MP3 Codec - VS1063

Item number 59971 Brand Sparkfun Model COM-11025 Share Write a review
MP3 Codec - VS1063

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The VS1063 from Sparkfun is a versatile and easy-to-use encoder, decoder, and codec for a variety of audio formats. This product is equipped with a high-performance, proprietary, low-power DSP core, ROM memory, 16KiB instruction RAM, and up to 80 KiB data RAM. It allows user applications to run concurrently with any built-in decoder. The VS1063 also features built-in serial control and input data interfaces, up to 12 general-purpose I/O pins, a UART, and specialized peripherals.

The VS1063 is capable of acting as an MP3 decoder or encoder slave IC in a system with a microcontroller. Alternatively, it can function as a standalone circuit that boots from external SPI memory. This flexibility makes it a powerful and convenient choice for a range of audio processing tasks.

Among the key features of the VS1063 are its compatibility with various encoders and decoders, including MP3, Ogg Vorbis, PCM, IMA ADPCM, G.711(µ-law, A-law), G.722 ADPCM, and more. It also supports full duplex codecs and streaming. With up to 96KiB RAM available for user code and data, it provides ample resources for most projects.

Additional notable features of the VS1063 include a unique ID for user code protection, quiet power-on and power-off, an I2S interface for an external DAC, and a UART for debugging. It also offers the possibility to add new functions with software and up to 12 GPIO pins.

For more detailed information, please refer to the datasheet available on Sparkfun's website. You can also find further resources and applications on the VLSI website.


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Brand Sparkfun
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Length20 mm
Width30 mm
Height5 mm
Weight0,4 g
€ 12,35€ 10,20 Excl. VAT (NL)
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