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Is there a way to make a giant mp3 player with speakers and a harddrive cheaply? Answered

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Orkekum (author)2012-01-26

In theory.
a Mp3 player is a computer, that only plays music.

Has a memory(ex. harddrive)
Has a motherboard, CPU and tiny amount of RAM.
And controls(keyboard/mouse)

So if you can make a software(Operating software) for example, when you put on the computer, only thing you can do with it is to play music, and supports extra hard drives.

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Pyro the maniac (author)2009-02-08

Just use an old laptop computer you can some times get them cheaply off craigslist

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redbird01 (author)2009-01-29

Is this what you are talking about?

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jtmax24 (author)redbird012009-01-29

yeah... I bought one as a gag gift, but noticed it was cheaply made and probably wouldn't be able to stand up to many throw downs, drops, or much abuse. I was just thinking that if you could make one or reinforce that one would be an ideal mp3 player.... for anyone that needed something that strong.

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fungus amungus (author)2009-01-28

Try being specific here. How big? How loud? How cheap?

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jtmax24 (author)fungus amungus2009-01-28

Big as in physically big. I seen a giant mp3 at WalGreens for about $30 it was only 256MB but it made me think that if you built a big mp3 player it would be perfect for those who have trouble seeing, or maybe younger kids.

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Doctor What (author)2009-01-28

Big, as in, 1980s cellphone big, or big, as in terabyte big?

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