Garage Box

Garage Box


Project Category:
Portable Speakers

Project Level:

Project Time:
8-20 Hours

Project Cost:
Under $100

Project Description:
A cheap versatile garage radio for the neighbor.

Design Goals:
Decent sound, low price and somewhat portable.

Driver Selection:
Close out plate speaker from waaay back. Poly cones and plastic grills means they should last in the garage.

Enclosure Design:
Half inch plywood for everything except the front panel. A 1x6x24 inch piece of Poplar was uses just because.

Enclosure Assembly:
Glue, air nails and butt joints.

Crossover Design:
6db/oct from the factory on the plate speakers.

For a garage box it came out pretty well. I would have painted or veneered it for dust purposes but he liked the black carpet.

About the Designer:
Long time garage tinkerer and all around hack.

Project Parts List:

12 VDC Bluetooth 4.0 FM Radio MP3 WAV FLAC Audio Preamp Board with Function Cables and Remote
TPA3116D2 2x50W Class D Stereo Amplifier Board with Volume Control
Speaker Cabinet Carpet Jet Black Yard 54″ Wide

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