Category: Projects

Add a 2.2 inch ili9341 spi display

mini11 18 July 2022 pCP 8.2.0 Projects  •  •  •
2.2 inch ili9341 spi LCD display, 320×240, with piCorePlayer. Info It’s a little bit tricky get those displays running under piCorePlayer. Other spi displays like Waveshare or Spotpear, that are fitted with the same ili9341 chip, may work too with this overlay. I tested it with Spotpear 2.4 inch spi LCD. This display is perfect, if you want to build a small device like player or net radio showing the title or broadcast information.

Add a 3.5 inch display

pCP Team 22 May 2022 pCP 8.2.0 Projects
piCorePlayer by default supports the official Raspberry Pi Touch Display. However, there are dozens of displays available for the Raspberry Pi. These instructions are for a generic Raspberry Pi 3.5" display but may also give clues on how to support other displays. A big thanks to nowhinjing for his Waveshare 4.1 TFT + piCorePlayer + Jivelite tutorial which was used as a starting point. What was usedHardware Raspberry Pi 3B—see Components - Raspberry Pi.

Add a 4 inch Waveshare display spi touch

mini11 21 June 2022 pCP 7.0.0 Projects  •  •
Waveshare 4 inch resistive display, spi Touch, 480×800, HDMI, with piCorePlayer. Step 1 - Connect the display to your Raspberry PI Plug the display directly on the GPIO pins of your RPi and connect the HDMI plug with an HDMI-adaptor. If you need additional pins for other purpose, wire the pins 1, 2, 6, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26) and connect the HDMI-Plug with a HDMI Cable. Pin Symbol Discription 1 3,3 V Power positive (3.

Add a 5 inch Waveshare display spi touch

mini11 29 July 2022 pCP 8.2.0 Projects  •  •
Waveshare 5 inch HDMI Display, 800x480, resistive spi touch with piCorePlayer. What we need Raspberry Pi 2, 3, 4 or piZero WH 8GB Micro SD card Waveshare 5 inch display, resistive spi-touch with HDMI-adaptor Optional: Some jumper wires, female to female Powersupply, 5V, >= 2,5 A PC or Laptop, Putty installed Preparation Plug the display directly on the GPIO pins of your PI and connect the HDMI plug with an HDMI-adaptor If you need additional pins for other purpose, wire the pins 1, 2, 6, 19, 21, 22, 23, 26) and connect the HDMI plug with a HDMI cable.

Add a 5.5 inch Waveshare AMOLED display

The Fan Club 17 June 2022 pCP 7.0.0 Projects  •  •  •
I nice write-up by The Fan Club - How to setup piCorePlayer Jivelite for use with a Waveshare 5.5 inch AMOLED touchscreen. More information Waveshare 5.5 inch Touch AMOLED Display Download piCorePlayer Burn piCorePlayer onto a SD card Determine your piCorePlayer IP address Access piCorePlayer via ssh Edit config.txt piCorePlayer aliases piCorePlayer CLI Basic vi commands Raspberry Pi config.cfg Waveshare 4.1 TFT + piCorePlayer + Jivelite Documentation / fb / fbcon.

Add a 7.9 inch Waveshare display

mini11 17 June 2022 pCP 7.0.0 Projects  •  •
Waveshare 7.9inch Capacitive Touch LCD Display, 400×1280, HDMI, IPS, Toughened Glass Cover with piCorePlayer. Step 1 - Prepare SD card Put a fresh pCP image on to the SD card—see Burn piCorePlayer onto a SD card. While the SD card is still in the laptop/pc: Enter wifi credentials in wpa_supplicant.conf.sample and “save as” wpa_supplicant.conf. Add the following lines to config.txt, in the Custom Configuration area at the end of the file (between the Begin-Custom and End-Custom lines).

Add an IR receiver to piCorePlayer

mini11 14 July 2022 pCP 8.2.0 Projects  •  •  •  •
Add an IR receiver and setup a JustBoom IR remote. Today nearly every device is fitted with an IR remote, so why not a piCorePlayer? If your display has no touch or you do not want to control your device by a smartphone, an IR remote is very helpful. What we need Raspberry Pi piCorePlayer 8 with Jivelite installed A running display connected to RPi An TSOP4838 or similar IR receiver like OS-0038N 3 jumper wires, female to bare wire Soldering iron, solder, some heat shrink tube A JustBoom IR remote Info TSOP4838 IR receivers are sold in differing designs!

Create a custom kernel IR keytable

mini11 20 July 2022 pCP 8.0.0 Projects  •  •  •  •
Create keytables for IR remote. Today nearly every device is fitted with an IR remote, so why not piCorePlayer? If your display has no touch capability or you do not want to control your device by a smartphone, an IR remote can be very helpful. Since 4.19 linux kernel the original LIRC uinput drivers have been removed. We need to configure IR keytables to get IR remotes running with pCP.

Add a Topping E30 USB DAC

pCP Team 27 May 2022 pCP 7.0.0 Projects  •
This project is to add a Topping E30 USB DAC to piCorePlayer. What was usedHardware Raspberry Pi 4B - 1GB. Raspberry Pi 15.3W USB-C Power Supply. SanDisk Ultra 8GB SD card—see SD card. Topping E30 USB DAC—see Topping E30. Software piCorePlayer 7.0.0—see piCorePlayer Downloads. Network Diagram graph TD Router[Wifi router] Router --> |Wifi| RPi[RPi4B - pCP] RPi --- |USB 2| DAC[Topping E30] RPi --- |USB 2| DAC[Topping E30] DAC --> AMP[Amplifier] DAC --> AMP[Amplifier] StepsStep 1 - Download pCP Download piCorePlayer—see Download piCorePlayer.

Control Jivelite by rotary encoders and buttons

mini11 13 July 2022 pCP 7.0.0 Projects  •  •  •
Your display has no touch function and you want to control jivelite by hardware? Here is the solution. How to control Jivelite by rotary encoders and pushbuttons. Thanks to chill for the sbpd-script.sh script (pirate-audio amp). You can simply control jivelite by adding rotary encoders and/or pushbuttons to the GPIO’s of your Raspberry Pi. What we need A running piCorePlayer with Jivelite installed and a display connected to your Raspberry Pi Some pushbuttons (normally open) One or two rotary encoders (for this purpose, do not use encoders with power supply!
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