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#265955 - 2017-07-15 11:06 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: Dollar2]
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Roon vs. file metadata import preferences also have global settings.



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#265959 - 2017-07-15 12:50 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: 3dit0r]
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Originally Posted By 3dit0r
pointing Roon at a couple of different folders with music in (including my music2 folder on my MC200) was joyfully easy and very fast to pick up and identify most of the albums.

Please note, this is not the advised procedure. It is advisable to do a full export from Sooloos, and then point Roon at that. It will have a better chance of identifying albums then. (I believe what you did - pointing directly at the Sooloos storage - works better now than it used to, but is still basically not optimised.)

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In short, this is everything I thought Sooloos would be, and wasn't. So I'll be moving over to Roon now.

Glad it hit the spot for you.


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#265963 - 2017-07-15 15:30 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: VirusKiller]
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VirusKiller]Roon vs. file metadata import preferences also have global settings.[/quote]Thanks I'll take a look at those!


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#265964 - 2017-07-15 15:33 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: Ludwig]
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Ludwig,

So far I think it's fabulous in its current form! I'm genuinely excited to get it all running properly.

Yes, will do an export and set everything up properly now, just wanted to get an idea of it all first.


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#265965 - 2017-07-15 15:35 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: Dollar2]
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Originally Posted By Dollar2
If you're looking for a dedicated machine to run the core, I have had a great experience installing ROCK on a NUC. Plenty of feedback on the Roon forum.
Thanks. Yeah Russ kindly had a chat with me earlier which was really helpful. I'm going to go for a NUC i7 and run ROCK I think!


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#265968 - 2017-07-15 16:23 Re: Is moving from Sooloos to Roon worth it? [Re: 3dit0r]
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Nice to chat James, as discussed a NUC7i5BNH would be fine for your needs although the NUC7i7BNH offers around 15% performance gain which may or may not prove relevant?

Russ


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