Si4703 FM Radio Receiver Hookup Guide
This breakout board enables you to tune in to FM radio stations, using the Si4703 FM tuner chip from Silicon Laboratories. This IC also works well for filter and carrier detection, and enables data such as the station ID and song name to be displayed to the user.
You will need the following materials to work on this project.
Keep in mind you will also need standard soldering materials to complete this tutorial, as well as either a set of speakers or headphones with a 3.5mm jack to plug into the Si4703 board.
If you aren’t familiar with any of the concepts below, check out these links and get caught up before moving ahead with the Si4703.
- Using the Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V
- Installing an Arduino Library
- How to Power Your Project
- Serial Communication
- Serial Terminal Basics
- Working with Wire
- Using GitHub to Share with SparkFun