by Ohmic Electronics

An open-source, Arduino-compatible, ESP32-based audio development board

Sep 16, 2021

Thank You!

Thanks to your support, PICO DSP has reached its funding goal and can now be put into production. We would just like to offer up a sincere thank you to everyone for supporting this campaign – and for supporting open source design and collaboration! Read the full update.

Sep 14, 2021

Programming Your Board & Next Steps

We hope everyone is keeping well. For this update, we'll first have a look at some of the different options for programming PICO DSP, then we'll talk a bit about what comes next! We're still looking for a few more backers to reach our funding goal and put these boards into production, so if you've been waiting to make up your mind—or if you still have a question about the project that hasn't been answered yet—now's the time. Please don't hesitate to get in touch! Read the full update.

Sep 01, 2021

Audio Codec, Inputs, and Outputs

For this week's update, we'll take a closer look at the WM8978 audio codec and how to enable and use the additional inputs and outputs on the PICO DSP. We'll also have a look at how to run your DSP code on either core 0 or core 1 of the ESP32. Read the full update.

Aug 25, 2021

A New MIDI Adaptor, Updates on the Eurorack Module, and More FAQs!

After the last week's FAQ, some of you were asking about MIDI input and output and how to attach other peripherals to PICO DSP and control their parameters. Here's our answer! Read the full update.

Aug 18, 2021

Exploring the Spatial Features of Sound Waves

In this update, we take a closer look at the MEMS microphone array on PICO DSP and how it can be configured to change the microphone pickup pattern. Read the full update.

Aug 12, 2021

First FAQs answered!

In this update, we answer some common questions we've gotten from you about the PICO DSP. Read the full update.

Aug 10, 2021

A tour of our schematics and PCB

This week's update provides an overview of Pico DSP's schematics and PCB design Read the full update.

Aug 02, 2021

Red Means Recording!

PICO DSP is now live on Crowd Supply! After many months of development work, we're excited to finally be able to get this project off our lab bench and out into the wild. If you've subscribed to our pre-launch page, many thanks for your interest so far, and don't forget to check out the full campaign page, which has a lot more information and resources. Read the full update.

$9,453 raised

of $9,000 goal

105% Funded! Order Below

Product Choices


PICO DSP Original Edition

A PICO DSP board with 4 MB of flash memory and 8 MB PSRAM. Ships with unsoldered male pin headers, a JST battery connector, and a test firmware application installed.


PICO DSP Strawberry Edition

A PICO DSP board with 16 MB of external flash. Ships with unsoldered male pin headers, a JST battery connector, and a test firmware application installed. Intended for advanced users.


PICO DSP With Eurorack Expansion Module

An Original or Strawberry Edition PICO DSP with a Eurorack modular synthesizer instrument interface. Ships with a Eurorack power cable and a sample oscillator firmware application pre-installed


Ohmic Electronics

Experimental audio design & practice

Andy Wilson

Qualitas Electronics, Ltd.


Electronics manufacturing

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