This is an updated version of the detailed instructable by this device’s inventor, Ladyada. The updated version has some extra components.

Also if you’re having trouble be sure to read the extra section in step 4 about modifying the MintyBoost to work with some newer MP3 players. (It’s quite simple).

You can buy this kit at the MAKE store.

This kit is great for soldering beginners. To learn the basics of soldering check out this great guide by noahw. Also, here’s a good video tutorial from the M…

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