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These instructions (my first, so be nice) show you how I transformed an old laptop with a broken screen (white strips on the screen) into a design MP3...
The first thing you'll need is a laptop. I used an old 700MHz laptop with a color screen. The screen has 2 large white bands because some connections ...
The easiest way to setup your laptop is to make it before dismantling it. You will need a keyboard, the screen connected... make sure your soundcard, ...
Modify the wiring: I plugged a USB cable to hide the plug behind the box. Here is a view of the interior of the box. I kept the wifi adaptor to be abl...
I plug a modified keyboard into the keyboard input. I will (it's not finished) connect 5 buttons to play, stop, control the songs.
Buy a glass frame and paint one side with the color of your choice (for me black). I painted a frame around the glass to hide the double face tape I s...
Remove the screen from the box and find a way to make the glass really attached to the LCD. The two broken strips of the screen are hidden by the pain...
Once taped to the glass, we cannot see the bands anymore...
The most difficult part of the project is to have the screen + frame attached to the rest of the box. I cut a plate of metal (cover of a VCR) and made...
Once you tested your connection, hang your creation, turn it on and enjoy your music. I used windows XP. I designed a small interface that fits to the...
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