Retro Radio

Designer: Warren Peace Project Category: Bookshelf Speakers Project Level: Beginner Project Time: 8-20 Hours Project Cost: $100 – $500 Project Description: This is my take on an antique radio using a Dayton KAB-230 amplifier board, an Echo Dot and Overnight Sensation 2-way speaker. Design Goals: I wanted to upgrade the sound of my Echo Dots to listen to Spotify Premium. The regular Echo sound better, but just don’t cut it. I like the look of antique radios instead of the plastic things made today. Driver Selection: 275-030 Dayton Audio ND20FA-6 3/4″ Neodymium Dome Tweeter 297-429 HiVi B4N 4″ Aluminum Midbass Round Frame My selection for drivers was easy since I just used the Overnight Sensation (OS) design. Enclosure Design: The speaker box portion was easy too since I just used the OS plans. Creating the enclosure for the amp, power … Continue reading Retro Radio