February 15, 2017 AUTHOR: Donald Bell CATEGORIES: News Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hacking a $2 Voice Recorder [Maker Update #21]

This week on Maker Update, a circuit-bent voice recorder hacked into an intercom, a $500 laser engraver, a Raspberry Pi robot arm, a Flick Face electronics project, Pi Cams compared, a PocketCHIP review, and contests! SUBSCRIBE ON YOUTUBE

Project of the Week

Lo-Fi Voice Sampler (lonesoulsurfer) (0:38)
https://www.instructables.com/id/Lo-Fi-Voice-Sampler-Circuit-Bending-/
Original Project by Dani Dögenigt
http://www.dogenigt.com/2014/01/greeting-card-sampler-boxed.html
Cheap Recorder Module
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ISD1820-Voice-Recording-Sound-Recorder-Module-With-Micophone-0-5W-Loudspeaker-/191959331149?hash=item2cb1aaf14d:g:xLYAAOSwRGlXqCvP
Vintage Intercom Enclosures
http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=transistor+intercom&_osacat=0&_from=R40&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xvintage+intercom.TRS1&_nkw=vintage+intercom&_sacat=0

Circuit Bent Voice Recorder
Image by LoneSoulSurfer.

News

$500 XPlotter Laser Engraver Kickstarter (2:15)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/pineconerobotics/xplotter-desktop-plotter-laser-cutter-and-engraver

XPlotter Laser Engraver.
Image by PineconeRobotics

MeArm Pi Kickstarter (3:29)
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mime/mearm-pi-build-your-own-raspberry-pi-powered-robot/description

MeArm Pi robot arm
Photo by Mime Robotics.

More Projects

Flick Face (Ben Light) (4:24)
https://www.instagram.com/p/BQRmpD_j0ny/?taken-by=blight_design

Flick Face Electronic Project
Photo and project by Ben Light.

Tools/Tips

Pi Cameras Compared (5:22)
https://blog.adafruit.com/2017/02/10/raspberry-pi-camera-comparison-piday-raspberrypi-raspberry_pi/

Raspberry Pi cameras set up
Photo by Semifluid.

PocketCHIP Review (5:44)
http://makerprojectlab.com/pocket-chip-review/

PocketCHIP handheld Linux computer
Image by Donald Bell.

Contests Ending Soon

(6:04)

Trash to Treasure (2/20): https://www.instructables.com/contest/trashtotreasure2017/
Shelving (2/20): https://www.instructables.com/contest/shelving2016/
Valentines Day (2/27): https://www.instructables.com/contest/valentinesday2017/
Microcontroller (3/1): https://www.instructables.com/contest/Microcontroller2017/

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