Jump to content
IGNORED

Remote controls


Beowulf
 Share

Recommended Posts

As I plot my way to Music Server Nirvana I want to place the computer outside the listening room, snake the firewire cable into my DAC and then control the computer wirelessly with some type of remote. Presently, I am thinking iPod Touch. I understand there is a free app which allows you to remotely control iTunes.

 

Any experience with this combination for a remote or any other suggestions for a remote will be appreciated.

 

Thanks

 

Lee Estes

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Lee - The iPod Touch with Remote app is certainly one viable option. The best option, if you're willing to spend the money in this recessionary time, is to use a laptop with remote desktop or screen sharing. This allows full access to change the audio midi settings on a Mac and access to everything on a PC as well. The iTouch is good, but has it's limitations.

 

Founder of Audiophile Style

Announcing The Audiophile Style Podcast

Link to comment
Share on other sites

You can do this with any computer that is capable of running VNC to control Mac OS X and Windows, or Remote Desktop to control Windows. To control a Mac you need either VNC as I just mentioned or another Mac to use the Screen Sharing feature.

 

Founder of Audiophile Style

Announcing The Audiophile Style Podcast

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 2 weeks later...

Will the itouch download the itunes library or does it just sync with it therefore giving you access to use it as a remote? I like this as an option...

 

W10 NUC i7 (Gen 10) > Roon (Audiolense FIR) > Motu UltraLite mk5 > (4) Hypex NCore NC502MP > JBL M2 Master Reference +4 subs

 

Watch my Podcast https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXMw_bZWBMtRWNJQfTJ38kA/videos

Link to comment
Share on other sites

No - the Touch will not download the library. It will join the wireless network and access the library.

The Touch is just another computer on the network with the ability the control a program (iTunes) on another

computer on the same network.

 

cheers

 

Tom

 

BM DAC1/HDR --> ATC SCM 100ASL[br]BM DAC1--> Genelec 8020/Beyer T70[br]Apogee Duet2 --> Stax 007T/404[br]Apogee Duet2 --> Genelec 6010A/Beyer DT1350[br]

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share



×
×
  • Create New...