7

I'm using an Echo Dot to listen to radio, Spotify or Amazon Music. Thus I plugged it to the cinch-input of my AV receiver. But I don't want to switch the AV to the cinch input every time I want to hear to music.

Is there a way to switch directly to the correct input source (cinch) or an other easy workaround?
An optimal solution would switch it to cinch every time I start Alexa and every time I say "Alexa stop" it would switch back to the standard source (maybe with IFTTT).


EDIT

I'm using an Onkyo TX-SR313 AV-Receiver: link

5
  • 1
    What model is your AV receiver? I think the answer probably depends on that.
    – Aurora0001
    Commented Apr 1, 2017 at 8:51
  • 1
    ty :) i added the description
    – osanger
    Commented Apr 1, 2017 at 9:45
  • 1
    Related problems: iot.stackexchange.com/questions/358 & iot.stackexchange.com/questions/414 & iot.stackexchange.com/questions/563 ; The problem is that your AV receiver basically speaks HDMI & Infrared and the Echo speaks WiFi and the base functionality of your Echo does not provide start/stop events.
    – Helmar
    Commented Apr 1, 2017 at 10:35
  • hmmm... maybe i should buy a harmony hub
    – osanger
    Commented Apr 1, 2017 at 11:15
  • 1
    @Helmar you propably answered the question with your comment. Please do post it as answer, too.
    – mico
    Commented Jul 17, 2017 at 12:28

0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.