In this post I will show how a raspberry pi can be setup as a central music hub, which can then be controlled through Rigelian. My own setup will serve as an illustration for this. At the center of the system is a Raspberry Pi 4b with 2Gb of memory, combined with a HifiBerry DAC2 Pro audio card. I used to run the configuration on a Raspberry Pi 3b with 1Gb of memory, but that would run out of memory after some days of usage, and then had to be rebooted. With the 4b I don’t have this issue. A […]
Many music lovers like to discover music by combining their own music library with the content of a streaming services (anyone say Roon?). Rigelian is also moving in that direction with the support for both UPnP and Qobuz for OpenHome players. In the next version of Rigelian, the artist view can present albums from your local library, albums from Qobuz as well as an artist biography and list of similar artists. The spacing has also been optimized for better readability. Also notice the quality indicators (HD, CD) that were introduced in version 3.1. At a later stage, the album view […]
The OpenHome implementation is coming along well, this video gives a sneak preview where a Naim Uniti Nova is controlled via BubbleUPnP, playing music from a local library hosted by AssetUPnP, as well as streaming from Qobuz.