miniDSP SHD streamer

Hello; a question directed aspeccially to the Volumio support.

I intend to buy miniDSP SHD streamer, so please confirm that OEM Volumio, pre-installed on mini DSP SHD, does not require Volumio subscription (Premium plan) purchase to obtain access to “Native TIDAL and Qobuz integration” functionality - I have received such assurance from miniDSP.

I understand that having Tidal and Qobuz subscriptions is necessary in this case - and I subscribe them.

Thanks;
Frank

I am not Volumio support, but I own a SHD Studio and can confirm there is no need to subscribe to the Premium plan! However…the Volumio on Studio has less features than the non-OEM version!

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Thank you for the information.

I regret it but I expected it.

Correct, it is included in your miniDSP purchase price.
Do not worry about the “less functionality”, this will get a boost as soon as the minidsp version is updated to volumio 3. There is an official statement about why this has not happened yet in one of the mindsp community SHD series threads (don’t ask me which one, I would have to search as well).

Is it a monthly, annual or lifetime subscription?

afaik lifetime

Right. Subscription is included. No need to renew.