Raspberry Pie - tipps and tricks


The internal sound of the raspi is not very good. There are several add-on solutions on the market.

First I tried the Wolfson Pie Audio Card.

But it does not work well:

Then I bought a USB soundcard, HiRes USB-DAC SABRE 24/96 mit ES9023. It can ordered from Amazon

A driver to this adapter is in the Raspbian kernel. It is detected with lsusb:

Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1852:7022 GYROCOM C&C Co., LTD

To play music, you have to add some additional parameter to command line programs: