Controlling Music for the Entire House

Yakman

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I built a house and pre-wired each room for ceiling speaker installation. All the wires come down to a closet where I was hoping to install an amp or two (or more) along with a media controller. My networking is located in the same room giving fast internet and wifi throughout the house. Any recommendations on technology to use? I would like to control the content through my iPhone and select which speakers are off or on. I know Sonos does this with wireless speakers but I’d like to take advantage or my pre-wiring.
 

Holli82

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I built a house and pre-wired each room for ceiling speaker installation. All the wires come down to a closet where I was hoping to install an amp or two (or more) along with a media controller. My networking is located in the same room giving fast internet and wifi throughout the house. Any recommendations on technology to use? I would like to control the content through my iPhone and select which speakers are off or on. I know Sonos does this with wireless speakers but I’d like to take advantage or my pre-wiring.
I use Crestron in my home but it is $$$
 

AMR / iFi audio

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I built a house and pre-wired each room for ceiling speaker installation. All the wires come down to a closet where I was hoping to install an amp or two (or more) along with a media controller. My networking is located in the same room giving fast internet and wifi throughout the house. Any recommendations on technology to use? I would like to control the content through my iPhone and select which speakers are off or on. I know Sonos does this with wireless speakers but I’d like to take advantage or my pre-wiring.
You could also check AMX, Savant and Control4

 

Addicted to hifi

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I built a house and pre-wired each room for ceiling speaker installation. All the wires come down to a closet where I was hoping to install an amp or two (or more) along with a media controller. My networking is located in the same room giving fast internet and wifi throughout the house. Any recommendations on technology to use? I would like to control the content through my iPhone and select which speakers are off or on. I know Sonos does this with wireless speakers but I’d like to take advantage or my pre-wiring.
Welcome yakman to wbf.
 

christoph

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I built a house and pre-wired each room for ceiling speaker installation. All the wires come down to a closet where I was hoping to install an amp or two (or more) along with a media controller. My networking is located in the same room giving fast internet and wifi throughout the house. Any recommendations on technology to use? I would like to control the content through my iPhone and select which speakers are off or on. I know Sonos does this with wireless speakers but I’d like to take advantage or my pre-wiring.
How about roon?
 

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