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Control 4 & Napster

On Monday, February 5, 2018, Napster will stop working on Control4 systems unless the following have occurred:

  1. The system is running OS 2.9.1 or later
  2. The latest Napster driver (v79) has been installed
  3. The Napster patch has been applied

New Napster driver:

Since Control4 introduced Rhapsody (now Napster) in 2008, Rhapsody/Napster has continued to evolve their Application Programming Interface (API) to improve service stability, introduce new features, and deliver new security capabilities for their streaming music service. Over the years, Control4 has updated its Rhapsody/Napster drivers to utilize new elements of the API, but on February 5, 2018, Napster will deprecate some legacy elements in the API that will cause Napster to stop working on Control4 systems that utilize the legacy Napster driver and the Rhapserver process.

Control4 has now released an updated version of the Napster driver (v79) that no longer requires the legacy Napster API or the Rhapserver process, but the new driver requires OS 2.9.1 (or later) and an additional software patch. Over the next two months, please update customer systems to ensure that Napster continues to work for them.

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This stunning new build custom home is now done!  All that is missing is a bit of furniture !

This large home is controlled by Control 4. We supplied security , surveillance, audio and video distributed through out the residence as well as outdoor sound!

Here is the rack full of Control 4, Luma surveillance DVR, WattBox power conditioning, Comcast boxes and the Crown amp for outdoors. All neatly out of the way.

Here is the rack full of Control 4, Luma surveillance DVR, WattBox power conditioning, Comcast boxes and the Crown amp for outdoors. All neatly out of the way.

Now to the beauty shots!

The living room centers on this stunning slab on stone around the fireplace. What can't be seen are the B&W speakers!

The living room centers on this stunning slab of stone around the fireplace. What can’t be seen are the B&W speakers!

Here is the entry foyer also powered by B&W in ceiling speakers.

Here is the entry foyer also powered by B&W in ceiling speakers.

This is one half of the family room. A beautiful 85 inch Sony 4k TV, B&W in-wall and center speakers offer up a GREAT Surround Sound presentation.

This is one half of the family room. A beautiful 85 inch Sony 4k TV, B&W in-wall and center speakers offer up a GREAT Surround Sound presentation.

This is the other half of this spacious family room. Big Sony Flat Panel recessed behind the bar so you don't miss a play while getting your drink!!

This is the other half of this spacious family room. Big Sony Flat Panel recessed behind the bar so you don’t miss a play while getting your drink!!

A chefs kitchen would not be complete without music!!  Supplied by B&W!

A chefs kitchen would not be complete without music!! Supplied by B&W!

The great outdoors!  Enhanced by an outdoor audio system complete with 12 inch buried sub woofer!!! This Episode system rocks!

The great outdoors! Enhanced by an outdoor audio system complete with 12 inch buried sub woofer!!! This Episode system rocks!

This is a truly beautiful home and we wish the owners a “welcome home” !

This has been a year in the works but we are excited to say our newest multi unit, luxury living project is on the move!

The ground is broken on the exciting Northern California project!

The ground is broken on the exciting Northern California project!

Can't wait to show you all photos as we get to the finish line!

Can’t wait to show you all photos as we get to the finish line!

This has been a long project.  A new build custom country home for great weekend getaways!

We added the full assortment of things. Security, surveillance, distributed audio / video , Control 4 Automation and a dedicated theater.

Family room viewing !

Family room viewing !

The Epson LS-10500 laser light HD projector is hidden up there! The lift is by Activated Designs

The Epson LS-10500 laser light HD projector is hidden up there! The lift is by Activated Designs

Here is a look at the Epson LS10500 with the lift down.

Here is a look at the Epson LS-10500 with the lift down.

The theater features a Screen Innovations 16:9 Zero Edge 130 inch screen as well as a full assortment of Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Diamond looudspeakers!

The theater features a Screen Innovations 16:9 Zero Edge 130 inch screen as well as a full assortment of Bowers & Wilkins 800 Series Diamond loudspeakers!

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The Theater is spectacular is both sound and picture!  The home is secure and comfortable. With full Control 4 automation it’s even warm when you arrive!

Diablo, CA home gets a BIG re-do!

This is the story of a lovely home in Diablo, CA we have been working on for a while.  We have replaced the home infrastructure and networking equipment to insure a stable platform for Control4 as well as the newly designed security and surveillance systems.  We have added distributed audio and video (both B&W and Paradigm speakers and subs, Sony and Yamaha electronics)through the home as well as a theater.  This has been an extensive remodel and we are nearing completion. Left to do are an out door TV system with dedicated audio and landscape audio.

More pictures in a couple of weeks!

Living room TV with Paradigm SoundBar.

Living room TV with Paradigm SoundBar.

Family room TV with Paradigm in-ceiling speakers and sub.

Family room TV with Paradigm in-ceiling speakers and sub.

 

Need to Knows

Paradigm Integration is a privately held corporation established in 1990.

We are a California state licensed Contractor carrying a C-7, C-10 and a Do4 license. We also carry an ACO license. For your protection We maintain a 5 million dollar Liability policy.

Ca state contractor's license # 636358
Alarm company operator license # 3586

Documentation available upon request.

About Paradigm Integration

About Paradigm Integration

Paradigm is a true full service Home Electronics Integrator.

We are a licensed and bonded California Contractor putting a strong emphasis on client service.

Our long list of services and vast experience teamed with a dedication to strong personal service makes us a GREAT one-stop-shop for your home electronic needs.

From your Central Vacuum system to your High End Distributed Audio we are your experts!

We offer our services to both residential and commercial clients.

So next time you need Security / Surveillance / Monitoring, Home Theater, Distributed Audio / Video, Lighting Control, Complete Home Automation, Central Vacuum or Wiring Infrastructure think Paradigm. Evolving your Electronic Environment.