Terminal commands and checks you can make to detect and test your pi-topSPEAKER is working on your pi-top
Detecting the pi-top Speaker
To check your pi-top is detecting your pi-topSPEAKER, insert your pi-topSPEAKER and then enter the following command into the terminal:
i2c detect -y
Next, hover your cursor over the speaker icon found on the dashboard and right-click. You will see options for Analog and HMDI. Select the HDMI option
Testing your pi-top Speaker
Insert your pi-topSPEAKER and then hover your cursor over the speaker icon found on the dashboard. Right-click over the speaker icon where you will see options for Analog and HMDI. Select the HDMI option.
Next, test the pi-topSPEAKER by entering the following command in the terminal:
The test will generate a continuous tone. You will need to turn the test off by typing 'Ctrl C'.
Avoid damage by not removing your pi-topSPEAKER whilst the test is running.
Note: Only the pi-topSPEAKER V2 is compatible with the pi-top