Bang & Olufsen is partnering with HiFiBerry to launch Beocreate 4 has a 4-channel amplifier , a new DIY open-source product that will turn your old speakers into wireless ones.
The Beocreate 4 DSP board works as a standalone (digital in/4 channel out) or also as a digital audio player when paired with the Raspberry Pi. When used with the Raspberry Pi, the user can utilise any software of their given choice.
The board contains a TOSLink input and output. It supplies you with a powerful digital signal processor that can be directly programmed by the user from any PC using Analog Devices SigmaStudio. It also facilitates wireless DSP programming (Ethernet, WiFi).
The board also includes a a 4-channel 24bit/192kHz DAC and a 4-channel amplifier (2x30W + 2x60W). Power is supplied by a single external 12-24V source.
HiFiBerry is offering guides on how to up-cycle the CX100 and CX50 speakers, with guides for the Beovox RL2000 and Beovox RL6000 coming soon.
The Beocreate 4 is available now for $189.