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  1. #1
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    Spare Duet Receivers

    I have 3 Duets (maybe 4 if the spare still works) but I am only really using the controllers to operate my SB3s and some Sonos speakers... I don't use the receivers at all. Is there any interest in somebody buying just the unused receivers? I don't know if anybody would find them useful without the controllers?
    Last edited by upstatemike; 2020-03-19 at 19:24. Reason: typo
    6x SliMP3, 1x SB1, 2x SB2, 10x SB3, 2x SBR, 4x SBC, 1x Boom, 1x iPeng, 1x Sony Dash, 8x ZP120, 3x ZP90, 5x CR200, 1x S5, VortexBox

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    I'm not looking to get any more receivers, but wanted to comment on their usefulness without a controller. A receiver can be set up without a controller using the NET::UDAP utility from Robin Bowes. Once a receiver has been setup it can be controlled from any Squeeze controller app or the webUI. Also if you already have a controller, they are not tied to a specific receiver and can be used to set up any number of receivers.
    Main system - Rock Solid with LMS 7.9.3 Official on WHS 2011 - 2 Duets and Squeeseslave
    Cabin system - Rock solid with LMS 7.9.3 Official on Win10 Pro - 1 RPi 3 Model B/Hifiberry DAC+ Pro/PiCorePlayer and Squeezeslave
    Squeezebox Boom - "At Large" player around both home and cabin
    Headphones and car - Android phone/Bluetooth w/full library on MicroSD card - PowerAmp music player app (similar to Material Skin)

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    Quote Originally Posted by w3wilkes View Post
    I'm not looking to get any more receivers, but wanted to comment on their usefulness without a controller. A receiver can be set up without a controller using the NET::UDAP utility from Robin Bowes. Once a receiver has been setup it can be controlled from any Squeeze controller app or the webUI. Also if you already have a controller, they are not tied to a specific receiver and can be used to set up any number of receivers.
    You can even control them from another SB
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    Quote Originally Posted by upstatemike View Post
    Is there any interest in somebody buying just the unused receivers?
    Depending on the price tag and the location (preferable Europe) I would be interessted to take all of them.

    have phun
    Phil

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    Quote Originally Posted by PiF View Post
    Depending on the price tag and the location (preferable Europe) I would be interessted to take all of them.

    have phun
    Phil
    Sorry they are in the US. I just had a bad experience trying to ship something to Australia so I'm not doing any more overseas shipping until the world is virus free and back to normal (assuming that ever even happens).
    6x SliMP3, 1x SB1, 2x SB2, 10x SB3, 2x SBR, 4x SBC, 1x Boom, 1x iPeng, 1x Sony Dash, 8x ZP120, 3x ZP90, 5x CR200, 1x S5, VortexBox

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    Quote Originally Posted by upstatemike View Post
    Sorry they are in the US. I just had a bad experience trying to ship something to Australia so I'm not doing any more overseas shipping until the world is virus free and back to normal (assuming that ever even happens).
    too bad... but I can understand you very well. I also had quite long transfer times lately from the US to Europe due to Corona circumstances.

    All the best & have phun
    Phil

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