Google Search  |  Meridian Systems  |  Meridian Streaming  |  Restaurant  |  WiKi  |  Duncan's Meridian Info  |  Board Rules  |  Restaurant Rules
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#277716 - 2018-07-02 16:41 Amarra Play
Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is

Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
Loc: Bournville, UK
Sonic Studio have released the free Amarra Play for iOS. Presently v1.5, the forthcoming v1.6 will enable MQA decoding/passthrough up to 96kHz.

If you don’t already own Amarra Luxe (Mac/PC), Amarra Play will work with iTunes files on your iPhone.


My Mac can go all the way to XI - Mac user since 1988.
Top
#277720 - 2018-07-02 21:17 Re: Amarra Play [Re: spinaltap]
Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question

Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
Loc: Cambridge, Cambs, UK
Hi

That sounds interesting. It also suggests Tidal support.

Can you steam Tidal MQA to Amanda without any outlay or do you need some other element e.g. a server?

Cheers
Tom


Main: G61 SL, 218 HD621, 2* 7200SE, 5200HC, DSW,3200s,SBT, PS4, Amazon TV Fire, Dune Base 3.0, Xbox, NUC (Roon server & Kodi)
Kitchen: 5200s, SBT, Chromecast
Office: A330i, G41, Explorer2,Velodyne CT120
F80s, M60s
Top
#277730 - 2018-07-03 07:41 Re: Amarra Play [Re: GMT]
Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is

Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
Loc: Bournville, UK
If you own Amarra Luxe4 you can stream Tidal from your host Mac/PC to Amarra Play.


My Mac can go all the way to XI - Mac user since 1988.
Top
#277731 - 2018-07-03 08:22 Re: Amarra Play [Re: spinaltap]
Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question

Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
Loc: Cambridge, Cambs, UK
Thanks for that - Is that a licensing requirement or do you need to have a connection from your iPhone to the server when using Ammara play?


Main: G61 SL, 218 HD621, 2* 7200SE, 5200HC, DSW,3200s,SBT, PS4, Amazon TV Fire, Dune Base 3.0, Xbox, NUC (Roon server & Kodi)
Kitchen: 5200s, SBT, Chromecast
Office: A330i, G41, Explorer2,Velodyne CT120
F80s, M60s
Top
#277734 - 2018-07-03 09:11 Re: Amarra Play [Re: GMT]
Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is

Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
Loc: Bournville, UK
Mostly, I use Amarra Play on my iPhoneSE in listening to content on my iPhone (without any connection to another source)

When I want to hear a larger music library selection I utilise Amarra Play in connecting to my copy of Amarra Luxe4 on my Mac Mini.

FWIW, you can also add Dirac (room correction) software as an upgrade to Amarra Luxe4


My Mac can go all the way to XI - Mac user since 1988.
Top
#277735 - 2018-07-03 09:18 Re: Amarra Play [Re: spinaltap]
Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question

Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
Loc: Cambridge, Cambs, UK
I think I get it. You can listen to Tidal with MQA when you are in the same location as your server but only local content when away from the server. Seems that there should be the ability to use Tidal when away from the server if you have a paid server licence.

Cheers
Tom


Main: G61 SL, 218 HD621, 2* 7200SE, 5200HC, DSW,3200s,SBT, PS4, Amazon TV Fire, Dune Base 3.0, Xbox, NUC (Roon server & Kodi)
Kitchen: 5200s, SBT, Chromecast
Office: A330i, G41, Explorer2,Velodyne CT120
F80s, M60s
Top
#277741 - 2018-07-03 12:35 Re: Amarra Play [Re: GMT]
Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is
spinaltap Offline
Knows where his towel is

Registered: 2003-10-04
Posts: 2,054
Loc: Bournville, UK
There’s nothing to stop anyone using Tidal iOS away from home.


My Mac can go all the way to XI - Mac user since 1988.
Top
#277744 - 2018-07-03 14:03 Re: Amarra Play [Re: spinaltap]
Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question
GMT Offline
Working on the ultimate question

Registered: 2004-10-20
Posts: 1,450
Loc: Cambridge, Cambs, UK
Yes - I know you couldn't get MQA on the phone with Tidal at one point. Has that changed?

Cheers
Tom


Main: G61 SL, 218 HD621, 2* 7200SE, 5200HC, DSW,3200s,SBT, PS4, Amazon TV Fire, Dune Base 3.0, Xbox, NUC (Roon server & Kodi)
Kitchen: 5200s, SBT, Chromecast
Office: A330i, G41, Explorer2,Velodyne CT120
F80s, M60s
Top

Moderator:  Carl, Duncs, MQA_List, ncpl 
Who's Online
4 registered (PeeWeeVie, Alen65, ChrisLayerUK, Jon Raines), 74 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
JoeM, Hasmac, Shunt5, Alen65, MosfetManiac
4667 Registered Users
Top Posters (30 Days)
VirusKiller 28
CMB Integrations - Bruce 25
Not'arf 21
Jon Raines 21
MrTechGuy 21
Top Posters
VirusKiller 12394
Fiddler 8667
ncpl 8466
Carl 7768
Ian 7526
Forum Stats
4,667 Registered Members
18 Forums
25,409 Topics
257,052 Posts

Most users ever online: 211 @ 2015-05-05 14:40
Meridian  |  Media Centre  |  Support  |  Firmware Release Notes  |  RSS Systems  |  RSS Streaming  |  RSS Restaurant