General
Airplay
Analog Input
Logitech Media Server
MPD
Squeezebox
Synchronator
Roon
Roomplayer
This is page is a copy of the included support page of Simple Audio Reloaded. It may give some impression about the included applications in the Simple Audo Reloaded package and provide an answer to frequently asked questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I change the name under which Simple Audio Reloaded+ announces itself on my network?
You can change the name under which Simple Audio Reloaded+ announces itself on your network via 'Settings'.
How do I activate and deactivate music applications?
You can activate and deactivate music applications, such as Squeezebox and Airplay, via 'Settings'.
When should I activate the debug options?
You only need to activate the debug options when you have an issue with this Simple Audio Reloaded+ and someone ask you to do so.
How can I revert to the original Simple Audio software?
You can revert to the original Simple Audio software by enabling 'Roomplayer' in 'Settings'. Note, this will disable all other music applications running on this device.
What is Synchromixer?
Synchromixer takes care of volume control and the maximum volume level. However, it does not affect Roomplayer software.
Frequently Asked Questions
Airplay stutters, what can I do about that?
If Airplay stutters, that's usually the result of a network problem. You can try to set the Airplay profile to 'low' in 'Settings' in the section 'Airplay'. This will make Airplay more tolerant of shortcomings in your network.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I use and control the analog input?
You can use and control the analog input by going to the Simple Audio Reloaded+ webremote: http://SimpleAudio.local/remote.cgi
Can I use the analog input with Logitech Media Server?
You can activate the analog input in Logitech Media Server via 'Favorites'. Select 'Analogue input' for the analogue inputs.
Can I activate the analog input via OpenHome (DLNA)?
If you use an OpenHome compatible DLNA client, you can activate the analog input via OpenHome (DLNA). You can add the analog input to the current playlist by clicking on the following link ... You can save this 'track'/playlist with your OpenHome (DLNA) controller so you can easily activate it in the future.
Can I activate the analog input via MPD?
You can activate the analog input via MPD. Under playlist you'll find a playlist 'analog input'. This playlist contains the analog input. Alternatively, you can click on the following link ...
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I add a network share to Logitech Media Server?
You can add a network share to Logitech Media Server (LMS) under 'Settings' in the section 'SMB Share'. After a restart LMS should be able to index the share. You can force a reindex in LMS via its settings page. You can find the settings page for LMS under 'Settings' in the section 'Logitech Media Server'.
Can I Logitech Media Server play music stored on a USB drive?
Logitech Media Server (LMS) can play music located on a USB drive. Simply attach the USB drive to Simple Audio Reloaded+ and force a reindex in LMS. You can force a reindex in LMS via its settings page. You can find the settings page for LMS under 'Settings' in the section 'Logitech Media Server'.
Can I use the analog input with Logitech Media Server?
You can activate the analog input in Logitech Media Server via 'Favorites'. Select 'Analogue input' for the analogue inputs.
How do I switch between the front and back inputs?
Simple Audio Reloaded+ will switch automatically between the front and back inputs. The front input overrides the back input.
How do I configure the analogue input functionality?
Since Simple Audio Reloaded+ version 5, this setting is already built-in by default. If not, follow the next instructions: In the main page of the Logitech Media Server (LMS) go to 'Favorites' and click on the edit sign right of it. Then add a new favorite with a name of your preference and the following URL 'wavin:hw:0,1'. Thereafter, go to the settings via the link in the right bottom of your screen and go to the 'Plugins' tab. There you must enable the plugin 'WaveInput'. Save the settings and restart your device. You can reach the LMS webpage via 'Settings' and the tab 'Logitech Media Server'.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is MPD – Music Player Daemon?
MPD is an application that can manage and play you local music library stored on a connected usb-drive and/or nas. You can control this application via several applications for phone, tablet and computer.
How can I mount my nas in MPD?
You can mount your nas by filling in the appropriate entries in the section 'MPD' in 'Settings'.
With wich application can I control MPD?
You can control MPD via several applications. For Windows, OS-X, Linux and Ubuntu Phone you can use Cantata. For Apple iOS there are several apps available in the Appstore. For Android you can use MuPeace.

You can download these applications at:

Cantata
MuPeace

In some cases these applications detect Simple Audio Reloaded+ automatically. For others you will have to fill in the appropriate settings yourself. Below, you'll find these settings:

Server: SimpleAudio.local
Server port: 6600
Local Cover Art: http://SimpleAudio.local/music
Music Folder: http://SimpleAudio.local/music

If the above settings don't work, try to replace SimpleAudio.local with 192.168.1.13

How do I play radio stations with MPD?
MPD has broad support for different types of radio stations and streams. However, not every client supports this functionality. Cantata, for example, has quite broad support for a.o. radio stations. If you play a radio station in Cantata, you can save it as a playlist. This will ensure you can also access that station via other client applications.
Can I activate the analog input via MPD?
You can activate the analog input via MPD. Under playlist you'll find a playlist 'analog input'. This playlist contains the analog input. Alternatively, you can click on the following link ...
Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to use Squeezebox?
To use Squeezebox you need a Logitech Media Server to connect the Squeezebox application with.
What is a Logitech Media Server?
That is the server that manages your local music library and online services.
Do I always need a Logitech Media Server?
Yes, for Squeezebox you always need a Logitech Media Server (LMS). However, LMS also runs on Simple Audio Reloaded+, you can activate it under 'Settings' in the section 'General'.
Can I also use the online Logitech Media Server?
Yes, it is possible to use the online Logitech Media Server of Logitech. However, there are some risks involved if you don't properly register your Simple Audio Reloaded+ at Logitech. Logitech may limit the use of this service in the future. Use of this online server is not advised.
What happens if I try to use the online Logitech Media Server of Logitech while my device has not been properly registered?
If you try to use the online Logitech Media Server of Logitech without properly registering the Simple Audio Reloaded+, Logitech will turn volume to max and the Squeezebox application will not function. However, all other music applications on this device will function – for example Airplay and DLNA. This may harm your equipment and/or ears.
What is mysqueezebox.com?
mysqueezebox.com is the service of Logitech that provides access to online music services. Logitech may limit the use of this functionality in the future.
How can I use online services, such as Tidal, Spotify en Deezer, with Squeezebox?
You can use online services, such as Tidal, Spotify and Deezer, with Squeezebox by registering these services at mysqueezebox.com and to login the Logitech Media Server at Logitech. To register these services go to 'App Gallary at mysqueezebox.com, search and install the appropriate applications. After this, go to 'Configure' to enter the login details of the appropriate service.

If Logitech limits the use of this service, you can also use ickstream.com. For more information check http://wiki.ickstream.com/.

How can I check if there is a known technical failure at Mysqueezebox.com?
You can check if there is a known technical failure at Mysqueezebox.com by visiting their Twitter page: https://twitter.com/mysqueezebox.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Synchronator?
Sychronator adds bit-perfect volume control between Simple Audio Reloaded+ and third party amplifiers if connected via the digital output of Simple Audio Reloaded+. Another condition is that the amplifier must be controllable via your computer network. If configured, you can control your amplifier volume level directly from within Squeezebox, MPD, etc.
What are the requirements of Synchronator?
To use Synchronator with Simple Audio Reloaded+ your amplifier needs to be controllable via your computer network. In addition, your amplifier needs to be connected to this Simple Audio Reloaded+ via the digital outputs (or indirectly via a dac).
How do I configure Synchronator for my amplifier?
This is different for every amplifier. On the project page of Synchronator there are a number of sample configuration files. Any question you can ask there.

https://github.com/therealmuffin/synchronator/

How do I change the configuration of Synchronator?
You can change the configuration of Synchronator via 'Settings' in the section 'Synchronator'.
What are the Synchronator mixer settings for Simple Audio Reloaded+?

The Synchronator mixer settings for Simple Audio Reloaded+ are:

mixer_device="hw:0";
mixer_name="Headphone";

Synchronator is not working, what's wrong?
If Synchronator is not working as expected, you can enable debugging, restart Synchronator and check its log entries. You can view the log file at ...
My amplifier can only be controlled via rs232, so I can't use Synchronator?
If your amplifier can only be controlled via rs232, you might be able to use a serial-tcp/ip adapter.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I make Squeezebox on Simple Audio Reloaded+ work with Roon?
You can make Squeezebox on Simple Audio Reloaded+ work by setting the server entry blank in the Squeezebox section on the settings page
Does Simple Audio Reloaded+ work with Elac Discovery?
Yes, Elac Discovery supports Roon Native and Airplay endpoints. You can use both.
Are there any limitation to the build-in native Roon endpoint support?
At the moment there are no limitations to the native Roon endpoint functionality. However, support is limited by the support of Roon for this device to which no guarantee can be offered.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I still use the original Simple Audio software – Roomplayer?
The original software of Simple Audio (Roomplayer) still works. However, cover art is not displayed anymore. Also, als the remote and desktop applications can not be downloaded anymore via Simple Audio or the Apple Appstore and Google Android Playstore. This is especially problematic for Apple iOS devices since they accept only apps downloaded via the Appstore. Nonetheless, if your iOS device is jailbroken, you can still install the available iOS apps. No support is given for this route.
Where can I get the original software for Simple Audio?

The original software is not available anymore via Simple Audio. Below you'll find one of the latest versions still available via a third party:

Simple Audio Desktop Client (Mac)
Simple Audio Desktop Client (Windows)
Simple Audio Client (iOS – requires jailbreak)
Simple Audio Client (Android - beta)