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Erenche
2018-01-22, 15:40
I have a new setup with Picoreplayer 3.22 (audio version). Hardwares are Raspberry Pi 3, Allo Piano DAC 1.1. So far no sound from DAC. But sound works through RPi. Everything works within PiCoreplayer until the dac is selected in the Squeezelite setting, then Squeezelite does not start.
So is it hardware or software?
#Hardware: can it be the Raspberry? Are gpio test an accurate way to diagnose the gpio pin problem? Does Raspberry pi have a test available for users to check the hardware function? Does the Allo Piano 1.1 require special firmware or settings within PiCoreplayer?
#Software: dmesg saids, “pcm512x 1-004c: Failed to reset device: -127”

Anyone have the same hardwares and PiCoreplayer 3.22? And DAC sound works?

All info would be appreciated.

Mnyb
2018-01-22, 20:10
Test the normal version instead of the audio version

paul-
2018-01-22, 20:38
Which dac do you have? They don't reference a 1.1. on the web site.

We have tested the Piano 2.1 dac just fine. (I run the Piano 2.1 dac on the AudioCore all the time.) The error message in dmesg you list is completely normal.

Erenche
2018-01-23, 05:19
Test the normal version instead of the audio version

Ill test it.

Erenche
2018-01-23, 05:29
Which dac do you have? They don't reference a 1.1. on the web site.

We have tested the Piano 2.1 dac just fine. (I run the Piano 2.1 dac on the AudioCore all the time.) The error message in dmesg you list is completely normal.

It is their earlier model. The driver name is PianoDAC, without the (Plus). It is within their website, not on the home page menu thou. Thanks for the info on the dmesg.

paul-
2018-01-23, 06:57
The other driver was written by someone else (not Allo) and it was around the time the Piano 2.1 came out. The Piano 2.1 is dual dacs, so there may be an issue using that driver on the old Piano.

I would try a driver from one of the other PCM512x cards (hifiberry, justboom)

Perhaps, drop allo a line and ask them which driver setup to use.

Wirrunna
2018-01-23, 22:50
I have one of these earlier Piano DAC and it works fine, I'm away from home and can't access it for a few weeks, but as I recall I used whatever rPi option for the PCM5122 DAC.