Wireless Speaker

You will need:

  1. Raspberry Pi that’s been set-up (With WIFI or ethernet)
  2. Speakers with 3.5 Jack plug
  3. 3.5 MM Jack cable
  4. Apple device
  5. Ethernet cable (if needed)
  6. Raspberry Pi case (optional)

Open the command line on your pi and type or copy:

sudo apt-get install shairport-sync

That will install all the needed software to play music from your Apple device. Open the Raspberry Pi settings and change the ‘Hostname’ to what you would like your speakers to be called (the default hostname is raspberrypi). If you are using Command Line only enter: sudo raspi-config and select option 2: ‘Network Options’. Once you are in Network Options select N2: Hostname and follow onscreen instructions. Play some music on your device and use airplay to play music. Click here to find out how to. If the music is playing through your speakers (you may need to tell your computer to play JUST through your Raspberry Pi speakers) you have completed this week’s challenge. You can have an unlimited amount of speakers in your house.

See you next week!

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