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Published on July 4th, 2014 | by Bryan


Foto Passive Sound Amplifier

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Materials: FOTO lamp shade

Saw something similar at another really high end furniture store. Waay to expensive but kinda cool.

Used a Foto light shade and wood scraps in my garage to create the amplifier. Wood holder centers the speaker of a Galaxy S4 right in the middle as well as provides a nice stabilizer for a stand.

Built the stand and attached it to the back of the lamp shade. Not bad sound, relatively speaking, and surprisingly fills the room.

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You can also just lay the phone in the back, it fits nicely. But the sound gets dramatically better when you center the speaker.

Will be working on a iPhone version by request. (my daughter). Speakers are in a different place so will need some design work to channel the sound.

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One Response to Foto Passive Sound Amplifier

  1. MellyTattz MellyTattz says:

    Really impressed! This would be handy to have.. Thanks for sharing :)

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