CInder Block Speakers

Jan 18, 2017

Category: Tech

When Daniel Ballou began his search to develop a system that uses disregarded materials to create high-fidelity sound systems, he only needed to visit the local construction site to discover the perfect medium. Concrete. Yes, believe it or not concrete – with its low resonance and vibrating properties – served as the perfect building block to build high-quality stereo speakers.

Now, in order to put them together yourself, all you need is a pair of cinder blocks and you’re set to install the remaining electronics yourself. Each speaker set is sold as an assembly kit, complete with a pre-wired and pre-assembled front panel that includes a 5” driver, tweeter, crossover, and input jack. Also, the back panel includes all the hardware needed to help mount the finished product together and seal the panels to the cinder block. They’ve been in development for over a year now but are finally ready to release to the public, just in time to rock out in the new year. Available now for $150. [Purchase]

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

lululemon's 5 Year Basic Henley Comes With Lycra Fabric For Superior Comfort

Giving the iconic 3-button design a 21st-century refresh with modern materials.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

This Silicone Case Turns Your Apple TV Into A Retro Nintendo Gaming Console

A Super NES-inspired facade for the Cupertino company's streaming device.

Posted By

Jan 22, 2021

Featured Image

Explore The Majesty Of The Cosmos With This Cutting-Edge Smart Telescope

Connects directly to your smartphone for astronomy-made-easy.

Posted By

Jan 19, 2021

Featured Image

VOX Built Hi-Fi Headphones That Are Actually Guitar Amps In Disguise

Inspired by the brand's legendary AC30 amplifier.

Posted By

Jan 18, 2021

Featured Image

The 10 Best Drones For Every Budget

A flurry of fliers good for budgets of all shapes and sizes.

Posted By

Jan 18, 2021

Featured Image

Samsung’s Premium Galaxy S21 Ultra Has 5G Connectivity & 512GB Of Storage

Alongside a quad-camera array with a massive 108MP sensor.

Posted By

Jan 18, 2021