Introduction: An Altoids Speaker

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This is my altoids speaker that I just finished enjoy!
Watch the video to see how loud it gets.

Step 1: Tools and Parts

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All the parts and tools needed are listed below:
Saudering iron
old speaker
altoids can
drill brush
1 1/4in. hole driller
heat shrink

Step 2: Drilling

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Drill two holes and hot glue some paper on to the bottom of the can so it won't short circuit.
Also drill holes onto the side for a switch and the led.

Step 3: Test

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Test the speakers and chip!

Step 4: Hot Gluing

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Start hot gluing the tin can together and watchout don't get too much on the chip!
To glue the speakers just set it down aligned with the holes and just circle around with the glue gun.

Step 5: Done!

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Test that your speaker works after every step their were some weird and hard to find problems with this thing.


nathansandberg13 (author)2016-02-25

very cool im gonna make it

The Dark Lord (author)2014-02-13

...That's when she said "I don't hate you boy I just want to save you while there's still something left to save"...

de4th98 (author)2013-09-11

Where did you get the chip.

dodo91 (author)2013-09-01

This isn't how to "Make" a speaker, more of how to transfer an already made speaker device into an altoids tin. Making a speaker would require a way to amplify the volume coming from the headphone line, which is what the old speaker board does.

JuJer (author)2013-05-22

Man it would help if u out the battery inside the alto ifs tin

JKPieGuy (author)2012-10-08

I give you credit, but it could be improved.

hotrod1 (author)2010-11-10

it's me hayden. I felt like bothering somebody today, and I saw your speaker thingy here. So yeah...

Derek Vigil (author)hotrod12011-06-06

Hayden... Falconberg?

hotrod1 (author)Derek Vigil2011-10-08


wiidaniel0 (author)hotrod12010-11-11

you're a loser...

Derek Vigil (author)2011-09-10

Where did you get the speakers?

drabinowitz (author)2011-08-23

with all of the spare space you have in the altoids tin, why position the two speakers to the side and house the battery inside the tin?

noah472 (author)2011-01-07

what kind of circuit board is that

John Smith27 (author)noah4722011-06-19

I think it was inside the old speaker casing as so it was not on all the time

About This Instructable




Bio: I'm into making alot of things my latest projects were a rotating live feed spycam and an altoids speaker.
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