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post #1 of 13
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Well i've discovered 3 little speakers , and i have some soldering skills, so i tought i could do my own speakers/headphones.
What do you think i should make?
If i choose the headphones , they will be a little heavy and have no bass, and if i choose the speaker, it would be a good thing for a case mod i'm planning to do.
Here's the speakers:
Two of them have 0.5watts and 8ohmns(?) and one has 02watts and 8 ohmn.
What do you guys think?
LL
post #2 of 13
Mount them to your case lol, drill little holes and have speakers firing out of the case, that is something I've thought about but obviously never considered doing because I'm sane you try it though lol.
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post #3 of 13
If they are in the correct enclosure they will have bass, just like headphones
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post #4 of 13
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I have sucessfuly soldered all the wires, and i have all three spekaers working well.
Ill use some spare wood i have around here.
And tomorrow ill grab some black paint.
I shot a movie for you to see sound quality(wich is a little better than in the movie, it's minimum quality because file size.
PS: do you know were i can get a Logitech logo, so all my pc speakers look alike?
post #5 of 13
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Well, i wasn't able to upload the video , so ill take some pics tomorrow.
I have also soldered the speakers to a 3.5mm jack and the volume just dropped imensily, i'm still going to try to understand why this happened.Ill
post the developments tommorow.
post #6 of 13
it's because of resistance.
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post #7 of 13
its cause of the impedance of the speakers, they are fine being driven from a amp, but from a computer it doesn't have the power to push then, Sorta like if you hook up big speakers to a mp3 player it doesn't have enough power to drive them. But if you hook up smaller, headphones with less impedance they will be alot louder.
    
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post #8 of 13
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I have an electronic tutorial thing and it teaches how to build an amplifier, ill look in to that....
post #9 of 13
thats a good idea
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post #10 of 13
unfortunately this thread is dead! i just took apart a tv/dvd combo (shocked myself a few times) and ended up with a few goodies two of which are speakers, now i need to figure out how to build an amp, and enclosure, or at least and enclosure, any ideas?
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