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Need a cheap record/playback IC suggestion

Discussion in 'Datasheets, Manuals or Parts' started by Marks256, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. Marks256

    Marks256 New Member

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    I need a single chip that can record a few seconds of sound (2 seconds is fine. more is ok, though). it needs to be played by a switch.

    I want something like this:
    Jameco Electronics ICs & Semiconductors: WINBOND ELECTRONICS: ISD1110P

    but what i really need is it to be available in surface mount. and at a bit lower of a cost...


    Basically what i need to do is play a short (pre-recorded) sound when a button is pressed. At a MUCH lower cost, and surface mount. (might need to make a few of these)

    and actually, it'd be nice if it operated on a lower voltage (3v would be great). but this is not a necessity as of right now.

    Thanks for your help! :)
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  2. KMoffett

    KMoffett Well-Known Member

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    GonzoEngineer New Member

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    Just google Chipcorders........there are a lot of them out there. What you want are the ones that are used in greeting cards.

    (Who would have imagined that google would become a verb?":D
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    HarveyH42 Banned

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    You didn't say much about the application, but these are dirt cheap $2.00, and completely assembled, speaker and batteries too.

    SAW 3 DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER | AllElectronics.com

    The chip is a COB, PCB is 1.5 x 2 inches, but can be cut down smaller. Records 30 seconds.
  5. Marks256

    Marks256 New Member

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    haha! thank you HarveyH42! i think that might work nicely.

    and thank you KMoffet and GonzoEngineer for the name ChipCorder! :) i think i'll use one of those saw things to prototype my project, and if i have to i'll use the nuvoton chips if the prototype works out. :)

    yeah... i've got a product idea, and just wanted to play around before i said anything. i've seen how some of these guy's ideas get ripped apart on the forum and i wish to avoid that. ;) hope that makes sense...
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    HarveyH42 Banned

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    Here's a link that might save you a little experimenting on The Saw III...

    GetLoFi - Circuit Bending Synth DIY Blog Archive Circuit Bending a SAW III Sampler

    Shows the board, and various areas of interest, some modifications. Says it runs fine off 5 volts...
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    hotwaterwizard New Member

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    Toy section at Walmart has Digital recorder toys cheep. Buy one and use the parts out of it.

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