Audio Customization

As maker culture expands, tech accessories receive a customized overhaul

Implications - As the DIY craze continues, traditionally complex, technological devices are getting customized to satiate a need for personalization. DIY sound systems and audio devices offer cost-effective alternatives to typically high-end products, combining a need for tech integration with more sustainable product methods.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 66,691 Total Clicks May 12 - Aug 14
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Mason Jar Speakers - The Audiojar by Sarah Pease is a Fun and Classy Do-It-Yourself Project
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 51,972 Clicks Pub: May 25, 12
Mason Jar Speakers
The Audiojar by Sarah Pease is a Fun and Classy Do-It-Yourself Project
The Audiojar by Sarah Pease is exactly what it sounds like. A sound system made out of classic mason jars, it is a fun do-it-yourself project that will add character to any computer or audio device... [More]
Customizable Hipster Sound Systems - The Furni DIY Bluetooth Speakers by Aaron Daley are Crafty
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 13,572 Clicks Pub: Mar 8, 13
Customizable Hipster Sound Systems
The Furni DIY Bluetooth Speakers by Aaron Daley are Crafty
The Furni DIY Bluetooth Speakers by Aaron Daley customizes one’s musical experience. The Montreal-based artist created this art series of imaginative audio systems using the company’s... [More]
3D-Printed Earphones - The Low-Fi Hi-Tech Headphones are Composed of Unconventional Parts
SCORE: 3.4
Untested 569 Clicks Pub: Apr 11, 13
3D-Printed Earphones
The Low-Fi Hi-Tech Headphones are Composed of Unconventional Parts
You probably can’t tell that the Low-Fi Hi-Tech Headphones do not comprise any line-produced parts; what you see is a collection of components that come from an array of unusual sources.... [More]
Time Traveling Juxeboxes - Crafty Dad David Prouty Made a Homemade TARDIS for His Daughter
SCORE: 0.9
Untested 578 Clicks Pub: Dec 16, 13
Time Traveling Juxeboxes
Crafty Dad David Prouty Made a Homemade TARDIS for His Daughter
Geophysicist David Prouty took up a challenge from his daughter and crafted a homemade TARDIS. The iconic fictional sci-fi contraption had interested Prouty’s offspring so much she... [More]