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by gychang
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Best way for playing audiophile FLAC files from standalone raspberry - without network ?
Replies: 3
Views: 3228

Re: Best way for playing audiophile FLAC files from standalone raspberry - without network ?

If u have openelec, I believe it has a plug in for playing flac files. take a look here: http://www.multipelife.com/kodi-support ... rmats.html

let us know if u r successful.
by gychang
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Best WIFI Dongle
Replies: 15
Views: 21026

Re: Best WIFI Dongle

EDI Max AC600 is what I would recommend as the best I have tested so far. Super fast, very reliable and very little packet loss. It supports both 5 and 2.4 Ghz on the Pi and uses the 8812au chipset. On 5Ghz it gives me better performance than the built in SMSC95xx Ethernet adapter on a Pi 2. http:/...
by gychang
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Best WIFI Dongle
Replies: 15
Views: 21026

Re: Best WIFI Dongle

I have been using leoxsys WiFi USB dongle bought from ebay its very cheap almost less than 3 bucks or so.......its working fine after minor tweaking to install the driver in my Raspbian Jessie.....[/quote]

what do u mean by "minor tweaking"?? :P
by gychang
Thu Dec 08, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: convert PC monitor to HDTV
Replies: 10
Views: 3301

convert PC monitor to HDTV

I have 19" desktop monitor with VGA input with build in speakers in storage. I am interested in converting it to a live HDTV using my outdoor TV antenna (no cable box). I have used RPi2 to install android and linux, I am not sure how to implement it if needed. can someone give me idea on how I can d...
by gychang
Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Sainsmart sx400
Replies: 1
Views: 473

Re: Sainsmart sx400

How is the sound quality? Once u get the problem solved...
by gychang
Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: US$2 audio amplifier
Replies: 8
Views: 8761

Re: US$2 audio amplifier

IMG_0564.jpg hey folks, my solution was to hit up the local thrift stores... scored a nice set of Sony speakers, along with an inexpensive iphone/mp3 speaker system for US$2... the system came with two cheap speakers and required 2 AAA batteries for operation... when i saw it in the store, the ligh...
by gychang
Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Media centres
Topic: Music Project Advice
Replies: 2
Views: 1237

Re: Music Project Advice

I also want similar setup with zero, I don't need a small screen, (will use android phone or tab), I am used to moode audio as a headless control.

I would like to use 5V USB Powered PCM2704 MINI USB Sound Card (about $5), which I have and used with excellent sound....
by gychang
Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: UPDATE: Pimoroni Phat DAC - Software Volume WORKING!
Replies: 5
Views: 6145

Re: Pimoroni Phat DAC - Good News, Bad News

I am under impression with moodeaudio only installed, the software control will work..., have not tried.
by gychang
Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:47 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Amplifier.
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Re: Amplifier.

yes, I have a similar setup...
by gychang
Sat May 14, 2016 11:57 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Raspberry pi as FLAC audio player (with screen)
Replies: 3
Views: 7485

Re: Raspberry pi as FLAC audio player (with screen)

I have tried runeaudio, volumio, musicbox, and finally moode audio. I am a rather a novice and had most success with moode audio, seems to work fine, with flac files stored in microSD card in RP2 and usb stick. Just my experience...
by gychang
Sat May 14, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Exit Fix for Kodi Raspbian built
Replies: 81
Views: 80433

Re: Exit Fix for Kodi Raspbian built

I got the script saved and added chmod +x kodi.sh, now do I put the script in the startup folder? how do I do this?
by gychang
Mon May 02, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Pi3 Audio from 3.5mm jack problem
Replies: 2
Views: 739

Re: Pi3 Audio from 3.5mm jack problem

could this be a power supply problem?
by gychang
Mon May 02, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: best web browse: raspian or u-mate?
Replies: 0
Views: 298

best web browse: raspian or u-mate?

I have RP2 and like to optimize for browsing experience. Likely will use iceweasel since it is light firefox.

can someone that have used both raspian and u-mate make a suggestion?
by gychang
Sat Apr 23, 2016 3:20 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Which OS?
Replies: 9
Views: 1572

Re: Which OS?

I have played with both for general web surfing and I thought ubuntu-mate was better ...
by gychang
Sun Jan 24, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Setting up my Pi to surf the net.
Replies: 18
Views: 3939

Re: Setting up my Pi to surf the net.

I am also rather a newbie, installed ubuntu-mate for RPi, it is faster than the Raspian, using firefox youtube plays but on full screen with HD it stutters occasionally on wifi setup. I ran it overclocked a bit in Raspian but I am not sure how to do it in U-Mate... I like to use chrome web browser w...
by gychang
Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:43 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: no youtube video with chromium on U Mate, fix?
Replies: 2
Views: 745

no youtube video with chromium on U Mate, fix?

I have the latest RPi2 attached to my HDMI TV running Ubuntu Mate for RPi. When I try to watch youtube I get the video that is all but unwatchable although sound is heard. I am running chromium, since I can't get chrome installed. Firefox plays videos fine, but I prefer to use chromium. It is likely...
by gychang
Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: No sound on Ubuntu Mate
Replies: 3
Views: 2365

Re: No sound on Ubuntu Mate

I have the same problem, my HDMI cable can carry audio but no sound.... hopefully someone will chime in....
by gychang
Sun Jan 10, 2016 11:09 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: want better youtube, Raspian or ...
Replies: 1
Views: 458

want better youtube, Raspian or ...

Have RPi2B and presently watching youtube with Raspian, with frequent stuttering. Am wondering if the performance may improve with openelect?

I have it overclocked and using it with wifi dongle, unfortunatel can not use ethernet.

open to suggestions to improve video a bit.
by gychang
Sun Jan 10, 2016 10:57 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Guide: Chromium 51 on Raspbian Jessie
Replies: 951
Views: 663950

Re: Guide: Chromium 45 on Raspbian Jessie

thanks for this thread, now it is working well for me on Jesse.
by gychang
Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Recommended Web Browser
Replies: 6
Views: 7395

Re: Recommended Web Browser

I am NOOBS to the Raspberry Pi :mrgreen: , and was wandering what browser was the best and fastest to use. Also do you think i should Raspbian or NOOBS as the OS? The best I have found so far is Epiphany Web Browser, but I'm sure there are better, faster browsers out there :) chromium is best for m...
by gychang
Sat Jan 09, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: can't install chromium or chrome?
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: can't install chromium or chrome?

thanks, working well now.
by gychang
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:23 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: can't install chromium or chrome?
Replies: 2
Views: 906

can't install chromium or chrome?

Beginner here with Raspian with my RPi2-B.

tried package manager and various commands apt-get install chromium or chromium-browser etc..., is missing. Is it possible to install either chrome or chromium?
by gychang
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: USB power hub
Replies: 6
Views: 944

USB power hub

please recommend a USB hub (>4 inputs), that is powered can put out >2A for RPi2, thanks,
by gychang
Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)
Replies: 7
Views: 8653

Re: TigerVNC for Raspbian 7 (wheezy)

I installed Raspbian on RPi2 and running fine locally. I want to be able to connect locally with Manjaro linux PC in local network.

I tried tigervncviewer and it won't connect. Is there a solution from Arch based PC?

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