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This is an instructable about making a monitor speaker from a car speaker.
A cheap way of making some speakers just to get rid of those awefull computer crap.
I got inspired by some building links. Check them out before putting your own together.
DIY audioprojects bass reflex
Enjoy this build and let's make some noise!
Step 1: Materials and Tools
- 100 cm2, 6mm mdf (enough for this build, 8 euro)
- 3 mtr speaker wires (2,90 euro)
- wire connectors (2,50 euro each)
- car speakers (39 euro) sony 150 w, 2way, 4 ohm, 13 cm
- drill machine
- 3mm drill
- 20mm screws
- measuring stuff
- Utility knife
Step 2: Measuring the Case
25 cm high
20 cm wide
28 cm long
I made it a bit bigger than the speaker needs ia a car to improve the sound quality.
Saw the mdf wood with the jigsaw. Use a saw with small teeth.
Step 3: Measuring the Holes for the Speakers
The speaker is 13 cm in diameter. Make sure the hole fits the attach points. The hole must be a bit smaller. i made it 12 cm.
Step 4: Connecting the Wires and Creating the Case
Notice: in the back there is a hole missing on the picture. It is important to make an other hole above the connector. This extra hole makes your sound much richer.
The case is put together with glue and screws. Use the 3mm drill before you put in the screws. If you don't, the mdf will break.
Make sure it is air tight.
Step 5: Connecting the Speaker Wires
Make sure the red is on red and black on black.
Mount the speaker on the front panel of your case.
Step 6: Final Step, Testing
Put the hole case together and spin some records.
My amp is a pioneer 270 watt 4 ~ 16 ohm. The speakers are 150 watt and 4 ohm. I can't spin on full power but still enough to make my neigours angry.
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