Category Archives: Design

Basic Media Amp and Speakers Idea

I finished working out the Box Construction Jig and found I had some 12mm MDF wood left over on the sheet.  I have some nice parts left over from the design of the Boombox and coming system so I thought … Continue reading

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DXF v SVG files – What he said!

I had problems with exporting files so the laser cutter company can understand them and they are accurate.  The reason behind it is me using the free, open source software Inkpad (and my lack of knowledge in this area).  It’s a … Continue reading

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Dimension Number Crunching

Dimensions for laser cutting. Continue reading

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PCB Arrival from Quick-Teck

The Printed Circuit Board (PCB) has arrived from Quick-Teck, much quicker than I had anticipated and looking great.  QT have done a fine job, the board looks perfect. It is twice the normal weight copper, 2Oz as opposed to 1Oz.  It … Continue reading

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PCB Ready for Production?

The layout of the PCB using Kicad is now done and I’ve passed the files over to Quick-teck for checking over. These guys are based in the UK and have an instant, online manufacturing quote widget so you can see … Continue reading

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All Change Again …

I have now decided to go for one box instead of two connected by an umbilical cord. This means I don’t have to try to put a big connector on the PCB which was proving difficult; getting the tracks past … Continue reading

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KiCad PCBNew Last Lines

I just have a few lines to do for the left hand channel and then I can compare it all to the circuit diagram as a last check and then start on the right channel. Easier said than done, especially … Continue reading

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