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Radio Paradise Lossless
16-01-2019, 07:41
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Radio Paradise Lossless
Feeling very proud of myself for having (albeit with a little help!!) successfully installed MinimServer on a Raspberry Pi, I am wondering…

a) is it possible to stream Radio Paradise's lossless stream/source to my naim streamers/network players via MinimServer?

b) if so, could anyone please be so kind as to provide this noobie with detailed and easy-to-use guidance?

Mike
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Yesterday, 06:05
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RE: Radio Paradise Lossless
I suspect you would have to add the flac stream URL as a custom one in MinimStreamer. I've had a look for it, but the links on the RP website aren't working.
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Yesterday, 17:27 (This post was last modified: Yesterday 17:34 by Cebolla.)
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RE: Radio Paradise Lossless
Unfortunately, it's not as straightforward as obtaining the URL. The FLAC stream is provided using their own (custom) protocol, which has added optional features such as album art and the ability to skip to another track.

Having said that, perhaps it's not too tricky to implement - LMS has a 3rd party a plugin for it. Plus Simon does have a track record for sorting unusual FLAC radio - re the BBC's experimental lossless MPEG-DASH FLAC R3 stream from a couple of years ago (sadly no longer available)!
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Yesterday, 17:46
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RE: Radio Paradise Lossless
(Yesterday 17:27)Cebolla Wrote:  Unfortunately, it's not as straightforward as obtaining the URL. The FLAC stream is provided using their own (custom) protocol, which has added optional features such as album art and the ability to skip to another track.

Having said that, perhaps it's not too tricky to implement - LMS has a 3rd party a plugin for it. Plus Simon does have a track record for sorting unusual FLAC radio - re the BBC's experimental lossless MPEG-DASH FLAC R3 stream from a couple of years ago (sadly no longer available)!

Thanks for your assistance. Much appreciated!!

I did some research earlier today, and my conclusions correspond with yours. I am aware that LMS has a plug-in, so the implementation looks potentially viable, but well beyond my capabilities.

Let's hope Simon can resolve this!! If so, I'll jot only make a contribution, but increase the figure I had in mind. (And invest in a new Pi - the one I recently configured is for a close friend who is using one of my naim network players)
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Yesterday, 17:52
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RE: Radio Paradise Lossless
Yeah, I just got this reply from Bill:
"Unfortunately, though, FLAC doesn't work through a stream link. It requires software support at the receive end, so it only works on our web player & apps."
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