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Release status: beta [box doku]

Description A boombox with Wifi
Author(s)  tiefpunkt

A PirateBox that can play audio. PirateBox + MPD + Speakers. Connect to it with your phone or laptop, create a playlist, and press play. I finished the hardware part, and documented it in my tumblr.


  • RaspberryPi Model B (ordered already)
  • WiFi Adapter: TP-Link TL-WN722N (ordered already)
  • Speakers: possibly an old boombox from ebay. could serve as a case as well
  • Battery
  • SD-Card: still have one lying around somewhere


  • Custrom PirateBox Raspbian image [1]
  • MPD

Possible Extensions

Pirate FM Transmitter

You can use the Rasberry Pi as a crud FM Radio! Details: [2]
Why not play the mp3s you have on your Box for all to hear? =)

Pi Music Box