HackSpace Magazine Issue 51: Make a talking Pomodoro timer with Pico #CircuitPython @HackSpaceMag

HackSpace magazine issue 51 demonstrates making a talking Pomodoro timer with a Raspberry Pi Pico and CircuitPython.

We’re going to make a talking ‘Pomodoro’ timer that you can use to time a task. Because, as reality TV shows demonstrate, nothing motivates people like having someone shout ‘Five minutes remaining!’ towards the end of a tricky task. The Pico Talking Pomodoro timer can announce the time left at fixed time intervals (five or ten minutes) or random intervals for that proper TV show feel.

The project uses CircuitPython to program the timing and play MP3s from an SD Card.

Read more in the latest issue of HackSpace Magazine on pages 64-65, download PDFbuy nowsubscribe.


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