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Hardware Innovation Workshop Teaser

Hardware Innovation Workshop Teaser

The Hardware Innovation Workshop, presented by MAKE magazine, is an interactive event featuring entrepreneurs and the devices they create. The maker economy is unlike any other and has unique opportunities, as well as unique challenges. The Hardware Innovation Workshop will introduce you to talented innovators and new devices poised to permanently alter the world of […]

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Concrete Speakers

Concrete Speakers

The thing about speakers, of course, is that there’s not really any good way, that I can think of, to convey their most important functional quality online: How do they sound? Still, these prototypes from industrial designer Shmuel Linski look so good I couldn’t pass ’em up

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Open Source Speakers find Homes in Mason Jars

Open Source Speakers find Homes in Mason Jars

Sarah Pease borrows from David A. Mellis’ open source speaker design and mates it with mason jars as enclosures. They not only have a great look, but different sizes and types of jars can be swapped out to create different sound signatures.

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Jerrycan Speakers

Jerrycan Speakers

I seem to recall that speaker enclosures should be rigid and massive, generally speaking, but there’s no denying the cool factor in this build-it-yourself project from Quebecois industrial designer Samuel Bernier. [via nerdstink]

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PVC pipe speakers

PVC pipe speakers

These are from Etsy seller ikymagoo, who also has red and yellow versions. They seem a bit pricey to me at $200 a set, but it also seems like an easy re-make. There’s video here showing that shows more detail, including the binding posts on the back. Some info on a similar build is available in this thread at the DIY Audio Projects Forum

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Homemade, laser-cut computer speakers

Homemade, laser-cut computer speakers

I love this gorgeous set of computer speakers, with masonitecomponents cut out on a laser cutter and veneered. And the B3N drivers he used look sweet. B3 Mini Array Computer Speakers DIY

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