Red Cabinet

Red Cabinet

Kent Fitzgerald

Project Category:
Portable Speakers

Project Level:

Project Time:
8-20 Hours

Project Cost:
$100 – $500

Project Description:
Portable bluetooth speaker that can operate off batteries or direct current.

Design Goals:
Create an amp style speaker with a nice wood face

Driver Selection:
Overnight Sensation

Enclosure Design:
Built side by side boxes built to the specifications per the Overnight Sensations. Top, bottom and sides are made of MDF with interior back and front made of plywood. Speaker front is Walnut

Enclosure Assembly:
Separated interior boxes house the speaker, while a separate back compartment holds the crossovers, amp and batteries.

Crossover Design:
Built per the Overnight Sensation specifications using pre-fab boards.

Tips & Tricks:
Purchasing the crossover board was a big time saver.

Good sounding and the overall finished look came out as expected. The little extras like the white piping and the raised washers really give it a quality look.

About the Designer:
More of a woodworker trying some electronics.

Project Parts List:

Overnight Sensations MT Speaker Kit Pair
Dayton Audio KAB-250v3 2x50W Class D Audio Amplifier Board with Bluetooth 4.0
Dayton Audio KAB-BE 18650 Battery Extension Board for Bluetooth Amplifier Boards
Dayton Audio KAB-AB L-type Aluminum Bracket for Bluetooth Amplifier Boards
Dayton Audio KAB-PMV3 Panel Mount for KAB-v3 Boards with Function, LED, and Install Kit
Peavey Large Rubber Feet 1-1/2″ dia x 3/4″ tall Set of 4
Penn-Elcom H1014N Extra Wide Strap Handle Nickel End Caps
Penn-Elcom C1819N Metal Cabinet Corner Nickel Lipped

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