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Banana Pro Blueprints by Tony Zhang, Ruediger Follmann

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On air

This section describes the usage of Banana Pro as an AirPlay and an AirPrint server.

An AirPlay receives music that's streamed from an iPhone or iPad. Moreover, an Android software that provides this feature is also available.

AirPrint allows iDevices and Android devices to print documents using a WLAN connection.

The AirPlay protocol

The AirPlay protocol is implemented in all recent iOS versions. While AirPlay sound systems are rather expensive, Banana Pro and an old audio system can do the job. This section describes the installation of an AirPlay server on Banana Pro, and the usage of this server when connecting to an Apple or Android device. Moreover, the installation of a USB soundcard, in addition to Banana Pro, is described, which provides ...

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