Let's install it

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

For Raspian users (works also for Retropie) :

-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:

sudo wget -O - script.raspiaudio.com | bash

-say yes for the reboot

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

sudo speaker-test -l5 -c2 -t wav

-NEW! : On the next reboot you will be able to control the volume from your desktop or by using the line command tool alsamixer

For references here is the script source.

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For OSMC users:

Just follow each steps and device name of this tutorial

 

For Volumio:

 

 

Following GPIOs are used by RaspiAudio:

Check the pinout here

-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!

 
 Select "Playback Options"   

Select "Playback Options"

 

 enable I2S DAC, choose Model pHat DAC (all I2S dac are compatible) save en reboot.   

enable I2S DAC, choose Model pHat DAC (all I2S dac are compatible) save en reboot.

 

 In "Playback options" select "Mixer type Software" then click on "save"

In "Playback options" select "Mixer type Software" then click on "save"