This is the second of three 2.1 Bluetooth Speaker builds. This one is designed to look like an Instagram icon for my 14 year old niece.

Link to where I purchased the TPA3116 2.1 Channel Amplifier Module with Bluetooth 4.0 on eBay: http://goo.gl/wiBr7d

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All the CNC cut MDF parts.

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Glueing up and assembling the MDF parts.

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Clamping the glued parts down.

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Fitting the baffle for fine tuning.

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Router a round-over on the baffle edge and doing some sanding.

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Fitting the insert panels.

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Painting the baffle with a white undercoat to prevent the MDF colour to show through the fabric cladding.

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Cladding the enclosure body in fabric and trimming off the excess.

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Preparing the baffle with contact cement to apply the vinyl covering.

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Applying the vinyl covering.

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Fitting the full range drivers.

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Applying the fabric on the baffle.

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Connecting the wiring to the full range drivers.

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Glueing down the full range driver internal enclosures with 2-part epoxy.

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Building the ports with 40mm diameter PVC tubing and PVC cement.

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Applying a finishing coat of paint to the rear panel.

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Fixing the front baffle to the enclosure body with wood glue.

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Installing the ports.

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Time to install the electronics (amplifier module, etc.)

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The switch mode power supply is glued to the inside of the rear panel with 2-part epoxy and the hot glue gun.

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Wiring up all the speakers and power cables.

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Fitting and screwing down the subwoofer driver.

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Masking the front baffle for spray painting the Instagram icon stripes.

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Some final details applied.

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Glueing up the laser cut Insta label.

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The final product. Very happy with the outcome!

 

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