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June 2, 2017 AT 7:00 am

Vintage Spotify Radio #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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From Tinkernut on hackster.io:

The Raspberry Pi Zero W is an incredible bite-sized linux computer that opens the door to so many cool projects and possibilities. I thought it’d be cool to make a Spotify streaming radio, but with a bit of flare. The goal is to make it look like a retro radio with working knobs that displays the album art of the song that’s currently playing.

As for the radio design itself, I saw the ​1938 Emerson AX212 radio, and thought that it was a very unique design, and the clock face would make a perfect location for an LCD screen. Since I don’t have an AX212 on hand, I’ll need to design and make one of my own. It’s an ambitious goal, but let’s see how close I can get.

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