Back in 2007 we made a Voice Bonnet prototype. We decided to revisit it this week and spin up a new version with the WM8960 which makes it a lot easier to fabricate, and also less expensive since it has analog inputs instead of requiring separate I2S microphones. We added a button, 3 DotStar LEDs, a STEMMA + STEMMA QT connector for easy attachment of servos, NeoPixels, sensors, etc. There’s stereo 1W speakers and also a headphone output. Sending out the protos this week!
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