NEW GUIDE: MP3 Playback on RP2040 with CircuitPython #AdafruitLearningSystem #Adafruit @adafruit

Play some tunes on your RP2040!

Compressed audio can be a nice alternative to uncompressed WAV files, especially when you have a small filesystem like that on many CircuitPython boards, as WAV files get sizeable quite quickly. You can listen to a much longer playlist with CircuitPython, using the built in MP3 playback capability!

The new MP3 Playback on RP2040 with CircuitPython guide has two great examples of using CircuitPython to play MP3s on your RP2040 board. The first example shows you how to wire an amp and a speaker to your Raspberry Pi Pico, and use PWM to play MP3 files over the speaker. The second example uses the MacroPad’s built in speaker and the MacroPad library which has built-in MP3 playback support. If you’re looking to chill out to some tunes on your RP2040, this guide is for you!

Check out the full guide: MP3 Playback on RP2040 with CircuitPython!


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