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Turn a Raspberry Pi Into an AirPlay Receiver for Streaming Music in Your Living Room

Turn a Raspberry Pi Into an AirPlay Receiver for Streaming Music in Your Living Room
I'm in the process of building a portable boombox using the Raspberry PI, while I have not assembled the case the individual pieces work as intended. The RaspPi will do one of three things on boot: connect to my home network, connect to a USB powered portable access point, or create an ad hoc network (ad hoc has had mixed results with iOS and Android devices). It will then start Shairport. Using a USB sound card it will output to a battery powered Lepai TA2020 amp and Dayton B652 speakers. The Rasp Pi and router are powered separately in its own case which will be Velcroed to the inside of the future case so I can remove it and connect it to a home stereo. The router and Rasp Pi get about 4 hours running off 4 Amazonbasic AAs. Credit to Lasse Christiansen for the boot up with ad hoc network write up: Flagged Nice, I'm totally picturing an '80s-style boombox with Tron-lights on it for some reason :)

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