I am new to Banana Pi, but I have had a Raspberry Pi for a while. |
I have tried several OS images, but so far only Raspbian seems to work. I have tried different Android images, and have burnt the image with the PhoenixCard utility, as recommended. But sometimes I only get the red light, and sometimes I get the blue and red lights, but not red, green and blue lights. With the LeMedia image I only get the red and green lights. With Lubuntu just the red. Plus I have tried a couple of other OS images as well, with the same result. At first I thought that I needed a new power supply, so I bought one recommended for Banana Pi. But it didn't help. The SD cards are new 8 GB class 10 cards. I have tried several.
The Raspbian image works, but I can't get a sound out of it. I installed a music player, and the player seemed to be installed correctly - I got the Web interface, and it showed on my network. But the volume was set at -1, and it wouldn't move when I tried to increase it. I now use the Banana Pi as a web server for my music library, and that works fine. But I had hoped it would be useful for other applications too.