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Ritmo2k

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Internet radio and audio in Dianemo
« on: June 01, 2013, 09:35:00 pm »
Hey guys,
Gotta re-install from a hardware issue and I never got around to setting up internet radio or ripped audio on a dianemo I setup for someone.

The wiki explains how to setup LMS, but I am unclear on the need for any actual squeeze players?
Is there any way to broadcast net radio/ripped music to a virtualized sound card with an amp pumping music to several rooms without buying any hardware?

Thanks!

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Re: Internet radio and audio in Dianemo
« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2013, 11:19:11 am »
If you have an amp with multiple output zones, you can have as many audio zones as it supports. Dianemo supports the use of a multi channel soundcard to have (iirc) 3 stereo zones out of a regular sound card. If your amp supports three analog ins and you have three zones in your amp, you can have three independent audio zones without additional hardware.

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Re: Internet radio and audio in Dianemo
« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2013, 01:28:42 pm »
Hi Posed,
Yeah I have an rti multi channel amp and a virtualised soundcard. So the Dianemo can't be without the Logitech media server, so this means at least a squeeze slave software client must be installed for each zone?

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Re: Internet radio and audio in Dianemo
« Reply #3 on: June 02, 2013, 07:18:14 pm »
yes. And you even get the money back,that you pay for the squeezeslaves, in case it does not work.

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Re: Internet radio and audio in Dianemo
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2013, 01:46:21 pm »
Hi Posed,
Yeah I have an rti multi channel amp and a virtualised soundcard. So the Dianemo can't be without the Logitech media server, so this means at least a squeeze slave software client must be installed for each zone?

Thanks!

Yes you need a Squeezeslave & Squeezebox player for each audio zone on the RTI. See the RTI section on the Dianemo Wiki page for details;

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Dianemo_S#Configuring_Dianemo_to_control_an_RTI_AD-4_Matrix_Amplifier

and you should also see this section too;

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Dianemo_S#Configuring_a_multi-channel_sound_card_as_multiple_Virtual_Stereo_cards

and then this one for Internet Radio;

http://wiki.linuxmce.org/index.php/Dianemo_S#Configuring_Internet_Radio_Services_from_Logitech_MediaServer

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