Instructables: exploring - speakers - featured Wed, 1 Apr 2015 22:03:34 PDT BLOX v1.01 Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's
Acrylic Dodecahedron Speaker With Sound Reactive LED's - More DIY How To Projects]]> cschlager15 Hi, My name is Charlie Schlager. I am 15 years old, attending the Fessenden School in Massachusetts. This speaker is a very fun build for any DIYer looking for a cool project. I built this speaker primarily in the Fessenden innovation lab located on our campus. If you would like to see this space th...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 19:58:48 PDT
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System
Cheap Bluetooth Stereo System - More DIY How To Projects]]> TunerFreak I wanted to put my old boombox out of commission in exchange for a bigger, louder system that I could connect to my smartphone wirelessly. However, the average bluetooth stereo system goes for $100 to $300, well outside of my price range. With some hunting and some patience, this system can be built...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:56:47 PST
High- End audiophile bookshelf speakers
High- End audiophile bookshelf speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> mengel I like speaker building and this is one of my projects - very good sounding and looking 2- way bookshelf speakers.Some measured parameters: Impedadance: 8 OhmSensistivity: 88 dB / 1W / 1mCut out frquency: 2 200 HzFrequency range: 32 - 28 000 HzUsed speakers: mid- bass / Peerless HDS- P830883, tweete...
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Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:53:33 PST
Airplay Hifi tower speakers + Subwoofer
Airplay Hifi tower speakers + Subwoofer - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY_DAVE Thanks for checking out my instuctable on how I built my 2 living room Hifi Floor standing Speakers + subwoofer and centre speakers.This speaker set includes a 200 watt RMS subwoofer, 2x 50 watt centre speakers and 2x 800mm high 3 way speaker towers @ 300 Watt each. My Onkyo HT-S3700 5.1-Channel Hom...

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 05:04:06 PST
Portable Boombox / Cooler
Portable Boombox / Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> BryantM This an instructable of a project I just finished in preparation for summer weather. I have taken inspiration from the "Coolest Cooler" and other cooler / bluetooth combos on the market. For my taste, I decided to aim for higher overall sound quality for my rolling party instead of other thrills a...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 17:05:53 PST
Paper Plate Speaker
Paper Plate Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndreyT Everyone once taught that speakers were confusing and complicated. But did you know that you can make your very own speaker at home out of household items. Today I am going to show you how to make a paper plate speaker for cheap. Tools and Parts The tools and parts you need are:Two paper platesSc...
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 15:43:22 PST
Boombox MDF
Boombox MDF - More DIY How To Projects]]> RoeyLeon Hello everyoneAnother COOL boombox for the collection ! This time it`s not from Plexiglas as always but rather from MDF ( Medium-density fibreboard ) It`s actually pretty fun to work with this material ,it`s very easy to saw, lightweight in compare to the 4mm Plexiglas and a most important it`s the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 04:54:25 PST
Wooden Rubik's Cube Bluetooth Headphones
Wooden Rubik's Cube Bluetooth Headphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIYgiveaways Ever wonder about making your own pair of custom headphones? How about a pair of custom Bluetooth headphones? Well, it’s time to cut the cords and roam about your room while you rock these awesome headphones! In this Instructable, you’ll learn how to make a set of wooden Rubik’s cube Bluetooth headp...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:47:17 PST
Wooden earphones housing with bone cap
Wooden earphones housing with bone cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> maKACS I bought a nice Cooler Master HC-300 in-ear headset. Cooler Master HC-300 official page.It is really nice, comfortable, sounds good. But the cheap plastic housing is way fragile, it breakes easily without any force. So it's an out of the box chance to create something better. The situation and the...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 15:23:20 PST
DIY PVC Speaker
DIY PVC Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> tominjose Hi, yet another pvc project.This time im with an cool pvc speaker .Recently i made an powerful 7.1 and there where lack of an center speaker so i decided to make an center speaker with pvc's, please go threw pictures and ask me if you have questions. Parts needed Here im using all 75mm(2.5 inch...
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Sat, 15 Nov 2014 10:13:41 PST
Pimp Your Cheap USB Speakers
Pimp Your Cheap USB Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture In this project, we will have a look at a simple way to convert your cheap USB speakers to something that sounds better, looks unique and is Bluetooth.Treasure chest Bluetooth SpeakerI made one of these a year ago. I was impressed with the sound, look and the Bluetooth function, so I decided to make...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2014 06:13:04 PST
Drawstring earphones
Drawstring earphones - More DIY How To Projects]]> mantfish this is a really simple cool thing to do with any hoodie, so you can listen to your music anywhere without your earphones getting tangled up in you pocket. And better still it's entirely washable! :)The way this works is really simple! Materials For this instructable you will need: 1. A hoodie.2....
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:08:49 PDT
Eco-Friendly Speakers
Eco-Friendly Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> dragonferno8 Items Need:- Ruler & Pencils. Newspapers. Bowl Of Water. Glue. Card Boards. Geometry Rounder. Plastic Pad. Scissor. Old Speakers. (Working Properly) Batteries. Tissue Paper. Black Paint & Paint Brush. (Bowl Of Water, Newspaper, Ruler & Plastic Pad.) Take a news paper and tare it into small pie...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 04:43:56 PDT
Ammo Box Amp
Ammo Box Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Ammo boxes are seriously cool. There is something about them that screams “HACK ME!”When I first come across Dustinbikes brilliant ible' on hacking a ammo box into a speaker, I knew I had to do something similar.I recently purchased a pair from my local Army Disposal store and couldn't wait to star...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 19:25:31 PDT
Vintage Beat Box Suitcase
Vintage Beat Box Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> ctx1985 ***Edit: I've since added Bluetooth, battery power w/charge controller, and some grilles for the speakers. I've now added the write up and photos for the updates.Hey everyone!I've been wanting to make a portable suitcase stereo for quite a while now, but just never got around to it. I was going thro...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:39:41 PDT
IPod Dock
IPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> decpower Everyone needs a speaker in their room to listen to music. Rather than looking to buy one that suits you; design and make it yourself. Design The design is based on an Art Deco style and is made from multiple layers of plywood to give a striped effect to the outside edges of the dock.AcousticsAft...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:10:29 PDT
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker
Wireless Bluetooth guitar speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> soouncool Today I initially intended to just make a Bluetooth speaker from an old surround speaker I had laying around. I wanted a speaker to take to the beach that sounded better than the little inexpensive guys you get. And I didn't want to buy something expensive that I was constantly worried about down th...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 01:13:32 PDT
DIY Bluetooth Boombox
DIY Bluetooth Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kante Tech I made this project after seeing ASCAS Instructable. I wanted to make my own version that had a louder output and was more simpler by eliminating the need for a separate aux jack. In this case the aux jack for my project is attached already to the bluetooth module. This Bluetooth boombox has a simpl...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2014 16:01:03 PDT
Vintage Radio Guitar Amp
Vintage Radio Guitar Amp - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer Modify an old, vintage radio and turn it into a mini guitar ampSome time ago I found a beautiful old radio at a junk shop. I got it home with thoughts in mind of fixing it. Once I cracked it open I realised this was going to be an act in futility.So instead of fixing it I thought I would instead m...
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 02:38:18 PDT
Coconut Speaker.
Coconut Speaker. - More DIY How To Projects]]> wcr Olá, eu já tinha feito este instructable de como montar uma caixa de som reaproveitando 2 caixas de som estragadas, cocos e bambus, mas eu tinha excluído sem querer e agora estou postando denovo.espero que gostem.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:54:13 PDT
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one!
Upcycle an old speaker system into a modern and see-through one! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Damutsch Some of you may know that I made a monitor with a plastic stand out of an old laptop lcd which I use to play on my playstation! The only downside is that because it used to be a standalone monitor, it doesn't have internal speakers! I normaly use my headphones anyway, to not disturb the misses but I...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:28:26 PDT
Striped speakers
Striped speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> bowlen199 Having recently (ish) set myself up with a new amplifier and media system, I wanted a pair of speakers that were more than just nice to listen to, but were also a piece of furniture as much as anything else. along side that I love good speakers and had always wanted to make a pair so I got to the dr...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 06:56:28 PDT
Ammo Can BOOM box Medic55 This was my first attempt at building this speaker BOOM box and it turned out great.  Bellow is the list of parts I used. I also re wired the IR sensor the outside the box so I can use the remote without opening the box. I rewired the FM antenna to the outside also. Every hole I drilled was sealed w...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 09:24:18 PDT
Concrete Dodecahedron Speaker
Concrete Dodecahedron Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> barclay5426 So after taking a bit of inspiration from the "A Dodecahedron Speaker for Desktop Printers" project by 60cyclehum I decide to have a go at building my own dodecahedron speaker. I don't own a 3D printer so using an online service to print 12x the parts would have been very expensive. Because of ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 11:25:31 PDT
Make A Solar Bluetooth Speaker (Homebrew Big Jambox)
Make A Solar Bluetooth Speaker (Homebrew Big Jambox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> treyes4 Here's a simple Bluetooth speaker that's made from hacking old gadgets and mashing them up together. It sounds exactly like the big Jambox but only smaller! It has a mic and command buttons too! My friend, Angelo (ASCAS), and I made this project.We made this project to boost up my viewers and glad...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 21:15:42 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
Ammo Can Boombox
Ammo Can Boombox - More DIY How To Projects]]> eja123 I originally came across this idea from a website called which in turn was linked to dustinbikes instructable for Ammo Box Speakers After doing a little research I decided to make my unit portable with a SLA (s...
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 22:01:14 PDT
DIY Tough Bluetooth Boombox (Lasts 20hrs!)
DIY Tough Bluetooth Boombox (Lasts 20hrs!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Get ready to build a tough & rugged boombox! "RaveBOX (v1.0)" can charge USB devices, play MP3s and tune to FM stations! It also comes with an IR remote offering better convenience. The boombox gives action sports and outdoor enthusiasts 18 hours of nonstop music. Whether you're at the beach, shoo...

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 07:16:07 PST
Hanging Glass Speakers
Hanging Glass Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Evan2010 Before I get into all of the details pertaining to how I made these I would like to give a shoutout to fellow instructable member randofo and his glass speaker instructable which inspired me to make my own set, but with a twist. Alright, enough introductions lets get into it! First off I'd like to ...
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 18:49:26 PST
re-foam your old speakers
re-foam your old speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> andrea biffi In last years it happened to me to run across ruined speakers more often than we would think. I love those old heavy and huge black speakers typical of '90 years. I obtained this pair for free, I decided to repair it and this time I supported the process with a full photographic documentation and a ...
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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 13:07:09 PST
Steampunk Bluetooth Speakers
Steampunk Bluetooth Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bullfrog3d My wife wanted a Bluetooth speaker for Christmas and I wanted to get her a good sounding unit, but those cost around $200.00 or more. Our personal Christmas budget for each other does not cover that, so what did I do? I built one for around $35.00. I started by looking at other instructables then de...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:07:06 PST
DIY Supercharged Bluetooth Speaker (v2.0)
DIY Supercharged Bluetooth Speaker (v2.0) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Meet AirJam, the DIY Supercharged Bluetooth speaker. Ready your tools, we are making one from scratch! The previous "DIY Bluetooth Speaker (v1.0)" had some minor flaws so I listed all the possible improvements and built a version 2.0, named AirJam. It took a lot of sweat to build AirJam.  Hacking &...

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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 22:13:03 PST
Bluetooth Speaker Hack - Home Theater Streaming
Bluetooth Speaker Hack - Home Theater Streaming - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker This Instructable details the hacking of an off-the-shelf Bluetooth speaker and flickering LED tea light to become the streaming front-end for your home theater system, while keeping the Bluetooth speaker's original functionality intact. I was probably the only person on the planet without a Blueto...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:25:19 PST
DIY Bluetooth Speaker
DIY Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Meet the PartyBar™! Make a wireless speaker, loud enough to fill an entire room! With a budget less than $15, you can have your own Bluetooth speakers made from scratch materials! It's slick, stylish, descent and most of all it's compact and fits in your pocket. This is a great weekend projects for ...

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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:21:00 PST
SELFMADE GLOWING GHETTOBLASTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> led_freak Hello community, in this instructable I want to show you a great project I built. A selfmade, glowing Ghettoblaster made out of lying around materials. So if you are interested- keep on reading:). I started with this old box, which i builded 2 years ago. It's a simple wood construction with two ...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 12:42:45 PST
Speaker Pipe (Simple) #UP!
Speaker Pipe (Simple) #UP! - More DIY How To Projects]]> wcr Olá, este projeto é "baseado" em outro que vi acho que aqui no instructable ou pela internet mesmo, mas é um modelo muuito simples e fácil de fazer, este não possui amplificador ele apenas tem um plug que vai no gadget. Futuramente eu pretendo adicionar um amplificador e um controle de som. ------...
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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 07:55:01 PST
How to build a quick, easy and cheap loudspeakerbox with drainpipe material
How to build a quick, easy and cheap loudspeakerbox with drainpipe material - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybody This is a very short and universal instructable to build  an easy and cheap loudspeakerbox. It works with a simple trick and is quickly done in three steps.  I need such boxes for my next steampunk instructable working with two old fashioned brass horns. I will post this later;-))) L...
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Thu, 14 Nov 2013 02:44:12 PST
DIY HiFi Bookshelf Speakers (Studio Reference)
DIY HiFi Bookshelf Speakers (Studio Reference) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ASCAS Experience studio quality speakers on a low budget! Build your own HiFi speakers from scratch and hear the difference! This is a great starter project, good enough to introduce hobbyists to the world of quality audio. My setup cost me less than a $100. HiFi isn't measured by price but by quality and...

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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 08:49:45 PST
Passive Speaker for your Smart-Phone
Passive Speaker for your Smart-Phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> robives Download and make this Smart-Phone Passive Speaker for free! There are two designs of base for this model. The base you choose depends on the type of phone you use. If your phone has a loudspeaker along its bottom edge use the iPhone base. If the loudspeaker is anywhere on the back of the phone use...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 03:17:05 PDT
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun!
Shotgun Speakers- Turn your Device into a Shotgun! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Verticees I have always had a fascination for speakers, but a fear of guns! If i was offered to fire a real gun, I would instantly deny (I'm always afraid that I'll mess it up and accidentally shoot myself, or something of the sort) However, I liked the idea of firing a gun without any risk of getting hurt, s...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 16:08:36 PDT
Conspeakuous: Concrete Speakers
Conspeakuous: Concrete Speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> themakerage It takes a lot of science and a lot of magic to make a good pair of speakers. From hard calculations with Thiele/Small parameters to ideas like 'transparency' and 'presence,' a lot of decisions make up a good speaker design. One important factor is the material that you use for your enclosures; con...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 10:06:51 PDT
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> dimovi If you have access to a laser you can make laser-cut own speakers out of 1/4" plywood. If not, you can use online laser cutting service such as Outfab and cut it out for under a hundred bucks. You can use old speakers for the components like I did, or purchase the speakers and amplifier from your lo...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:07:33 PDT
Re-purposing an Antique Portable Radio Into a Hip Bluetooth Speaker
Re-purposing an Antique Portable Radio Into a Hip Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> ke4mcl **this instructable will walk you through the process of turning a portable antique radio into a cool looking Hi-Fi bluetooth speaker. it takes into account that you have experience in soldering, working with basic electronics, and enough mechanical dexterity to be able to take things apart and put ...
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Fri, 12 Jul 2013 09:34:43 PDT
Cool Dice Speakers.
Cool Dice Speakers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alex Loftie Here are the designs and drawings of my cool dice speakers I made. It is quite a hard, complicated and long process but it is worth it. Materials and equipment: -MDF wood 6 mm thick. -ply wood between 12 mm thick and 20mm. - A Speaker kit (here is a link) which can either run on battery or mains c...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 01:20:56 PDT
Portable Speaker
Portable Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> krmartin3 This is one of two portable speaker systems i wanted to build.  I used the LM386 circuit from my previous instructable and incorporated it into this portable speaker system.  It is a single channel (mono) speaker system which lights up blue in the background when you turn it on.  I hope you enjoy th...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 23:33:06 PDT
Phone Horn Passive Amplifier
Phone Horn Passive Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> MisterM I've seen a few of these projects online lately and really wanted to have a go myself - got my opportunity this week when I picked up an old decorative bugle for £1 at the car boot.It only took an hour or two to complete, and made for an excellent evening's tinkering. Horn Trimming I had a rough...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:49:36 PDT
Ammo box speakers
Ammo box speakers - More DIY How To Projects]]> WillERoberts Hi all! As the title suggests I'm doing this instructible on ammo box speakers!  I came across this instructible a good few months ago now, and this gave me all the ideas/concepts/designs to give me courage to build my own. I suggest you check ou...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 15:13:52 PDT
Portable - Mini Amplifier Speaker
Portable - Mini Amplifier Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> faziefazie In this instructable, I will show you how to make a simple amplifier speaker with common components, it's not just simple but portable. It uses LM386N IC which is a low voltage audio power amplifier. When the project is finished you will have a working simple circuit that can connect with any device...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 05:46:40 PDT
Pocket Stereo Amplifier
Pocket Stereo Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> drac5290 a while a go i came across this instructable: Rechargable pocket sized amplifier and loved the idea of a pocket sized audio amp but was disappointed but its lack of capability, namely only using mono amplification and only having 1 output option  hence the idea for the stereo amplifier was born doin...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 03:38:31 PDT
Portable 3-way hifi speaker/boomcase
Portable 3-way hifi speaker/boomcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> philxter Welcome to my first instructable!In this instructable I will just show you how I built my speaker and hopefully this will give you some kind of ideas how to make your own.I wanted to build a portable hifi speaker/boombox that I could take with me anywhere. I looked at boomcases on the internet which...
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Sun, 2 Jun 2013 10:36:55 PDT