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Possible to build your own miniature speakers?

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I mean, is it technically challenging? If so, where can I get the parts to build a circuit and the driver? I guess I can build the enclosure myself but what should it be made of?
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http://parts-express.com/

That is the place to go to build your own speakers. It's not to difficult actually, but you just have to have the right tools.
    
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Speaker building isnt really all that difficult if you have all the driver parameters to determine the enclosure size by, or find some plans online and duplicate it. I recently just built a set:



As mentioned above Parts Express is an excellent place to get everything you need. I also would recommend Madisound and looking through http://www.zaphaudio.com/ there is a TON of information on there.

As far as what to build the enclosure out of most are built from MDF mostly because its cheap, and generally covered in wood veneer or painted. Honestly I would say the enclosure size will dictate what you use for building material. Hope that helps you out!
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So...what are the chances of being able build portable speakers? Like 3-4" saucers
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thats still pretty easy honestly. I have built many speaker boxes for various things... subs, ht speakers exc. I just like to build things! Most decent speakers will have a rating from the manufacturer giving what environments they perform the best in.
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