Make a Headphone Speaker From a CD Laser Lens

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Introduction: Make a Headphone Speaker From a CD Laser Lens

CD and other optical drives have small coils and magnets to focus the laser with. I show how to extract the assembly and hook it up to music devices. The resulting speaker has great potential as a headphone. Use an MP3 player or other audio device that isn't precious to you, it may malfunction when connected to the speaker.

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    that's, i don't know what that is, it's positive, it's... it's one of those things that i wish i had thought of before i tore apart my supply of dead cd drives...

    a: Why does it have to be an "old" mp3 player?
    b: Is there such a thing as an "old" mp3 player?

    Otherwise - great video. Cheers.