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October 17, 2014 AT 3:00 am

RaspbAIRy: the Raspberry Pi based Airplay speaker #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Via zwucki on Instructables.

With the delivery of my second RaspberryPi I finally got the chance to start this long-planned project:

I wanted to replace my old bathroom radio with a more contemporary device by building a network-enabled speaker. Because I’m a user of several iDevices, the idea of making the speaker AirPlay-compatible became the basis of my further work.
After some googling I discovered James Laird’s amazing shairport client for Linux. The initial installation on the RasPi worked like a charm, so I decided to take the project one step further by making it wireless. With a little help from Google again and some twiddling I finally got it to work and started writing this Instructable.

Have fun reading how it all went down and maybe build your own version of the raspbAIRy.

View the tutorial here.


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