Today I opened a package that I had forgotten that I had ordered. It was a $0.76 mini chip amp from China. I wanted to test it, so I searched to see if I had any free drivers. Lo and behold I had a busted laptop from my brother’s college days. A few minutes with… Read More


This weekend I built a mini cigar box amplifier to use when I finish my bass guitar. To be more precise, I built the speaker box. The amp is a little standalone unit that sits on top. This is the second iteration of my practice amp build. At first I tried to build a sealed… Read More


I have an old pair of headphones that I love. They don’t sound good but they use an aux jack as the input cord. This means that I have been able to use these as a headset for making calls. While I have a bluetooth headset, they always seem to run out of battery when… Read More