Squeeze OS with Chromecast

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Jetpac
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Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by Jetpac » Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:05 pm

Hi folks..

At the moment I have a Joggler in the living room with the Hifi.
I have also just purchased a chromecast audio.

I have a spare Joggler lying around is there a way that i can have squeeze OS stream stream from the joggler to a chromecast so that i could put the joggler in the kitchen?

Jogglers running latest build of squeeze OS (Onboard)
LMS running on a server elsewhere in the house.

karlek
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Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by karlek » Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:20 pm

There is a Plugin from philippe_44 called castbridge or so. That will allow to handle Chromecast Audio as Squeezeplayer.

Jetpac
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by Jetpac » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:24 am

Is that an lms plugin? Would that be controlled with the joggler (without playing through joggler speakers)

castalla
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by castalla » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:32 am

Jetpac wrote:Is that an lms plugin? Would that be controlled with the joggler (without playing through joggler speakers)
The Chromecast plugin can be installed on any LMS on your network. The Chromecast appears as a squeezebox player - it can be controlled from the squeezeOS display on the Joggler. Simples.

Jetpac
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by Jetpac » Sat Feb 27, 2016 12:33 am

castalla wrote:
Jetpac wrote:Is that an lms plugin? Would that be controlled with the joggler (without playing through joggler speakers)
The Chromecast plugin can be installed on any LMS on your network. The Chromecast appears as a squeezebox player - it can be controlled from the squeezeOS display on the Joggler. Simples.
Ace! Thanks very much!

Jetpac
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by Jetpac » Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:09 pm

Right im probably being pretty special but i cant work this out.

I installed the plugin
I selected the chromecast as a player on the joggler.

All good.... Except I'm not getting any sound from the music im playing from the server! If i change the volume i get volume change sounds but no music!

What am i doing wrong?

Jetpac
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by Jetpac » Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:33 am

Bump, anyone?

castalla
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by castalla » Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:02 am

Jetpac wrote:Bump, anyone?
Think you should post at : http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthrea ... eeze2cast)

Meanwhile - set the timeout to 600 or more .....

joggly
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Re: Squeeze OS with Chromecast

Post by joggly » Tue Dec 13, 2016 2:03 pm

I've mine working perfectly. For ref to anyone in future, my settings are as in attached.
1) Tick on "start the bridge"
2) Select from drop down on Binary. Either of x86 works
3) Click Generate to find your chromecast.

PS: Jetpac's problem is different as he already can see chromecast on player selection.
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