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Project Radioshack

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YAY, my first project, i plan on combining a radio tuner into my case, and being able to listen to the local radio on my PC, its not much, but its a starter project, YAY

-radio tuner from a walkman
- my PC case
- custom made power converter
-knowhow

look in my sig for progress!
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Intel i5-4460 Some crappy thing EVGA GTX960 6GB DDR3 PC10600 
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Seagate 1TB / 128GB SSD Win 7 23" Samsung Logitech G51 
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600W CM Centurion 5 
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Intel i5-4460 Some crappy thing EVGA GTX960 6GB DDR3 PC10600 
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Seagate 1TB / 128GB SSD Win 7 23" Samsung Logitech G51 
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600W CM Centurion 5 
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Yay! I need to start doing stuff...
post #3 of 5
easier way

-radio
-duct tape

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Intel x25-m 160gb SSD Lite-on Windows 7 Ultimate BenQ v2400w 
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Intel i7 940 Gigabyte x58a-ud3r rev 2.0 XFX HD 5870 1gb G.skill PI series 6gb tri-channel 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Intel x25-m 160gb SSD Lite-on Windows 7 Ultimate BenQ v2400w 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
creative spectre OCZ gamexstream 700w Thermaltake Armor Logitech MX518 
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alienware 
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what will you use as an interface?
post #5 of 5
Hmm...Something tells me this isn't going to work. Most cases nowadays are shielded from EMI, which is what a radio wave is. Now, if you wanted to put the antenna outside the case, you'd be able to do it. However, for inside, you're gonna get only static, as the case shields the radio waves and everything else. As far as inputs, if you're able to get it so that you can use headphone jacks, make a double-ended male plug, and plug it into your Line-In on your soundcard/integrated, no difference.
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3 WD 80GB RAID0, Seagate 500GB, WD 1TB Caviar BLCK Lite-On LH-20A1S Windoze 7 Professional Dual Dell E207WFP 20.1" Widescreen LCD's 
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