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    PiCorePlayer and pi 1B

    I cannot seem to figure out this tidbit of information...

    Can piCorePlayer properly run as a squeeze player on a first gen (single core) raspberry pi 1b?

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    Yes, I run on an old Model A and B board.
    piCorePlayer a small player for the Raspberry Pi in RAM.
    Homepage: https://www.picoreplayer.org

    Please donate if you like the piCorePlayer

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    Quote Originally Posted by paul- View Post
    Yes, I run on an old Model A and B board.
    Awesome! Thanks for the info.

    I have two of them and was hoping to get them to a good use

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    Fwiw i am now running two rpi1b picoreplayers and it plays super well.
    Last edited by Marsupial; 2019-12-12 at 20:28.

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    If you have the revision 2 board (which has space for the P5 8-pin header) you can add an i2s DAC for a couple of quid and get stunning sound.Name:  IMG_20191230_183024.jpg
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    Quote Originally Posted by grandwazoo View Post
    If you have the revision 2 board (which has space for the P5 8-pin header) you can add an i2s DAC for a couple of quid and get stunning sound.Name:  IMG_20191230_183024.jpg
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    That's interesting. Where do we get this dac?

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    Simple cheap DAC

    Quote Originally Posted by Marsupial View Post
    That's interesting. Where do we get this dac?
    I got mine from AliExpress, it is a steal :
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/3306...27424c4dOxhXYk
    ( more weeks to wait than euro's to pay. )

    Regards M-H
    Pi based multi-room audio system powered by PiCorePlayer(s):
    Pi3B with Phat-dac in a Rasptouch, 2 pi B+ with Cirrus Logic Audio Card, Pi Zero with Phat-beat , and a few other tests...

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    Senior Member Jeff07971's Avatar
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    Players: SliMP3,Squeezebox3 x3,Receiver,SqueezeLite-X,PiCorePlayer x3
    Server: LMS Version: Latest Nightly on Centos 8.0 VM on ESXi 6.5.0U3 on Dell T320
    Plugins: AutoRescan/BBCiPlayer/PowerSave/PowerSwitchIII/Squeezecloud/Spotty/Player Groups
    Remotes: iPeng9/Orangesqueeze/PC/Jivelite/SqueezeLite-X
    Music: 522GB,1.5K albums with 25K songs by 5K artists mostly FLACs

    Want a webapp ? See http://forums.slimdevices.com/showth...Webapp-for-LMS

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    How's the configuration done with these?

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    Senior Member Jeff07971's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marsupial View Post
    How's the configuration done with these?
    Using the WEB GUI of pCP

    This DAC uses the PCM5102 which is the same as HifiBerry DAC I believe

    Jeff
    Players: SliMP3,Squeezebox3 x3,Receiver,SqueezeLite-X,PiCorePlayer x3
    Server: LMS Version: Latest Nightly on Centos 8.0 VM on ESXi 6.5.0U3 on Dell T320
    Plugins: AutoRescan/BBCiPlayer/PowerSave/PowerSwitchIII/Squeezecloud/Spotty/Player Groups
    Remotes: iPeng9/Orangesqueeze/PC/Jivelite/SqueezeLite-X
    Music: 522GB,1.5K albums with 25K songs by 5K artists mostly FLACs

    Want a webapp ? See http://forums.slimdevices.com/showth...Webapp-for-LMS

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