The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

If you're making a portable you probably need something to watch it on. (Unless you want to guess what's happening in the game, but I wouldn't advise that) Anyway, this forum is your "Hacking a pocket TV/screen" one-stop solution. Share your experiences and knowledge here.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by gamemasterful » Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:54 pm

I'm making an snes portable with one of them. I'm using a DPDT switch instead of a tact switch, but I'm positive it's the same principal. I just wasn't sure how it would interact with the voltage running through the switch. (7.4 V)

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by samjc3 » Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:20 pm

just extend the power switch to any momentary switch (open).
its a tact switch, you only need to bridge two of the contacts. i can wire up something on my iluv and take some pics when i get home
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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by collinE » Sat Mar 13, 2010 11:39 am

Exactly. I was just hoping there was a way to have it turn on with the system, but it's not a deal breaker to just have another button to turn sound on and off.
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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by JaysFreaky » Mon Mar 22, 2010 5:58 pm

I just stumbled upon this.

http://www.i-luv.com/product_detail.asp?tab=1&idx=1465" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wonder if this will be any good?

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by samjc3 » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:02 pm

yes, its probably fine, but its way bigger and more expensive. also, dont derail this thread. :wink:
AfroLH wrote:
HotDog-Cart wrote: Also, the codename stuff adds a little bit of sexyness, in my eyes.
Yeah well Alcohol adds a little bit of sexyness in my eyes, but I dont drink it all the time. :wink:
SpongeBuell wrote:As proof, I offer this picture of a monkey on my head.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by JaysFreaky » Mon Mar 22, 2010 7:12 pm

Sorry about that - forgot I was in the portable section. I was looking for something for my PS3 laptop, but didn't think the original one posted would be big enough.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by gamemasterful » Sat Mar 27, 2010 7:42 pm

Ok... I'm not sure how I did what I did, but in the process of messing up the traces for the power button, then following the through hole to the other side with a wire, scraping some traces clean, and putting on a messy bit of solder next to that resistor, the thing stays on.... once I figure out how I did what I did, I'll post a how-to! But just know it's possible.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by samjc3 » Sun Apr 04, 2010 11:19 am

no idea. buy em and see. and make a new thread. :wink:
AfroLH wrote:
HotDog-Cart wrote: Also, the codename stuff adds a little bit of sexyness, in my eyes.
Yeah well Alcohol adds a little bit of sexyness in my eyes, but I dont drink it all the time. :wink:
SpongeBuell wrote:As proof, I offer this picture of a monkey on my head.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by gamemasterful » Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:50 pm

Eh, 500ma and no volume adjust, don't get them.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by JaysFreaky » Mon Apr 12, 2010 11:11 am

Any idea yet, gamemasterful?

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by JaysFreaky » Thu Apr 15, 2010 7:33 am

Bought one of these and it's insanely loud for what it is. :D

My problem now is trying to find some replacements for those tact switches. I'd like to use something with a button attached. Any ideas?

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by FA-MAS » Sat May 01, 2010 1:59 am

I just got these iLuv speakers and I need to figure out how to drop the voltage on my portable from 5v to 4.5v to power them. Should I use a resistor, and what value?

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by samjc3 » Sat May 01, 2010 5:28 pm

they run fine on 5 volts. :wink:
AfroLH wrote:
HotDog-Cart wrote: Also, the codename stuff adds a little bit of sexyness, in my eyes.
Yeah well Alcohol adds a little bit of sexyness in my eyes, but I dont drink it all the time. :wink:
SpongeBuell wrote:As proof, I offer this picture of a monkey on my head.

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Re: The perfect amplifier/speakers to go with your small screen.

Post by Cojiro » Wed May 19, 2010 8:47 pm

I'm getting this speaker for my psone screen because the speakers on it are broken, so I'm using the psone screen just for video (despite the fact that they are ideal for portables). Anyway, I am wondering can I power this from the 5v output on the back of the screen if I am already doing the LED mod?
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