VS1003 DIY Development Board


  • Supports VS1003 devices
  • Supported by VSIDE development tools
  • SPI interface and serial interface for VSIDE development tools and external MCU
  • 3 buttons user interface for Play/Pause, Next song/Volume +, Previous song/Volume - 
  • No MCU is required, boots from SPI EEPROM
  • Low power operation 
  • Uses MMC/SD/SDHC for storage. Hot-removal and insertion of card is supported. 
  • Supports FAT and FAT32 filesystems, including subdirectories (upto 16 levels) 
  • External MCU control through SCI or UART 
  • Code can be loaded through SCI by MCU 



  • VS1003 DIY board is a very easy to use board for VS1053, VS1063, VS1003, VS1103 and VS1011E devices. Most of the components on the board are DIP package except the VS device. It is very suitable for engineer and student. If they have difficulty during soldering VS device, a small SMD to DIP adaptor can be used. 


Audio Format Supported

  • MP3 = MPEG 1 & 2 audio layer III (CBR+VBR+ABR)
  • MP1 & MP2 = MPEG 1 & 2 audio layers I & II 
  • WMA 4.0/4.1/7/8/9 (5-384 kbps)
  • General MIDI 1 / SP-MIDI format 0



PCB layout