I bought a bunch of Bluesound 2i devices (3x PowerNode, 1x Node, 1x Flex, 1x Pulse) under the impression they were Roon Ready.
After ~6 months of troubleshooting I realize they are really not. The problems I encounter is tons of dropouts, slow startup of playback, or simply no response at all from devices.
I run most of my devices on WIFI because I don't have ethernet wired across my home. I've tried attaching the devices with Ethernet, and like that the problems become less frequent, but it's still not perfect. Also, I don't see that as a solution. I bought these devices as wifi-compatible..
My network is super reliant
(Unify with 3x AC PRO Aps, with little to no congestion)
I've even tried running a separate dedicated WIFI with another high end router from ASUS just to verify that it's not the network that cause this, and I had the same experience.
I run Roon from a dedicated Server and have absolutely flawless playback from other devices on the network (Raspbery Pi running Roon). I don't see running BluOS as an alternative because I want a dedicated music server.
Is there active work from Bluesound on getting real Roon support for 2i-devices or do I need to return them all?
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