HOW TO – Make a TRAXMOD – SD card MOD player

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HOW TO – Make a TRAXMOD – SD card MOD player

Here’s a DIY MOD player you can build (MOD is sorta like a MP3, popular in the 80’s with Amiga computers) – “TRAXMOD is a small digital audio player using the Philips LPC2103 ARM7TDMI-S high speed microcontroller chip (prior versions were based on Microchip dsPIC DSPs). Currently, the ARM port can play raw wave audio streaming off of a FAT formatted MMC/SD Card at 44100Hz, 10-bits, stereo. It is also beginning to play small 4 channel MOD files. The hardware for TRAXMOD/ARM can be built using a BBMICRO Protoboard and a few additional low cost components. “Link.


  • MOD Archive – Link.
  • Build your own MP3 player – Link.

2 thoughts on “HOW TO – Make a TRAXMOD – SD card MOD player

  1. ronaldscott says:

    MOD has far more in common with MIDI than it does with MP3. It’s strictly a synth thing. see for more information.

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