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    Bluetooth speaker with pcP

    Hi

    I have try to find that info but can't
    can we set-up a bluetooth connection to a bluetooth speaker with that pi3

    thanks

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    Bluetooth speaker with pcP

    This article claims you can...

    https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/bl...aspberry-pi-3/

    On 8/2/17 6:19 AM, jouteur wrote
    > Hi
    >
    > I have try to find that info but can't
    > can we set-up a bluetooth connection to a bluetooth speaker with that
    > pi3
    >
    > thanks


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    Quote Originally Posted by pozar@lns.com View Post
    This article claims you can...

    https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/bl...aspberry-pi-3/

    On 8/2/17 6:19 AM, jouteur wrote
    > Hi
    >
    > I have try to find that info but can't
    > can we set-up a bluetooth connection to a bluetooth speaker with that
    > pi3
    >
    > thanks

    Yes, maybe, but not I think with pCP.

    Max2play has a plugin for this, I think it is part of the "premium" deal so may cost you €10.

    Ronnie

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    Yes, all theoretically possible. But it's not currently developed for piCore or pCP. I'm not sure anyone on the dev team wants to work on it either. I'm not overly interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul- View Post
    Yes, all theoretically possible. But it's not currently developed for piCore or pCP. I'm not sure anyone on the dev team wants to work on it either. I'm not overly interested.
    OK thank you for that clarity

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul- View Post
    Yes, all theoretically possible. But it's not currently developed for piCore or pCP. I'm not sure anyone on the dev team wants to work on it either. I'm not overly interested.
    It's a contradiction in terms. Hi fi 24 bit perfect capable audio player outputting to decidedly low res non bit perfect wireless device. Not for me. I don't understand why anyone wants a squeezelite player to feed a Bluetooth speaker except possibly for outdoor use - I'd use my iPhone & iPeng for that not a Pi
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    Just to see what I can do with it.. Maybe

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    PCP ships with bluetooth kernel modules and bluez.tcz is available from the piCore repo, assuming the binaries work I guess you have all you need. No GUI though.
    (I'm not saying it works... I only use bluetooth under extreme duress.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by epoch1970 View Post
    PCP ships with bluetooth kernel modules and bluez.tcz is available from the piCore repo, assuming the binaries work I guess you have all you need. No GUI though.
    (I'm not saying it works... I only use bluetooth under extreme duress.)

    IIRC Bluez normally only works with pulseaudio - is pulseaudio installed on pcp. I think squeezlite with pulseaudio has only recently been fixed by ralphy not sure if it is on pcp.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bpa View Post
    IIRC Bluez normally only works with pulseaudio - is pulseaudio installed on pcp. I think squeezlite with pulseaudio has only recently been fixed by ralphy not sure if it is on pcp.
    Wow. I didn't know that. Sorry.
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