Streaming Lab | Biosphere Open Microphones | Workshop Notes

SC + Biosphere Soundscapes |  24 June 2018 | Queensland Conservatorium | Brisbane Australia


 

Login for the network

Network name: vividwireless-C6F5
Network password: BJF782YRY6N

Building a streambox with Raspberry Pi


EQUIPMENT


— Raspberry Pi
— Power adaptor
— Cirrus sound card (or a different soundcard)
— SD Card
— Microphones
— USB Wifi adaptor

— USB SD card reader
— Laptop

— Maybe a 4G dongle to connect to mobile networks directly, eg


— Disk image to flash onto your SD Card (ARM6 for Pi v1; ARM7 for Pi v2)
[or from a local machine]
— Apple Pi Baker for flashing 
— A Locus Sonus account (username and password)

STEPS


SET UP AN ACCOUNT AT LOCUS SONUS


— From the Locus Sonus login page choose ‘open a new microphone and join the Locustream SoundMap project’

— Enter details for your stream name, password, name and email (You can change these later). Click Submit.

— An email tells you your details and your stream should be validated quickly by a moderator.

INSTALL SOFTWARE


— Download Apple Pi Baker and download or copy the disk image for your Pi onto the laptop you will be using