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Custom Car Horn | How To with Adafruit Sound Board



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Step by step of how to create ANY custom sound you want for your car. Links in full description.
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Chapters:
00:00 Intro and Parts Overview
00:51 Adafruit Audio Board
01:58 Audio Amplifier
02:47 Cords, DC/DC Converter, Buttons, Audio Jack
05:22 Wiring it all up
07:24 Button for Sound Board
08:27 "Programming" Sound Board Files
10:52 Bench-Testing Sound Board
13:03 Dashboard Button
13:49 Installing in Car
18:06 Completed Installation
18:35 On-Road Testing
18:55 Conclusion
19:08 MORE COWBELL!

Materials used in the project:
Adafruit Audio FX Playback Board: https://amzn.to/3OWEI31
Loudspeaker: https://amzn.to/3QXHzdX
Audio Amplifier: https://amzn.to/3QThRau
12V to Micro USB Power Converter: https://amzn.to/3QThRau
Heat Shrink Tubing: https://amzn.to/3ywO0xn
12V Male Cigarette Lighter Cord: https://amzn.to/3OUGy4u
Push Button Multipack: https://amzn.to/3OBdvDh

While I chose sound effects that match the theme of the car, you can play ANY sounds you like, a song, a train horn, a recording of your own voice, a line from a movie, ANYTHING you want!

The volume on the project is adjustable. I had it set as I felt was an appropriate volume for pedestrians (Moms and Kids) who were on the sidewalk near the car, or in a parking lot. You may want to adjust the volume higher or lower, depending on how you plan to use the sounds.

Bonus points for anyone who can identify which video game some of the cow sound effects came from and mentioning it in the comments!

Adafruit Soundboard tutorial: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-audio-fx-sound-board/triggering-audio

Learn more about the Cow Car at: https://300mpg.org/moo/

See how the Cow Car's graphics were made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJYM61ON6ac

Some inspiration taken from Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken in the SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE "More Cowbell" sketch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVsQLlk-T0s

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