What do you guys use to control Roon? A 7-inch touchscreen Pi? A dedicated tablet in kiosk mode? Or just some random phone or tablet?
I want something that looks nice and is constantly available. Many a time I want to skip the track or pause the audio but it takes seconds for the Roon app to reconnect.
Dell XPS 15 Windows 10 laptop with 4K touchscreen.
When you mean control do you mean basic play/pause skip controls or full control of your library and play controls?
Basic control would suffice. I don’t mind waiting for the app the boot up for the library but I want to pause or skip a track without hunting for a remote.
Pi and Touchscreen then. Ropieee works brilliantly for this just as a remote or as an endpoint and remote.
Is there a case that would allow the touchscreen to be lying kind of flat?
I looked at the NeeGo case but I think it might block my TV.
Full control requires a tablet with minimum 7(?) inch screen. Obviously a laptop or full computer will do the job.
Ideally, I should look for a cheap tablet (small battery?) that works well in kiosk mode. Perhaps with good cable management.
Add a Flirc remote to your Raspberry Pi with a Ropieee install and take control from the comfort of your seat…
My old Apple iPad Mini 4 works great as Roon control. I don’t use it much because I prefer my laptop.
Does it work well with Ropieee? I have a Flirc case already, lol.
I just use a cheap Samsung Galaxy Tab 7" tablet. Lives in my listening room.
iPad or iPad Pro…works very nice for me! Using the phone, is not nearly as good of an experience…but it works fine.
I use my iPhone and my iPad Pro. i have found that I can also adjust volume and skip tracks on my Apple watch
Surface 3 in Kiosk Mode also as endpoint
Yes I use it all the time and it works without any lag!
Not sure if your ‘new’ tablet will fit the bill though…
Hope it works out for you!
Since it has a docking station I will just have Roon on all the time with auto-sleep disabled.