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Sonicorbiter v2.7 comes to Sonore streamers/servers

By | October 9th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , , |

Small Green Computer has announced the availability of Sonicorbiter v2.7, the latest – and reportedly greatest – operating system for all Sonore Rendu series streamers (microRendu, ultraRendu, Signature Rendu SE) and the sonicTransporter server.

Causing the Small Green Computer coders refer to v2.7 as the ‘greatest’ OS to date is the addition of: 1) Resilio Sync which “gives customers the ability to easily sync their music files on their computer with their sonicTransporter series servers”; 2) HQ Player to the SonicTransporter and 3) Roon-less Tidal to Rendu streamers where users can now repurpose Linn’s Kazoo with Tidal login to talk directly to any Sonore endpoint.… Read the full article

Sonore microRendu software update adds Spotify Connect

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , , , , |

We all want the same things. So reckons the Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn. His songs document interpersonal relationships, not those that exist between man and his audio machinery. Do audiophiles all want the same things? Not by a long shot.

The vinyl-or-die brigade’s idealism conveniently sails past the hard truth that no two turntables, tonearms or cartridges sound alike. The same can also be said of the digital world where everything from the D/A converter to the streamer (and its power supply) to the file format used to encode the stream make a difference to what we eventually hear.… Read the full article

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Review: Clones Audio HOST Music Server

By | April 30th, 2017|Categories: Part-Time Audiofile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

by John Grandberg

“It’s hard when you’re stuck upon the shelf.” So sang Eddie Vedder on “Elderly Woman Behind the Counter in a Small Town”, circa 1993. While I’m reasonably confident he wasn’t referring to audio gear, the idea does seem to apply to one poor component in my setup – the little PC I built to handle Roon Server duties. Since I now base nearly all of my listening around Roon, this particular device is a critical link in my chain.… Read the full article

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