Raspberry Pi Zero W turns iPod Classic into Spotify music player #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
Like Frankenstein, Raspberry Pis are great at giving things new life. If you are feeling nostolgia for a classic iPod experience this project is for you. They even managed to make Spotify appear like the classic format. From The Raspberry Pi Blog:
Guy seems amazed at having created a Spotify streaming client that lives inside, and can be controlled by, an old iPod case from 2004. He even recreated the iPod’s user interface in software, right down to the font. A ten-year-old article about the click wheel provided some invaluable functionality insights and allowed him to write code to control it in C. Guy was also delighted to discover an Adafruit display that’s the right size for the case, doesn’t expose the bezels, and uses composite video input so he could drive it directly from Raspberry Pi’s composite out pins, using just two wires. “If you’re not looking too closely, it’s not immediately obvious that the device was physically modified,” he grins.
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