Beginner’s Guide to Making a DIY Turntable

You Will Need: - Wire - Batteries - Plywood - Motor - Rods

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You Will Need: - Amplifier - Speakers - Magnets - Needle - Potentiometer - Circular disc

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Step 1: Constructing the Box The design of this box is entirely up to you. Use clamps and wood glue for assembly, avoiding glue on top for internal access.

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Step 2: Installing the Turntable Mount the motor to the box's bottom with a dowel rod for stability, manage voltage to avoid overloading.

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Step 2: Installing the Turntable Install a potentiometer for speed control, and prepare a circular platter with a central hole for balanced record play, considering a Lazy Susan for smoother rotation.

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Step 3: Speakers & Tonearm Construct the tonearm by connecting two dowels perpendicularly, optionally using magnets for mobility, properly wire the needle for stereo sound.

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Step 4: Finishing Touches If all went to plan, then the project should be complete.

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