I have a strange issue in Roon music, songs are "crackled"particulary the base, while if I use the TIDAL or HEOS app and stream (airplay) no cracks are heard. Particularly this is well heard in the song “closer” from the chainsmokers
Roon version 1.5 (build 334) stable (64 bit) on Ipad and Windows.
Roon 1.5 (334) stable on Dietpi
Bridge 1.0 (164) stable on a windows PC with a meridian explorer 2 USB DAC connected to a Marantz SR 7011 (also for airplay).
In Roon I have not enabled DSP, the meridian has “device volume”(also tried DSP volume).
So if I play a TIDAL song from Roon either through the meridian or using airplay I get a crackled bass. If i play the same song use TIDAL or HEOS app and streaming on Airplay it sounds great…
I do not really understand where I should put the ffmpeg. I have a dietpi running the roon core. I do not see a /data/codecs folder. Dietpi is a linux distro. Or do i need to replace the ffmpeg codec of the linux?
Ah, my apologies then Tom. It might be best to swing by the DietPi section of the forum and ask how best to either run an update that gets you the latest ffmpeg, or the location of the ffmpeg folder on the DietPi to manually copy the newer version across.
Either way, updating ffmpeg definitely resolves the issue.