Does anyone use a raspberry pi as a DAC or music streamer .if so was it a self build? .was it a kit?.
How does it sound?.I'm interested in building one just looking for a little advice and information.
Hello. I’m new to this streaming lark. I have a decent enough amp and speakers (Marantz PM6006 and Wharfedale Diamond 9.1’s) and I currently stream music from spotify on my iPhone via an Arcam rblink. The sound is ok without being exceptional, which is understandable given the...
I'm still using version 2 of Volumio - because I don't think all the plugins have made it to (the current) version 3 yet.....and I can't be without them.
...then I bought another one for a self- contained headphone rig.
(SSD on the right, DAC behind the black-cased Pi).
Been using Raspberry Pi's as streamers since they launched a decade ago.
They deliver bit perfect audio...
The biggest problem though, is sourcing them at present, because of increased demand, supply constraints and Raspberry Pi prioritising commercial and education sectors as a result, means they're in short supply for hobbyists
So you have to be quick when official suppliers receive stock unless you're prepared to be scalped by unscrupulous sellers on Amazon, eBay etc.