HOW TO – Make a Low-cost spherical speaker array (from IKEA salad bowls)

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HOW TO – Make a Low-cost spherical speaker array (from IKEA salad bowls)

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Mzed writes –

Acoustic instruments radiate sound in a wonderfully complex, 360 degree fashion, while conventional loudspeakers radiate in a much more boring, spotlight of sound. You could spend a ton of money on fancy products:

Hemisphere from Electrotap
Experimental Meyer Array

or you could follow these instructions to build a cheap array out of IKEA salad bowls and surplus automotive speakers.

Special thanks and apologies to Dan Truman and the researchers at CNMAT, who’s scientific work directly inspired this project.

instructables : Low-cost Spherical Speaker Array – Link.

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