Introduction: JACK DANIELS BOOMBOX

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Made a boombox out of a jack daniels tin from costco.

Inside is laminated with this "ballistic" dynamat knockoff stuff that was kinda cheap from pep boys. Works perfect.

Spikes I had laying around from an old project when I was younger...couldnt really think of anything cool that was free to attach the speakers with so they went on.

Future  plans are probably make it bluetooth.

Amplifier-
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=300-385

SPEAKERS- yes they are 8ohm. Somehow I thought they were 4.... but they still sound amazing even cranked up.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=299-113

BATTERY-
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3932591&filterName=Type&filterValue=12V

These instructables helped me brain storm, learn how to pair speakers and amps and build this project and another much larger boombox i'm working on.
https://www.instructables.com/id/Droid-Head-Blaster-1/
https://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-reactive-21-audio-amplifier-flashy-ipod-do/
https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Boombox-Audiophile-Quality/
https://www.instructables.com/id/The-ULTIMATE-diy-boombox/

Comments

Whodonny (author)2016-11-02

how long ago did you buy the tin, I can't find one. Thx

ARGMISTER (author)Whodonny 2016-12-22

I had it for a yr or so. I think they have them around the holidays probably

MidnightMaker (author)2013-04-26

Looks good - now we just need to know what happened to the bottle :-)

sawaustin (author)MidnightMaker2016-11-03

:-)

ARGMISTER (author)MidnightMaker2013-05-02

I plead the fifth....

sawaustin (author)ARGMISTER2016-11-03

HAHAHAHA good one! clever!

sammydogjj (author)2014-02-02

I have been looking for some info on what amp I should use for a pair of these speakers: http://mobile.walmart.com/ip/Boss-Audio-5.25-2-Way-Car-Speakers-Full-Range-Chaos-Speakers-200W-Pair-of-Speakers/11968811 and if you could tell me the best amp for these I would be very appreciative. I want to make a portable boombox.

ARGMISTER (author)sammydogjj2014-02-28

Using those speakers would make for a kinda large portable system but you could. First find the RMS rating for the speaker and find a amplifier that is good for 4ohms and puts out a RMS rating close to the RMS of the speakers. Now Im sure the RMS is around 60 watts or so and most amplifiers that have that much power will require a big battery to run cause of the AMPS they pull. If you want a small around the campfire kinda portable then check out parts-express.com for the amps and speakers on there, depending on your setup you could get just as loud in a much smaller package.

sammydogjj (author)ARGMISTER2014-04-10

Sorry for the late response, I had build mine before your reply and it turned out well.

sammydogjj (author)2014-02-02

Great apologies, I seem to have posted the wrong link. Here are mine http://m.ebay.com/itm/131033733795?cmd=VIDESC

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