Turning a TP-LINK TL-MR3020 into an audio player

Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 in how-to by DP

2013-07-17 17.46.03

forbiddenhex has written an article detailing how to turn a TP-LINK TL-MR3020 into an Audio player:

This time i flush the TL-MR3020 with Openwrt. After couple of usb packages and audio packages i just plug in the USB sound card (which was given by whoknowz – to the router.
When the USB sound card is detected from the linux, you can check by command dmesg. Then install the madplay or any player you prefer.
I installed madplay because it play audio streams and play local files.
For test i played the audio stream from atoll radio and it works great. Just ssh the router and pass this command wget -o – | madplay –

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5 Responses to “Turning a TP-LINK TL-MR3020 into an audio player”

  1. Jackson says:

    Awesome idea!
    It’s like a DIY version of an Apple ‘Airplay Express’

  2. jpm says:

    Nice !
    Listening radio on a WR703N with madplay :)

  3. voodooman says:

    it’s still got that protective plastic crap on top. i don’t get that. ditch it and scuff the mother up a bit if you want to be taken seriously. maybe it’s just me…

  4. Stefan Holak says:

    Guys creates the mediaserver for embedded devices on lua. Nice web interface.

  5. Nerijus says:

    How is that $1 sound card doing? Is sound decent (for an internet radio)?
    I’m thinking about similar project and got criticised about the choice of such sound card.

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