I am still looking for the right housing for the make mp3 player kit. It sounds really nice. But I have yet to find the right box to drop it in.

Step 1: Tools and Parts

Tools Required
Wire Strippers
Helping Hands
Soldering iron

Parts Required
Make MP3 Player Kit
Project Box
Return to Center DPST Toggle Switches (3)
SPST Toggle Switch (1)
LED Holder
Power Plug
5v Power Source
150 ohm resistor

Yes I have an extra switch shown... I can't count.
can you make me a list of parts a prices and where to buy or were you bough them thank a-lot
Here you go: -RadioShack Project Box 6x4x2 #270-1806 $4.99 -RadioShack 5mm Blue LED #276-311 $3.49 -RadioShack LED Holder #276-080 $1.49 -RadioShack Toggle Switch SPST Toggle Switch #275-624 $2.99 -RadioShack 150 Ohm Resistor #271-010 $0.99 -RadioShack Size M Power Connector #274-1563 $2.99 -MakeZine MP3 Player Kit #MKMP3KIT $114.95 -DPST Toogle switches with spring return-ebay $6 for 25.
<p>Sorry, where did the mp3 maker kit come from?</p>
thanks you very much
<p>&quot;why don't you use the altoids tin. seems to be used for ever other project&quot;</p><p>Probably the question is the answer!</p><p>;-)</p>
why don't you use the altoids tin. seems to be used for ever other project
Two reasons: - You'd need a really big altoids tin, the makemp3 kit is huge. - Altoids tins are played out, just like steampunk. -Joe
I use the same enclosure for my portable amp made with old computer speakers.. I was just looking up an mp3 player circuit so I could add that to it when I found this lol :)
I like the NES controller MP3 player, that might look cool
ALTOIDS TIN!!<br/>I'm definitely making one this summer =] <br/>great idea<br/>
VERY original </sarcasm>
i didn't say it was original. it states in the instructable he's looking for a different housing b/c of the size.
the mp3 player is a fairly new invention. a switch board like that is pretty old, retro. making it with little switches and a little, thin, round, transparent box would look much cooler, cuz u only bought the actual mp3, then added the switches. it's nice anyway
or maybe a handheld radio or walkman
hey, why don't you use an old cd player, you could rewire the buttons on it, then make it so that you can replace the memory card and battery at will.
nice work, but it seems a little big...
personally think it should be bigger, with giant knobs. Everyone has a tiny mp3 player...individualism is cool (and horribly inconvenient.)
true, but there's a point. Remember the mind-bent fork. Just because you're unique... doesn't mean you're any more useful.
Nice, kinda bulky yet stunningly sleek
Cool. :)
Good instructable... a bit pricey for my taste!
this SCREAMS Altoids Tin
although it looks too wide now that i think about it...

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