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  1. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Absolutely! Bring it on. Thanks, Steve Z
  2. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Great review, Roy. Thanks for taking the time. In the first of your comments that I've quoted, if you are referring to a global Search function which would search not only My Library (locally stored files) but also Qobuz and Tidal (when Tidal is working with TAS), I very much agree. It would be...
  3. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Very perceptive -- when you get into TAS' "Server Settings" there is a lot of LMS functionality and settings: My first experience with LMS. There is a lot -- I mean, a lot, of functionality under the hood, though not all of it is enabled in the alpha TAS. For example, in the Plugins page of...
  4. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Last night I tried using Roon for a few files having almost exclusively used TAS after its roll-out (other than a couple of quick A/Bs with Roon the first evening I tried TAS). I often find these longer term comparisons can quickly point out differences between whatever is being tested more...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    A friend with way more smarts about this stuff than I has been following the development of TAS as an alternative to Roon with great interest. Though not an Extreme owner, he is very much a music and audio enthusiast, and he works at the project management level in application development. I was...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I couldn't agree more with you, Mike. As I dive deeper into my favorite digital tracks I continue to be more and more impressed by the sound quality delivered by TAS. I don't have a lot of experience with R2R other than playing high-resolution digital transfers from HDTT and a friend who...
  7. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Wise guides or wise guys? :eek:
  8. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Congratulations! A very accurate and well-worded description. Welcome to the Extreme Club. You are going to have hours and hours of musical enjoyment with the Extreme. Steve Z
  9. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Oh yeah, I forgot to include when talking about constructing a saving Playlists, that Playlists should support mixed contents. That is, tracks from Qobuz, Tidal or My Library all in the same Playlist. I think that occurs now, but just to be sure. Thanks! Steve Z
  10. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Thank you, Ed. I've replaced my original Quick Start Guide with this latest updated version. Here is a feature request for consideration: If I understand the current way to construct and save a Playlist, each track for the Playlist has to be added to the Queue, then the Queue is saved (and...
  11. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Those are characters above letters, such as an umlaut, an apostrophe, or accent marks. I had to look it up to describe the problem. Steve Z
  12. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    More egg on my face -- that little magnifying glass icon to the right of the My Music bar in Browse mode in TAS?. The one that's been there all along? The one that looks suspiciously like the icon that univerally represents a Search function? The one I didn't see before? Yeah, that one. I can...
  13. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    Wilson just installed a patch on my Extreme that allows play of files with superscript special characters in TAS. I tried it with a few "known offenders" and it works like a charm! Great work, Wilson. Very much appreciated. Steve Z
  14. oldmustang

    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    When in doubt, RTFM (Read The Full Manual) -- of course there is a way to set up playlists. Ed described it in perfect detail in the pdf TAS quick start guide. Besides being obsessive workaholics and perfectionists, the Taiko team members are also too polite to rub my nose in my obvious...
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    Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème

    I did some exploring today, under the hood so to speak. In "Server Settings" > "Plugins" > "Inactive plugins" I see a plugin called Don't Stop The Music, described as, " 'Don't Stop The Music' will make sure you don't let the silence kill your flow. Once you reach the end of your playlist it...

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