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This weekend, you’ll learn how to make a Minty Boost usb charger and a Daisy mp3 player. After you put these together you can put them into customized cases. I made my charger fit into a plastic dinosaur!

Then I soldered up my Daisy MP3 player and put it into a laser tag case, complete with working buttons on the gun that control volume. The trigger makes it go to the next track! Photos here – Link.

Here’s an mp4 that plays on pretty much everything. Here’s a 3gp and 3g2 for people who like to watch on their phone!

Of course if you subscribe in itunes, the videos and accompanying pdf get downloaded automatically for you, no muss no fuss. You can browse all the Make: videos on blip.tv and youtube and revver or on the weekend projects page at your leisure! – Subscribe Link

If you want to build these and/or give them as gifts, order them this weekend so they ship in time for the holidays.

Kits featured:
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MAKE: Daisy MP3 player, open source MP3 player (in a Laser tag case, NICE!) – Link.

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MintyBoost, charge USB chargable devices – Link.


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  1. StealthToilet1 says:

    Where is the Boeing surplus store at?

  2. orkspace says:

    I believe that certain Palm devices (I use a Tungsten E2 and a Treo 700p) can format SD cards to Fat32.

  3. 3ricj says:

    If you need to find Boeing surplus, try this:

    1. http://www.google.com
    2. Boeing surplus
    3. “I’m feeling lucky”

  4. 98028 says:

    Boeing Surplus NW
    20651 84th Ave S.
    Kent, Washington

    Anaheim (Sales facility relocated to Long Beach)
    3460 Cherry Avenue
    Long Beach, California 90807
    562-593-5521

    El Segundo (Sales facility)
    900 N. Sepulveda
    El Segundo, California 90245
    310-662-6101

    Huntington Beach (Sales facility)
    5301 Bolsa Avenue
    Huntington Beach, California 92647
    714-896-2895

    Long Beach (Administrative Offices, sales facility)
    3460 Cherry Avenue
    Long Beach, California 90807
    562-593-5521

  5. Marcel says:

    I hope you found a solution for your mac fs format FAT32 problem…, if not, try this explanation: http://www.gp32x.com/board/index.php?showtopic=23016