Product Description: Pirate Audio Line-out - audio output for Raspberry Pi
Pirate Audio Line-out is the ideal board to upgrade your existing Hi-Fi amplifier and speaker. It allows you to play local MP3, FLAC, etc. files or stream music from popular services such as Spotify. The built-inDACprovides clear24-bit/192 kHzstereo sound from a3.5mm audio jack.Pirate Audio series discs feature high quality sound, a clear1.3" IPS 1.3" screenthat displays album artwork, player controlbuttonsanddedicatedPirate Audiosoftwarefor easy setup.
The Pirate Audio Line-out is sold separately, theRaspberry Piminicomputer can be purchased.
Installing the Pirate Audio software
Use thePirate Audio software and installerto upload the Python library for LCD. The program configuresI2Saudio andSPIand installs Pirate Audio Modips and Pirate Audio plug-ins to display album covers and track information, and configures buttons to control the player.
How to start?
Pirate Audio Speaker overlay specification
- DAC chip:PCM5100A
- Digital linear sound: 24-bit / 192 kHz via I2S
- Connector: 3.5 mm mini jack
- Display: IPS 1.3" 240 x 240 px
- Display controller: ST7789
- 4 buttons
- Tile format: mini HAT
- Fully assembled
- Compatible with Raspberry Pi
- Dimensions: 65 x 30.5 x 9.5 mm
Pirate Audio Line-out for Raspberry Pi - Pimoroni PIM483
The Pirate Audio Line-out is a device that will turn your Raspberry Pi into a high quality music player. The Pirate Audio Line-out is an overlay for your minicomputer - it is designed for easy connection (on the bottom it has specially prepared sockets for GPIO pins protruding from the "raspberry").
You'll find four buttons, a clear screen and audio output (3.5mm jack) on the board. You can easily design the right enclosure for your device or use it as supplied by the manufacturer.
Audio output from your Raspberry Pi
Pirate Audio (Pimoroni PIM483) is an audio output for Raspberry Pi, which has a high quality I2S DAC. This equipment will work well with a set of good quality speakers, a hi-fi amplifier. It's perfect for playing local files (for example WAV, MP3 or FLAC), but also for streaming services such as Spotify.
Being the owner of the "raspberry", it's worth buying this kind of equipment - buying a sound card for Raspberry Pi, you leave yourself wide possibilities of your own interference in your player and you are able to expand and adjust its capabilities to your own needs and ideas.