lm386 work speaker

I always have some music going.  At work, if me and my co-worker have a job that takes longer than 10 minutes in a server room or microwave radio hut, he busts out his bluetooth speaker and we listen to his pandora channel.  I wanted to do something with these 2W speakers I hot-glued into the amazon box  that my yeeco 50W amp came in, so I decided to see if I could build a quality amp using an lm386 audio amplifier chip.

I found this great tutorial and bread boarded it for myself.

work speakers using an LM386 audio amplifier chip
work speakers using an LM386 audio amplifier chip
lm386 breadboard
lm386 breadboard

This particular circuit has gain control, bass boost, and volume control.  It actually sounds pretty decent.  I was surprised.  The next step is to solder everything to a prototype board, and add the knobs and audio jacks to the box.  To be continued…

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