Looking for a unique green gift for tech lovers? This DIY speaker set is compact, customizable, and made from sustainable materials.
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Seventy percent of this DIY speaker set is made out of post-consumer materials. The natural material choice is certainly an unexpected twist for an electronic device, but vastly reduces the volume of plastic (and the volume of matter potentially destined for a landfill). The innovative design makes the speaker set unique and a fantastic conversation piece.
Check out the images below to see how the speaker set can be flat packed and decorated.
Coolest Things About DIY Speaker Set: They are customizable. Each kit comes with a set of colored pencils so your lucky gift recipient can draw, scribble, and make their mark on the speakers.
Perfect Gift Idea For: Tech nerds & artists. Techies will appreciate the cool design while artists will enjoy transforming the speaker walls into their own masterpiece. This is also a great gift for jet setters who will love the compact size.
How You Can Get One: You can buy this DIY speaker set from Merkury Innovations for the low price of $16.99. The speakers are compatible with iPods, MP3 players, and other devices with a 3.5mm jack. No batteries are required.