Tech Will Save Us - DIY Speaker Kit

Expand creativity and create a bass-bumpin' stereo system from any surface or material.

  • Combine passion and STEM learning for a tech-fueled music experience 
  • Explore the principles of sound as they resonate from handmade surfaces 
  • Use any surface to design and build interactive speakers that last forever 
  • Learn to love electronics through the magic of DIY circuitry and discovery
  • Package hands-on skills to lead the way in 21st century music making

Grades: 2-5

$40.00
MNF#
TKIT_0102

The DIY Speaker Kit is the ultimate adventure in creativity and music as kids put their hands-on skills to the test to create speakers out of almost any object! Curious children will love making their own custom amplifiers with the kit’s intuitive components and develop soldering skills as they put it together. The Speaker kit is designed to encourage playful experimentation as kids explore the effects that different sizes, shapes and materials have on resonating sounds, learn how to solder and begin to understand how circuits work! The best part is there are plenty of opportunities to unleash inventiveness as kids can create portable speakers out of almost any everyday material – from a cereal box to a balloon!

MNF# TKIT_0102
EAN 0 400003 149131
Manufacturer Tech Will Save Us
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The cool thing about your DIY speakers is that they’ll use an exciter rather than a normal cone speaker. The cone is replaced by a rigid connection to a surface that vibrates and creates sound, just like in a loudspeaker. Exciters are composed of a motor assembly, voice coil, suspension system, electrical connection terminals and a coupling plate that joins the coil to the mounting surface. The exciter uses its own movement to apply force from the voice coil to the mounting surface, which is flexible enough to vibrate and produce uniquely created sounds in your school, home or makerspace!


Kit Components:

  •  PCB (Printed Circuit Board)
  • 9v Battery Holder
  • TDA2003 Chip Amplifier
  • Power Switch -Optocoupler
  • 2 1.2k Resistors
  • 2 1ohm Resistors
  • 220ohm Resistor
  • 4.7ohm Resistor
  • 2 Diodes
  • 470uf Electrolytic Capacitor
  • 100uf Electrolytic Capacitor
  • 22uf Electrolytic Capacitor
  • 2.2uf Electrolytic Capacitor
  • Potentiometer
  • Jack Socket
  • 4 Pin Header
  • 2 LEDs
  • 2 100nf Capacitors
  • 2 Foam Double Sided Tape
  • Jack Cable
  • Terminal Block
  • Exciter Cable
  • Balloon
  • Exciter

NOT INCLUDED: 9v Battery