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Review: Raspberry Pi 2 as Music Streamer

Review: Raspberry Pi 2 as Music Streamer
A couple of months back the Hewlett-Packard laptop that served me as a media player decided to leave this world for a better place (the recycling bin). It was February the 2nd, and that same day the Raspberry Foundation announced the all new Pi 2 Model B, with a much improved spec sheet. And no, I did not sabotage my own laptop just to find an excuse to buy a RPi2. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized single-board computer, the first edition of which launched on February 2012. Since then, more than 5 million of these little buggers have been sold worldwide. As technology moved forward, processors and memory chips got cheaper and cheaper, so today we find ourselves with a pretty decent hardware platform at the rather modest price of $35. Now it might not sound as much but trust me, it is more than enough to get you playing full high-resolution audio files including 2xDSD and DXD! Basic ingredients: This is it. Have you noticed that something else is missing? Your main computer will do.

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How to turn your Raspberry Pi 2 into a Smart Hub Hello Beasts! On this blog post, I'm going to explain how we can turn our Raspberry Pi 2 into a Smart Hub. With that, you will be able to control all your smart home products with only one interface thanks to Netbeast Platform. In this example, you will be able to control Philips Hue, Lifx and Sonos with a pad. PiFi – How to Network your Mac music system with the Raspberry Pi and HiFiBerry – Part 1 In my introductory article, Computer audio on the Mac – getting started, I introduced the audiophile new to computer music to ripping and organizing a music library using iTunes on the Mac. Taking the next step is fairly straightforward, and involves using a better music player. I list several in the above-linked article.

Raspberry Pi Zero AirPlay Speaker Looking for a new project to build around the Raspberry Pi Zero, I came across the pHAT DAC from Pimoroni. This little add-on board adds audio playback capabilities to the Pi Zero. Because the pHAT uses the GPIO pins, the USB OTG port remains available for a wifi dongle. Perfect for a small wireless speaker project! Hardware

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