Monoprice Whole Home Audio Control

4.8
55 reviews
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About this app

FAQ's and support at monopriceaudio.kztechconsulting.com - Links to purchase are at the bottom of this description and on the website above.

If you have the Monoprice 6 Zone 6 Source Whole Home Audio amplifier (pid 10761) or the Dayton Audio DAX66 amplifier, or NOW the NEW Soundavo WS66i amp, then this is the app for you!

For a discount on the Soundavo WS66i Amp, use code TKMZ at checkout https://www.soundavo.com/collections/audio-system

If using the Soundavo WS66i, you do NOT need the iTach Flex. Their amp has the control module built in. Otherwise...

This app REQUIRES only one of the following below to work:
--> iTach Flex by Global Cache w/ Flex Link RS232 Cable (MUST BE THE OEM Global Cache
Flex Link cable, NOT 3rd party ones... ORDER CORRECT ONE HERE https://www.amazon.com/Global-Cache-FL-SL-RS232/dp/B00CEK3VQ4/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=global+cache+rs232&qid=1570028083&s=gateway&sr=8-3
--> iTach IP2SL/WF2SL by Global Cache
--> Raspberry Pi w/ USB to RS232 Cable

Paired alongside one of these devices, you can control any of the zones in your system right from your phone or tablet. The preferred device is the iTach Flex, see below for more information and links to purchase.

The Raspberry Pi method offers a cheaper alternative to the iTach flex. The iTach flex is more reliable, but the Raspberry Pi works pretty darn well too.

APP FEATURES:
[+] Zone Grouping - create a group which controls multiple zones
[+] Zone volume restrictions, can be time based
[+] All Zone's group to control all zones at once
[+] Control Power (Includes Quick All On/All Off buttons and pull down to refresh)
[+] Control Volume with Slider
[+] Control volume with Buttons
[+] Control Bass
[+] Control Treble
[+] Control Speaker Balance
[+] Customize the app colors to your liking (background, text, buttons)

The app supports up to 18 zones and 6 sources. You can achieve up to 18 zones by linking 3 amplifiers together using the provided ribbon cable. They then become Master, Slave 1, and Slave 2. When you have multiple amplifiers connected together, you still only need 1 iTach Flex! It hooks into the "Master" amplifier.

Feel free to provide any feedback/future enhancements/bugs to me! If you have support related questions regarding the app or your iTach device, please send them my way.

**Important Note Once Again** You MUST have one of these devices like stated earlier.

1) The iTach Flex device (Either the IP or the WiFi model) with the OEM Global Cache flex link serial cable. Other 3rd party cables do not work, only OEM flex link cable.
2) The iTach WF2SL and IP2SL models
3) Raspberry Pi w/ a USB to RS232 cable

This app will NOT work without one of these, because the whole home amps only accept commands via a serial connection, and the amps have no networking capability. By adding one of these devices, you make your serial port accessible over the network. See links below to purchase these devices. The iTach Flex model is the recommended device to use.

The Raspberry Pi method is NOT recommended to people who are not familiar with how raspberry pi's work, or if you are not comfortable with scripts. You will most likely become frustrated with getting it setup. If you use the Raspberry Pi method to connect, you will need to follow the instructions on my GitHub to enable a TCP/IP server to accept the commands and relay them to the amplifier. https://github.com/121940kz/Monoprice-Whole-Home-Audio-Android-App-Raspberry-Pi-Server

Links to purchase iTach Flex products:
iTach Flex RS232 Serial Cable: https://www.amazon.com/Global-Cache-FL-SL-RS232/dp/B00CEK3VQ4/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=global+cache+rs232&qid=1570028083&s=gateway&sr=8-3

iTach Flex IP: https://www.amazon.com/Global-Cache-iTach-Flex-IP/dp/B00C6FRPIC/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?keywords=itach+flex&qid=1555419916&s=gateway&sr=8-1-spons&psc=1

iTach Flex Wi-Fi: https://www.amazon.com/Global-Cache-iTach-Wi-Fi-Flex-WF/dp/B00C6FFM4Q/ref=sr_1_3?keywords=itach+flex&qid=1555419916&s=gateway&sr=8-3
Updated on
Jun 17, 2021

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4.8
55 reviews
William O'Donnell
August 16, 2020
This app worked perfectly. I was impressed with the amount of control over my entire home with this audio app. Awesome. After it ran for a month it keeps crashing. Update: I cleared the cash and cleared the data out of the app. Reset it to factory. I had to put in all my locations again, but it worked. There's a big bug in this program that needs to be fixed quickly. The crash happened when I added a device that conflicted with the IP address. It works, but the bug needs to be fixed.
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TheKMZ1
October 21, 2020
I have made the update last night, can you update the app to version 1.2.8 and if this fixes your issues, could you please update your review? Thank you!
A Google user
March 4, 2019
I'm running this app with a Raspberry Pi. For the few hours I've been using it, it's been fantastic! The instructions on Github were great and helped me get everything running. I love the Groups you can make with the different zones. I would like to see a better way of changing the volume. It's a little challenging to make small changes in volume with the current slider implementation. Having a volume up and down button on each side of the slider could help with making small changes.
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TheKMZ1
March 4, 2019
Thanks Eric! I have a big update coming out soon, including zone volume restriction capabilities and improved commands that should make it be faster refreshing the zone information. After that, I will look into adding + and - buttons in addition to the volume slider. Thanks!
Jeffrey Fritzson
July 6, 2020
This is a great addition to the whole house audio setup. The setup with the Itach was a little tedious but not from the app side more from an understanding of how the two work together. The switches and the setup are correct. As soon as I had that completed this worked like a charm. In addition, the author responded not in days but literally in minutes and hours even during the 4th of July holiday weekend. This gives me complete remote access to all my zones and sources. This is a new home for me and installing all of this was worth it.
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What's new

Added new feature where you can set a pin number to lock the settings page. Requested by air bnb owners who don't want their renters messing with the settings (including volume restrictions :) )