JACK DANIELS BOOMBOX

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Intro: JACK DANIELS BOOMBOX

Made a boombox out of a jack daniels tin from costco.

Inside is laminated with this "ballistic" dynamat knockoff stuff that was kinda cheap from pep boys. Works perfect.

Spikes I had laying around from an old project when I was younger...couldnt really think of anything cool that was free to attach the speakers with so they went on.

Future  plans are probably make it bluetooth.

Amplifier-
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=300-385

SPEAKERS- yes they are 8ohm. Somehow I thought they were 4.... but they still sound amazing even cranked up.
http://www.parts-express.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?partnumber=299-113

BATTERY-
http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3932591&filterName=Type&filterValue=12V

These instructables helped me brain storm, learn how to pair speakers and amps and build this project and another much larger boombox i'm working on.
https://www.instructables.com/id/Droid-Head-Blaster-1/
https://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-reactive-21-audio-amplifier-flashy-ipod-do/
https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Portable-Boombox-Audiophile-Quality/
https://www.instructables.com/id/The-ULTIMATE-diy-boombox/

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    Whodonny

    1 year ago

    how long ago did you buy the tin, I can't find one. Thx

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    ARGMISTERWhodonny

    Reply 1 year ago

    I had it for a yr or so. I think they have them around the holidays probably

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    sammydogjj

    4 years ago

    I have been looking for some info on what amp I should use for a pair of these speakers: http://mobile.walmart.com/ip/Boss-Audio-5.25-2-Way-Car-Speakers-Full-Range-Chaos-Speakers-200W-Pair-of-Speakers/11968811 and if you could tell me the best amp for these I would be very appreciative. I want to make a portable boombox.

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    ARGMISTERsammydogjj

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    Using those speakers would make for a kinda large portable system but you could. First find the RMS rating for the speaker and find a amplifier that is good for 4ohms and puts out a RMS rating close to the RMS of the speakers. Now Im sure the RMS is around 60 watts or so and most amplifiers that have that much power will require a big battery to run cause of the AMPS they pull. If you want a small around the campfire kinda portable then check out parts-express.com for the amps and speakers on there, depending on your setup you could get just as loud in a much smaller package.

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    sammydogjj

    4 years ago

    Great apologies, I seem to have posted the wrong link. Here are mine http://m.ebay.com/itm/131033733795?cmd=VIDESC