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OpenHome renderer question for Yamaha CD-N500


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Is there a weakness in this audio chain when streaming Tidal?

 

BubbleUPnP Server running on non-optimised bog standard PC --> WiFi --> Yamaha CD-N500 (as an OpenHome rendered device).

 

I would control the Tidal streaming via, for example, the Lumin app from my mobile phone.

 

First the PC is not audiophile optimised - but does it need to be as it's WiFi separated from the audio target device therefore the noisy computer will not pollute the target.

 

Secondly the Yamaha CD-500 has a 30 Second buffer for 16 bit playback, which is a good sized buffer as you can appreciate! Therefore, will running over WiFi and possible re-transmits of Ethernet packets really affect something with such a large buffer?

 

So backwards in the chain, does the potentially noisy PC affect matters - or the WiFi rather than direct wired affect matters - with such a large receiving buffer as a data landing point?

 

 

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