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  • No worries, that's what I was referring to. Both Remain In Light and Fear of Music are what I consider "early", with Little Creatures and Naked being later, with a bit of a style shift. I have spun them a considerable amount of times, then I forget about them, hear a song, and feel the need...
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  • doobre - thanks for coming back with an update. You still have a problem with the boom on wifi, still within 4m or closer? I also wonder if you have tried slartibartfast's suggestion of changing wifi channel with the new microwave?

    Radiation from the uwave is in the 2.4GHz band, so the...
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  • I was listening to an internet radio station yesterday and "House In Motion" from the same album came on. I tend to forget how brilliant, busy, energetic those early albums are.

    Jim...
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  • Redrum
    replied to Laptop and Touch
    Your writing is fine, just needed a bit of clarification on your setup.

    Your suspicions on artwork might be valid, but I do not understand how and where the various data is transferred and processed. So while your specific question on artwork might be a valid one, I just don't know....
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  • I wrote out a long response and realized I was going down a rabbit hole with many branch tunnels. So I decided to take a step back.

    It seems like your problem is either data or processor bandwidth. Can you provide a little more detail on what processor/software is acting as your video server?...
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    Last edited by Redrum; Yesterday, 19:41. Reason: added thought on lower bitrates

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  • Redrum
    replied to Laptop and Touch
    I am confused but curious about this. zoleprole - to clarify, you have a laptop running LMS and squeezelite. You also have a PC with a library (assume internal HDD). You have a touch with a USB HDD plugged into the touch. Is this correct so far?

    So, when you had your problem, squeezelite...
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  • Redrum
    replied to LMS with HI-end Streamer+Dac
    If you don't mind me saying...Since you are looking for a DAC in that price range, and you are happy with LMS as your environment, why not just focus on spending all of the $ specifically on a DAC only? I think that's where you started before you discovered the combo units.

    I am sure the...
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  • Redrum
    replied to LMS Compatibility issue
    For picoreplayer (what I used for a LMS server) you can start here: https://www.picoreplayer.org/ to see what it is, then go to menu->help, then to Getting Started and How To. You don't have to be technical or software savy, just follow directions and come back here if you get stuck.

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  • Disclaimers - I can't speak from experience, and I am no windows expert, but since you are going for windows 8 to 11, I thought I would mention that one of the updates to windows 10 introduced a new set of group access control/permissions that have caused a few issues with some. For example, I am logged...
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  • Jim, good to know I am not the only one. As I get older I fear more an more getting from the youngsters

    I found the thread discussion on what files to store/restore/duplicate - https://forums.slimdevices.com/forum...t-preferences-...
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  • Redrum
    replied to Back to default LMS skin
    This discussion sparked a thought...I also use material for playing music, but prefer the default (classic) UI for settings. It's just easier for me to use tabs and lists, or maybe many years of using it is ingrained in my brain.

    I just open another browser tab, but I thought there was...
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  • I have had to rebuild pcp and LMS a few times in the past. I also maintain 2 systems that I keep identical, but they are 250 miles away. I (as many do) use Samba to be able to create my mounted pcp drives as a network location. I regularly backup favorites.opml to my PC for this reason. Yes, you...
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  • Redrum
    started a topic SB Radio Disassembly

    SB Radio Disassembly

    This may have been posted before, not sure. When cruising around you tube, this video came up as a suggestion. I know that many members have taken their radios apart, but sometimes a video helps. Make sure you read the first comment, where the proper face panel removal technique (slide right to left)...
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  • This is a good suggestion for a first step. First validate that the pcp is alive, and then, if it gets stuck, identify what it gets stuck on. As slartibartfast reminded in another thread, you will need a micro HDMI adaptor for a pi 4.

    Jim...
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  • Redrum
    replied to Original Remote Replacement
    Since we are brainstorming remotes...

    sgmlaw , real clever idea with the zip locks. I wonder how one of those vacuum sealers might work, and trim the excess?

    Here is what I do, I buy cheap, refurbished, Amazon Fire tablets from woot!, and do this (below). I have many of them...
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  • Redrum
    replied to SqueezePad
    I think you just did!

    Jim...
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  • Redrum
    replied to SqueezePad
    Gary, now your take makes sense! I am not an apple guy, so perhaps in app purchases are handled differently than with android. I just know when I download a free app and it says "In app purchase" I think, "yea whatever..." because it never comes up. Maybe though, it's because I usually...
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  • Generous offer from sodface, but if you still want to pursue pcp, to just add to what RobbH mentioned, just follow the two how to links, yes you will be building a player, but eventually you will be given the opportunity to add LMS. You can then turn off the player (as I do) for LMS Server only
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  • Redrum
    replied to SqueezePad
    Right. I think I tried to indicate that the "In app purchase" does not mean you have to buy for the (in your case) end point to work. In your description, it seems like you are saying "I didn't buy anything and it just wors". IMO, the In App Purchase (opportunity to purchase) comes...
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  • Redrum
    replied to SqueezePad
    To the best of my knowledge, when an app is declared to "contain in app purchases" it just means the opportunity to purchase (where the developer will get a tiny cut of the purchase), it does not mean you have to make a purchase before using the app.

    Again, this is the best of...
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