Let's install it

-Solder the included 40pins header (black part on the bottom):

For Raspian users:

-Insert your Rapsberry Pi Audio Shield in your Raspberry pI then turn it on

-Make sure your audio jack is plugged in to your amplifier

-Open a terminal (yes the black windows thing) and type:

wget -O - install.raspiaudio.com | bash

-You might have to reboot

-If everything went fine you should here a test sound when tryping this command:

speaker-test -l5 -c2 -t wav

For references here is the script source.


For OSMC users:

Just follow each steps and device name of this tutorial


Following GPIOs are used by RaspiAudio:

-GPIO21 (pin 40)

-GPIO19 (pin 35)

-GPIO18 (pin 12)

-Ground pin (connect at least one : pin 6, 9, 14, 20, 25, 30, 34, 39)

-3.3v pin (connect at least one: : pin 1, 17)

All others pin are free to use in your projects!