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How to make a mp3 car horn? Answered

I have only seen one consumer product on the market and it retails about $200.
I'm not up for spending that much for what seems like such a simple goal.

Is there some kind of  MP3 chipset/micro-controller with a USB input where you can load a .mp3 onto a flash drive (or onboard memory) and then wire it up to a speaker/horn?

This all seems really simple in writing but is this something one could actually do?

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GirthB (author)2016-09-16

Resurrecting an ancient thread but...

For those that come across this page, looking for a DIY MP3 car horn or sound I found this how to soundboard using raspberry pi.

It would work perfectly coupled with a nice megaphone horn or something similar and would give you buttons for each custom sound.

http://makezine.com/projects/make-33/simple-soundboard/

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MikeK172 (author)2016-07-25

Horntones FX-550 can be found at www.horntones.com

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RavensCraft (author)2012-08-08

Get an electronic megaphone/bullhorn from Ebay
and replace its microphone with an audio plug
that will plug into an mp3 player.
The higher the wattage on the bullhorn, ,the louder it will be.
I saw some 25 and 50 wattt models for sale.

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MIDIcine (author)RavensCraft2012-08-09

Are you sure that it will accept it If I just unsolder the microphone and switch it with a input module?

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onrust (author)2012-08-09

look on myxer.com for a free download

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Vyger (author)2012-08-08

How about checking out doorbells. Some of those have programmable "ring tones" and it sounds like that is all you are really looking for. You would have to get a power inverter but those are pretty cheap now.

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