I am using rpi for airplay with same speaker that I use for my pc. So I don't want to deal with cables everytime when I pass to rpi from pc. Can I connect audio output of pc to input of rpi and get all the output (both pc and airplay) from rpi without any latency? I am using usb soundcard for the input and output.

I have looked how to redirect sound with using alsa but I couldn't figure it out.

  • It's not possible to do anything without latency. That's simple physics. How much latency is tolerable?
    – Jacobm001
    May 27, 2015 at 17:26
  • as long as human hear doesn't recognize latency at videos and games it is okay. So i think it shoul be below 100 miliseconds May 28, 2015 at 6:49

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Simpler fix:

Buy a 3.5mm audio jack splitter

Like the one here or here.

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