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Forum: DIY Screen Section   01-23-2016, 05:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 961
Posted By Phatboy69
Started building the theatre room today. Using...

Started building the theatre room today.
Using the old spandex acoustically transparent screen for now to check all measurements before I try to make the new motorised retracting one. The room and...
Forum: DIY Screen Section   12-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 961
Posted By Phatboy69
Hi All! I built a 120" fixed spandex...

Hi All!


I built a 120" fixed spandex screen a couple years ago that has worked fantastically and am about to move into my new house with another multi purpose cinema room.
I've had a new...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-16-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Here's the finished product. I still have to do...

Here's the finished product.
I still have to do a sand and one more coat of paint. It was a quick rough coat friday night and I've already chipped the paint with the revisions I was making last...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   08-16-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
I've nearly finished the revision to the...

I've nearly finished the revision to the prototype. I'll finish in the morning just before I go to the Sydney Audio meet.
New circuit board mount....
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Thanks appreciate the encouragement. I guess...

Thanks appreciate the encouragement. I guess that's whole point of the opensource hardware/software and the popularity of the Pi and Arduino. There's so much that can be done that used to be the...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
AND Got my Play/Pause button working. :) ...

AND Got my Play/Pause button working. :)
Updated main script
#!/usr/bin/env python2.7
from time import sleep
import os
import subprocess
import RPi.GPIO as GPIO
import fuel
BUTTON1 = 17 #...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
I got the battery shutdown script working! I...

I got the battery shutdown script working!
I didn't even need to use a GPIO it's all scripted to take the measurements from the fuel gauge board over the I2C bus. I've even got it all running in...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
I got the sparkfun Lipo fuel gauge working with...

I got the sparkfun Lipo fuel gauge working with the Adafruit_I2C scripts on the Pi with the Adafruit USB charger. Should work with the Solar charger too.
It was pretty simple. Hook up the fuel gauge...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   05-05-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
A few overdue updates on progress, Ive been busy...

A few overdue updates on progress, Ive been busy learning scripting and sorting out the battery circuit.


;D pi M8888T...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-14-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
I went with red LED main power switch, I didn't...

I went with red LED main power switch, I didn't like the colour of the green. It's slightly recessed as it's an instant momentary on/off power button that I don't want to accidently turn it off.
In...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-13-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Here's the demo video of the new multifunction...

Here's the demo video of the new multifunction LED switch and the UPS.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5R_SZvNZ-E
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-13-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Here's the new look with combined switch and Blue...

Here's the new look with combined switch and Blue LED ring.

...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   04-12-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Still waiting on a few more small pieces of the...

Still waiting on a few more small pieces of the puzzle but the new powersupply works really well.
The internals are very nearly finished now.
I don't get any power brownouts at all any more with...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-29-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Not much to report. The Pi2 and case has been...

Not much to report. The Pi2 and case has been working really well the last week. I'm getting between 5-7hrs out of the battery and it doesn't get too hot even after 4hrs of continuous play.


I...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   03-24-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 382
Posted By Phatboy69
Pi2 Media Center Case prototype - 2TB - 5hr battery - Bit Perfect - JRiver MC20

Hi All,
I've designed and built a new all aluminium case for the RPi2 B and wanted to check interest here in such a case if I were to sell the design and list of components online, or mass produce...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Phatboy69
I had the Pi as my music companion today outside...

I had the Pi as my music companion today outside with me for 7hrs today while doing a clean up around the house, lawns, yard work and washing the cars.

A break of probably 1hr when no music was...
Forum: Speakers   03-08-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Phatboy69
Here it is running off battery with the E17 DAC...

Here it is running off battery with the E17 DAC and JRemote for control.

...
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Phatboy69
You can use this combo in a few different ways...

You can use this combo in a few different ways and get rid of the 3.5mm line-in cable too.


Pi2 MC20 wifi > JRemote on iPhone BT to Speaker
Pi2 pulls music from the server to JRemote on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-04-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,183
Views: 192,154
Posted By Phatboy69
Not something you see everyday. :) My Portable...

Not something you see everyday. :) My Portable JRMC20 speaker using Pi2 for JRMC.


http://www.avsforum.com/forum/89-speakers/1918929-jriver-media-center-20-pi2-portable-jriver-mc20-speaker.html
Forum: Speakers   03-04-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 220
Posted By Phatboy69
JRiver Media Center 20 on Pi2 = Portable JRiver MC20 Speaker!

The Sony SRS-X7 speaker just got even better! :)
Pi2 with Debian ARM JRiver Media Center 20 in Headless mode
Line-in to Speaker
Pi2 powered off Speaker auxiliary USB
Pi2 pulling media from HTPC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2015, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Phatboy69
And here's an overview of what you can achieve. ...

And here's an overview of what you can achieve. Wow it does a lot doesn't it .... and that's not actually everything, just the things that most people would be interested in.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Phatboy69
AirFoil Audio device settings for the Windows...

AirFoil Audio device settings for the Windows machines that you want AirPlay playback.
In windows sound devices playback devices> device properties> Advanced.
Set for 16bit/44.1 + disable exclusive...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2015, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Phatboy69
Overview and a snap shot of the important...

Overview and a snap shot of the important settings.
This works over Ethernet or WiFi and I have a mixture of both.
In the video the AirPort Express and NUC are both using Wifi....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-21-2015, 03:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By Phatboy69
AirPlay Whole of house in Sync with JRiver Media Center 20 Guide!

In a few minutes a couple of video demos will be uploaded to Youtube showing how well JRiver MC20 works with AirPlay whole of house sync using TuneBlade as a dedicated playback zone.
Im not kidding...
Forum: 2-Channel Audio   06-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,245
Posted By Phatboy69
I have a JRiver Id working really well. I was...

I have a JRiver Id working really well. I was the first to get the wifi working and now USB drives too.


It works great as a server, renderer and also acts a DLNA controller between a server...
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