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Minimserver compatible replacement for two Sonos Play 5s.
15-12-2021, 21:14
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RE: Minimserver compatible replacement for two Sonos Play 5s.
(15-12-2021 20:06)mightyoakbob Wrote:  Well I've seen it appear in BubbleUPnP server as an optional renderer but during a brief test I found doing that highly unreliable.
What is your secret?
I've had it set up as an OpenHome renderer for years now, it's actually been more reliable than it has through Sonos! Unrelible how?
By default it should handle the conversion of the hi-res files for you if you set the configuration up corrently; I believe you'd set 'Max supported samplerate' to '44.1', and tick 'Convert 24-bit to 16-bit', although as I said, you can have MinimStreamer take care of this for you too.
I know a lot of members here use BubbleUPnP server (mainly to hold the music queues), and it's generally well regarded, plus the author is very responsive so it might be worth asking if you're having problems.

(15-12-2021 20:06)mightyoakbob Wrote:  
(15-12-2021 17:05)simbun Wrote:  except for playing Hi-res audio natively, but MinimStreamer will help you out there.
I didn't know that, please tell me more...
I only use MinimStreamer for applying ReplayGain, I don't have any hi-res so you'd need to look at the online help pages or ask on the MinimStreamer forum for the specific configuration settting.


(15-12-2021 20:06)mightyoakbob Wrote:  
(15-12-2021 17:05)simbun Wrote:  In regards to the update process; it is infuriating, but it's never stopped working as a UPnP renderer for me, only if I go back into the Sonos app does it force me.
Interesting. And that's using the Minimserver index which can be updated?
I can't remember the last time I went into the Sonos app, and I'm on S2 so I should be getting updates quite frequently. There's no interaction between the speaker and MinimServer until you send music between them, so you're able to rescan the music at any point.
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