Makers and electronic enthusiasts may be interested to know that Adafruit has this week announced the arrival of the awesome Pimoroni noise:bit designed for the for BBC micro:bit mini PC. Simply slide slide the noise:bit out on board into the micro:bit and start to generate sound bites, tones and more. If you’re more experienced the Pimoroni noise:bit also supports code from MicroPython in the Mu code editor. It is also worth noting that the noise:bit is an amplifier not a synthesiser.
The Pimoroni noise:bit for micro:bit It is now available to purchase directly from the online Adafruit store priced at $13.50. “*HONK* *HONK* micro:bit comin’ thru! Maybe you’ve played with the micropython speech module, or maybe you want to have MakeCode sound effects. Well, we couldn’t let the other boards have all the audio fun! Now you can make your micro:bit BLURP and BEEP with noise:bit!”
– Comes fully-assembled and ready to use
– TPA301 amplifier chip
– 8Ω 2W Mylar speaker
– Compatible with micro:bit
– No soldering required!