Hello,. I’m starting completely from scratch, so I welcome the forum’s guidance. I have not used Volumio or a Raspberry Pi before.
I would like to build a system to stream music files from my home NAS drive, and to drive Spotify.
- An iPad would be used to drive both Volumio and Spotify
- Raspberry Pi would connect to an amplifier (such as the Marantz PM6005, which has its own DAC)
- Amp would connect to speakers (am thinking Q Acoustics 3020)
I’m sure I can get some decent sound for less than the above would cost.
Is there any benefit to getting a DAC to connect to the RPi, and getting a cheaper DACless amp?
Could I get amp, DAC and RPi in one, and would be it sufficient to drive the speakers I have in mind?
Aside from the iPad and NAS, I’ll be buying the lot, so would welcome any suggestions re configurations?
So yes, I’m definitely a beginner here. Thanks in advance for your help.