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No we're not stealing musical beats of any kind but we are going to make leds flash to music using a joule thief circuit with a slight modifacation
you could buy parts or salvage them like I did , but anyways you need :toroid bead3.5mm audio jackthin wireled (any colour)270 ohms resistor (red,violet,brown,gold)s9014 transistor or equivalentstripboard ...
First off I would start with the toroid you need really thin wire with quite thin insulation, you want about 9-11 wraps around the toroid bead. After that ...
Now plug it into a music sorce and hope for the best.I've found this wont work with some mp3 players with low volume but it works on laptops ...
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