Streaming Workshop | S+E 3-7-17
Building a streambox with Raspberry Pi
Equipment - you will need:
— Raspberry Pi
— Power adaptor
— Cirrus sound card (or a different soundcard)
— SD Card
— USB Wifi adaptor
— USB SD card reader
— 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)
SET UP AN ACCOUNT AT LOCUS SONUS
— From the Locus Sonus login page choose ‘’
— 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.
— Download Apple Pi Baker and download or copy the disk image for your Pi onto the laptop you will be using
— Insert an 8GB Class 10 SD card in the SD card slot on your laptop (or use a reader)
— Open Apple Pi Baker, select your SD card carefully, browse to the disk image you want to use and select Open. Select Restore Backup
— When complete (about 8 min):
ENTER YOUR ACCOUNT AND WIFI SETTINGS ON YOUR PREPARED SD CARD
— The SD Card appears as NO NAME in the Finder.
— Use a text editor (eg TextEdit) to open the file ‘streambox.txt’ in the root directory. ** Check that the editor has smart quotes DISabled **