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Roskilde Festival boom box!


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Written on: 03.09.2012 21:45
Oscar Trap
Posts: 1
[size=1]Hallo Guys!
I am going to build this big boombox. You know, a wood case, with a solar system on top.

i have alot of questions! i have never buildet something like this before, but i play music, so i know how to solder, and plus to plus and so on.
I will use it on Roskilde Festival, so it has to play loud!

1) it has to have a solar system on the top. ive been searching fore this in a while, and i found this solar cell. is that good enough ore? if you have any other suggestions, please share them. http://www.conrad.nl/ce/nl/product/855360/;jsessionid=7158F09F859B27BE5D888F51A719560C.ASTPCCP16

2)The battery. i was thinking of using a 12 V car battery. do i have to know more about wich one i choose, or is a 12 V batteri just a 12 v batteri? what about Ampaire? is that importen? do you suggest a good batteri? it may not run out of power, so the solar sytem has to keep up, even on a cloudy day!

3)The speakers: i have this boombox. http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/762732-REG/JVC_RVNB70B_RV_NB70B_Kaboom_Portable_Boom.html
I was thinking of using some of the speakers from there, and some other parts if you suggest that!!? maybe use the bass, and the 2 front speakers. and the buy another pair of speakers, and some tweeters. is that possible? these are the speakers i was thinking of buying: http://elektronik-lavpris.dk/product_info.php?products_id=31986
or should i use some others, remember it has to play loud, but not like it hurts your ears loud. just loud! if it is not these i should by, do you have another suggestion?

4)The Amplifire: i was thinking of using this Amp6-BASIC is that good? and is it able with that many speakers? if not, should i buy another amp, or just dont use the small speakers, and use another pairs of speakers?

5)Is there anything else i need? like converter from the solar sytem to the batteri, ore anything else? ipod converters? it would be nice, if it could charge my ipod meanwhile, so if it could have a normal AC/DC plug, so i could plug it in would be nice!

Thanks alot for you help! i really preciate it! sorry my english..! [/size]icon_confused.gif
Written on: 06.09.2012 12:24
Jim Daggerthuggert
Posts: 637
Here you go, 53 pages on DIY boombox making:

http://roskilde-festival.dk/forum/mm_forum_pi1/posts/roskilde_babble/create_your_own_festival_stereo/

Read it and ask your questions there, if you have any when finished.


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