DIY Raspberry Pi Bluetooth car audio system supports live streaming

Raspberry Pi in car audio system

Sami Pietikäinen has published a new Raspberry Pi project providing details on how you can create your very own Raspberry Pi Zero in car audio system which supports live streaming. The project uses a Raspberry Pi Zero fitted with a pHAT DAC (Digital to Audio Converter).

“My car comes with a built-in Bluetooth hands-free but unfortunately it does not support audio streaming. Luckily there is an AUX input available which uses a regular 3,5 mm jack. Perfect opportunity for a DIY project. I built the Bluetooth DAC using Raspberry Pi Zero W and a DAC hat. This post depicts the details of this project.

For the software, I did the first iteration using Raspbian, and it was indeed fairly simple to get the device working. However, I wanted to see if it would be possible to create a small stripped down image just for this purpose. For this, I used Yocto. Both approaches are described below.

If you just want to get things working without the project details, you can skip directly to the end and grab a prebuilt ready-to-flash image with the Bluetooth DAC functionality.”

For full instructions on how to build your very own live streaming in car audio system using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC jump over to the Page Fault blog by following the link below.

Source: Hackaday : PF

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