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A Raspberry Pi Music Night

8pm Wednesday 16th January, visitors welcome.

Willis Room, City of Whitehorse Offices
Maroondah Highway (Whitehorse Road), Nunawading
Melway Map 48 Ref G9
Contact: 9437 1249

 

This month's Melbourne Audio club meeting will be entirely presented to you by your committee members. They will present to the club a selection of music from their favourite CDs. It could be a track from their 'desert island discs' or a recent purchase.

 

To ensure that we get through as many different tracks, I've requested that each track be no more than 5 minutes long. This will get us through plenty of music before the coffee break. While it's good to have a music program of varied tastes, the audio system to play it on, will be just as interesting.

 

Chris M will start off the night with his 'Raspberry Pi' Music Server. This super versatile palm-sized computer was developed in the UK to promote teaching of basic computer science in schools. Now in its third generation, many DIY groups have developed several different uses for this computer, everything from a Home Weather Station to a Media Server for your television.

 

The 'Pi' has its own Wi-Fi output as well as four USB2 connections. Chris operates the unit from a tablet with a modified program called Moode. His music selection will be sourced from a USB drive while his latest DAC, XMOS U8 which uses an AKM chip from their 'Velvet Sound' generation, will take care of the sound. An OPPO multi disc player will also be available on the night for the other members to play their discs.

 

This would be a good opportunity for all members who are new to the club, as well as the regulars, to discover some new sounds. I'm sure the guys on the committee will do their best to present a thoroughly satisfying night of music.

 

 

 

Nick Karayanis , Program Co-ordinator

          

Ken Tripp
Wise and Wonderful Webmaster
Melbourne Audio Club, Inc.

http://www.melbourneaudioclub.org.au

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