Pimoroni Pirate Audio: Line-out for Raspberry Pi

  • BrandPimoroni

Description

This board is perfect for upgrading an existing hi-fi amp and speakers, or a set of powered monitors, with digital audio from local audio files (MP3, FLAC, etc.) or from streaming services like Spotify. The DAC on Pirate Audio Line-out gives you crisp 24-bit / 192KHz digital audio through its 3.5mm stereo jack.

Features

  • Line-level digital audio (24-bit / 192KHz) over I2S
  • PCM5100A DAC chip
  • 3.5mm stereo jack
  • 1.3' IPS colour LCD (240x240px) (ST7789 driver)
  • Four tactile buttons
  • Mini HAT-format board
  • Fully-assembled
  • Compatible with all 40-pin header Raspberry Pi models
  • Dimensions: 65x30.5x9.5mm

Software

The Pirate Audio software and installer installs the Python library for the LCD, configures the I2S audio and SPI, and then installs Mopidy and the custom Pirate Audio plugins to display album art and track info, and to use the buttons for playback control.

Here's how to get started:

  1. Set an SD card up with the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS.
  2. Connect to Wi-Fi or a wired network.
  3. Open a terminal and type the following:
    git clone https://github.com/pimoroni/pirate-audio
    cd pirate-audio/mopidy
    sudo ./install.sh
  4. Reboot your Pi

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€ 26,95 incl. VAT
Members € 24,26

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    Details

    SKU: 20170
    EAN: 0606034880696

    Description

    This board is perfect for upgrading an existing hi-fi amp and speakers, or a set of powered monitors, with digital audio from local audio files (MP3, FLAC, etc.) or from streaming services like Spotify. The DAC on Pirate Audio Line-out gives you crisp 24-bit / 192KHz digital audio through its 3.5mm stereo jack.

    Features

    • Line-level digital audio (24-bit / 192KHz) over I2S
    • PCM5100A DAC chip
    • 3.5mm stereo jack
    • 1.3' IPS colour LCD (240x240px) (ST7789 driver)
    • Four tactile buttons
    • Mini HAT-format board
    • Fully-assembled
    • Compatible with all 40-pin header Raspberry Pi models
    • Dimensions: 65x30.5x9.5mm

    Software

    The Pirate Audio software and installer installs the Python library for the LCD, configures the I2S audio and SPI, and then installs Mopidy and the custom Pirate Audio plugins to display album art and track info, and to use the buttons for playback control.

    Here's how to get started:

    1. Set an SD card up with the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS.
    2. Connect to Wi-Fi or a wired network.
    3. Open a terminal and type the following:
      git clone https://github.com/pimoroni/pirate-audio
      cd pirate-audio/mopidy
      sudo ./install.sh
    4. Reboot your Pi

    Downloads

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