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ReSpeaker 2-MICS Pi HAT Review

Since welaunched ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT in thebeginning of June, it has been in high demand. Thank you all for the interestand support!

This week, we receiveda getting started review from our community member, srchack. He had aquick-and-thorough review of the ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT, including unboxingshots and comparison. Check out the original post for moredetails.  Although the review is in Japanese, please simply check iton the translator.

“ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT。以前seeedが出していたReSpeakerの廉価版Raspberry Pi用という形の様なのですが、ただの音源ボードと考えて良さげな気がしてます。
“ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT seems to be the economical alternative to Seeed’sReSpeaker. I think we can recognize this as a sound card for the Raspberry Pi.”

What is ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT?

ReSpeaker 2-MicsPi HAT is a dual-microphone expansion board for Raspberry Pi designed for AIand voice applications. This means that you can build a more powerful andflexible voice product that integrates Amazon Alexa Voice Service, GoogleAssistant, and so on. You could think of it as a hackable Echo.
The board is developed based on WM8960, a low power stereo codec. There are 2microphones on both sides of the board for collecting sounds and it alsoprovides 3 APA102 RGB LEDs, 1 user button and 2 on-board Grove interfaces forexpanding your applications. Additional features include a 3.5mm audio jack anda JST 2.0 speaker out which are both available for audio output.


• Raspberry Pi compatible(SupportRaspberry Pi Zero, Raspberry Pi 1 B+, Raspberry Pi 2 B and Raspberry Pi 3 B)
• Dual-Microphones
• 2 Grove Interfaces: support GPIO and I2C
• Programmable Button and LED: one button and three LEDs
• Audio codec onboard
• Two types audio output socket : 3.5mm Audio Jack, JST2.0 Speaker Out
• Far field support (up to 3 meters)

How does it work?

 (1) How to use button to triggerGoogle Assistant

 (2) Get started with GoogleAssistant

You can also check more details on Seeed’s wiki.


Some other project

ReSpeaker Home Automation by  KrishnarajVarma


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