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A short film about Roon (in three parts)

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

Straight to the heart of the matter: Roon streams digital audio, wired or wirelessly, from hard drives, NAS drives and Tidal to endpoints around the house: to AirPlay devices, to Chromecast devices, to Sonos devices, to Squeezeboxen and to Roon Ready devices whose in-house-coded RAAT transmission protocol sees data sent from the Roon server on the endpoint’s say so. We call that asynchronous.

Let’s take a closer look at the Roon endpoints I use at home:

At the heart of any Roon system is the server that puts Roon Core on any sufficiently capable Mac or PC – an easy setup for most people.… Read the full article

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Roon announce Nucleus server

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

We’ve heard a good deal about Roon Ready endpoints this past year – devices made by third party manufacturers that play catch on a Roon (RAAT) stream. Roon Ready hardware partners number around 65.

Now it’s time to turn our attention to the device that dispatches the the ones and zeroes: the server box that runs Roon Core. Whilst any PC, Mac or NAS device will get the job done, Roon are soon to introduce their own hardware: a NUC-based server created in collaboration with Intel.… Read the full article

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