I built a box for my friend’s bar that has a Raspberry Pi inside and with the push of one button it streams audio to a website using Darkice and Icecast, while simultaneously lighting an ‘On-Air’ sign. I thought this was something people were already doing but after extensive searching I found nothing and decided to figure it out for myself and make this Instructable.
I used a Raspberry Pi 3+ B but as far as I can tell it would work on any Pi (perhaps the GPIO pin numbers would vary, I cannot attest to that though). I used the NOOBS package for the OS and bought a super simple soundcard for the input. I also added a safe shut-down button and activity LED to the box to protect the Pi.
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