This is a project that I produced for my Product Design GCSE, I then adapted it so that it would be easier to explain as an Instructable
The speaker has a custom housing that suits a certain theme, for my GCSE I chose the theme of the 4 seasons, but the main style I chose was a snowflake and that's the style that I will be using to explain the design and build proccess.
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It is possible that some may steps change as I continue with my GCSE and evaluate the speakers further.
Step 1: Materials and equipment
- 3mm Acrylic plastic - Speaker housing & amp housing - 1300x500mm (This may change for your designs, but I found used this amount, and had some left over)
- 3mm Acrylic plastic - Speaker grills - 160x100mm
- A pair of speakers - I used a pair of Peerless 3 inch full range speakers - you might have to edit the files if you wish to use a different speaker.
- A amp (Height needs to be under 50mm at the moment - It will require more modding otherwise, but I plan to do that soon) - I just used one that I found lying around, but you must make sure that the speakers have the right power rating.
- x38 10mm M4 bolts - These are used to hold all the housings together (Can be a different width, but M4 is what I used and it is strong enough)
- x8 30mm M4 bolts - These are used to hold the speaker and customisable front on. (As I said with the 20mm bolts, I used M4, but other sizes might work)
- x46 M4 Nuts - Used to fix all the bolts in place.
- x12 M4 Self tapping screws - This is to screw into the wall or what ever you are connecting to, length is to your discretion.
- Hot glue
- Access to a laser cutter
- Access to a oven or similar (Optional - for bending)
- A drill
- A pasta bowl (Optional - for bending)
- The correct M4 tool for the fixing that you are using (In my case it was a M4 hex key)
- Hot glue gun