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Grand Central Soundboard in Ten Minutes

A new guide today in the Adafruit Learning System: Build an Adafruit Grand Central Soundboard in Ten Minutes.

The Adafruit Grand Central is arguably one of the most feature-rich boards Adafruit produces. Adafruit is planning some great tutorials to showcase using the Grand Central in many ways. But what about a simple “I just got my board and want to do a quick demo to kick the tires?”

Rather than code some “blink the LED” or “Hello World” project, here is a quick project only using a few parts which will have you building a fully functional soundboard in about ten minutes.

The ability to do this partially lays with the powerful processor on the Grand Central but has everything to do with being able to run CircuitPython. This easy to use yet powerful code is loaded onto the board by saving a file onto the flash drive, which shows up when you plug the Grand Central into your PC / Mac / Linux / Chromebook via a USB cable. It is that easy, no software framework to set up, no compiling, no compatibility issues. It really allows you to plug, copy, and go!

This project will get you started with the code and eight public domain/creative commons sound files and you can make this project your own by changing things up.

See this new guide now


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1 Comment

  1. Steve Kohlenberger

    I’m putting an Aeroponics system (spraying nutrient rich water on the roots of food bearing plants suspended in air) using Grand Central and other processors. My first design will deploy in a couple of stages. Toward the end, before simplification, it should use high pressure (up to 120 PSI) water pumps, around 15 digital high pressure electric water control valves, about 10 analog pressure sensors, digital temperature sensors, relays, temperature controlled water reservoir, growing tubs for the plants. I’m also measuring water conductivity (in parts per million), pH, and other qualities of the water. That’s until I get the variables worked out.
    I’m doing this to create solar power based healthy food for my family.

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