Marantz cinema 50 + apple TV

Roon Core Machine

Roon core running on a MacBook Pro

Networking Gear & Setup Details

Orbi network with apple play
direct connection between network and Blu MkII to Dave
Multiple airplay and chrome cast devices on the network

Connected Audio Devices

BluDave using Kimber USB Cable - works like a charm
Dave through raspberry Pi - works like a charm
sony A90J using chrome cast - works like a chram. I can cast to the Sony TV that has a HDMI eARC connection to the Marrantz.
Bose 900 sounder - works
Denon AVR X 3200 W - works
Direct to Marrantz Cinema 50 - no playback.
apple TV around the house - issues connecting
I like my house to play the same music all over - easy and simple

Number of Tracks in Library

a lot

Description of Issue

Marrantz Cinema 50 doesn’t do playback.
Same with the apple TV’s.

Are you trying to play music to different Zones simultaneously?
If so, I believe Roon can only play to multiple Zones on the same protocol.
So for example you can’t group AirPlay with Chromecast.

I haven’t tried this in a while but I think this is how it is.

Also, You’ll want to check Roon settings under the audio tab>Roon Tested and be sure the Marantz and Apple TVs are enabled.

If you’re getting the “password issue” here’s a fix.

Edit to credit @Formula

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Just trying to play to the marrantz cinema 50 as stand alone. It’s using AirPlay.
If I select it playback doesn’t start, not with Tidal nor with tracks in my library (ALAC 16/44)