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Volumio Reviews

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  • Very unhappy with Roon. Need another solution.
    Perhaps try Volumio - they have their own products, but if you own a DAC and have a Raspberry Pi you can build your own. Controllable from their app too. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • Any music servers (like Navidrome) that can ALSO pull from Spotify?
    Volumio? Spotify support, playback of local files, and a web client. I stopped using in in the end because the queuing of the songs was buggy, but if you‘re an album-at-once type of person, this might be a good fit! - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Best option for wirelessly powering wired ceiling speakers?
    If you want to save some money and like tinkering, you can look at open source alternatives that run on hardware like RPI, here's an example of one - - Source: Reddit / 6 months ago
  • MiniPC for music streaming with TEAC UD-505 DAC
    Take a look at Volumio for the Raspberry Pi: - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Sonos CEO Patrick Spence Sounds Off About Big Tech Behaving Badly
    I use on a cheap Raspberry PI and DAC with an old, but good, amp. The free version is good enough for me . - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Bang and Olufsen Beoplay A8, found for $7.99 at Goodwill. It works!
    It's not hard at all. Getting started with Volumio and a Raspberry Pi should take about 10 minutes. See the guides on - Source: Reddit / 9 months ago
  • Play on one device, control on another
    Https:// on a pi with a DAC and your set. Sadly it's 3.00 a month for the subscription to do it. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Need a media player that can play audio via remote control and operate/set up without a monitor attached? Any advice welcome!!
    What sort of device do you have in mind to play this? You mentioned an iPod, but would you consider a Raspberry Pi? There's a lot of MPD (Music Player Daemon) based systems that run on a RasPi that might fit your needs such as RuneAudio (which, admittedly hasn't been updated in ages) and Volumio (which seems to be more actively updated). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Plexamp v4.0.1 Released
    Same TBH. Volumio is OK, but a native Plex music streaming client that can sit unobtrusively behind my hifi will be *chef kiss*. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Where is your headphone setup? Desk, couch, bedside?
    I'm wondering if I would be better off sonically by separating my PC as my music source using a dedicated device something like a Pi4 or Usbridge Sig with something like Roopiee or Volumio though. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Streamer or DAC with Cyrus One + Monitor Audio Silver 200?..
    You can also go the open route.. But a RaspberryPi and a HiFi Berry, install volumio and you’re done for under $100. Takes some tinkering skills. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Cerwin Vega Reciver/Setup Advice
    Streaming support: It’s Roon Ready and runs Volumio so you can stream Spotify, TIDAL, AirPlay, etc to it directly. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Anyone store music on their unRAID server to stream to a raspberry pi attached to a stereo amp?
    Perhaps Balena sound: or Volumio: - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Offline music streaming, which model
    I'm currently using on a pi 3 connected to some speakers. It has an app and web app to choose music from Spotify or media server. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • A Digital music stereo component?
    You could do this with an all-in-one device cheaply with something like on a raspberry pi (with a USB hard drive). - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Is there any music streaming software with integrations (Spotify, Bandcamp, Youtube music) + playing from local?
    The front page of the volumino website says you can stream on Spotify through it and specifically names Spotify - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • airsonic-advance and Volusonic
    Volusonic is a plugin for Volumio, which is a hifi streamer that feeds into my DAC and headphone amp. It can read the files direct from the disk but it's library management is less than average. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Looking out for a Low budget Streaming Solution, maybe RPI?
    Here is some good software to go along with the raspberry pi: - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Alexa skill for smarthome/nodered applestrudel
    My use case is specific to a music player (in my case this player can be controlled by websocket and thus nodered. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Music Streaming Devices?
    You can find some ways to kind of hack something together. It's not as convenient as a ready-made consumer product, but you can get a Raspberry Pi and install something like Volumio on it. (I haven't personally used Volumio, so that's just an example more than a recommendation, although it's probably good.). - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Ready to move music off of Plex – recommendations?
    Haven't tried it myself but Volumio looks like a nice option. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago

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