March 8, 2013 AT 11:01 am

Raspberry Pi Internet Radio Tutorial (MPD + 20×4 LCD) #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Here’s a great RasPi internet radio tutorial that we learned about from the Adafruit Forums!

This is a full step-by-step tutorial to set up a raspberry pi powered internet radio device, with push buttons as inputs to change channels and a 20×4 RGB LCD display to output the current station. This project relies heavily on a basic understanding of the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO. If this is your first project using the GPIO header, I recommend that you check out Gert’s tutorial for using the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO with python.

You will need the following two python scripts to complete this tutorial:

20x4lcdtest.py (to make sure you wired everything up properly)

radio.py (this is the actual script for the internet radio player)

Also, you will need to install the Music Player Daemon (MPD) and MPC in order for the script to work (The tutorial walks you through the installation).

Read more.


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1 Comment

  1. Hi,

    Great tutorial. Actually, I didn’t want to post any comment, but the Human prove is really, really cool!

    I’m willing to turn my pi in a RadioParadise stream client. I love this interner radio station.

    Keep on rocking!

    Olmo

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