Separate left/right players

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Crxporter
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Separate left/right players

Post by Crxporter » December 20th, 2018, 7:23 pm

I’m looking for a way to play songs separately from the left and right channel on a pi zero with a DAC on top. Would MPD be right for this?

I’d like to be able to send network requests from a client to the left channel and to the right channel. The DAC in question is PHAT DAC from pimoroni if that changes anything.

Thanks in advance for helping!

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Re: Separate left/right players

Post by max » December 20th, 2018, 7:49 pm

You can run two MPD daemons to play two different songs at a time, and then use an ALSA plugin to map left/right to separate ALSA devices. But I'm not an ALSA expert, I don't know exactly how to configure ALSA in such a way.

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