Mpd apps were a bit lacking in functionality that I needed so I ended up building a "web app" that can do sleep timers and fix the system volume when I get it set too low while using the htpc for movies.
With that and a systemd timer, that starts music playback in the morning, I have completely substituted the sonos "smart" functionality on my sonos speakers.
As it looks right now I see no reason my next audio system needs to be sonos based. I've decoupled the software from the hardware and that's beautiful.
It might make sense to make a dedicated mpd rpi some day, when I do replace the speakers, but for now I live with the system volume occasionally having to be reset.
@rune cool. Very cool. Does your system stream synchronized audio to different speakers / rooms?
Is it streaming done via icecast?
@andreasio my setup is very simple. My server sits next to the TV and sonos system with hdmi going into the TV and optical going into the sonos system.
I still rely on my sonos system to transmit audio to the back speakers over their proprietary wifi solution. I suppose I'd need to figure out a replacement for that to avoid running wires if I replaced it.
@rune cool. I am thinking of ikeas new flat speackers for background... But I'll probably never come around to do it
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