Tangara Portable Media Player (FLOSH!)

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Tangara Portable Media Player (FLOSH!)

#1 Post by Midas »

Something quite unexpected: a fully Free Libre Open Source Hardware media player with a slew of extraordinary features...
Tangara is a portable music player. It outputs high-quality sound through a 3.5-mm headphone jack, lasts a full day on a charge, and includes a processor that’s powerful enough to support any audio format you can throw at it. It’s also 100% open hardware running open-source software, which makes it easy to customize, repair, and upgrade.
Tangara is great DIY platform for non-audio applications, as well. For example, the ESP32 module at its core is popular among those who enjoy exploring and learning about (other people’s) Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. Unlike most such platforms, however, it also gives you a full-color display, a battery, and a one-finger touch interface to work with.
Our software, firmware, and hardware design files are available on sourcehut.

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#2 Post by h3kt0r »

Yay ! Count me in : I'll happily get one of these as long as it doesn't cost an arm and a leg !

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I should've posted a vaporware alert, it seems... :|

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#4 Post by h3kt0r »

Well, they won't release their firmware online before launching the product itself.
Unless they want a competitor to put out a cheap rip-off on the market before
they have a chance to release their product in the first place...

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#5 Post by Midas »

That's the spirit -- I for one am cheering for them. :clap:

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#6 Post by freakazoid »

I still have an older Sansa Fuze with Rockbox on it. If you are able to find a Rockbox-compatible device, I'd say try that out.
is it stealth? ;)

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#7 Post by Midas »

But I do have one, too (also Rockbox'ed). 8)

Although nowadays I keep (and listen to) my music files mostly on my Android phone...

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#8 Post by h3kt0r »

I've made a post about "Tangara" on the Rockbox technical forums, here

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