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Mopidy extension for controlling an Arcam amplifier

Project description


`Mopidy <>`_ extension for controlling volume using an
external Arcam amplifier. Developed and tested with an Arcam AVR-300.


Install by running::

sudo pip install Mopidy-Arcam

Or install the Debian/Ubuntu package from `


The Mopidy-Arcam extension is enabled by default. To disable it, add the
following to ``mopidy.conf``::

enabled = false

The Arcam amplifier must be connected to the machine running Mopidy using a
serial cable.

To use the Arcam amplifier ot control volume, set the ``audio/mixer`` config
value in ``mopidy.conf`` to ``arcammixer``. You probably also needs to add some
properties to the ``audio/mixer`` config value.

Supported properties includes:

The serial device to use, defaults to ``/dev/ttyUSB0``. This must be
set correctly for the mixer to work.

The source that should be selected on the amplifier, like ``DVD``, ``PVR``,
``VCR``, ``CD``, ``FM``, ``AM``, ``SAT``, ``DVDA``, etc. Leave unset if you don't want the
mixer to change it for you.

Set to ``on`` or ``off`` if you want the mixer to make sure that
speaker set A is turned on or off. Leave unset if you don't want the
mixer to change it for you.

See ``speakers-a``.

Configuration examples::

# Minimum configuration, if the amplifier is available at /dev/ttyUSB0
mixer = arcammixer

# Minimum configuration, if the amplifier is available elsewhere
mixer = arcammixer port=/dev/ttyUSB3

# Full configuration
mixer = arcammixer port=/dev/ttyUSB0 source=aux speakers-a=on speakers-b=off

Project resources

- `Source code <>`_
- `Issue tracker <>`_
- `Download development snapshot <>`_

v0.1 (2013-10-05)

- Initial version for the Arcam receiver; based on a fork from the NAD mixer.

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