I did get the Microsoft Dial and got it connected a Raspberry Pi Zero W (wireless). Basically, I have a little application that runs on the Pi and listens to the Bluetooth commands from the Surface Dial (Left, Right, Down, Up) and relay these commands over TCP to my control system. For me, this was the perfect solution and it has a nice look and feel.@MattHooper i am on the same quest since over a year now, and want something that looks and feels good, but ain't that easy... I even bought a surface dial that is waiting in a box until i find out the way to make it work (only to manage to pair it with a raspberry pi was already an adventure). I don't have roon.
But i don't loose hope, very recently minidsp anounced that it will be possible to use the dial to control the volume of the shd (why a discontinued product???), so it must be possible. Maybe i will have to end up buying a shd to give my dial something to do
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