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maverick0815

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thinking about new av receiver
« on: July 29, 2014, 11:42:28 pm »
I was wondering, since my current again receiver is getting long in the tooth, what I would buy as a replacement. I figure a ethernet-port would not be a bad idea.
So what do you guys think....got some suggestions?

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 01:50:31 am »
Whenever I think AV receiver with regards to LinuxMCE, I think Denon.

Whether you want ethernet or not, is a personal preference thingie. If Ethernet is not needed, I would make sure to get RS232 for sure.

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 09:31:27 pm »
Onkyo receivers work very smooth as well, and they have ethernet...

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2014, 12:33:23 am »
pioneer does work well too

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 01:03:07 pm »
I wondered if it is possible to use the ethernet connection as multiple audio cards somehow? (so one can stream with squeeze to it and have a multi zone solution)

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2014, 02:23:45 pm »
Hi,

The internet connections are usually for listening to "their" default radio stations via URL like BBC, etc.

You can change them via editing URL to what you like, but as a multiple audio card? Then squeeze would have to have a URL or maybe IP address?.

Maybe some manufactures would allow an ip address instead of a URL.

You could only get up to 3 zones depending upon the receiver (2 channel stereo only) but if you want multi-zone go with a distributor.

Feed it your stereo source and distribute it.

Or, am I totally misunderstanding you?

(I did just off working 3 12 hours nights in a row).

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Re: thinking about new av receiver
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2014, 11:07:23 pm »
I would be most interested in control via Ethernet..