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Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by Gorfnod, Mar 25, 2014.

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  1. Gorfnod

    Gorfnod

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    Before I start to build something of my own, I was wondering if anyone was familiar with a device that I could use to store some small music files, primarily NES theme music, that could be wired to be played with specfic button presses.
     
  2. Arouse1973

    Arouse1973 Adam

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  3. Gorfnod

    Gorfnod

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    It looks like it would work but I was hoping to find something that would be similar to one of those sound effects key chains but with a higher number of buttons.
     
  4. KrisBlueNZ

    KrisBlueNZ Sadly passed away in 2015

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    Try Googling portable soundboard.

    Or you could make your own with a microcontroller. I would go for one with a DAC - 10 bits at least, preferably 12. You can use an SD or Micro SD card for the audio, but you'll need code to interpret the file system.

    Edit: You can probably find everything you need on a platform such as Arduino or Raspberry Pi. Just add amplifier.
     
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2014
  5. Harald Kapp

    Harald Kapp Moderator Moderator

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    You may be looking for something like this module?
    This module can be controlled via serial interface or by pushbuttons (5 keys for 5 different sounds).
     
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