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Microserver to receiver?

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By dknotty, Senior Member on 18th May 2014, 12:58 PM
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How are folks casting from media servers to the receiver using the chromecast?

Is it possible to use a USB cable from the microserver to the chromecast or does the device default to the wireless network?
18th May 2014, 01:21 PM |#2  
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Wireless connection, the usb is purely for power.

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26th June 2014, 03:13 PM |#3  
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As above, the USB socket is only for power.

I have a Microserver (N40L), with Serviio installed, along with BubbleUPNP server.

I am using BubbleUPNP (paid for version) on my Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and my old Andypad.

The settings I use in the BubbleUPNP app (under ChromeCast) are:

Video Encoding Speed - Ultra Fast
Max Video Bitrate - 4000
Enforce Max Video Bitrate - Checked
Preserve Multichannel Audio - Unchecked (The TV I have my chromecast in doesn't have surround, so a waste of bandwidth for me)

This produces streaming DVD ripped MKVs without any loss of perceivable quality as far as I'm concerned. I've yet to try BluRay rips, but I only bothered ripping a few, and those stuttered over the wired LAN, so guessing Wireless won't be anywhere near as good as that!
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