Compact, portable podcast recording and uploading studio. Low-cost, dedicated appliance.
This example creates a portable podcast recording and uploading studio featuring Audacity audio software. Amazon Fire tablet provides display, keyboard and mouse functions, connected to a WiFi access point installed on the R-Pi. Remote control is provided via VNC software (VNC server on R-Pi; VNC client on tablet).
Tablet Frame Kit for Raspberry Pi and Arduino, Model AZ8, by Novel Design Lab
Amazon Fire 8" tablet (2019)
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
Power supply for R-Pi: lithium battery expansion board RPI power pack v1.2 with USB cable (v2.x not compatible)
Battery cover for Tablet Frame Kit, by Novel Design Labs (DIY 3D print file here)
Miscellaneous items: USB microphone, headphones, microSD card
Installed on Raspberry Pi:
Raspbian with desktop https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/
WiFi access point installed (per Raspberry Pi Foundation instructions): https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md
Some settings: enable VNC server (Raspberry Pi Preferences); enable VNC password (VNC Server options); set screen size to best-fit tablet (Raspberry Pi preferences)
Instructions for installing Audacity and uploading podcasts: https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/podcast-machine/
Installed on tablet:
Option 1: Remote Desktop Manager (Amazon Appstore)
Option 2: install Google Play store: https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/get-google-play-on-fire-tablet then install RealVNC Viewer (Google Play Store)