Now, you can convert your old speakers, boom boxes, and radios into a new Wi-Fi enabled speakers.
Design of Chromecast Audio
The Chromecast Audio is a small circular device in black color approximately ½ inch thick and 2 inches around. This is an audio only device, this can be indicated by the grooved top in a black color that looks like a vinyl record, with a symbol of Google in the middle. The bottom and the sides of the device are sturdy plastic in gray color. Also, on the side there is a very small indicator light.
Along with the device, there is a 3.5 x3.5 mm stereo cable in yellow color with a length of 123mm. The size of this cable is equivalent to the standard size of standard headphone cable. There is one more cable for power that plugs into the port of micro USB, which is at the side of Chromecast Audio. The device must be plugged in for making it work.
Any assistance is available at Chromecast Support.
Setting up Chromecast Audio
The audio Chromecast setup is very easy. Inside the box, three simple steps have been listed. You just have to plug the stereo cable by one end into Chromecast and other into your device’s Aux In port. Then you have to download Chromecast App to your Apple or Android phone or tablet and follow the instructions. With the release of Google Home Device, the Chromecast app has been renamed as Google Home app.
When you will open the audio app that you usually open for listening music, you will see a TV icon with a Wi-Fi signal on it. Click on that icon and your music will be played through your Chromecast audio. Chromecast audio is capable of working on 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz network bandwidths.
For any help in setting up the Chromecast please contact Chromecast Com Setup.
Compatibility and Quality
The Chromecast Audio has been very successful as streaming audio. You can this audio with nay dumb stereo, powered speaker, or AV receiver that has the Aux In port, a new life is inserted into them with Chromecast Audio. This device gives supports for MP3, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, WAV (LPCM), and ACC. It is also compatible with 24-bit/96KHz decoding.
You can easily cast from the major music services like Rdio, Google Play Music, Pandora, Rocket Player, TuneIn, Spotify, Rhapsody, DS Audio NPR One, and Plex. Google has the full list of services that compatible with this device you can select from that.
Chromecast Audio and Google Home is a perfect match or can say that a match that has been made in heaven. You just have to use Google Home App to group any Chromecast audio device and home device on which you can start your music verbally. You just have to say Hello Google Play Music on Home.
Comparison with Chromecast
The Chromecast audio will cost you $35 and the original Chromecast that plays audio and video both is also available at the same price. The only drawback of Chromecast is that works only with the device having HDMI port and Chromecast audio works with a wide range of devices.
The Chromecast Audio is a perfect and cost efficient way of making some use of your older audio equipment. You can add voice control to all the music of Chromecast audio with the help of Google Home device.