This guide will show you how to retrofit old speakers into Bluetooth-controlled speakers.
Since the Omega only has one USB port, we need a USB Hub to connect the BLE Dongle and USB soundcard. The sound card is where you will provide the auxillary output to the speakers.
After you are done this, make sure you are running the latest version of the Omega's firmware:
Here is the list of packages we will be using:
Before we start installing any packages, we need to run the following command.
Then run the following command to install the packages:
opkg install obluez-libs obluez-utils opulseaudio-daemon pulseaudio-profiles pulseaudio-tools alsa-lib alsa-utils
We have to setup the PulseAudio Daemon so that it runs in the background. To do this enter the following commands:
udevd --daemon chmod 0777 /dev/snd/* mkdir -p /var/lib/pulse pulseaudio --system --disallow-exit --no-cpu-limit &
PulseAudio is somewhat unpredictable in this regard. If you have trouble, we recommend rebooting and restarting the process. To check if PulseAudio successfully daemonized, run the ps command, which will run PulseAudio: