Category Archives: Speakers

DIY Speaker System Made from Recycled Tires!

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Here’s a really neat DIY speaker system made from recycled tires by designer Wang Jinsheng.

Pretty neat stuff.

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How to Make DIY Camouflage Book Speakers!

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Want to add some sound to your bookshelves without adding big speakers that will take up space?  Here’s an excellent idea, make a DIY camouflage book speakers. (See Steve Hoefer’s full DIY page here.)

My mom actually has two GIANT speakers taking up a whole lot of space on her custom bookshelves (so she can listen to classical music) but this brings up the idea that she can make a bunch of these camouflage book speakers and finally get rid of those old ones.

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Domo DIY – How to make Domo Speakers!

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For those of you who enjoy the Domo, here’s how to make your own Domo speakers.

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DIY Subwoofer – How to Make a Vacuum Subwoofer!

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I remember when I was in high school, my friend and I made a bunch of subwoofer enclosures using some wood and acrylic.

Well, I guess you don’t have to always make subwoofer enclosures from scratch but re-use old gadgets like a vacuum cleaner as one, and this is exactly what the author of this DIY Vacuum Subwoofer did with step-by-step instructions showing you how to do it too.

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Outdoor Rock Speaker!

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At least once in our life, you’ve probably used an outdoor rock key holder, right?

Well, there’s more you can do with rocks as this Creative Labs Outdoor Rock Speaker will let you listen to your favorite music in your backyard by the pool, all while being completely w

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iPod Dock Hack – How to Convert iPod/iPhone Speaker Docks for Use with Android and Other Smartphones

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Here’s a rather interesting hack where the user buys a new Android smartphone Droid and sees that he can no longer “dock” his Android phone on his iPhone/iPod speakers.  Well, I guess it’s not that hard as you can see in the above pinouts, a bit of hacking got his Droid working fine on his iPod speakers.

The goal of this project is to create a dock adapter which enables the Motorola Milestone to charge, output music and switch to docking (multimedia) mode. The

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Solar DIY – How to Make a Bike Solar Boombox!

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For those of you who enjoy riding your bike outdoors in the California sunshine (or any other sunshine), you should take a look at what this guy did, make a bike solar boombox that plays music off raw solar power.

In this instructable I will show you how to make a solar powered bike stereo box that fits in a milk crate, which you may already have on your bike!  This instructable assumes you have some proficiency in woodworking and soldering, and is really about the solar to battery circuitry and the options it provides.  This system could be used for any variety of applicat

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Speaker Hack – How to Make Tree Speakers!

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I have seen many custom speaker mods in the past but this pair of tree speakers are probably the most clever, also re-uses old wood.   Of course, I don’t suggest you to cut down any trees but if you can re-use any old tree logs, this could be a great way to add some naturalness to your home.

Aside from being aesthetically pleasing and unique, using actual tree rounds as speaker enclosures is beneficial to the overall speaker design because it results in an almost seam-free cabinet, thick and acoustically dead enclosure material, and non-parallel internal sides which he

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Bass DIY – How to Build a Portable Stereo Cooler!

When I go fishing over at my local Pacifica pier for crabs for other ocean fish, I take my super, huge cooler with me.  Well, here’s a great Bass DIY that shows you how to build your own portable stereo cooler so you can bump some music next time you are fishing or at the beach.

Okay so I basically stole this idea after seeing it at a friends party. However, I think that I improved on it some. Basically it is a regular cooler with a car battery and car stereo / car radio built in. This write up should serve as a decent How-To build a stereo cooler (aka cooler stere

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Speaker DIY – How to Rebuild Speakers!

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When I was in high school, I used to mess around a lot with speaker boxes.  In fact, my friend used to make custom boxes.   Although I haven’t done much with speakers lately, I will eventually get around building some in the future.

For those of you who have speakers that have degraded or gone bad, you might want to take a look at this article that shows you how to rebuild a speaker.

I think speakers are generally easy and you can surely save a lot of money by doing(building) thi

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