uGreen DAB Board

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
(2 customer reviews)

39.0044.00

uGreen DAB Board – Turn your Raspberry Pi into a fully configurable DAB Radio.

The Board is now back in stock and can be delivered within 1-2 weeks.

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Description

Use your Raspberry Pi now to play DAB+ radio with this new extension board and enjoy the many free DAB+ stations – anywhere.

  • Silicon Labs Si4684 DAB and FM radio receiver with worldwide FM band support, RDS/RBDS decoder and DAB/DAB+ support. Newest version now with hardware I2S support. The instructions contain a manual how to activate it.

  • The 40 pin connector fits the Raspberry Pi 1 B, Pi 2 B and Pi 3 boards. The Si4684 can be programmed using the SPI bus.

  • The terminal software for Raspbian and Linux operation systems allows easy remote control of the DAB Board, for example through a ssh connection. It supports automatic station scanning and station list storage and fast station selection and volume control.

  • Silicon Labs Firmware is supplied within the terminal software.

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What you have to do
  • Copy the DABBoard API tool to your Raspberry Pi (see further below for the download) and attach your DABBoard to your Raspberry Pi.
  • Use the command
    sudo ./radio_cli -b D -u -k
    to start a full scan over all frequencies.
  • Enter the location of where you have done the scan in the dialog which is printed in the terminal after the scan has finished.
  • A file ensemblescan_postalcode_city.json was generated. Mail the file together with your order number to dabboard@ugreen.eu
Why are we doing this?

We want to create a map, indicating which stations are available at which places indoor or outdoor. This map can help radio broadcasters to improve their services. It can also help radio listeners to make decisions about where to place a radio or which antenna to be used. The data will not contain any personal information before processed further or shared with other parties.

Downloads

Instructions

Version: 6 updated now with a manual for I2S activation on the Raspberry Pi
Download: DABBoard Instructions v6

Software as zip

All in one zip file DABBoard

DABPi Open-source project:
Raspberry Si4688 FM / DAB+ Receiver
dabpi_ctl – RPi fm/fmhd/dab receiver control interface

Si468x DAB receiver chip
Si468x resources

Additional information

Weight 0.2 kg
Dimensions 13.5 × 8 × 5.5 cm
Antenna Option

Antenna wire, Coax connector

2 reviews for uGreen DAB Board

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Dirk Handzik

    Great board. Simple to install. You need to amplify the direct output sound. The firmware is included, so you don’t have to hunt the rare firmware files.

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    MARKUS QUABACH (verified owner)

    This Pi-Hat is very easy to assemble. I can receive 21 stations crystal clear with a small outdoor antenna. The software could be a bit more comfortable. It’s just a simple command line program. A Raspberry Pi Zero or a Pi2 are strong enough for this DAB+ Hat. For Raspberry Pi fans I give a clear buying recommendation!

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