Hacked Gadgets Forum

July 11, 2014

Vintage Internet Radio

at 11:45 pm. Filed under DIY Hacks



By looking at this radio you would expect to tune in a great AM radio station but there is some modern electronic magic in here to allow it to play your favorite tunes from the internet. 

“Using the credit card sized computer, Raspberry Pi–the sky is the limit. To get the best streaming music experience for this project once you have the Raspberry Pi, use the free Linux distribution, Pi MusicBox. Pi MusicBox offers the cream of the crop:

  • Spotify, Google Music and Sound Cloud
  • Remote control it with a nice browser-interface, or with an MPD-client
  • Web Radio
  • AirTunes/AirPlay streaming
  • Last.FM scrobbling
  • Play music files from the SD, USB, Network
  • and more!”