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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.


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

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Step 2: Dismount a old optical mouse...

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Step 3: Measure it with your mp3 player...

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Step 4: Use protection glass for cut this...

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I don't know how to describe this step, because probably your mouse is different of my unit...and your mp3 player can be different too.. and it can be more or less slim of mine unit...

Step 5: Remove this things...

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Step 6: Mom's hairdryer and plier...

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Take your mom's hairdryer and turn on it directly on mouse...after some minutes, it will make plastic more easy to bend with plier and don't will broke or fissure...

Step 7: Smooth finishing....

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Step 8: Stronger tape

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On the back, put 2 pieces of stronger double face tape like 3m...I don't have this photo. :(

Step 9: Cable preparation...

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Gray cable on the photo is a Brazilian traditional phone cable, I don't know if your country use the same cable, but it have 2 pairs of isolated slim wires..

Step 10: Connections and continuous power supply...

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Step 11: Done! personalized, Discreet, Elegant, Small, and the most important: Free!!!

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I put a one touch function (macro), named "listen mp3" on my universal remote: This macro turn on my receiver, put on aux mode, 6 channel function, and 60 minutes sleep time. :)

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