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I wanted a simple iPod amp for my garage. You need listen to something when you are working on your bike right? I only had one extra stereo speaker, ...
Parts: -Radio Shack Phono(RCA) Jack 274-346 $3.99 -4 small nuts and bolts. -Radio Shack DC Power Jack - 274-1576 $2.59 -Any old 8-12V wall wart that f...
Assemble this Amplifier kit and make sure it works. The kit comes with instructions but the PDF is available on the Velleman website www.vellemanusa.c...
If you are going to make this a portable model, skip ahead to step 3. Line up the power jack, rca connector and two nuts on one side of the project bo...
You are almost done now. I remove the posts on the velleman kit and use just standard solid 22awg wire. I use 2inch pieces so I can have room to sold...
Turn it on, you finished. If you want you could add a power switch and an LED to show it is on. If you use an LED, make sure to use a resistor (470 sh...
If you want to make a portable version... Survey your army box and see what you have to work with. Mine included a lamp, which worked! Putting that a...
Take your speaker apart. I was going to make it stereo with two amps, but I did not have the room in the box with these speakers. Mark the mounting h...
Now you need to cut out a hole for the speaker. I found a round cap that was the same size as the speaker and traced it out
I used a nibbing tool to cut out the circle from the metal lid. First drll a hole then poke the bibber through and go to town. File or dremel the the...
Cut out a piece of cheep screen to cover the speaker. Admittedly this is really just for looks.
Attach the speaker with your four nuts and bolts.
Drill a small hole on the left side of the box to attach the amp to. This giant metal box is going to take the place of the heatsink the amp kit came ...
Attach the amp, it's a good idea to cover the bottom of the amp with tape to keep from shorting out on the metal box .
Hook everything up with alligator clips and make sure it works, if you did this earlier then you can skip this step.
I lined the box with some foam I had around the house. To run this off of batteries solder two 9v battery connectors together, solder the black to th...
Solder the speaker wires to the amp where it is marked LS. I cut apart an old pair of headphones and used the cord to connect it to the amp. Cut the ...
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Posted:Mar 11, 2006
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