Roon Ready Update: September 2017

One of the great features of the Roon Ready program is the diversity of product functions, features, and prices that are represented in the range of available devices from our partners.

From $50 Raspberry Pi hats to $50,000 DACs, table radios to headphone amplifiers, and soundbars to multi-room amps, you can find almost any kind of audio product you need in the Roon Ready family.

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Audeze & Roon Rewrite the Rules: Partnership Delivers Headphone DSP

Audeze makes headphones that sound spectacular, there’s no disputing that.

And with their meticulously tuned designs, innovative materials, and breakthrough engineering, they have established time and again that they want to push head-fi to its limits.

Fresh off of Roon’s recently released DSP engine, Audeze reached out to us to see what could be done to push their auditory experience even further. The result is a set of carefully designed DSP Presets, seamlessly integrated into Roon.

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Devialet AIR, now in Roon

Today, we’re excited to announce built-in support for Devialet AIR in Roon!

Roon has always been the best way to explore the music you love, across all of your devices and rooms. Now, anyone with a Devialet Expert or Expert Pro system (all the way back to the very earliest models) can stream high-resolution audio using Devialet AIR technology directly from Roon, without a virtual sound card driver!

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Digital Room Correction for Less Than $100

Digital room correction is a pivotal part of any hi-fi audio system, and can make a budget setup sound like a professional one. Roon member @Magnus, with the guidance of Room EQ Wizard (REW) founder John Mulcahy, took the time to write a step-by-step guide on how to do digital room correction using REW and Roon. Check it out below.

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Transfer Your Playlists to TIDAL

Looking to make the switch to Roon + TIDAL? We know you may have years of groomed playlists in other services like Spotify, Qobuz, iTunes, etc., and that switching to a new platform can be cumbersome. Our friends at Soundiiz have built an all-in-one account manager for your music services, so accessing all of your playlists in Roon + TIDAL is just a few clicks away, not a few hours.

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5 Tips for WiFi Audio Streaming

Here at Roon we have the immense challenge of developing software that plays nicely with a multitude of network topologies. From the crusty 12-year-old router with 8 daisy-chained switches, to emerging technologies like a mesh network from Eero, Roon must work flawlessly in any configuration. These 5 tips will help you set up a robust network ready for WiFi audio streaming.

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Roon 1.3 is coming today!

We’re very excited to announce that Roon 1.3 is going live today! This is our most ambitious release ever – in the works for nearly nine months – but we think it’s been worth the wait. With new streaming hardware support, audio processing, DSP, file handling, metadata management, and social sharing, there are new features and improvements in almost every area of the product.

We’ve incorporated hundreds of suggestions from you, and thrown in a few of our own:

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