Step 6: Header Pins & Finish!

The Daisy MP3 player should be mostly finished now.

There are the jumper pins you need to put on. (See image) Just stick them in with the longer pins up. And solder as usual.

You should solder on the other header pins if you want to use them for something. The 3 you'll need for power are optional, it really depends where you want to put these things. The long header pin array is for controlling the music (stop, volume up, etc.). All that stuff is clearly explained in the manual.

To test it out connect the ground (BLACK) to the GND terminal, and the RED to the +5. The LED's will go on.
<p>This is supposed to be simple?</p>
I asked Raphael from teuthis.com about the SJ1 jumper, and he replied that it is "not necessary" to bridge SJ1.
I downloaded the board layout and printed it out, then carefully identified each of the 11 .1 uF caps. Sure enough, I could not find C15, one of the 12 .1 uF caps listed in the directions. I downloaded the schematic and exported the parts list. There's no C15 in the parts list, so I assume it was eliminated from the latest design.
In the kit I received just recently, both tapes of small caps, 12 each .1 uF and 4 each 22pF, are yellow and exactly the same size. The instructions are quite clear about which go where, so it was no problem to separate them out. Alas, I can find only 11 positions for the .1 uF caps on the PC board. On my PC board, on the photo of the PC board in the Daisy manual, and in the photo in this step, I see only 11 yellow .1 uF caps. Does the kit include 12 .1 uF caps because an earlier version of the board required twelve? Or am I just not seeing where the last .1 uF cap goes? Thanks for any clarification!
The SJ1 jumper isn't mentioned in the teuthis.com manual. Do we have any more specifics about what this does? I'll email teuthis, too, and post any more information I find out. Alas, my newly-assembled Daisy doesn't work, with or without SJ1 bridged.
One note on determining LED polarity; The flat is no longer a 100% accurate way of telling, depending on source. I have a batch where that flat can be on either side of reality. The longer lead, or the "flag and post" internal construction are still holding. The post is on the longer lead, and is positive. The "flag" is pointing at it..
What are the dimensions of this player? What's the smallest box you can put it in?
I wonder when people will start making ogg player kits :P
NEVER!!!!! lol, no idea!
They already have the OGG chip, go design one :D
A stable PSP homebrew with flac and ogg would be great.

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