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Do you have an existing hifi system that’s too old to support Apple Airplay? Don’t want to replace it with lower-quality wireless speakers, but want to stream music? It’s a common problem. The good news is, for the cost of a Raspberry Pi you can build an Airplay server so you can stream music directly from an iPhone or iPad to your hifi system.

This guide shows you how to set up Shairport-sync so you’ll have a Raspberry Pi playing music in 7 easy steps.

We would like to stream multiple analogue microphone inputs through Raspberry Pi.

We have a following configuration:

  • Raspberry Pi 3B/4
  • 2 identical USB audio cards

As the Linux kernel might order the USB cards randomly during bootup, we cannot really rely on the arecord -l output. The ls -la /proc/asound/cards does not help to distinguish by device ID either.

How to identify USB sound cards to avoid this situation?

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We would like to stream multiple analogue microphone inputs through Raspberry Pi.

We have a following configuration:

  • Raspberry Pi 3B/4
  • 2 or more identical USB audio cards

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