i need help

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    Eagleskull's Avatar
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    i need help

    Is there a way i can MAKE a vocie amp becuz i dont have alot of money 15 and all so can someone help man Please

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    Re: i need help

    I have a voice amp sorted now, but when I was in your position (thinking about how to do it all on a shoestring ) I thought about what I could adapt. I figured that actually physically making an amp set up would be a) beyond my meagre skills, and b) as, if not more, expensive as buying a radioshack/yoga amp.

    My best idea (never carried out) came from my daughter. She has a fisher price cassette player with a mic, so she can sing along to her tapes. She started talking through it one day and said it sounded like Boba (she's 4 and has watched ESB more times than I care to work out!) I believe her exact words were, "listen daddy, I sound like your Bobo Fat" (her name for Boba.

    I tried it and it's not hugely loud, but it's ok and it's a start.

    Try scanning ebay for cheap kids toys that have mics and amps.

    Just a thought.

    Hope this helps.

    Si

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    Re: i need help

    Well, What kind of electronics do you have lying around? I would check out radio shack for a cheap one. I bought mine on ebay for $50 and when i got it the price tag was still on it from radio shack and it was only $12.00

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    Re: i need help

    Tell me what i need becuz my dad is a Computer engeener and his friend can get him the parts

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    Re: i need help

    I was wodering if anyone has the stamatics on making a voice amp becuz if i have the stamatics i can build it. for those who dont know what stamatics is its a picture of where the wires and microchips go.

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    Re: i need help

    It may be a question of "semantics", but I've never heard of "stamatics". Maybe you mean "schematics"?


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    Re: i need help

    Ya sry i was trying to fast but do u have them

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    N, I dnt, sry. Mb u cn fnd thm w a srch? Smbdy mb pstd smthng smlr 2 wt u wnt. Jst lk thru th pst psts hr, nd mb u wl fnd smthng.


    I was thinking too. If your pop knows all these dudes, they must know how to build some monster voice amp. Why not just show them the space in the helmet and tell them what you want?

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    Re: i need help

    I if know anyone tell me iight

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    Re: i need help

    There still is radio shack ones around. I found 5 of them within a 20 mi radius. And they were $20. If you want one of those just call around radio shacks. thats what I did. there are a couple of guys that sell amp/mic systems on BSN for like $20-$30 but I dont know how well they sound.

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    Re: i need help

    so look call around radio shack and i can find them?

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    Yup. I dont want to get into a shipping detail or anything but I live in south Jersey and thats where I found a couple. If you need help Ill call around here...find one and PM you where I found it if you want? Then you can arange them to ship it to you?

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    Re: i need help

    IS there a website i can go or when i call RadioShack what do i ask him Do u have any Voice Amp?

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    fett234
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    Re: i need help

    The wbsite doesnt have them. I heard they discontinued them? But As I said I found a bunch. So just call around and ask for the voice/amp mic. It was like $19.99 . Most of them that I called knew what I was talkning about.

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    Re: i need help

    Part number 277-1008C
    Amplifier/speaker It was like $11.00 here and runs on 9v battery. RS also sell a cheap $5.00 mic that you can bust open and use the pick up part of the mic. It comes in a bag, usualy hung on a display rack. This is the setup I use in my biker scout, stormtrooper and fett helmets. Easy to mount in the helmet or seperate. For the money.....what can I say, acept........Can you here me now?

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