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This instructable walks you through the steps of creating and installing a unit that will play any audio for up to 20 seconds when a toilet is flushed.  The audio is easily recorded onto the unit using a built in microphone. 

Here is a video of the finished product:

Tools + Supplies:

Radio Shack Recording Module  ($10.99)
Soldering Iron
Copper Wire
Electrical Tape
Duct Tape
Hot Glue Gun
9 Volt Battery
Momentary Switch (Push Button)
Project Box (I used a plastic 16mm film container)
Exacto Knife

Optional but useful

Wire Strippers
Third Hand Soldering Station
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Step 1: Extend Play Button

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Remove the "Play" button from the center of the circuit board by unbending the little metal ring that holds it in place and removing the rubber button.

Cut two 3ft long pieces of copper wire and strip the ends.

Solder the two wires to the exposed metal terminals of the play button.

Step 2: Cut off Record Button

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(Ignore this step if your additional push button is flat like the record button.)

Cut off the "record" button.  Make sure to leave enough wire on the circuit to be able to attach a new button.

Remove any wire still attached to the button and strip the ends of the wires that are sticking out of the circuit.

Step 3: Solder New Play Button

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Solder the flat button to the "play" 3ft long wires.

(Use the button you just cut off in the previous step or use your additional button if you skipped the last step)

Step 4: Solder New Record Button

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(If your additional button is flat and you did not cut off the record button you can skip this step)

Solder your additional button to the "record" button wires.  You might want to use your copper wire to extend how far the button can reach.

**At this point you are done with the electronic components.  Your circuit should look like the second picture. 

Step 5: Mount Speaker

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Trace your speaker on the outside of the project box.

Cut out a hole along your mark using an Exacto knife.

Glue the speaker into the hole in the project box. (The box will actually amplify the sound)

nodoubtman3 years ago
so funny ahhaha! :P
J-Five3 years ago
I think someone has too much time on their hands. LOL!!!!