BOSEBerry Pi Internet Radio @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

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Neat project + write-up from BlackberryJamMan up on Instructables.

I love listening to the radio! I was using a DAB radio in my house, but found the reception was a bit patchy and the sound kept breaking up, so I decided to build my own internet radio. I have a strong wifi signal around my house and the digital broadcast should mean that I was able to play high fidelity sound.

I didn’t want to use a smart speaker. I wanted to switch the radio on, be able to change channels and then switch it off, so it behaved just like a traditional radio but as it was using the internet for its connectivity, I could listen to radio channels from anywhere in the world.

I managed to find a second hand BOSE SoundDock series II model on ebay (cost £5.33) but it was listed as not working. This wasn’t a problem as I would remove all the internal circuitry to add my own.

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