HiFi Rose Reinvents Streamers

I’m lucky enough to get my hands on a HiFi Rose RS250. Very impressed so far. Sounds much cleaner and resolving than my PC as a streamer. I have not yet tested the internal DAC of RS250 but I’m sure it’s pretty good too.

It’s mesmerizing to watch the music playback screen (most beautiful playback screen I have ever seen) and listen to music. The VU meters look good too, very realistic and could pass as real mechanical meters at first glance.

Rose OS and Rose Connect app are so good I might don’t even need Roon in the future, although RS250 was almost immediately recognized by Roon and works as an Roon endpoint flawlessly. IMHO HiFi Rose software meshes so well with their hardware it’s almost at Apple level. Considering HiFi Rose only have 30 something employees it’s no small feat. RS250 really is a revolutionary product and I will go as far as to say HiFi Rose reinvented streamers!

Now let’s see for how many years I can resist upgrading to RS150 or next flagship :laughing:

Just encountered the first problem. Album art display on my Android phone stopped working and nearly all my albums don’t have album art displayed now. I used to see album art in playback screen of Rose connect app when using Roon, now it only shows a Rose logo. I tried deleting database and rescan but it didn’t help. @ROSELOA please chip in? Thanks!

It looks like I have the exact same problem as in this post: Album cover all lost Album art displays fine on RS250 but not on Android or iOS apps. I can only see album covers under Qobuz tab. My guess is RS250 somehow stopped sending covers to Android/iOS apps except for Qobuz. Please help @ROSELOA

I replied in the other article. Your problem seems a little different.
If your problem occurs in App only, it’s setting problem. Please see this answer.

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Thanks! I didn’t know DLNA was required for sending cover images over to my phone when I unknowingly turned it off to disable “unnecessary” services for maximum sound quality :joy: