The Amazon Echo is useful to have around the home. It can play podcasts, take reminders and notes, tell you the length of your commute, even control other appliances in your house. But at prices ranging from $50 to $150, it’s an expensive proposition if you’re not sure you’ll use it. Good news though, you can make a fully-functional one using a Raspberry Pi.
New high-tech components make it easier than ever to install your own whole-house audio system. We'll tell you what to buy and show you how to run the wires and mount the speakers and controls. The rest is simple plug-in hookups. We'll show you how to install it yourself at http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Electrical/DIY-Tips-On-Wiring/home-audio-installation-install-a-whole-house-audio-system/View-All