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Ipod / mp4 dock station or mp3 server controlled from bed with zero cost

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Hi, I would like to listen my mp3 songs on my home theater, but, my home theater is on my bedroom and my computer is on another side of my home. Tired of burn discs, I solved this problem...

I was need anything with continuous power supply, controlled from bed and with sleep function to listen my favorites mp3 until sleep...

So, I made this thing without buy anything.....basicaly I used 2 cables, a old mouse and a cheap mp4 player.....

Sorry my bad english, I am brazilian.

You will need:

1 - Cable - RCA to 3.5mm - ( I found a TDK cable on a old box with a lot of old cables...some cameras come with it and we never give importance)
2 - Old mouse...not slim mouse or mini-mouse...
3 - Little drill like dremel..
4 - 3m double face or any tape like this... but with strong fixation...
5 - Peace of Eva, rubber, or anything smooth...
6 - Glue or hot glue...
7 - Common cable like phone cable or cheap/old speaker cables....
8 - Plier;
9 - mom's hairdryer
10 - mp3 or mp4 player.


Step 1: Where I want listen my mp3...

Picture of Where I want listen my mp3...
 
wierd idiot6 years ago
All I can say is that I wish I lived in a house like that! Also I thought that was an Ipod. But anyways nice Ible.
Bartboy6 years ago
GOOD.
silx (author)  Bartboy6 years ago
Thanks!
Bartboy silx6 years ago
Although, you might want to add on one of the pictures "Not a real Ipod" Just because some members might think it is some foreign type of ipod.
silx (author)  Bartboy6 years ago
That's true...thanks!
cyrozap6 years ago
Fake iPod? Pretty good imitation, actually.
silx (author)  cyrozap6 years ago
Yeah...but menus aren't so easy like ipod... ipod is more fast, easy, slim, but with the same good headphone, sound quality it's not so different...
cyrozap silx6 years ago
As long as it can play music, it's a good player. I personally have an iPod touch. It was expensive ($200 for an 8GB refurbished), but I can use the Internet, check my email, listen to music, and run applications on it. I'm happy.
silx (author)  cyrozap6 years ago
Here on Brazil a IPOD touch 8gb used cost around $266 (US dolar) - and new: $348
lemonie6 years ago
Have you got a saw-wheel for the Dremel? I find they cut better than the grinding discs. L
silx (author)  lemonie6 years ago
Hi, on instructionable, I forgot english name for "little drill", so I used "like dremel". My unit is good, but, not so expensive like a dremel, it is sells here on Brazil with "fort" name.
lemonie silx6 years ago
Mine isn't a Dremel either, but it looked like you were having a hard time cutting (all the melted-plastic)? (can you see the wheel I've got?) L
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silx (author)  lemonie6 years ago
Yeahh, I can see...black thing is a peace of marble?!! Your unit cut marble??? Yes, it melted a little, but controllable...worst was little hot pieces of plastic flying on my face and chest... on the left is a gift from my fiancee on right is my unit on suitcase ...
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lemonie silx6 years ago
I have exactly the same box (left) - but you don't seem to have a saw-wheel. In that picture the marble is just to rest plastic on. L