Build an MP3 player?

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Build an MP3 player?

Post by Mike » Thu Feb 12, 2004 4:56 am

I know there are many designs for building an MP3 player avaliale on the internet, but they are all so complicated.<p>Is there a way to use a microcontroller, hardware interface, mp3 decoder to do this? I do not need an LCD, becuase that would only make it more difficult.<p>Is there a simple, cheap way to do this? Does anybody know of some simple schematics for this?<p>my drive is 5GB.
But, a flash mem card would be nice if it would be easy to use.<p>Thanks!
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Re: Build an MP3 player?

Post by ljbeng » Thu Feb 12, 2004 7:06 am

http://www.walrus.com/~raphael/html/mp3.html
$123 kit
or<p>www.tetraphon.com
$150 done<p>Circuit cellar had an article about interfacing a pic to a compact flash. Then you will need an MP3 decoder data sheet.<p>www.vlsi.fi/datasheets/vs1001.pdf

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Re: Build an MP3 player?

Post by CeaSaR » Sun Feb 15, 2004 8:04 am

Poptronics (maybe it was Popular Electronics) had an article on how to build a portable MP3 player with minimal parts and a hard drive that ran off of batteries. Give me some time to go through my back issues to find it.<p>CeaSaR
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Re: Build an MP3 player?

Post by Mike » Sun Feb 15, 2004 6:48 pm

OK thank you.<p>$150 is way too much for me.<p>i was searching my pc, and came across the schematics for the yampp player. i have to look up the website, but it seems simple.<p>please look for that article.<p>Thank you!
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Re: Build an MP3 player?

Post by CeaSaR » Fri Feb 20, 2004 3:22 pm

OK, I found the article. It's in the January 2002 Poptronics on page 27. The article is 11 1/4 pages long! The mp3 player uses a HDD controlled by a 87C52-SBAA microcontroller. It also uses a LCD screen to help you select/manage your music. There is a complete kit available at PJRC for $150. They have a page for the player there, along with links for older versions of a mp3 player. Once on the link page, there are further links to other designs. Let us know how it works out!<p>CeaSaR
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