Bluetooth old fashion

Bluetooth old fashion

Arizona Rust

Project Category:
Portable Speakers

Project Level:

Project Time:
8-20 Hours

Project Cost:
$100 – $500

Project Description:
Bluetooth speaker with the old fashion radio look.

Design Goals:
Build a set of Bluetooth speaker one for me one for a gift. Good sound In a small box with a classy look.

Driver Selection:
The driver in the kit were the Dayton Audio PC83-4 3″ Full-Range Poly Cone Driver

Enclosure Design:
3/4″ Birdseye Maple for the face and Maple for the back. The sides are made our of 1/2″ birch 7 ply covered with 1/8″ Walnut.
Inside measurement:
H 6.75″ W 11.25″ D 5.5 (0.24 ft³ 60hZ)

Enclosure Assembly:
Grill and ports were cut using a CNC router. Box glued up using 45° corner with splines and dados for the front and back support. Blue Jeans insulation used for the damping. 1” ports cut at 3” length.

Love the look, the sound is much better than expected. I think because this kit came with 4 ohm speaker give a much better volume response. The kit was very easy to hook up I did one and my 10 year old granddaughter did the other.

About the Designer:
Some sort of woodworking for a life time, 30+ years in the semiconductor field.

Project Parts List:

Portable 30 Watt Battery Powered Bluetooth Speaker Package with 2-1/2″ Full-Range Drivers
Speaker Cabinet Port Tube 1″ ID x 4″ L Flared
Penn-Elcom H1008 Black Leather-Look Strap Handle 8.57″ Long
Metal 2-Leg Cabinet Corner Black 16 Pcs
Small Aluminum Guitar / Amplifier Knob 0.5″ – Black

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