Though these speaker designs may not boast any cutting edge features, they are some of the strangest that we’ve come across. Continue reading to see more.
Light Bulb Speakers
Created by Altec Lansing, these light bulb speakers feature a wireless attachment that can be connected to a variety of audio devices, including Apple’s iPod. Users can also wirelessly stream music via Bluetooth to supported devices.
Starbuck’s Coffee Speakers
Before you throw out the Starbuck’s coffee cups laying around, check out this nifty mod, which turns them into functional speakers. To build your own, you’ll need: a TDA1552Q amplifier chip and plenty of cups — more the better, just in case you mess something up.
500XL Earphone Speakers
From afar, they may look like standard iPod earbuds, but they’re actually functional speakers that can be connected to any device with a 3.5mm audio jack. The device can also double as a belt should you want to look extra geeky. Available now, priced at $39.
How about a new way hang your speakers? Even audiophiles will agree that mounting speakers for the perfect soundstage isn’t the easiest of tasks, so these speaker lamps aim to make things a bit easier.
Speech Bubble Speakers
Art Lebedev Studios introduces the Speech Bubble Speaker. At $120 per pair, they measure 4″ x 6″ x 2″ and feature a white ABS shell, mated to a matte black grille. No PC required. Simply connect it to any device with a headphone jack, and you’re set.
For those who prefer egg-shaped speaker docks, this gadget is just for you. When cracked open, you get two satellite speakers and a subwoofer, which doubles as the unit’s base. While we can’t vouch for its sound quality, it’s definitely an interesting conversation piece nonetheless.