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163 views • April 24, 2021

Vintage Look Media PC from an Old Laptop (SPECIAL BUILD)

DIY Perspective
DIY Perspective
Vintage Look Media PC from an Old Laptop - in this 1000 subscribers special video I am making cool looking small media PC with integrated speakers, which is controlled with a convenient mini remote keyboard. Like what I do? Consider becoming a PATRON! This is a great way to support my work and get extra benefits like 3D models of my projects, post project updates, and extra DIY stuff! https://www.patreon.com/DIYPerspective 0:00 - Intro 0:30 - Build 13:02 - Modifications 13:44 - Subscribe / END Here you can download a PDF file with all dimensions - http://bit.ly/VintageMediaPC More about ground loop noise isolator (great video) https://youtu.be/fV_hsFK1MnA Provided Amazon links are affiliates. Tools You'll Need: - Router https://amzn.to/2DVXXZC - Drill: https://amzn.to/2U5QQmL - Jigsaw https://amzn.to/2rg4uXx - Clamps https://amzn.to/2Y3hGAz - Tape measure https://amzn.to/2rfS4Ph - Speed square https://amzn.to/2Ee6lDh - Hot glue gun https://amzn.to/2PdCgpI - Digital Multimeter https://amzn.to/2rf0EO3 - Soldering kit: https://amzn.to/2Q613Bf - Wire cutting pliers https://amzn.to/2rvrL80 - Wire Stripper https://amzn.to/2PvTK0z - Soldering helping hand https://amzn.to/2EedeoI - Universal battery charger (optional) https://amzn.to/2DJ8KVb - Old batteries can be reused like in a DIY power bank https://amzn.to/2VyEAhw Materials You'll Need: - Old laptop, preferably with IPS display (anywhere) - Remote keyboard https://amzn.to/2IiYKYp - Solid-state drive https://amzn.to/2tq4164 - Speakers 30W https://amzn.to/2V0thLZ - Class D 30+30W amplifier https://amzn.to/2S8MIDn - 3.5mm stereo audio cable https://amzn.to/2Iiap9R - 10k Ohm Logarithmic potentiometer https://amzn.to/2IjrkZq - Potentiometer cap https://amzn.to/2UVPZVo - Ground loop noise isolator (what I used) https://amzn.to/2N9OXma - Ground loop noise isolator (more convenient) https://amzn.to/2TT3VPO - Rubber feet https://amzn.to/2IkaDx1 - 12mm thickness plywood (local hardware store) - Wood screws (local hardware store) - 90 Degree Right Angle Bracket https://amzn.to/2DLDOnj - Wood glue: https://amzn.to/2E8Baus - Wood linseed oil https://amzn.to/2EeXH7C - Epoxy https://amzn.to/2Q8N3GU - Electrical tape: https://amzn.to/2QsKK0P - Heat resistant tape https://amzn.to/2Egg77Z - Heatsink https://amzn.to/2S6qtxX - Fan 60 x 60mm https://amzn.to/2EdUuW0 - Fan filter 60 x 60mm https://amzn.to/2tmZ5yT - Thermal paste https://amzn.to/2DIK3s2 - Thermal glue https://amzn.to/2SW1bE3 - 18650 Li-Ion batteries https://amzn.to/2W0KiYF - 18650 battery holder https://amzn.to/2N8xHxv - On/Off switch https://amzn.to/2X8U7mP - Power push button https://amzn.to/2X4guKc - Wires (local hardware store) Music by Strange Day https://soundcloud.com/strange-day/house And music by Joakim Karud http://youtube.com/joakimkarud You can follow me: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diyperspective Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diyperspective Twitter: https://twitter.com/diyperspective Instructables: https://www.instructables.com/member/diyperspective #1000subspecial #woodworking #electronics
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