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You may have seen these in the Make Blog. This is how to make your own.

Step 1: The finished speaker box

This is the finished article. In this case the box is an 80mm cube but it could be any size you like just choose the card thickness to suite the size of the box.

Although this was made from card you could just as well use polypropylene as a harder wearing material, you can often buy stationary folders made from polypropylene that you can recycle.

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<p>I like this Instructables.</p>
<p>Thank you.</p>
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<p>WTF is what ,how some one could understand how u connected speakers wires with something behind photo and with others things..,</p>
<p>If you have a problem with soldering 2 wires to the speaker and to a plug I suggest you buy a pre made speaker lead with a suitable plug for your device on one end, strip the insulation off the wires at other end and solder the, possibly 2, wires in colored insulation to the 2 solder tags on the speaker. The braiding if there is any can be connected to the negative lead.</p><p>If this isn't clear I heartly reccomend you get someone to do it for you who is confident.</p>
<p>If you have a problem with soldering 2 wires to the speaker and to a plug I suggest you buy a pre made speaker lead with a suitable plug for your device on one end, strip the insulation off the wires at other end and solder the, possibly 2, wires in colored insulation to the 2 solder tags on the speaker. The braiding if there is any can be connected to the negative lead.</p><p>If this isn't clear I heartly reccomend you get someone to do it for you who is confident.</p>
By "net" would you perhaps mean "diagram?" And is there a PDF or other suitable file which might be printed directly on card stock for those who are happy with the size you've used?
<p>Hi Mairsey you can use this website <a href="https://www.pack.ly" rel="nofollow">www.pack.ly</a> to download a die-cut template (you can generate the die-cute template in any size you need) of several boxes or you can also order a printed custom box. Hope this help :) </p>
OK - yes a net is the technical name for the outline you need to cut out to make something (usually 3D by folding) I am sorry I don't have a PDF for this picture but I have added a new picture with measurements on it. so you can draw it as I did. The measurements suited the speaker i had but you can alter them if you need to.The picture is A 3 in size so if you choose to print it out you need to double the size and get 2 A 4 pages. Hope this helps.
i dont get it???
There was a review of a japanese version of this here a few weeks prior to this post - I simply showed how to o it - Cheap and easy speakers. i have one by my PC as I type.
WELL! <br>I can't find any amplifier where it is??
There isn't one- The instructable is to make the loud speaker enclosure. <br> <br>In my case the amplifier is on my sound card in the PC.
WELL! <br>I can't find any amplifier where it is??
me neither...
Nice idea:) however I really don't like to hear their sound... Must be awfull...
Have you made a pair? <br> <br>80mm Speakers are limited anyway.
Yes, but does it blend?
hey, anyone know where I can source these in commercial quantities. I have attached an image i found on the web, but cannot track down the supplier/manufacturer ? any ideas ? THANKS
Teracycle makes these from M&amp;M boxes. Radio Shack had some, also some pirimidal speakers.
Hi, we are factory for the fodable speaker in shenzhen, china. We have the paper and pp foadable speaker. Plz contact with by email <a href="mailto:smartech02@gmail.com" rel="nofollow">smartech02@gmail.com</a>&nbsp;&nbsp; or skype: szdaisy66<br />
here is a link for the wholesaler's website;<br /> <br /> http://www.origaudio.com/products<br /> <br /> For Canada you'll have to contact these guys;<br /> <br /> http://www.zold.ca/contact.html<br /> <br /> <br />
I can say poundland for uk peeps they are only slightly more colourful
I could make them for you if you want... how many?
vhotho mentioned that MUJI used to make those, but no longer.<br/><br/>I actually just saw them on the 6th at the MUJI Express (?) in the new wing of the JFK airport... This photo is MUJI's as well. You can purchase them from the <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay_Cardboard%20Speakers_10451_10001_16442_-1_11476_11590___">MoMA</a> or their NY stores.<br/>
Oops, sorry. The picture is MoMa's.
I actually saw those same pictures a few months ago and I wondered the same thing. A few weeks later I was at Ross and I found speakers kind of like those. (Except they were pink and "girly". I don't remember the brand but I bought them and gave them to a friend for her birthday so I could probably find out if you're still interested.)
i did not find those but at think geek they have a cardboard boom box style speakers that are really cool<br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/speakers/speakers/9fbc/">Thinkgeek</a> <br/>
A pretty good idea would be to get some birthday cards and take the flat speakers from them. That way, you would be able to fold them, with the speaker in place.
<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20060126/cardboard-box-speakers/">http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20060126/cardboard-box-speakers/</a><br/>i had a plastic pair from a hair salon i think<br/>
I find this design very cost effecitive and creative.
Thank you :-)
The net for an 80x80x80mm box will NOT fit on an A4 sheet.
sides doesnt appear to be 80*80... they are like 60 mm's or so...
The space between rear side of the case and the speaker is too much for just a 80 mm speaker. What about if we tight it a bit? like 80*80*45 ? I wonder if it will still stand and wont fall...
why not use chinese take-out containers? you'd be recycling and they'd look pretty cool too.
yeah but you'd have to ask for some clean ones 'cos it would be dirty and get mouldy
you could also make one like this and put a computer 80mm fan in instead of a speaker to cool your hands and just connect it to the usb... i'm making one
Or ... both a fan and a speaker? Ooo ... and some leds :o)
lol yur smiley has a double chin
no, thats a round nose :-)
so its a clown is it? do you know what we do to clowns here do you?
eegg, Don't forget to add holes on the back/sides. Otherwise the air flow will be restricted.
I made it with two speakers. It looks cool and works well.
Good, so many who didn't try it said it would be useless - Not at all it seems.
this is a good cabinet, could you do it with 1 of these <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.pcenclosures-direct.com">cabinets</a><br/><br/>This is a good thread.<br/>

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