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Hawaii Five-0 Theme Song Inspires Retro-Futuristic User-Selectable MP3 Doorbell

This is a great story from start to finish that starts with the finished project and then goes back to the beginning and through the entire learning, adjusting, and modifying-along-the-way process, including quirks, bugs, and “aha!” moments. I especially dig the evolving ‘checklist’ of features and steps necessary for completion – that’s a pretty interesting admission in addition to the straight build notes, 3D .stl files, and code.

Thanks to forums user jim_lee for sending this in!


(Kind of makes me think of a doorbell you might in a movie like Fifth Element.)

One of my daughters lives in a college house with a bunch of students. The address has the number “5050” in it. This gave them the idea. “Could you build us a doorbell that played The Hawaii 50 these song?” And of course, being ignorant, I was all “Sure not a problem!” And my unimaginable nightmare begin..

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