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Hi! I've been a lurker in these forums for some time, and I've just started to be a little more active.

I hope you'll be able to help me with my problem.

 

I've recently picked up a secondhand Sonore MicroRendu. It's running Ver 2.6 firmware, and I've managed to get it to play music via its Squeezelite app.

However, that's not what I wanted it for.

 

I've also got a Gieseler Klein II, and I'm enjoying the exploration of DSD. I think Squeezelite supports DSD over DoP, but I haven't been able to get LMS to see dsd files, so not sure how that works. My music is sitting on a Proliant Microserver (no music server running on this) on the same network

 

The resources that I have been able to find say that the DLNA app should work with JRiver. It seems to be pretty patchy - I can get it to appear in JRiver if I restart the DLNA service after starting JRiver. I can get JRiver play to the mRendu by configuring the DLNA options, but no music comes out and it skips to the next song after 10 or so seconds. This happens whether it's mp3, flac or dsd.

 

There were some cryptic comments the creator on the Sonore forum at computeraudiophile that suggested that the Klein worked with ver 2.3, but not from 2.5 onwards:

On 22/12/2017 at 2:27 PM, Wiffle said:

Did we get a fix for this? It's exactly what mine is saying (with a previously-working Gieseler Klein DAC)?

Cheers, Steve

It's not exactly same and in fact it's very different. That DAC requires that the operating system load its USB firmware when the unit boots. It's a mess to get it to work and It works on 2.3, but not on 2.5. 

 

I had messaged @Gieseler Audio earlier in the day, and Clay suggested that another of his customers had managed to get it working (but with further knowledge, maybe that was ver 2.3?)

 

So I swapped over to my Schiit Modi 2 uber (which apparently has some compatibility issues with the mRendu of it's own) with no luck.

 

I've also tried rebooting everything, including router, different ethernet cables, configurations etc.

Right now I can't even get Squeezelite to play, so I'm going backwards!

 

I'm still on a trial version of JRiver, so if there's a better option I could look at it (Roon seems to be overkill for what I want though)

 

Does anyone have any insights or suggestions?

 

 

 

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I managed to get this working, with help from Jesus from Sonore.

Turns out the OS was corrupt, and had to be replaced, plus there was something buggy with JRiver not sending via DLNA from that installation. Worked fine from another computer once everything was straightened out. Strangely, re-installation on the original computer didn't fix the problem

 

Turns out the Klein comments at CA were a red herring

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30 minutes ago, sakabatou said:

I managed to get this working, with help from Jesus from Sonore.

Turns out the OS was corrupt, and had to be replaced, plus there was something buggy with JRiver not sending via DLNA from that installation. Worked fine from another computer once everything was straightened out. Strangely, re-installation on the original computer didn't fix the problem

 

Turns out the Klein comments at CA were a red herring

Sorry to hear about all your issues. 

Unfortunately/fortunately  I am a "Apple/Mac" user via Audirvana, so cannot comment.

Hopefully some other SNA members could/would assist.

(Not good news re red herring, all the best)

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