How to Create a Bookshelf Speaker Boombox

Introduction: How to Create a Bookshelf Speaker Boombox

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In this project I will show you how I turned an old bookshelf speaker into an awesome portable boombox. It features a battery run-time of 100h, a battery level indicator, USB charging ports and a 20W amp. Those features make it perfect for all outdoor trips. Let's get started!

Step 1: Watch the Video!

The video gives you all the information you need to create your own bookshelf speaker boombox. During the next steps though I will present you some additional information.

Step 2: Order Your Components!

Here you can find a parts list with example seller (affiliate links):

Aliexpress:

16x INR18650-25R Li-Ion Battery: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dWG3ujY

Nickel Strips: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dVFZDGW

1x BMS: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dTbDEUS

1x TPA3100D2 Amp: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dZWOpL8

1x USB Charger: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dYGGgJu

1x Audio Crossover: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_d7ai5T8

2x Switch: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dV6143C

1x XT60 Connector: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_d7rt0sn

Ebay:

16x INR18650-25R Li-Ion Battery: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

Nickel Strips: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x BMS: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x TPA3100D2 Amp: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x USB Charger: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x Audio Crossover: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

2x Switch: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

1x XT60 Connector: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/711-53200-19255-0/1?...

Amazon.de:

16x INR18650-25R Li-Ion Battery: https://amzn.to/2zDAagf

Nickel Strips: https://amzn.to/2uyMBo2

1x BMS: https://amzn.to/2uGC5ez

1x TPA3100D2 Amp: https://amzn.to/2unKaVT

1x USB Charger: https://amzn.to/2uxqsGt

1x Audio Crossover: https://amzn.to/2zOfti3

2x Switch: https://amzn.to/2zGVtxG

1x XT60 Connector: https://amzn.to/2zDJXDf

You can get the rest of the necessary components in your next home improvement store.

Step 3: Do the Wiring!

Here you can find the plans and pictures of my finished boombox. Feel free to use them as a reference.

Step 4: Success!

You did it! You just created your own bookshelf speaker boombox!

Feel free to check out my YouTube channel for more awesome projects:

http://www.youtube.com/user/greatscottlab

You can also follow me on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ for news about upcoming projects and behind the scenes information:

https://twitter.com/GreatScottLab

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