Category Archives: Streaming

Connecting the Wolfson Sound Card to the Raspberry Pi3

I’m quite a fan of the Wolfson (later Cirrus) sound cards for the Raspberry Pi – they offer great value for money compared to some of the competition. Most of the audio cards available for Pi’s offer a DAC only … Continue reading

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Streaming Subsonic in higher quality at lower bitrates on Vortexbox

My primary music library is in lossless FLAC format, which Subsonic, by default, transcodes to mp3 for streaming to PC’s and mobile devices. I’ve always used a two-step transcode for this as FFmpeg doesn’t always handle FLAC files as well as … Continue reading

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Ripping BluRay Audio discs to FLAC, part II

Here’s an update to the previous script, I have added some additional features and corrected a major issue with the previous approach. The FLAC files created by the previous script have the wrong timecodes. All files have the length of … Continue reading

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