakers: Rockport Aviors (5/5), Sonus Faber Stradivari (5/5), BW 802D2 (4.5/5), Martin Logan Summits (4.25/5), Martin Logan Vantage (4/5), Sonus Faber Cremona Auditor (3.75/5), AV123 Strata Mini (3.5/5), ML Mosaic (3.25/5), Onix Ref1 (3/5), Sonus Faber Concerto (2.75/5), SF Concertino (2.5/5), Axiom M22ti (2/5), Polk LSi9 (3/5), LSi7 (2.9/5)
    Source: Squeezebox 3 -> PS Audio Digital Link III -> Cary 306/200 CDP -> Cary 306 SACD -> EMM LABS DAC2X/TSDX
    Preamplification: Rotel RC1070 -> Rogue Perseus -> Cary SLP98 -> Cary SLP98F1 -> Cary SLP05 (sold and then repurchased)
    Amplification: HK AVR330 -> Rotel RB1070 -> Rotel RB1090 -> Plinius SA102 -> Cary 211FE -> Classe M600 -> Boulder 2060
    Subwoofer: Infinity Entra2 sub -> SVS 25-31PC+ sub
  • recoveryonerecoveryone Posts: 498
    edited December 2017
    mdaudioguy wrote: »
    Just added the Pioneer Elite N50 to my family of Squeezebox Touches.
    Does this integrate with your Squeezebox devices or Logitech Media Server?

    The N50 act's as a DMR with the Squeezebox LMS, which means that you control it from the LMS (playlist etc...) I have nothing but good praise about the N50, I keep the 32 bit upsampling on always and everything I play through it sounds good. Check out my youtube sample, all of the music is from 192Kps to 320kps, even for a youtube clip you'll be hard press to pick out the 192kps sample.

    Family Room HT 7.2/i]:
    Pioneer Elite VSX 32 Pioneer Elite BDP 85FD Pioneer Elite DV 47Ai Pioneer Elite N-50 Panamax M5300-EX
    Living room 2ch:
    Integra ADM 2.1 Teac EQ MKII Squeezebox Touch Fluance SX Speakers Panamax M5100-EX
    Upstairs media room:
    Sony STR DG510 Sony PS4 Squeezebox Touch Polkaudio Monitor 40 II fronts Polk CSR Center Pioneer 8" sub Panamax M5300-EX
    Master bedroom:
    Pioneer Elite VSX 33 Pioneer Elite BDP 80FD Squeezebox Touch Polk audio Monitor 40 II fronts, Rears Optimus LX5s Jensen CCS center Acoustic Audio sub Panamax 5100
  • SmalliesSmallies Posts: 240
    finally at the age of 44 got the ethernet cable into an old, used, beat, macbook pro. MIT Stylelink ($39) out to dac. Cd has a tad more oomph but Spotify is cool, sucking down beer and playing multiple versions of the same song.
    listen to Alex Jones.
  • msgmsg Posts: 3,605
    Nice. Where the heck did you find that cable for 39 bucks?
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