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Ammo Can BOOM Box

This is my rendition of a simple portable boom box using the Dayton Audio DTA-2 amp module, a .50cal ammo can and some 4'' 2-way speakers. The battery life of this thing is crazy, I've used it for well over 60 hours without needing to recharge it. Although its a little heavy I take this thing everywhere.

Ammo Can BOOM Box

Designer: Big Jake

Project Time1-8 hours
Project Complexitynovice
Project Cost$100-$500

Project Parts List

Dayton Audio DTA-2 Class T Digital Audio Amplifier Module

Power-Sonic PS-1270F2 Sealed Lead Acid Battery 12V 7Ah

12 VDC 2000mA 2A Switching Power Supply US and EU 2.5mm plug

2.5mm Panel Mount DC Jack

3.5mm Stereo Panel Mount Jack

Penn-Elcom F1693 Rubber Cabinet Foot 1" Dia. x 0.375" H

Penn-Elcom M1314A Aluminum Amplifier Knob


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