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steke
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SoundBridge + Spotify

Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:17 am

How can I stream the music from Spotify to my SoundBridge? Is this even possible?
 
abuze
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Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:50 pm

That would be awesome! :P
Please let me know if it is possible.
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FoxKat
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Sat Jan 03, 2009 4:00 pm

See http://forums.roku.com/viewtopic.php?t= ... c&start=15

The setup I describe can play any audio source that comes over your PC speakers as a stream that can be played on the SoundBridge.
 
StevieC
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Sun May 10, 2009 12:03 pm

Just installed jamcast. Started playing some tunes in Spotify. Went downstairs and my Soundbridge was displaying my jamcast username as an option to link to. I selected that and my spotify tunes started playing through my Soundbridge. How easy is that!!!!

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Marty999
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Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:51 pm

I have just managed to get this working!

First of all I installed Jamcast, but had trouble configuring it, so I posted a thread on their forum and their techie Scott was brilliant with instant help. It then turned out I didn't have Stereo Mix available on my soundcard driver but Scott pointed me to http://www.notebookforums.com/thread199898.html and that thread gave detailed instructions on hacking my registry, which works a treat!
 
StevieC
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Fri Jul 03, 2009 12:34 am

There's a massive latency though. Something like 30+ seconds which makes it a bit weird changing tracks/albums and waiting for it to happen.

Not looking a gift horse in the mouth though!
 
Marty999
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Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:09 pm

StevieC wrote:
There's a massive latency though. Something like 30+ seconds which makes it a bit weird changing tracks/albums and waiting for it to happen.


I have checked the delay on my setup and it's only about 5 seconds for me. And it's not really a problem if I'm listening in a different room.
 
StevieC
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Fri Jul 03, 2009 3:17 pm

Cheers Marty,
I'll see if I can tweak some settings.
 
RokinRob
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spotify - soundbridge

Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:03 pm

Hi, I have downloaded Jamcast and I am trying to get my soundbridge working with spotify, my soundbridge is picking up Jamcast and playing my tunes but it wont play anything when you select the Virtual soundcard ?
I have looked at the setting on the volume control and thay all seem to be fine any ideas folks ??
PS I am not the most technical chap in the world but will have a go at any sugestions
Cheers
 
jjaf
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Fri Jul 17, 2009 2:15 pm

Hi RokinRob

Once you have selected the Virtual Soundcard device you have to press Play (>) again on the remote.
Alternatively you may have a sound controller that does not work with Jamcast, see their website for supported devices. The Jamcast engineer is very helpful if you post a problem on that forum.
R1000, M400, M1001
 
Duffledorf
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Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:26 am

Anyone any suggestions on how this could work on an apple mac?
 
andyg
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Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:35 am

Duffledorf wrote:
Anyone any suggestions on how this could work on an apple mac?


http://forums.rokulabs.com/viewtopic.ph ... a&start=45

and follow my instructions on that page. I think this is still as good as it gets for Mac users streaming in this manner. Probably the only thing that's changed significantly since I wrote them is the way Mac OS handles ports (changes from 10.4 to 10.5). If you reach a stumbling block let me know as I was streaming from Spotify not so long ago without any issues.

cheers, andy
G5, OS X 10.5.8, 3 x M1000, iTunes 10.4, slimserver 6.2.1/alienbbc (now redundant), firefly svn 1586, uNSLUng 6.8
 
Duffledorf
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Tue Jul 21, 2009 12:27 pm

Hi Andy

excellent, works perfectly.

thanks for responding so quickly and adding the instructions in the first place.

cheers
Duff
 
Kotten-74
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Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:41 am

Hello,

I just installed Jamcast and it works perfect with Spotify :D

I have one question, is it possible somehow to get the artist and track name to the Soundbridge display?

I have searched about this but could not find anything.

/Kotten
 
pankajnagarkoti86
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Mon Oct 12, 2009 12:35 pm

Just installed jamcast. Started playing some tunes in Spotify. Went downstairs and my Soundbridge was displaying my jamcast username as an option to link to.

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