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Cased Rune Audio System

Postby LeighP » 18 Feb 2018, 14:41

Hiya

Loving Rune Audio on the RPi and got myself a nice system built. Case is quite 'uniform' and nothing overly special but, for me, it works and is an ideal companion to my Denon RCD-M35 Mini System here.

Hardware: Raspberry Pi2 with latest Rune Audio running.

DAC: HifiBerry DAC + outputting to 2 x Phono sockets.

Display: HD44780 with LCD2USB and LCDproc to display 'Artist/Elapsed' and 'Title' on seperate lines.

Storage: Samsung S2 Portable 500Gb USB drive.

Power Supply: Standard 'RPi' type that's working fine (no noticeable noise!)

All in all, a nice tidy system that suits my small lounge and sounds great :D


Leigh.

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Front Panel
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Inside - LCD not connected at this stage.
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Rear Panel - 5v in, phono outs and Ethernet connection.
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Rpi3 running RuneAudio R+R6
1Tb SSD storage c/o X820 Case.
HifiBerry Digi+ Optical into Cambridge Audio One.
Sounds nice!
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Re: Cased Rune Audio System

Postby rastus » 20 Feb 2018, 03:32

So Leigh, nice case.... where did you get it? If you don't mind me asking...
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Re: Cased Rune Audio System

Postby LeighP » 20 Feb 2018, 21:49

rastus wrote:So Leigh, nice case.... where did you get it? If you don't mind me asking...


Hiya Rastus - it was from eBay, as were all of the interconnects inside too and the HD44780 display. Project hasn't cost me a lot to do.

Rather that post a link, search for "198x188x70MM Large Project Box Plastic Case" - it's polystyrene but easily workable though I had my cutting done on a laser cutter at work. Case is available in Light Grey or Black and I chose the ventilated version.

It looks good and meets with approval here at home too. :D

Leigh....
Rpi3 running RuneAudio R+R6
1Tb SSD storage c/o X820 Case.
HifiBerry Digi+ Optical into Cambridge Audio One.
Sounds nice!
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Re: Cased Rune Audio System

Postby rastus » 21 Feb 2018, 14:34

Thank you very much.....
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Re: Cased Rune Audio System

Postby janui » 23 Feb 2018, 19:53

Hi LeighP,
Nice build. Neat, great photo's :D
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Re: Cased Rune Audio System

Postby LeighP » 27 Feb 2018, 23:22

janui wrote:Hi LeighP,
Nice build. Neat, great photo's :D
janui


Thanks janui - it's actually quite plain and not overly attractive but the player isn't part of a showcase system nor does it feed a huge hifi system.

It does what it does - play good music well.
Rpi3 running RuneAudio R+R6
1Tb SSD storage c/o X820 Case.
HifiBerry Digi+ Optical into Cambridge Audio One.
Sounds nice!
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