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    piCorePlayer with USB Speakers

    At a remote office I have a pair of ION Desk Rocker USB Speakers. They are quite good.

    Does anyone know whether they will work with piCorePlayer ?

    As far as I can see on the supported USB DACs page - https://sites.google.com/site/picore...st-of-USB-DACs - they aren't there and there is nothing that appears that is similar.
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    Quote Originally Posted by d6jg View Post
    At a remote office I have a pair of ION Desk Rocker USB Speakers. They are quite good.

    Does anyone know whether they will work with piCorePlayer ?
    hi d6jg,

    I imagine they *should* work

    regards
    Greg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Erskine View Post
    hi d6jg,

    I imagine they *should* work

    regards
    Greg
    Thanks Greg
    I shall report back. They are still made but now badged Alesis. A strange beast as they have mixed always on 3.5 aux and 2xRCA inputs and the USB operates both ways so the speakers can be used to digitise analogue input (ADC) as well as a DAC.
    Pi3 pCp/LMS storage QNAP TS419p (NFS)
    Living Room - Joggler & SB3 -> Onkyo TS606 -> Celestion F20s
    Office - Pi3+Sreen -> Sony TAFE320 -> Celestion F10s / Pi2+DAC & SB3 -> Onkyo CRN755 -> Wharfedale Modus Cubes
    Dining Room -> SB Boom
    Kitchen -> UE Radio (upgraded to SB Radio)
    Bedroom (Bedside) - Pi2+DAC ->ToppingTP21 ->AKG Headphones
    Bedroom (TV) - SB Touch ->Sherwood AVR ->Mordaunt Short M10s
    Everything controlled by iPeng

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    The Ion Desk Rocker speakers work - no specific settings required other than -> front:CARD=CODEC,DEV=0
    Pi3 pCp/LMS storage QNAP TS419p (NFS)
    Living Room - Joggler & SB3 -> Onkyo TS606 -> Celestion F20s
    Office - Pi3+Sreen -> Sony TAFE320 -> Celestion F10s / Pi2+DAC & SB3 -> Onkyo CRN755 -> Wharfedale Modus Cubes
    Dining Room -> SB Boom
    Kitchen -> UE Radio (upgraded to SB Radio)
    Bedroom (Bedside) - Pi2+DAC ->ToppingTP21 ->AKG Headphones
    Bedroom (TV) - SB Touch ->Sherwood AVR ->Mordaunt Short M10s
    Everything controlled by iPeng

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    Thanks for reporting back d6jg.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Erskine View Post
    Thanks for reporting back d6jg.
    These speakers are no longer available as iON Desk Rockers but they look exactly the same as the current Alesis M1 Active 320 speakers. I would expect them to work as well.
    Pi3 pCp/LMS storage QNAP TS419p (NFS)
    Living Room - Joggler & SB3 -> Onkyo TS606 -> Celestion F20s
    Office - Pi3+Sreen -> Sony TAFE320 -> Celestion F10s / Pi2+DAC & SB3 -> Onkyo CRN755 -> Wharfedale Modus Cubes
    Dining Room -> SB Boom
    Kitchen -> UE Radio (upgraded to SB Radio)
    Bedroom (Bedside) - Pi2+DAC ->ToppingTP21 ->AKG Headphones
    Bedroom (TV) - SB Touch ->Sherwood AVR ->Mordaunt Short M10s
    Everything controlled by iPeng

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