The Maker Kit - 1st version

Bring your ideas to life with voice! The Snips Maker Kit is infinitely hackable, open source, and Private by Design. Enjoy all the best features of the Snips AI Voice Platform in a complete DIY smart speaker for your home. What will you build?

The Maker Kit includes hardware components specially selected by Snips to easily build a powerful AI voice assistant that you can safely run in your home without anyone listening in. The kit contains the following components:

  • Raspberry Pi 3

  • ReSpeaker 2-Mics Pi HAT

  • 3W - 4Ω speaker

  • 4GB class 3 SD card

  • Snips mounting board

  • Power supply, adapters and screws

In this guide, we’ll show you how to quickly assemble the Maker Kit to bring your ideas to life with voice. Your voice assistant should run seamlessly with the included Raspberry Pi board and other components connected and running.

Assembling the Kit

Follow the step-by-step guide below to build the kit. It should take less than 5 minutes.

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Start playing!

Well done! Your Maker Kit is now built! Use the included rope to hang your Maker Kit anywhere you want! It is now time to add apps to the Maker Kit, so that it can actually react to your voice commands! Head over to the Quick Start Raspberry Pi guide to get the device set up on your home network and add apps to it.