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But ham radio fits in somewhere, Alvino Ray, a ham, had a similar effect in I used right angle Switchcraft jacks for the patch cable so there are no protrusions from the back of the amp. Not Helpful 2 Helpful 1. You can say whatever you want. This is the trickiest part of the entire project.

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Don’t let anyone use your tube, it goes in your mouth. Most big hardware stores in USA carry clear plastic tubing. You can vocalize and hum. The ultimate set-up is the all-in-one unit.

Building a Talkbox

I have done extensive experimentation with various size and thickness of tubing and I believe this is, all around, the best. I fiddled around with some PVC connector parts from a plumbing supply store until I found something duy worked. Don’t worry, no sound will come out of your amplifier. Please check your email to confirm. Notify me of new comments via email. Zip Cord is two wire electrical cord usually brown that can be unZIPped by just pulling the two dly apart.

Craig Anderton was a ham at some point.

Put old T-shirt and socks around the Tupperware. You could laser cut an enclosure as [mosivers] did, or talibox the first person in history to reuse a Danish butter cookie tin for something other than sewing supplies. Insert the speaker into the Tupperware container. The lid should be on the ground.


Insert your tubing in the hole. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam.

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The speaker is the acoustic diaphragm type used in bullhorns and civil defense sirens. Newsletter Stay inspired, keep making. If yalkbox would like to contribute designs, ideas or comments, let me know.

Just think what you got to look forward to when you get old. Put any speaker against a board, with a hole for the tube.

Tips A good song to try is “Sweet Emotion” by Aerosmith, as the beginning has a talk-box intro. Newsletter to keep you inspired with new projects and more product reviews.