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Project Boxboom

About the project

Revamped an old 80's boombox, just to look cool.

Project info

Difficulty: Moderate

Platforms: AdafruitRaspberry Pi

Estimated time: 4 days

License: GNU General Public License, version 3 or later (GPL3+)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

A 1PHHW 2.4A STD 5KV A 1PHHW 2.4A STD 5KV x 1
HDMI 7 800x480 Display Backpack - With Touchscreen HDMI 7 800x480 Display Backpack - With Touchscreen x 1
Stereo Class D Audio Amplifier Stereo Class D Audio Amplifier x 1
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Raspberry Pi 3 Model B x 1
Boombox Boombox x 1

Software apps and online services

Dremel 4300 Dremel 4300
Deezer Deezer

Story

Full build video

Original secondhand find (broken)

Removing all broken stuff, so we have room for working stuff.

3D printed a frame to hold our touchscreen, including holes for screws.

Raspberry Pi running Deezer, wired to the screen, amplifier chip, speakers, and powerbank.

Succes! Looking very cool...

Credits

Photo of 8BitsAndAByte

8BitsAndAByte

We’re Dane & Nicole, two makers that create tremendously terrible tech, which we happily share with you on our channel! https://www.youtube.com/c/8bitsandabyte

   

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