X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

IPod Speakers Made From Gourds

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

When I think of gourds, I usually think of cheesy Fall harvest centerpieces on the cover of Family Circle. So it’s nice to see gourds put to some good use with these unique handcrafted speakers.

iPod Gourd Speakers

Japan’s Bird Electron decided it would be nice to see some speakers made from natural materials, so they came up with the concept. Each speaker has a 2.3-inch diameter full-range driver, sealed tightly into the body of the hollowed out fruit. It’s said that the gourd shell produces a soft, easy sound, so if you were planning on playing your Metallica through these, they’re probably not for you.

They’re currently available from AssistOn for  ¥18,000 ($146 USD) for a pair along with an amplified stereo breakout box. It’s also possible to hook up a single speaker (¥9,800 / $80 USD) to your music player if you don’t need stereo sound.

If you’re trying to get these outside of Japan, you also might want to check with Audiocubes. They’ve been known to import Bird Electron products on occasion.

Hot Deals in the Technabob Shop:



Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

Young Thug : Wyclef Jean

Young Thug : Wyclef Jean

2D Parkour Run

2D Parkour Run

Tesla Outlines Referral Program for 2017

Tesla Outlines Referral Program for 2017

Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Evinrude Rooney Lakester

Concepts from Future Past: 1970 Evinrude Rooney Lakester

Mattel WWE Mutant Action Figures

Mattel WWE Mutant Action Figures

Funko Unveils Star Wars Galactic Plushes

Funko Unveils Star Wars Galactic Plushes

Advertisement