raspberry pi

  1. bencat

    Well when you have time on your hands you try things .

    Well as per the title when you are feeling a little bored as there is no more football till Friday and your in between Stained Glass projects you start looking around at the pile of things you have accumulated and how they could be used . I currently have amongst others a nice new Pi 4 that I...
  2. bencat

    Many will already know about this but for those that do not hopefully a useful add on

      http://www.seancarney.ca/2021/02/06/secure-your-raspberry-pi-by-enabling-automatic-software-updates/   Above is a link to a simple way to add in to your Raspberry Pi an automatic unattended software update for the Linux loaded as the base for the Pi . Once you have follwoed all the...
  3. R

    Raspberry Pi3b running qobuz via Volumio.

    So i thought i would dive into music streaming with the above set up. I've added a justboom Digihat to feed it into my Beresford Bushmaster 2. First impressions are awful Im using the Volumio App as a controller. Wont play 24/96/or 24/192 without constant stuttering, Also can get halfway through...
  4. bencat

    New Release HiFiBerry DAC2HD

    I have just been sent the following information from HiFiBerry about their latest DAC Hat for the Raspberry Pi . This looks to be quite a serious attempt by them to offer a low noise better quality option which includes better power supply functions and its own clock seperated from the Raspberry...
  5. bencat

    Using an old Allo Digione on Raspberry Pi 4

    I have an Allo Digione that i bought second hand and use as the streamer for my main system . It came with a Raspberry Pi 3 unit attached but I had a spare Raspberry Pi 2Mb unit so decided to switch it over and use the newer and quicker Pi instead. No mechanical issues just a straight swop ...
  6. bencat

    Max2play Image for Raspberry Pi 4 Beta Version

    In case any on here are waiting and not spotted it Max2play - www.max2play.com have released a Beta download for the new Raspberry Pi . I use this software as a nice simple interface for Logitech Media Server and have my USB HD Library connected to a single Pi running the server only . I...
  7. bencat

    Amazon Echo - Raspberry Pi running LMS

    Looking at the Skills on Amazon for the Echo came across this one . Now I know that some on the squeezebox forum had developed a way of linking the Echo to LMS but I have to say I found the whole thread confusing and could not understand how to get it working . This one I can see the steps and...
  8. bencat

    Digi+ S/PDIF Interface HAT for Raspberry Pi - 4260439550453

    Could some one give me a little advice . I have two main digital sources a Theta CD transport and an SBT Clone . I use a Digitial DSP Room corrector but I am only able to input one digital source which is then treated and output to my Dac . This means the SBT clone is getting the Room Correction...
  9. bencat

    Problem with LMS on Raspberry Pi3b

    Something very strange has happened and I am at a loss how to fixt it. I have LMS installed on a Raspberry Pi3b and use this as a server only with my USB HD connected to it and then ethernet wired connection to my server.  Nothing too unusual there and this has worked fine for quite a while ...
  10. bencat

    Problem with LMS on Raspberry Pi 3B

    I have been having a quite frustrating day with LMS after a very long period of it just working in the back ground and doing what I ask it has now after playing random mix/ song mix which is how I use it songs stop in the middle say they are buffering and then never restart.  I have looked at...
  11. M

    Raspberry Pi 3 vs Audiostore Prestige 3

    Thinking that the weak point of my system was probably the Raspberry Pi 3 I was using to run Logitech Media Server (LMS) I started looking at various server based solutions, including NUCs and building my own. As a part of my research I looked at the Small Green Computers SonicTransported...
  12. bencat

    Considering Making a SBT

    Have been thinking of making up my own SBT equivalent using a Raspberry Pi (I have one not doing anything at the moment) a Digi + out put board a Touch Screen and Pi Core software . Problem is that I am fairly useless at most mechanical construction (don't get me started on soldering) . I have...
  13. bohemian

    Pi Id Jriver I2S W4S ?

    I am getting a little confused but I am sure there will some answers in the combined intellects of Wammers! I am currently using a Windows 7 laptop (a specification which refuses the win10 upgrade!) and a usb connected, separately powered hard drive for storage. i am running JRiver MC23 and...