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Several people have built the radio using the design shown in these pages. Their ideas may inspire you to come up with your own variation.  My thanks to the contributors who sent me pictures and videos of their radios.
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Lego Radio

Example of a fun radio built using this design and Lego from Alan Broad (United Kingdom). This really puts the fun back into computing.

Lego Radio

The push-buttons for the channel change, volume controls and menu are situated on the top of Lego case.

Lego Radio

This shot shows the inside of the Lego case and with the Raspberry PI and LCD display as well as the switch wiring.

Lego Radio

Top view inside the Lego case

A very neat PI radio

This example of the Raspberry Internet Radio is courtesy of Erik Holes. In particular the switches look very professional.

A very neat PI radio

This view shows the inside of the radio using a 4 x 20 character LCD. The bottom right shows the LCD and switches interface board. Note the USB hub PCB.

Classic radio constructed by Derek Blight (UK)

Front view. The radio is powered by a 12v 1.2amp wall adapter. This plugs into a dc power socket on the side of the case. The 12v feeds directly to a cheap EBay audio amplifier. The Pi is powered via a 5v voltage regulator fed directly from the 12v supply.

Radio constructed by Derek Blight (UK)

Rear view. A wifi dongle is plugged directly onto the Pi. There is a network socket on the back.

Also fitted is a four port USB adapter, but with only two ports are showing.

Radio from Joe Basque (Canada)

This radio is using the Adafruit LCD plate and has been built into an old speaker case.

Radio using HP 2.1 compact speaker system

This version of the radio is from Jurgen Stroewer in Germany has been built into the HP 2.1 compact speaker system.

Radio using HP 2.1 compact speaker system

The radio using the HP 2.1 compact speaker system - Rear view. See Hewlett Packard site for further information.

A real blaster from Michael Kerscher from Germany

This radio from Michael Kerscher in Germany uses two 45 watt Alpine car hi-fi speakers (uses three-way coaxial)

Rear view of Michael Kerscher's radio

Side and top view of the Kerscher Radio

Desktop radio

Joachim Kraatz from Berlin in Germany used an old desktop receiver to build his radio. He added two buttons for the volume control on the top of the unit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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