Audiophonics has created a new Raspberry Pi case which provides an aluminium, open source audio player chassis complete with touchscreen and ES9018K2M output DAC as well as piCore Player and RuneAudio compatible.
Check out the video below to learn more about this new Raspberry Pi case which supports the latest Raspberry Pi 3 and has taken to Kickstarter to raise the €20,000 it requires to go into production.
The RaspTouch Audio Player chassis is available as a kit priced at $89 and includes the assembly and latching power button allowing you to build a Raspberry Pi powered audio and media centre with ease.
The RaspTouch was developed as open source player allowing you to manage your music library as you wish, using software solution of your choice. Equipped with the latest ESS Sabre ES9018K2M Digital to Analogue converter, the RaspTouch can play High-End Hi-Fi sound.
Available as a spare part the aluminum case allows you to create any other type of personal projects, as, Home Theater controller, Home Automation, professional displays, and many more, all of these using the official Raspberry Pi parts. The RaspTouch was developed to offer to all audiophiles around the world a simple, stylish, affordable and above all High-Res compatible solution to play your favorite music.
By using Raspberry Pi, we are giving customers the possibility to choose the software solution that is best adapted to their needs. Solutions like piCore Player, KODI, Raspbian and Rune Audio, have been tested and they work with our RaspTouch. However if you are looking for a ready to use product, you can opt for the Rune Audio edition, just plug it in & play your music.
For more information on the new Raspberry Pi case jump over to the Kickstarter website for details by following the link below. If you enjoy building Pi projects you might be interested in our comprehensive list of Raspberry Pi displays, HATS and small screens.