Instructables: exploring - technology - loud Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:32:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth
Portable Boombox/Speaker With Bluetooth - More DIY How To Projects]]> william444555 So, you have a Bluetooth speaker but its lacking in volume and bass, this project cost me under £40 ($60) and packs a VERY loud punch. the whole project took me a whole summer holiday so around 6 weeks. the battery life on this project has not been measured because i cannot have it playing constantl...
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Sun, 20 Sep 2015 12:48:41 PDT
Vibrofoot - Silence your printer
Vibrofoot - Silence your printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Downunder35m I got really annoyed by the vibrations and noise I had to endure while printing.Especially certain diagonal movement caused everything to mae noise.Of course I tried the usual remedies you will find in printing forums, like an enclosure, cork disks between motor and mounts and so on.But when I had t...
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Mon, 7 Sep 2015 21:15:08 PDT
Air raid siren from a sewing machine
Air raid siren from a sewing machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Downunder35m I looked around for a usable siren that is neither based on a speaker nor just a tiny "whistle".Sadly there was nothing good around.What was there not to like on the many available siren models?1. Most are just tiny and createnothing but an annoying noise.2. Classic designs, scaled to around 10cm di...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 21:55:51 PDT
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W
Powerfull Portable Bluetooth Speaker 2x5W - More DIY How To Projects]]> bartroosen Bluetooth SpeakerMake your own powerfull Bluetooth Speaker with some extra features, easy explained, cheap and handy to use for less then 15$. Maybe you have some components which you don't need to buy like 5W speakers and some lithium batteries to make it less expensive like I did. In the following...
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Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:01:15 PDT
Radio and Speakers
Radio and Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmržljak I decided to make an radio for my father in law. Because he was always saying how great it would be to hear the sound from his old samsung speakers. But it was hard to hear that nice warm sound, because one day many years ago he wanted to repair his samsung radio, but he never got it back fro...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:56:44 PDT
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver
DIY pocket sized bluetooth receiver - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos In this project I'm making an wireless bluetooth receiver that you can connect to any amplifier or headset and you don't have to deal whit the AUX cable and that you can't use your phone far away while playing music.This is an easy project and an fun one! Its 3v coming from the batteries and goes in...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 12:38:08 PST
BoomBoX Lepai 2020A+
BoomBoX Lepai 2020A+ - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmržljak I finally made my boombox. The sound that comes out of it is fantastic. For the color I used metallic silver. I am also very impressed by the LEPAI 2020A + amplifier. The power from amplifier is really impressive. I bought it on ebay. I did read some good rewievs for this amplifier and decided to bu...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:00:29 PDT
Party Box
Party Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> cquestinnov No matter if it is hot out or cold out, having music with you will make any weather feel better.This Party box will take the tunes where you want to go. The Party Box If you want a fun weekend project.This video will walk you through building it. Tools and Parts Parts list for Portable music ...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 05:32:47 PDT
Give a broken boombox a new lease of life
Give a broken boombox a new lease of life - More DIY How To Projects]]> andytompkins I was given this rather cool looking boombox. Unfortunately a lot of components on the circuit board were black and blown and it would have been a lot of work to try and fix. I guessed that the speakers would probably work, so I decided to wire them up to a new amp instead.Parts required: Broken boo...
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Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:38:59 PDT
Vintage Inspired Stereo
Vintage Inspired Stereo - More DIY How To Projects]]> travderose This project started with the purchase of an old am/fm receiver. I bought it from a thrift store in a spur of the moment decision just because I thought it was cool, not really having any plans for it. Then the brainstorming began and this is what I came up with. I wanted to keep the vintage look...
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Tue, 29 Jul 2014 13:23:29 PDT
Portable Phone/Media Speaker
Portable Phone/Media Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jords001 Ever wanted a speaker that's louder than normal a passive speaker but doesn't have it's own independent power source? Then this is what you have been looking for. What's Needed So for this simple Instructable you only really need three things- A portable USB speaker (I got a Cyber one for $10 and...
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 14:34:34 PDT
Industrial Electronics Case Speaker
Industrial Electronics Case Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> RCS82 Are you in need of a good set of portable speakers? Are your current portable speakers missing a kick ass shoulder strap? Are ammo can speakers just not classy looking enough to take to your more fancy get togethers? Well you're in luck because you have found the Industrial Electronics Case Speaker....
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:35:01 PDT
Cutting A Glass Bottle In Half With String and Fire TrollFaceTheMan In this video I will show how to Cut a glass bottle in half using String and Fire! Well actually it is more of Fracture but you get the point... This usually ends up with a pretty strait break line, and two half's... String and a fuel source will be needed (will depend on how thick the string you u...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 12:39:14 PST
Make a Homemade Bluetooth Speaker DIYPerks In this build log you can see how I built my own bluetooth speaker, and the design process behind it. Optimised for bass, the final unit beats the Jawbone Jambox, which is saying something! Here is a list of parts, searching ebay (worldwide) directly for the quoted items should allow you to buy the...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:23:06 PDT
Car Horn Prank Box
Car Horn Prank Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo A beloved coworker is returning from Canada soon and in his honor I have created the car horn prank box. Basically, when the red button is pressed, and an LED blinks indicating that there is thirty seconds in which to hide the box somewhere dark. Once the thirty seconds expire, the next time that ...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 14:20:39 PDT
Customized Speaker Box- Bud Light
Customized Speaker Box- Bud Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> johndowns Here is how to make a custom box for any old speaker that you have lying around, I used a speaker that I took out of my car when I replaced my car audio. It is a very simple project with the hardest part being deciding what you want the speaker to be mounted in.  Materials: 1. old speaker 2. plywo...
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Sat, 25 May 2013 06:29:48 PDT
Make your iPad louder with SUGRU!
Make your iPad louder with SUGRU! - More DIY How To Projects]]> sivhead A device to increase the sound of your iPad. For use when the tiny rear facing speaker just isn't enough. Find Find a piece of plastic you would otherwise recycle. In this case it is a jelly container. Cut Cut the plastic to fit behind the iPad's rear facing speaker. Add Add sugru arms hugg...
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Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:53:25 PDT
BoomBox - Inexpensive and Easy to Build For iPhone And MP3
BoomBox - Inexpensive and Easy to Build For iPhone And MP3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid This Instructable will teach you how to create a great sounding BoomBox that can be powered with most any mp3 player or laptop.I spent less than $60.00 on this project because I already had a few of the parts in my studio.This project requires very few tools and very little electrical knowledge, per...
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Wed, 2 Jan 2013 16:28:29 PST
How to Creaste a Portable IPod/Music Player Super Loud Speaker!
How to Creaste a Portable IPod/Music Player Super Loud Speaker! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Houstonlax Many people enjoy the listening of music, but portablity, and sound quality are a must have when listening to music. DIY LOUD Spreakers Items: Tape-suggest electrical tape but any will do! speaker wire-or any red/black electrical wire scissors-(didn't use in this tutorial but for striping the speake...
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Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:47:03 PDT
Super Loud Horn for Your Bike
Super Loud Horn for Your Bike - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer I wanted to come-up with the loudest horn possible for by motoried push bike without it taking up too much room and also have the batteries rechargable.  The following is the end result. With this horn I promoise you'll never be worried about a car getting too close again.  Just one blast is enoug...
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Mon, 7 May 2012 02:00:53 PDT
555 Square-Wave Theremin
555 Square-Wave Theremin - More DIY How To Projects]]> toast5678 For this project, you will need: 10k ohm resistor 10 megohm resistor A 3.9k or 4.7k ohm resistor  555 Timer ic & socket 2N3904 NPN transistor  .01u ceramic capacitor USB cable Piezoelectric speaker photo-transistor (or other type of input, pot's and skin work fine) wires and connectors  Schematic ...
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 14:28:05 PDT
Cellphone Charging / Music Station (Reuse old desktop speakers)
Cellphone Charging / Music Station (Reuse old desktop speakers) - More DIY How To Projects]]> lllshreelll I decided to use my old desktop stereo speakers & incorporate them in my charging station, so i can play my music with more bass. (A lot better than cellphone's loudspeaker) + can be used as an extremely loud speakerphone or  an extremely loud alarm clock. Get donor speakers Get old desktop spe...
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 13:21:24 PST
ShoxAMP - More DIY How To Projects]]> DRH1469 Hello every one this is how to hack a Shox or other mini speaker in to an amp. What you need: Cheap Mini speaker 3\4' carboard box higher than the Speaker 1 twetter speaker ( the small one in the photo) 1 mid range speake (the middle one) Masking tape Paper tape(the see throug stuff) Prestik Sharp...
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Sat, 11 Feb 2012 06:17:06 PST
Electronic Tether Alarm
Electronic Tether Alarm - More DIY How To Projects]]> jimtran93 Christmas has come and gone, and this year I treated myself to a new digital SLR camera with all the works. Living in a college dorm, a issue of  the security of my camera has come up. Spending some time to think, I figured that I would just buy a small safe to keep in my room. However, another prob...
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Tue, 27 Dec 2011 02:09:54 PST
Boost Volume With Paper Cups
Boost Volume With Paper Cups - More DIY How To Projects]]> benbar12 When you want to share your music with friends headphones just aren't loud enough. Fix that with cups to boost volume! Materials Below is a list of materials. Trace First you will need the cups, pen, and a speaker. Take the speaker and place it on the cup as desired and trace around it. Poke...
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Tue, 12 Jul 2011 19:37:09 PDT
DIY - $25.00 Soundproof HiFi Headphones
DIY - $25.00 Soundproof HiFi Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> dsjackson1 Mowing, chainsawing, jack-hammering, running compressors, etc.  Wouldn't it be nice if you could listen to music or podcasts while you're doing these loud tasks?  Want to actually hear your iPod? This DIY article will show you step-by-step how to construct completely soundproof, high fidelity headp...
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Mon, 31 Jan 2011 09:25:17 PST
Ammo Box Speakers
Ammo Box Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> dustinbikes This instructable will demonstrate how to turn a .50 caliber ammunition box into a sweet set of speakers that can be used with your mp3 player, laptop, or any other portable device. This set of speakers is rugged, compact, easy to take on the go, and LOUD!  The whole project will cost about $50.00 ...
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Sun, 2 Jan 2011 18:17:17 PST
Vacuum Cleaner Subwoofer (Subwoofer com Aspirador de po)
Vacuum Cleaner Subwoofer (Subwoofer com Aspirador de po) - More DIY How To Projects]]> djairjr This was an old vacuum cleaner that I had here at home.I could not find the hose and original accessories and the machine was too noisy. It was sometimes used, replacing an air compressor in a drama where I had done the set design. Was stopped since. My goal was to turn it into a useful object again...
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Tue, 24 Aug 2010 17:45:44 PDT
The Geek Group - 2010 Air Raid Siren Demo thermoelectric Just thought I'd stick my head back in and show another few Geek Group videos. You can visit their website here, and their YouTube channel here. A little info on The Geek Group. The Geek Group is a federally licensed 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on science, technology, engineering, ma...
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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 11:45:57 PDT
Film Canister Speakers(Sound Shooters)
Film Canister Speakers(Sound Shooters) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jrivas123 These are some pretty loud speakers from two film cannisters and over the ear headphones with ok sound Parts needed: 1. Two black of white film canisters 2. Round 1 inch diameter speakers 3. Two water bottle caps that will fit over speakers snugly 4. Ipod or source for sound Tools needed: 1.Dril...
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Sat, 16 Jan 2010 08:07:40 PST
Make your teeny music player's speaker louder
Make your teeny music player's speaker louder - More DIY How To Projects]]> clockworkdoorbell In this Instructable we investigated ways to boost the output from any mobile phone's built-in speaker... without any electronics! How it works The detail of the physics is beyond me, I'm sorry to say.The basic idea is that loudspeakers don't transfer the electrical power supplied to them into so...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:00:25 PDT
Heavy sleepers' alarm clock
Heavy sleepers' alarm clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> k_man93 Hello everyone,Okay, so basically I have modified a small battery powered clock to use a smoke detector speaker. It is super loud and could possibly be used as a device to reanimate the dead. Please keep in mind this is my first Instructable, so just bear with me. Let's get this started! Things y...
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Wed, 19 Aug 2009 20:57:28 PDT
Cheap Speaker RuckSack Thats LOUD!
Cheap Speaker RuckSack Thats LOUD! - More DIY How To Projects]]> superrob I'm too young really to remember old skool 1980's Boomboxes and 1990's field raves, but not too young to admire them :D today's equivalent of the boombox it seems is people walking down the street holding their mobile phones quietly playing some distorted, poor quality and bassless tune. Or little p...
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Thu, 23 Jul 2009 07:28:18 PDT
bakeing soda and vinigar bomb
bakeing soda and vinigar bomb - More DIY How To Projects]]> RastaMonkey this is something alot of you all know, but for those who dont READ ON. OK. Just so your all familiar I am making PYRO LABS a series so that all of you flame-loving, explosion making arsinists and pyros like myself can have some fun. stuff u will need this is very simple all you need is (as the t...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 21:53:08 PDT
portable concert set-up
portable concert set-up - More DIY How To Projects]]> RastaMonkey OK this was a tough one. but being the smart, awesome, genius that I am ;) I managed to figure it out. OK really its not that hard depending on what kind of tools you have open to you. but may I warn you it is incredibly DANGEROUS (you could die). disclaimer: if you happen to get electrocuted while ...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 22:20:13 PDT
How to make a small speaker for an ipod
How to make a small speaker for an ipod - More DIY How To Projects]]> FenderStrat Hello!In this instuctable, I will show you how to make a simple speaker arrangement you can make for an ipod or any other mp3 player. You should have a very basic understanding of wiring going into this. Materials Here is a list of materials needed:-Ipod (touch is what i used, so it is larger th...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2009 13:15:34 PDT
THE TOASTER BOOMBOX!!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> aplauche mission: create a boombox within the shell of a toaster why you ask??? exactly. i dont have the most recent picture which has integrated speakers, this version is simply a VERY POWERFUL amplifier with outputs that can hook to any speakers. my 15" subs for instance.
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Fri, 19 Jun 2009 17:22:27 PDT
super portable, super loud, long lasting, battery powered speakers
super portable, super loud, long lasting, battery powered speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> polop ever wanted to have a powerful speaker system for those inpromtue garden parties/field raves. many will say this is a redundant Instructable, as there are many boombox style radios from days gone by cheaply available, or these cheap ipod style mp3 docking stations that run on batteries. I s...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2009 12:17:32 PDT
Clear Loud Cube Speaker
Clear Loud Cube Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ben The Builder I took a battery box, one of those 10 dollar folding speaker modules, some epoxy and a plastic case from a dollar store metal puzzle toy. I thought it was cool because now instead of hiding all of the beautiful electronic components like the capacitors and the speaker cone cover. Materials and Too...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2009 11:01:49 PDT
Distortion For Cheap!
Distortion For Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> heyzuphowsitgoin Ever wanted to give your guitar or bass that overdriven tube amp sound? This is how to make a DIY overdrive/distortion sound for under $10 that sounds as good as the $50 ones. If that money difference is not good enough for you, you can change this effect to exactly how you want it, whether you want...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2009 13:27:01 PST
How to make a Traffic Light Subwoofer.
How to make a Traffic Light Subwoofer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> amdsk8r Please DONT steal the traffic light&. As a driver and a pedestrian Im telling you there put to better use directing traffic then shaking you house or car with the music of your choice. But lucky for me I found a small red light in my next-door neighbors garbage. Its small but it will work until ...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 19:53:14 PDT
Poor man's ipod speakers.
Poor man's ipod speakers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> dkfa Ever needed a pair of speakers for you ipod that you wanted on ebay? Costs too much? this instructable, this the cheapest ipod speakers you'll ever find.Note: I found out this was on instructables already. But I dont think its practical.
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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 23:27:58 PDT
Cell Phone Glitch
Cell Phone Glitch - More DIY How To Projects]]> NapoleanDynamite This is a glitch me and my brother found out. It is pretty dang loud to, so be prepared. It also kinda sounds like a Ring Wraith from Lord of the Rings. And all it requires is two cell phones!(We did it with a RAZR and a Samsung Sync, it might now work with other phones.) Get to phones Things y...
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Tue, 20 May 2008 17:55:02 PDT
Audio Amplifier
Audio Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> killersquirel11 This is a simple (maybe) instructable on how to make an audio amplifier using a LM386 audio amplifier chip. The cup helps with the sound ;p. Just found this.  Check it out, looks decent The Parts I'll say this right now: Special thanks to This website has the greatest instruction...
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Wed, 7 May 2008 20:33:29 PDT
How to make a loud annoying noise
How to make a loud annoying noise - More DIY How To Projects]]> keureban A loud annoying noise thats made with a wrapper, part of a plastic bag or plastic warp, or paper. This is my first instructable so sorry if its not very good. What you need you will need a candy wrapper, plastic bag/plastic wrap or paper a mouth to blow with scissors Cut Cut your paper, ca...
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Tue, 29 Apr 2008 20:46:15 PDT
EASY PARTY BIKE - More DIY How To Projects]]> heyzuphowsitgoin Ever want to listen to music while you bike, not using boring headphones? How about taking music to outdoor parties without having to lug a set of speakers around? This is a super-easy way to listen to music while you bike... PLEASE: Post your ideas to add on to this in the comments section, for ev...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2008 15:07:17 PDT
130 Decible, Self Powered Airhorn! babblin5 This is an Instructable that lends itself rather well to a video. Hear for yourself how loud these things are. Easily made from a couple of pill bottles, a piece of latex or rubber (latex glove, a balloon, or, yes, a condom =),and a rubber band, you can quickly make an ear-ringing airhorn sure to an...
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Mon, 28 Jan 2008 18:10:30 PST
BOOM "BOX" (For Any Ipod or Mp3 Player etc. . . )
BOOM "BOX" (For Any Ipod or Mp3 Player etc. . . ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickick Hi everyone here is an instructable on how to make a really easy boom box using some materials you can find around your home or that you already have! Materials for this project you will need : -Electrical tape -Box -Headphones -Speaker(s)(1 or 2) -Hot Glue Optional: Solder / soldering iro...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2007 13:57:07 PDT
Alarm Clock Loudener
Alarm Clock Loudener - More DIY How To Projects]]> info_kill A reliable (modified) alarm clock that will wake the dead. I put this together after having several wind-up alarms break on me. It's basically an electronic alarm clock modified to trigger an alarm bell. Since I'm pretty much comatose when I sleep this is just what I needed. Get Materials He...
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Sun, 6 Aug 2006 06:08:36 PDT
Pimped Out Megaphone Helmet
Pimped Out Megaphone Helmet - More DIY How To Projects]]> talbotron22 Here I show how you can very simply modify a megaphone to accept 1/8" line input from an iPod, and mount the megaphone on top of a motorcycle helmet. The resulting "Mega Helmet" delivers the maximal aural stupidity allowed by law. Get a motorcycle helmet Get a motorcycle helmet. I picked up this...
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Fri, 19 Aug 2005 19:24:34 PDT