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Subject: Re: hardware mod/outrageous mods
From: Neon John (johngd_at_bellsouth.net)
Date: 2003-09-26


Of course. I have a set of those flat panel SI speakers mentioned on this
list awhile back and a set of #220-0282 and a set of #220-0272 from here:
http://www.meci.com/default.asp?mode=getitems&category=492
The first set of speakers costs $4.95. Each speaker holds 3 C cells. Or it
can be powered by an external 9 to 15 volt power supply. I use a
straight-through 12 volt cig lighter cable in my motorhome when I use them
outside. Those speakers sound amazingly good, especially for $5! I use C cell
NiMH batteries in the speakers. Very convenient.

I bought several sets of the second speakers when they had 'em for $12.95 last
summer. Great speakers. They come with a 15 volt wall wart. I power them
from either a 12 volt cig lighter cable or some tiny 12 volt switch mode
laptop computer power supplies I bought a long time ago. I have a couple of
sets mounted permanently using the supplied brackets in my restaurants for
background music. I have a set mounted in each of my motorhomes and in my
concession trailers. I have a set in the shop, in my bathroom and on my
computer. I like 'em :-) Not the greatest possible sound but for the price,
hard to beat. MECI has a subwoffer to go with them. I bought one but frankly
I can't tell much difference.

John

On Thu, 25 Sep 2003 18:45:25 -0500, "Glenn Ervin at home"
<GlennErvin_at_cableone.net> wrote:

>I was wondering if a pair of those computer speakers that take 3 or 4 double
>A batteries would work for plugging into the headphone jack for
>amplification.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Minuk Choi" <Choi.Minuk_at_verizon.net>
>To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 12:35 AM
>Subject: Re: hardware mod/outrageous mods
>
>
>Well, true, I can just plug in head phones and just raise the volume until
>it's audible to those around me... but I thought that's a little bothersome.
>
>I suppose after seeing the HDD cradle thingy for Neuros, I was wondering
>something like that, an attachement that'd have external speakers on them...
>so that you can share the audio.
>
>
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "scott" <die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com>
>To: <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2003 12:07 AM
>Subject: Re: hardware mod/outrageous mods
>
>
>> --- Michael O'Quinn <michael_at_oquinn.info> wrote:
>> > I doubt there is any way to build speakers inside the unit. At least my
>> > player has no room for that. Even if one could find sufficiently small
>> > driver elements, the resulting sound quality would not exactly be
>premium.
>>
>> there's nothing stopping you from adding little external speakers, but i
>don't see the point.
>>
>> -scott
>>
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---
John De Armond
johngdDONTYOUDARE_at_bellsouth.net
http://bellsouthpwp.net/j/o/johngd/
Cleveland, Occupied TN



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