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Google’s Chromecast Audio is now a Roon endpoint

By | July 6th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Roon. v1.3. v1.4. v1.5…v1.6? Not quite. At least, not yet. The next software update to roll out to users is a point release but with a knockout new feature: streaming support for Google Chromecast devices.

From Build 333 of Roon v1.5, the Google Home, the Google Home Mini, the Google Home Max, the Chromecast Audio and the Chromecast (Gen 1, Gen 2, and Ultra) will all function as Roon endpoints to join AirPlay streamers, Sonos boxes, the KEF LS50 Wireless and Roon Ready devices.Read the full article

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Letters to the editor: 3 ways to juice your Chromecast Audio

By | July 3rd, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

In response to a recent post on SoundCloud and the Chromecast Audio, David D. writes an email that (for once) doesn’t try to extract more information from yours truly but provides some intel of its own:

“Subject: How to kick the Chromecast Audio puck up a notch or two for peanuts.

First. Open Google Home. In settings, enable full dynamic range* [see footnote 1 – Ed] for the Chromecast Audio. Free.

Second. Purchase a UGreen Micro USB to RJ45 Ethernet Adapter with attached USB Power Supply Cable, which is specifically designed for the Chromecast Audio at a cost of about $17 USD from Amazon.com.Read the full article

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