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    Quote Originally Posted by philchillbill View Post
    Not quite as cheap at $150, but I have an Amazon Echo Show 2 and it sounds really good when streaming from LMS. The 10.1Ē touchscreen is like having an iPad in permanent landscape mode. It also doubles as a regular Alexa so all told I think itís worth the dough. It produces a surprising amount of bass and the stereo image is wider than youíd expect.


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    I was considering trying one of these, do either of the built in web browsers fully support Material Skin?

    Kev

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeBul View Post
    I was considering trying one of these, do either of the built in web browsers fully support Material Skin?

    Kev
    Iíve never tried tbh as I just use voice to control LMS and listen on the Show itself. Iíll try it tomorrow and update. Bedtime now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeBul View Post
    I was considering trying one of these, do either of the built in web browsers fully support Material Skin?

    Kev
    If you are using it as a controller, yes they do, landscape only of course. (Echo Show 8)

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    Cheers Guys...

    Interesting, it's a shame the address bar remains in view.

    Kev

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    Quote Originally Posted by philchillbill View Post
    Not quite as cheap at $150, but I have an Amazon Echo Show 2 and it sounds really good when streaming from LMS. The 10.1Ē touchscreen is like having an iPad in permanent landscape mode. It also doubles as a regular Alexa so all told I think itís worth the dough. It produces a surprising amount of bass and the stereo image is wider than youíd expect.


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    Does that have a battery option, or is it just mains?
    LMS 8.0.1 (1606118512)
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    Control: Web GUI; sometimes OrangeSqueeze on Android phones / pads

    Machines / devices are in France, in two locations.
    a) Livebox 4
    Internal HDD (FLAC music; mp3 voice), Desktop
    3 x Touch - 2 wireless, 1 LAN. (7.8.0-r16754)
    3 x SB Radios [2 wireless, 1 LAN] (7.7.3-r16676)
    1 x Riva Arena (via Airplay LMS PlugIn)

    b) Freebox
    External SSD (all mp3), WiFi Laptop
    1 x Touch LAN (Firmware:7.8.0-r16754)
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    BTW, I have black, white and (now!) red Radios - were there ever any other colors available?
    LMS 8.0.1 (1606118512)
    Win10
    Control: Web GUI; sometimes OrangeSqueeze on Android phones / pads

    Machines / devices are in France, in two locations.
    a) Livebox 4
    Internal HDD (FLAC music; mp3 voice), Desktop
    3 x Touch - 2 wireless, 1 LAN. (7.8.0-r16754)
    3 x SB Radios [2 wireless, 1 LAN] (7.7.3-r16676)
    1 x Riva Arena (via Airplay LMS PlugIn)

    b) Freebox
    External SSD (all mp3), WiFi Laptop
    1 x Touch LAN (Firmware:7.8.0-r16754)
    2 x SB Radios, Wireless (7.7.3-r16676)

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    Quote Originally Posted by KeBul View Post
    Cheers Guys...

    Interesting, it's a shame the address bar remains in view.

    Kev
    It can be swiped up:



    Iím surprised how quick this browser actually is - never used it before but on the 10.1Ē screen itís very usable.

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    Quote Originally Posted by philchillbill View Post
    Iím surprised how quick this browser actually is - never used it before but on the 10.1Ē screen itís very usable.
    I may have missed it - but what is the LMS player used on Echo Show ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bpa View Post
    I may have missed it - but what is the LMS player used on Echo Show ?
    The Echo Show itself. Using the MediaServer Alexa skill, you can stream audio from LMS to any Amazon Echo device.

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    Quote Originally Posted by philchillbill View Post
    It can be swiped up:

    Iím surprised how quick this browser actually is - never used it before but on the 10.1Ē screen itís very usable.
    Good tip, didn't spot that.

    However, after a couple of minutes of inactivity the screen goes to the home screen with no obvious way back.

    Also opening silk browser cuts off the bluetooth connection, seems it can't multitask!
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