Introduction: Make Your Own Boombox
In this project I will show you how to create a Boombox that mainly consists of a car radio, salvaged speakers and two 12V lead acid batteries. This upgraded version is louder and lighter than my previous Boombox and can play its tunes up to 9 hours continuously. Let's get started!
Step 1: Watch the Video!
The video gives you all the information you need to make your own Boombox. The following steps are just a couple of additional details to make your life easier.
Step 2: Order Your Components!
Here you can find a parts list with example sellers for your convenience.
1x Car Radio: http://amzn.to/1TOnFPC
2x Lead Acid Battery: http://amzn.to/1WsXNfD
1x Charging Controller: http://amzn.to/1WsX1zl
4x DPDT Switch: http://amzn.to/1U57g6I
2x Speaker: http://amzn.to/1WsX9i3
1x Speaker Terminal: http://amzn.to/1U57Zon
1x AC Socket: http://amzn.to/1U56AOK
1x 12V 10A Power Supply: http://amzn.to/1TOo1Wq
1x Antenna: http://amzn.to/1TOopUO
1x Wood Chest: -
Wago Terminals: http://amzn.to/1WsXtgJ
1x Car Radio: http://amzn.to/1XGBhPm
2x Lead Acid Battery: http://amzn.to/1TOpwnm
1x Charging Controller: http://amzn.to/1XGBqSU
4x DPDT Switch: http://amzn.to/1TOpRX8
2x Speaker: http://amzn.to/1XGB3b7
1x Speaker Terminal: http://amzn.to/1TOpAU7
1x AC Socket: http://amzn.to/1XGBx0K
1x 12V 10A Power Supply: http://amzn.to/1UmfgTk
1x Antenna: http://amzn.to/1UmeCFA
1x Wood Chest: http://amzn.to/1TOqPD1
Wago Terminals: http://amzn.to/1TOqGiI
1x Car Radio: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
2x Lead Acid Battery: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
1x Charging Controller: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
4x DPDT Switch: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
1x Speaker Terminal: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
1x AC Socket: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
1x 12V 10A Power Supply: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
1x Wood Chest: -
Wago Terminals: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...
Step 3: Test Your Circuit!
It is always a good idea to test your circuit before mounting all the components inside the wood chest. Feel free to use my wiring scheme to do so.
Step 4: Mount Your Components!
If your circuit worked perfectly it is time to relocate it inside the wood chest. You can use my attached pictures as a reference.
Step 5: Success!
You did it! You just created your own Boombox!
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hey i have three options to charge this battery
1. battery with 12 smps.
2. battery with 2A transformer and diode assembly
3. using lm2596.
which one is great for this arrangement.
and will these power up radio if battery is not connecteed ??
how much current does your tape takes??
and how much current does your power supply takes??
Is the second battery being used? It's hard to see in the pictures and the diagram is a little confusing.
Hello, congratulations on your bombox, I did one a week ago, but I have some doubts.
You can not send the complete schematic, because I see that the PSU is always connected to the battery, is not that bad?
I'm a HIFI builder and I call myself Blink.
Regards and thank you