Old Wurlitzer Transformed into Digital Jukebox @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi
Here’s a fun project from maker Marc Engrie: updating an old-timey Wurlitzer with a Raspberry Pi 4. Here’s more from Raspberry Pi Blog:
Marc already had three Raspberry Pis at home running music streaming software Volumio, so he felt confident he could harness the power of our tiny computer to bring this classic objet d’art back to life. Adding on hardware costs, he figured he could restore it to its former glory for €600 (about £500). ….Marc stripped everything away, including the unfinished work of the previous restorer. The iconic enclosure was all that was left…. A 2GB Raspberry Pi 4 and a Raspberry Pi Touch Display form the new brain and face of the Wurlitzer. HiFiBerry‘s DAC+ Pro allows music to play from a USB stick. Other devices can play music from an auxiliary-in port.
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