Enormously frustrated by my experience with two desktop Pulse Flex speakers.
Using Bluetooth from an Intel NUC i7-7567U running a clean install of Win10 I get continuous dropouts. The NUC is half way between both speakers on the same desktop, with the speakers about 1m apart. How could that not be the best of all possible cases?
Then I see that I can use a wired LAN to the speakers. I expect that means using DNLA. I do not want to use BluOS controller on Win10 as I already use J River Music Center. Is there any way to network the speakers to Win10 using J River DNLA? No information anywhere, but that seems normal with Bluesound :-(.
So I look at the controller application and try to get it to read the 4gb hard drive connected to the NUC and let it build its own library. When I point to the USB drive it tells me to 'Adjust Folder Permissions". My user on Win10 is administrator and there are no restrictions on the drive so what is this about? When I select Authenticate I get the message Not Complete and that there is a problem with this local share. It is NOT a network device and the network settings for the private network are Turn On network discovery and Turn On file and printer sharing.
To be clear:
I do NOT want to use BluOS controller app and I am only trying to do so because Bluetooth communication is appalling even with direct line of sight over 18 inches.
Troubleshooting, setup instructions, problem solving - no useful information anywhere.
I am not a newbie to computer audio, which I have used for many years. This is my worst experience so far.
Any advice, any solutions, any documentation?
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