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TOPIC: SHD with WIFI streaming.

SHD with WIFI streaming. 1 year 1 week ago #48153

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jaaptina wrote:
When I'm viewing YouTube videos on my laptop I would like to "cast" them to the SHD. Like you can with Chromecast audio to a hifi system.

Unfortunately I don't think that is possible.
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SHD with WIFI streaming. 1 year 1 week ago #48203

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To cast youtube it could work to use the Bubble UPnP server and the Bubble UpnP app (on Android). Maybe it works with the Bubble UpnP app already without the server. I am not sure. You share the video in the youtube app to the bubble upnp app and this casts it to the streamer.
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SHD with WIFI streaming. 1 year 1 week ago #48214

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Yes that works but only on a rooted Android phone.
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SHD with WIFI streaming. 1 year 1 week ago #48242

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jaaptina wrote:
Yes that works but only on a rooted Android phone.

I have tried it again on a normal, unrooted BQ smartphone and it did work:

youtube app => share to Bubble UpnP app => playing to Bubble UpnP server (installed on my Synology NAS) => being a openhome proxy to my streamer.

Without the Bubble UpnP server it did not work. But this can be related to my streamer (not a minidsp SHD). Because the SHD supports openhome, it might work directly without the Bubble server with a SHD?
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SHD with WIFI streaming. 11 months 3 weeks ago #48588

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jaaptina wrote:
Still I can't figure out how to send YouTube sound to the SHD. :blush:

If you're using a Mac, you can enable Shairport-Sync on the SHD and use the SHD as an Airplay speaker. This is working really nicely for me.
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SHD with WIFI streaming. 1 month 1 week ago #54923

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I am a new SHD user, so please forgive if I end up sounding naive.

I have followed the instructions provided by miniDSP in the "SHD Series User Manual" section 4.3. However, after plugging in the wifi dongle the unit does not seem to create the "miniDSP SHD" network.

Because of this, I cannot even set up network streaming from the hardwired network, let alone the desired wifi system.

I reached out to miniDSP for support a few days ago, but not yet heard back. Does anyone on the forum have some ideas for troubleshooting?

Thanks in advance.
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