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Mini Amp help

I'm planning to make some mini amps out of old tins and I've been looking at kits based around the LM386 chip. I don't want to buy them fro…

Started by Mark Duncan

15 Feb 10, 2016
Reply by Mark Duncan

Speaker Wiring Options-- a Question

In studying speaker and amp electronics, I've come across a puzzler and currently I don't have enough electrical knowledge to figure out t…

Started by Wayfinder

2 Sep 21, 2015
Reply by Wayfinder

Build Your Own Cordless Amp / Preamp-- Easily!

Well, relatively easily.  It's like making a CBG, but simpler. Photo is at the end of this article.  Ted asked me to re-post this here for…

Started by Wayfinder

1 Sep 2, 2015
Reply by Ted Crocker

New amp hack

I've had an old Global Solid State amp for over 20 years and decided to hack it up and put it in a cigar box. A few weeks ago I bought 2 "E…

Started by Mike Crane

1 Sep 7, 2014
Reply by Mike Crane


I was wondering if this would make a good preamp? Does anybody have an opion? For less than $5 I may just try it.  If you would like more i…

Started by Mike Crane

0 Aug 12, 2014

Old car radios ??

Hi folks This is my first post. I've been lapping up the wonderful knowledge base on my new favourite site!! Q; would old car radios make g…

Started by Dave Henry

1 May 22, 2014
Reply by Chuck Cobillas

Fender speakers

I found these speakers on Amazon. 8 inch, 40 Watt, now I just need find the right amp build to power them.   

Started by Rick

0 Feb 3, 2014

LM386 Amp kit

My amp kit was under the tree this morning, along with a couple effects pedals. The distortion pedal was an early gift but I did manage to…

Started by Rick

0 Dec 25, 2013

Computer speaker amp

I was out searching for a speaker for an amp kit that Santa is bringing me for Christmas. I found one speaker at the Habitat for Humanities…

Started by Rick

1 Dec 22, 2013
Reply by Ted Crocker

Speaker grills

Found this stuff at OSH, works great for speaker grills. Best of all, its $5 bucks for 6'' x 20'.  you can find it in the rain gutter dept.

Started by rodney fruits

2 Oct 29, 2011
Reply by Dan DeBruler


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