This tutorial is an updated version of the original hookup guide (retired)
to make use of the Serial Plotter feature of the Arduino IDE, reduce the setup complexity in the examples, and update some of the format of the content. For users looking for the original tutorial, use the following link: retired version
Have you ever wanted to have your project react to music? Then this is the product for you! The Spectrum Shield provides your Arduino board with the capability of measuring a stereo audio input across 7 frequency bands. By reading the amplitude of each band with the ADC of your Arduino board, the users can control how attached devices respond to the audio input.
To follow along with this tutorial, we recommend the following items.
Some assembly is required for this product. You will need a soldering iron, solder, and/or general soldering accessories to solder on headers to your Spectrum Shield.
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Below is a sample selection of our other headers and soldering tools in our catalog that you may be interested in. For a full selection of our available Headers or Soldering Tools, click on the associated link.
We recommend you be familiar with these resources before continuing on with this hookup guide.
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