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Topic # 114278 14-Feb-2013 14:09
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What device is there out there that would enable say a 2 minute sound bite to be stored and played after receiving either a NO or NC signal?
And no, am not talking about a tape recorder with an endless tape!
For alarm purposes.
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  Reply # 762383 14-Feb-2013 15:22
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For voice quality, there are hobby modules around. For music quality, not really.




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  Reply # 762411 14-Feb-2013 15:58
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What is a hobby module?
Just out of interest - those old CD players that worked on mains - if you we're playing a CD and turned off the power and then turned it back on again - would the CD resume playing?!
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  Reply # 762520 14-Feb-2013 17:29
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What about one of those key chain cameras, probably could be hacked easy enough?

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  Reply # 762658 14-Feb-2013 21:39
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Some CD players will auto start if there is a CD loaded and mains is turned on. I believe Sony is one of them. Definitely the ones I've used at various installations (about 3). They do have a tendency to loose laser alignment and you cannot easily adjust it yourself, otherwise Sony CD players are great.




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  Reply # 762701 15-Feb-2013 01:09
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I have an MP3 play board for my arduino, it plays files from an SD card.
https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10628
If I was going to buy the hardware again, I would be a Raspberry Pi.

I liked Neils option, but I think that's limited to 12 seconds of sampling.

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