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Cellphone Charging / Music Station (Reuse old desktop speakers)

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I decided to use my old desktop stereo speakers & incorporate them in my charging station, so i can play my music with more bass. (A lot better than cellphone's loudspeaker) + can be used as an extremely loud speakerphone or  an extremely loud alarm clock.

Step 1: Get donor speakers

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Get old desktop speakers or any pair of powered speakers. Small enough to fit in to the box that you have chosen.

Step 2: Disassemble

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Carefully remove the drivers, transformer and the circuit and any other components.

Step 4: Time to add the amplifier, transformer & drivers in the Charging station.


OK, from where did the charging station come from? Here. My earlier project. Please watch.

Step 7: Make speaker grill

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Take any reference and make holes to make it look like a speaker grill. 

Step 8: Mark on Both sides.

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Or if you want to go creative, go ahead and make any design you like.

Step 9: Mark the dots. (again, use your creativity)

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Step 10: Make holes with soldering iron

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Make holes on the dots  with the soldering iron. (Do not inhale any resulting fumes)

Step 11: Clean it up a bit.

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It could get messy, shave of excess plastic with blade, knife or a steel ruler.

Step 12: Place the lid.

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Step 13: Done!

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Done! Now it can be used to play your favorite tunes, radio, or as a speakerphone or put it on high volume and make sure you wake up in the morning! 

Note: I could have put the volume controls on the outside if i wanted, but i want to make it look clean. So I kept the vol (on the amplifier) at 80% & set my desired volume through the Phone.
 
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Really awesome one! but your trick also works on travel speaker too!

o have you heard of cosmic gate exploration of space great song
lllshreelll (author)  hellmaster9932 years ago
I wasn't aware of this group to be honest. but I did listen to that song. I liked it :) What kind of music are you in to?
hey man you want to chat like i sent you a message and you write back right away. ? fair yes or no.
well i like rock and roll kiss ac-dc sting and darudge.
your very welcome. o, how long did it take for you to make it.?
lllshreelll (author)  hellmaster9932 years ago
Was very quick. Half an hour maybe :) good thing is now i dont have messy cables getting tangled. We have 7 cellphones at home, so imagine the mess. I am planning to make a better charging/music station
i know how frustrating tangled cables can get. o good luck on your next project.
nice job man Darksatar3 three
lllshreelll (author)  hellmaster9932 years ago
thx! will post some more projects soon.