MP3 Player Shield Hookup

This Tutorial is Retired!

This tutorial covers concepts or technologies that are no longer current. It's still here for you to read and enjoy, but may not be as useful as our newest tutorials.

View the updated tutorial: MP3 Player Shield Hookup Guide V15

Contributors: jimblom
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Resources and Going Further

The tutorial's over, but there are still plenty of resources to help you get the most out of your MP3 Player Shield:

Going Further

Your MP3 Player Shield is all hooked up! What project are you going to stick it into? If you're looking for some inspiration, check out some of these tutorials:

  • Getting Started with the LilyPad MP3 Player -- The LilyPad MP3 Player is a unique combination of LilyPad, Arduino, and the MP3 Player Shield. You can use it to create all kinds of noisy projects, from MP3 hoodies to talking teddy bears.
  • My Drunk Kitchen Apron -- A fun "talking" apron that uses the LilyPad MP3 trigger.
  • MP3 Player Shield Music Box -- Have you ever wanted to create a Doctor Who themed music box? This tutorial will show you how!
  • RN-52 Bluetooth Hookup Guide -- Switching gears here a bit...if you want to free your music from those constricting cables, check out the RN-52 bluetooth audio module.