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#270879 - 2017-12-19 17:27 Roon Does MQA
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My understanding is that the latest Roon update now does MQA.

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#270881 - 2017-12-19 17:31 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: spinaltap]
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If you can find it in the release notes. I can’t.

Roon 1.4 release notes


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#270882 - 2017-12-19 17:49 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: spinaltap]
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Originally Posted By spinaltap
My understanding is that the latest Roon update now does MQA.
What did you read that led you to that conclusion?


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#270886 - 2017-12-19 19:12 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: Ratbert]
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From the MQA Developments Facebook page...
Quote:
Roon brings DSD and MQA to Apple iOS in new version Roon 1.4🎄


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#270889 - 2017-12-19 19:40 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: spinaltap]
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"Does" and "brings" are not the same grin

The facts are clear in the Roon 1.4 Release Notes (already posted)


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#270892 - 2017-12-19 22:34 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: spinaltap]
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spinaltap,

What this means is that Roon will deliver a bit perfect MQA stream to an iOS device, but will not perform any of the MQA "unfolds." That is still left to the recipient device (DAC) in the Roon world. The new thing here is that Roon allows an iOS device to be a recipient (which was not possible prior to 1.4).

Still, pretty great.


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#270899 - 2017-12-20 08:53 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: Akimo]
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Hopefully MQA decode won't be too long. In the meantime, I'm loving the new volume control slider.


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#270954 - 2017-12-21 20:43 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: Cliff.]
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We were first told about "coming soon" back in Jan 2016. Was supposed to have been added as part of an update to 1.3. Can't say I'm particularly hopeful.


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#270958 - 2017-12-21 21:37 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: Mr_Sukebe]
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Originally Posted By Mr_Sukebe
We were first told about "coming soon" back in Jan 2016. Was supposed to have been added as part of an update to 1.3.
You may find the second half of this post relevant.


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#270970 - 2017-12-22 10:04 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: VirusKiller]
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Are you able to say whether there will be a specific 'MQA update version' or that we'll have to wait for Roon 1.5?


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#270971 - 2017-12-22 11:55 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: Cliff.]
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We will deliver the MQA update as soon as we can. Whether it's called 1.5, who knows... In general, we're attempting to make more frequent smaller releases, because these are much more manageable from a development and test perspective.


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#271541 - 2018-01-08 16:31 Re: Roon Does MQA [Re: VirusKiller]
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MQA announce Roon partnership see the Our Partners tab then scroll to the bottom where you will find Service Partners > Media Players.


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Edited by Ratbert; 2018-01-08 16:35.
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