Author Archives: r20029

Discbitch – Conclusion/Videos!

Here’s a video of the CD machine in action. Playing/pausing of the CD is done using the normal buttons on the CD player. Sorry about the player stopping suddenly at the end. That happened because I was making the one … Continue reading

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Discbitch – Finishing Touches

Finishing touches– Additional screws added to keep the CD player in place better: Now, at the moment, one could push play, but nothing will happen. This is because of a small button in the lower left of the CD player … Continue reading

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CD Players In Pretty Boxes Part 4 – Silliness.

Wait, what’s going on here? HERE: It seems to me that there is something missing on this outer face of my box. What could it be? PHOTOSHOP. (filename: bitch as in badass riot grrrl cd player machine not as in … Continue reading

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CD Players In Pretty Boxes Part 3 – Putting The Actual CD Player In

To get everything from the CD player working with the new patch bay, I soldered each pin from the RAM to a banana jack, and connected the two switches. I then screwed the faceplate into the box I made and … Continue reading

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CD Players In Pretty Boxes Part 2 – The Electric Bits

For the faceplate of the CD machine, I used a piece of plastic. I cut some holes to mount the panel to the rest of the box, plus ten holes for banana jacks. Banana jacks are a beautiful thing. These … Continue reading

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Putting Things In Pretty Boxes

Now that everything is semi-done, I’d like to put my machine in a pretty box. For less experienced boxmakers, I must stress the importance of CONSIDERING THE THICKNESS OF YOUR BOXMATERIAL. It may sound obvious, but real life boxes differ … Continue reading

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Attaching Tentacles.

Solder a little wire to each RAM pin, and you end up with this When a CD is playing and you connect these wires together, crazy stuff happens. I highly recommend grabbing some alligator clips and playing with your machine … Continue reading

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