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The audioJar Turns Mason Jars into a Transparent Speaker System
Posted By Morgana Matus On August 21, 2012 @ 4:40 pm In DIY,Greener Gadgets,Recycled Materials | No Comments
Designer Sarah Pease gives the humble mason jar a high-tech makeover with the “audioJar “. Using the glass container as a housing for open-source speakers, the audioJar  takes readily available household items and grants them a second life as an audio system. Jar sizes can be mixed and matched with different cork feet, resulting in a simple, modernist twist to the DIY aesthetic
Currently a student at the Rhode Island School of Design , Pease created the speakers with the help of David A. Mellis’ open source instructions for Fab Speakers . Constructed out of glass, fabric, and electronic elements, the audioJar runs on AAA batteries, and is compatible with any standard audio jack. The clean, no-frills construction earned Pease a Core77  2012 DIY Notable distinction.
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URLs in this post:
 Sarah Pease : http://www.sarahpease.com/
 audioJar: http://www.sarahpease.com/audioJar
 Rhode Island School of Design: http://www.risd.edu/
 Fab Speakers: http://web.media.mit.edu/~mellis/speakers/
 Core77: http://www.core77designawards.com/2012/about-the-c7712da/
 Make: http://blog.makezine.com/2012/03/07/open-source-speakers-find-homes-in-mason-jars/
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