Build A Sound Recorder
What you'll need
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Sound Module
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Speaker (comes with sound module)
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Speaker Wires (comes with sound modules)
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AA Battery
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Double AA Battery Holder
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Jumper Cables
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Momentary Switch
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Soldering Iron And Stand
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Chip Board
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Set up your station! Plug in your soldering iron (set to high) and layer 2 chip boards to solder on
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Flip speaker wires so marked side faces down. Left wire (-) = Left pad, Right wire (+) = Right pad
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Attach speaker wires: hold wire on solder pad, touch iron to melt, release when shiny, wait to cool
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Plug speaker wires into speaker port on sound module. HANDLE SPEAKER WITH CARE OR, SOLDER WILL BREAK
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Identify the + and - pins by the symbols on the batteries.
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Look closely at the circuit board - find the pins marked VCC and GND
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Twist and press a jumper wire onto each battery pack pin. Then attach (+) to VCC and (-) to GND.
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There are three buttons - RECord, PLAYEverything, and PLAYLimited.
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Test your recorder! Press REC, look for light, then speak your message into mic on circuit board
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Test your recorder! Press REC, look for the light, then record your message into the mic
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Bonus! Add a Switch: bend pins 1 and 3 and connect 2 jumper cables
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This is how your switch should be connected to the jumper cables
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Here is where you will connect your momentary switch onto the sound module
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Connect your switch: pin 1 goes to P-E and pin 3 goes to REC
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Here is a close up view for how to connect your momentary switch.
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Your complete sound module circuit!
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