Another Phone passive ported speaker with a little flare

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Project by Mark55 posted 11-10-2014 12:07 AM 2966 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have built a few of these type speakers for fun. This is for my wife’s new phone she wanted it for her desk at work so I decided I wanted to get a little creative and take it a step up. I have been having fun with stacked plywood projects lately and decided to use some for this project. The neat thing about using plywood is you can kinda pre shape things as you glue it together to save on all the machining.
The speakers are conical shaped and the ports were sealed with poly to help the sound bounce instead of being absorbed into the wood as much. It is definitely louder but the quality is only as good as the sound coming out of the phone.
In making these in the past I find that you almost have to build them phone specific to line up the speaker to the entry port .

-- Mark, Newton, NC.

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#1 posted 11-10-2014 01:11 AM

Nice, very cool.

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#2 posted 11-10-2014 02:01 AM

That is really slick…It reminds me of the old grandma phones. Very nice…!

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#3 posted 11-10-2014 07:22 AM

Wow. What a great design.

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#4 posted 11-10-2014 12:22 PM

Great design and choice of materials well executed. Yes I like it!

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#5 posted 11-10-2014 05:38 PM

That is a really cool project. I love it! That plywood sure adds beauty in the grain patterns that come out of it!!

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#6 posted 11-10-2014 05:44 PM

Mark, that is the coolest project I have seen in a while. It reminds me of something one might see at a Steam Punk convention :-).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#7 posted 11-10-2014 07:13 PM

You sure put allot of thought in to making this. Thanks for shairng

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#8 posted 11-10-2014 10:02 PM

A real fun thing and nicely made too.

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#9 posted 11-10-2014 11:46 PM


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