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An old vintage radio transformed into a slot loading DVD player. The 4 buttons control power, play/pause, stop, and eject and it can also be controlle...
I got the case from a vintage radio repair man in town. The DVD player is a slot loading Insignia model http://www.insignia-products.com/p-140-insigni...
Cut a slot the size of a DVD in the case and then mount the DVD drive vertically to line up with the slot. Just below the DVD drive is the DVD motherb...
Wired in a blue LED (with a 100 ohm resistor in series) to 5V off the power supply. The power supply had a 5V label which made this very easy. Then mo...
In order for everything to mount correctly, some of the wires had to be lengthened.
Cut out the IR receiver from the motherboard and then mount on the front of the case so the DVD player can be controlled via remote control in additio...
Mount the display from original DVD player on the back of the case. I had to cut out a slot with the Dremel and then glued it in using Weldbond glue. ...
Mount and cut out an acrylic piece to cover the back of the case. On the top left, you can see the working display. On the top right is where the fr...
All done, the retro DVD player in action
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Posted:Sep 20, 2007
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