A headless(no screen) music player controlled by android or apple tablets/phones
Hifiberry DAC connects directly to raspberry pi
Available in cool clear case now from the store
Custom case available very soon!
Connects to home router or access point
Connects to powered speakers using phono plugs or direct to your amplifier
Wireless or ethernet network connection
Fantastic hi-fi audiophile capable system dependant on speakers and hifi system
Capable of hi-res audio playback up to 24bit/192khz
Plays all audio formats - mp3, flac, alac, wav, ogg vorbis etc.
Phone or tablet can be used while listening to music eg.web browsing
Music pauses when phone rings
Plugins available such as bbc iplayer, spotify, deezer & lots more
Listen to Internet radio stations all over the world
Tiny power output uses a 5v phone charger
Shairport player allows music playback from apple iphone or ipad
Music stored on attached usb harddrive/stick or network harddrive(NAS)
Integrates with your other logitech squeezebox players
Can be used as a multi-room playback system that can be synchronised or players can stream independently
Volume controlled from apple or android software
Endorsed by readers of What-Hifi Sound and Vision magazine - see here
Squeezeplug os with squeezelite player
Phone or tablet software
Apple - ipeng
Android - squeezecommander or orangesqueeze
Logitech Media Server - can be installed on raspberry pi if no network harddrive (NAS) exists.
Music player can be setup by the digital livingroom according to individual requirements and remote support can be provided to ensure that you are playing music straight away!
Advanced Setup Info:
Can use MPD client software such as volumio
Can use squeezeplug software for many options and different media server installations such as LMS(Logitech Media Server), Squeezelite client software, Shairport for sharing music using Apple devices. Mediatomb to act as a complete media server solution for both audio and video, a DLNA compliant server.
SSH access for installation and configuration
Uses i2s DAC - see volumio report here
Wireless capability for better quality audio output