I have a PiZeroW set up as a headless Spotify connect device. The OS is the latest Raspbian Stretch. I have the audio output connected through a Pimoroni PHAT DAC. The device is setup using instructions from Raspotify.

This setup works perfectly well with good connection and audio. I am now trying to extend the capability of this device to become a bluetooth connection for audio from other sources, I installed the bluetooth package that includes blueman bluetooth manager and pulse audio:

sudo apt-get install blueman pulseaudio pavucontrol pulseaudio-module-bluetooth

I am able to see the PiZeroW on my bluetooth devices and am able to connect the devices to the Pi and vice versa. From the VNC viewer I am able to see that the sound and audio control panel see the HiFiberry DAC as the input device and the output device but there is no audio being played.

pi@pizerow:~ $ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: sndrpihifiberry [snd_rpi_hifiberry_dac], device 0: HifiBerry DAC HiFi pcm5102a-hifi-0 []
  Subdevices: 0/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
pi@pizerow:~ $ 
pi@pizerow:~ $ aplay -L
    Playback/recording through the PulseAudio sound server
    Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture)
    Default Audio Device
    Direct sample mixing device
    Direct sample snooping device
    Direct hardware device without any conversions

This is the output of the aplay -l / -L commands.

As I mentioned the device works well as a wireless Spotify dvice so I know the DAC is functioning and the output leads are properly soldered.

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