Introduction: Project BoxBoom - 80's Boombox Revamped

About: Hi, we’re Dane & Nicole, two makers that create stuff, which we happily share with you!

How to revamp an old 80's boombox using a Raspberry Pi, an amplifier chip, the original speakers, a powerbank, a touchscreen and Deezer. Full build video here.

Tools and parts:

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Step 1: Buy a Boombox

Step 2: Remove All Broken Stuff, So We Have Room for Working Stuff.

Step 3: 3D Print a Frame to Hold Our Touchscreen, and Drill Holes for Screws.

Step 4: Glue the Screen in Place

Step 5: Solder the Amplifier Chip

Step 6: Connect All the Wires

  • USB to amplifier (power)
  • Speakers to amplifier
  • Audiojack to amplifier
  • HDMI to screen
  • USB to screen
  • Powerbank to Raspberry Pi

You can see it better in the build video here.

Step 7: Open Chromium on Startup, Loading the Deezer Homepage

Here's a nice link to help.

Step 8: Look Cool

Audio Contest 2018

Participated in the
Audio Contest 2018