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    Article: Lumin U1 Streaming Transport Review

    Yes, many LUMIN owners use a variety of apps such as BubbleUPnP to control LUMIN. LUMIN is fully Openhome compliant. Of course, many owners of other hardware also use the LUMIN App too. For the actual LUMIN Settings (things like logins for subscription services, upsampling settings, display brightness, etc) you will have to use the LUMIN App for either iOS or Android, but not necessarily for playback. I use another brand of App to occasionally control LUMIN from my PC for example.
  2. Hi Chiller. No there isn't. Only iOS and Android. However many other UPnP apps work fine like Linn Kazoo
  3. Spotify isn't within the app, so it's just TIDAL and Qobuz. Another trick (undocumented I think). By tapping the text itself, you can go to the item on the same streaming service too. i.e. last night I was listening to a single TIDAL track I had in a playlist and wondered what the rest of the album was like. I tapped the album title text and it took me to the whole album on TIDAL, so that I could add all the tracks to the playlist and listen.
  4. Indeed - See if you think this one is easier Mono and Stereo LUMIN X1 review - part 1
  5. There is a 12V DC input on LUMIN L1. A switching power supply is included. There is a post here regarding drive replacement http://www.audioshark.org/lumin-169/lumin-l1-4tb-5tb-hdd-12816.html
  6. Hi rodrigaj. Full D2 details and photos are on the website now. http://www.luminmusic.com/lumin-d2.html
  7. If you take studio masters as the source, then both MQA and 16/44 are lossy. MQA attempts to use lower bandwidth than studio masters, but more than 16/44 (so therefore loses less than 16/44) and focusses on what it feels are the most important aspects for human enjoyment. i.e. timing. If I can get DSD or 24/192 etc formats, then I don't need MQA, but when the best streaming available is 16/44, then MQA should offer more. Even MQA in their talks at shows haven't been selling it as better than DSD/hires, just a better compromise that provides the streaming service with a lighter load, and customers with something better than redbook. Unfortunately 'lossless' and 'lossy' have been used historically with respect to 'cd quality', so have lost their meaning when we are now talking about studio masters.
  8. You can do it with Minimerver running on different machines (I have a NAS and Windows both running different libraries). You can also do it on Windows (according to this thread) but I haven't tried it. I don't think it's possible on other devices.
  9. I haven't had the opportunity to try it, but I imagine it already does, as the width and height of the app are already fluid. So the width of the playlist will remain constant, but the browse area will expand. The playlist will be longer than on other iPads.
  10. Hi Mike! Good news -this was released last week! https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.luminmusic.lumincontroller (note that TIDAL and Qobuz are to be added later)
  11. I don't know for sure Langendorf, but LUMIN can accept a stream from UPnP or Airplay, so if you can get your HTPC to deliver the movie audio in either of those while keeping the video to itself, I can't see why it wouldn't work. It's not something I've done (although I have watched iPad videos with the audio going to LUMIN). My feeling is that Airplay is the way to go, as it automatically takes over the LUMIN Play Queue. You'll be limited to 16bit 44KHz, but that shouldn't be a problem.
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    Article: Lumin Network Music Player Review

    The LUMIN USB Server has been available since October last year. It's a full UPnP server that lives on LUMIN, so if you connect a USB drive to LUMIN, you can also browse the music on other devices on your network (another LUMIN for example). The latest firmware simply included the ability to connect LUMIN L1 via USB (which would work in the same way as any other USB disk). See this Facebook post for a little info on disk formats, etc:
  13. That's great news! Are there any details you can give that may help others in the future?
  14. Here is the information we revealed at CES: It will be available to listen to at Munich High End Show later this month.
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