CasaTunes Blog

A series of CasaTunes blog posts covering news, features, tips & tricks

Adding a Subwoofer to the CasaTunes CT-12X8 Matrix Amplifier

In CEPro’s 2020 deep dive research into multi-room audio, dealers reported that 32% of their multi-room audio projects included a dedicated subwoofer, providing homeowners a superior listening experience. Learn how to add a subwoofer to the CasaTunes CT-12X8 Matrix Amplifier.

CasaTunes RTI solution deployed in luxury yacht project

Check out this cool CasaTunes installation implemented by London-based Advanced Integration Ltd on the MY Dragon 37m luxury yacht built by Chantier Naval Couach

The CasaTunes driver for HDL now supports the new HDL Granite Panel

The latest version of the CasaTunes driver for HDL now includes support for the HDL Granite Panel. The HDL Granite versatile control panel allows control of CasaTunes music in up to 8 rooms.

How to hook up a secondary amplifier

The CasaTunes CT-12X8 Matrix Amplifier includes six amplified zones, and two pre-amplified zone outputs. Learn how you can use the CasaTunes CT-250A and CT-2100A stereo amplifiers, which offer 2 x 50W and 2 x100W respectively, to power one or more of these pre-amplified zones using a trigger for optimal reliability and energy conservation.

Optimizing CasaTunes when no Internet is available

While the trend to stream music over the Internet is almost ubiquitous, there are cases when streaming Internet music is not viable. Learn more.

Introducing a new way to notify users of issues

No more popup messages! Learn how the next version of CasaTunes changes the way we notify homeowners when there is an issue.

How to setup a dedicated tablet for a room

Are you looking to use a dedicated wall mounted Android or iOS tablet to control CasaTunes? Learn how you can "lock" down the CasaTunes App so it only controls a specific room, or even a specific room using a specific source.

Simple Doorbell Integration

Learn how to integrate a common doorbell and play a custom chime when someone rings the doorbell.

iOS 13 and Dark Mode

Whether you like the new look, want less brightness at night, or simply want to preserve more battery life, Apple's latest iOS release 13 now sports a new optional dark mode. Best of all, this works great with the latest CasaTunes App for iOS. Learn more how to get your mode.

KNX Support

CasaTunes now supports KNX. Quick Setup. Robust Features. Optimized for the KNX bus. Compatible with all CasaTunes Systems and 3rd party audio distribution systems.

AudioControl Network Amplifiers

CasaTunes now supports the complete line of AudioControl Network Amplifiers, including the Director ‘D’ network DSP amplifiers and ‘M’ Series network DSP matrix amplifiers.

New Video Tutorials

CasaTunes launches new Video Tutorial series. Learn how to use CasaTunes from the experts. Make sure you Sign Up and get notified when a new video is released.

Learn how to Setup SONOS on CasaTunes

The combination of CasaTunes + SONOS offers endless possibilities whether it is upgrading homes with existing multi room audio systems, as a solution for new home installations, or providing a "go to" solution for businesses.

Learning About Sources

While Sources might be confusing at first, once you understand how they work, they allow you to quickly switch the music in a room simply by selecting a different source.

Wake Up to Music

Learn how to wake up and sleep to your favorite tunes. CasaTunes includes a flexible scheduler, allowing you to schedule to play different music in one or more rooms, at different times of the day, and on different days of the week.

CasaTunes Playlists

Learn about playlists in CasaTunes, and about the special CasaTunes Playlists, which can include music from more than one music service, can be scheduled, so you can wake up listening to your favorite tunes, and can be used for radio stations.

Adding PLEX to the mix

Are you looking for an alternative to iTunes to organize, discover and sync your music with the cloud? Then check out Plex. Simply download Plex onto your computer or NAS (Network Attached Storage) device, and let it scan and index all your media, making it look beautiful and intuitively organized in your Plex library, and ready for streaming with CasaTunes.

Streaming your music from Android devices

DoubleTwist a very nice 3rd party App for Android that allows you to stream your music stored on your Android device, or in the cloud (supports Microsoft OneDrive, Google Drive, or Dropbox), to any CasaTunes room using Apple AirPlay.

Quickly share and move music between rooms

Learn how to share the music you are listening to in one room with other rooms, and how to move the music from one room to another, using the Group Rooms feature in CasaTunes.

Dedicating an iPad to control a single room

Sometimes, you just need a very simple to use solution for your customer to control the music in a room. Forget about switching rooms, sources, etc. Dedicating an iPad, and locking down control, is a great way to achieve this.