Turn ANYTHING into a Speaker!
Have you ever just wanted to carry “The Party” with you?
Let me guess, your first excuse, “My phone isn’t loud enough!”
Second excuse, “I can rarely find a place to plug in my speakers!”
OR if you’re tech savvy, you’ll most likely say this, “I LOVE my blue-tooth speaker but it doesn’t put out enough bass/it doesn’t play loud enough without distorting the sound, etc.”
What if I told you there is a solution to all your problems, ONE device, to “RULE THEM ALL!”
Rock-It 3.0 claims you can turn ANYTHING into a Speaker Just, Plug It, Stick It, and ROCK it!
Check this nifty device out, all the way from Lou to YOU!
Unbox Therapy video:
In this video, Lou of Unbox Therapy looks at multiple different items on which you can use this device. Quite obviously, for any audiophiles or anyone with an acute sense for auditory enjoyment, you would know that boxes will do much better than most any other item. Why do you think the old home theater speakers were mostly built as rectangular prisms, because that’s what produced the most sound! Guys AND girls stuff their trucks and cars with sound equipment, mounted in what? A BOX! Imagine that, they use these boxes for easy mounting and great sound production. Lou of course finds great joy in this, he has been looking at many different types of headphones, earpods, and blue-tooth speakers for years. This baby, the Rock-it 3.0 is the cream of the crop, and certainly lives up to its name by rocking out through quite a number of items.
The Rock-it 3.0 ACTUALLY premiered on a quite well known show…. SHARK TANK!
If you wanted to know the science behind why the boxes were the best fit, it goes a little something like this. CAUTION: SIMPLIFIED SCIENCE INCOMING
If you look at a generic cup like Lou used 2 minutes into the video
The cup has a small part (the base) and a large open top. If he had mounted the device on the base to start, it would have worked better on the glass.
First: you need a propensity for vibration, if it will not vibrate, it will NOT carry sound. When something will not vibrate, it causes the sound that IS produced to bounce off of it, something we musicians call reverberation or as you might know it, “The Echo.” You must also know, that sound carries through air alone, so if the item you use doesn’t vibrate enough to produce a louder sound, then the air will carry that sound, it will be much quieter although than if the item HAD worked as a speaker, but will still reverberate within that item, thus the quieter sound.
Secondly: you need propensity for the sound to reverberate (previously mentioned), or bounce around inside your object. This creates a fuller sound depending on your item, with the cup, it creates a crisp, but still quieter sound, but with a box, you get a fuller more bass heavy sound.
Thirdly: you need propensity for expansion, if the sound has nowhere to go, it gets cut off, or “muted” by the object blocking it.
For example, the large bottle of Olde English that Lou used around 3 minutes into the video.
It does not cut off the sound or mute it completely, but you get no low end, all of the music you hear is crispy and brighter. This is because the bottle was capped, now if he had placed it on the bottom and the bottle was uncapped, the sound would have been lower and cleaner, but still come out somewhat “stuffy” because of the physical bottleneck. This bottleneck creates a closure that the sound and vibrations do NOT want, thus cutting off some of the lower end sounds that were amplified through the bottle, causing the sound to come out higher pitched like before.
Save your boxes!
Now, when Lou swaps to the boxes, he gets such a shock and a big cheesy grin on his face.
The boxes work better than all the others, why, because the boxes have ALL THREE of the elements I mentioned, propensity for vibration, reverberation, and expansion.
* IMPORTANT NOTE * This is BY NO MEANS, perfect or exact science, this is speculation based on prior experience with musical instruments and amplifiers.
Take these thoughts with a grain of salt and carry the party with you!
Link to the product itself here! – http://amzn.to/2cCXA8A
131 thoughts on “Turn ANYTHING into a Speaker!”
I think this would be interesting to try out… Hey, it’s no Bose, but it’s a pretty novel piece of tech
Hey, I wanted to reply days ago but my P.C. didn’t want me to 😀 It’s great that you like it, yeah definitely no Bose, but still a pretty sweet gadget for a fraction of the price!
yes its true
I think this is awesome too,gotta get me one!!!!
Yeah it’s an amazing concept on which it’s built
Just saw this 2 days ago. Interesting gadget.
Wow this is awesome i want for xmas
This looks really cool!
I love the idea of these things. It almost seems too good to be true.
Very cool concept and i think i know what i want in my christmas stocking this year.
Gong to try to plug this into my cat.
I can think of so many things to try this out on. Very novel idea!
That’s cool not sure about the sound quality though
It’s funny to try!
I agree,it does seem fun
What a WONDERFUL product my son would love to own this thanks for sharing!
Sometimes you don’t have what you need at hand and a creative hack is very handy
Looks great! I wish to turn my helmet into a sound sistem 😉
Great idea! Would be great for tailgating.
Very cool concept
Awesome way to make own gadgets
Wouldn’t be awesome to make your soda sing…coolest thing ever.
I need this!
This seems redudant.
Id love to try that out.
Seems like a cool idea on the go as something to keep in a bag or something.
haha this thing looks really cool! My phones speakers are ok but not that loud and something like this would be pretty helpful, as i love listening to music (who dosent lol) definitely worth checking out!
haha…this looks like fun, but what would a can sound like as a speaker??
This is something I would love to try out, it looks pretty cool and I know that once all my friends saw it then they would want one.
This would be so cool to have. I would use this non stop.
I’m wondering what you could do with this and some oobleck 🙂
Looks pretty cool… would love to test this on as many things as possible 🙂
Nice concept.. but not practical at all. Still cool gadget to have around.
Sounds like a great idea and the “Anything” well the possibilities!
I love the idea of these things
You, Lou guy, I like you. You the man.
this is one fun device .
That is so neat! What an idea!
That is so cool! I want one!
Haha it’s so perfect that I was just drinking a mountain dew today! I like working out in my basement and sometimes I bring my phone down to listen to music, this would be really helpful! Also great for backyard BBQs and patio lounging with friends 😀
Cool concept and nice piece of tech to take along without taking a lot of space.
Such a cool idea!
that’s crazy..who could have thought of such a thing !
This is the coolest thing i have seen in a while!
It’s really cool tech, used audio frequency and its capabilites to transfer around any object to produce sound..
This is definitely an interesting article. I’m going to try this ASAP!
This is awesome trick. This portable idea will definitely replace my home theatre system. LOL..!! 😀
All topics are very interesting.
This would be great for trips when you’re packing as light as possible.
That’s pretty cool – Maybe you could crank it up to 10….Dr. Pepper 10
This is very cool! I am going to give it a shot.
I love it. I am going to try using the soda can.
Man what awesome stuff
its so nice but with that price there are alot of speakers that are better/cheaper/watterproff/ etc etc so ye but the idea and creative its nice so ye
Very cool-my grandsons will love this idea!
My grandsons will love this
Wow – I want one! Too cool
I must say that this piece of technology sounds so awesome and amazing, And I would not mind having one of these. This is GREAT!!!
I remember using papercups to transfer messages back in the day 🙂 It was fun
yes Marla Jones. this device uses the same principal!
Preety darn useful
Well this is interesting! I would love it just as a science thing to get the kids interested!
This might be a bbq/park changer. sometimes I want tunes and forget to bring a portable speaker. I would get this just to stash in my bag or car
LOL – this is brilliant.
Thanks for the idea !
Nice way to use these objects
It seems nothing more than a novelty. It seems more logical to just carry a speaker, instead.
This is very interesting, my first time viewing content like this.
amazing work , they are famous to do such kind of things. Impossible is nothing
What kind of “things” does it work best with? I assume hollow, but is there a best thickness, material, etc?
Guess I might have to get one and find out myself!
I have one of these, they work pretty well! Obviously not as great a quality sound as a traditional speaker but they are a lot of fun! I’ve found some interesting sound sources including shower window panels and even desks.
This is very interesting.
Nice & Amazing thing I lov it !
Wow! Thats so amazing (y)
This is awesome!!!!!!!!!
Very good idea, make a great stocking stuffer.
That’s so cool, I should try
nice piece of tech
Would be cool to try out
This was really cool! I had doughts first, until he tried it on the box in the video. So cool. I would totally buy just for the fun of it! 😀
I’ll never understand the point of this device.
I mean, yeah sure, it’s interesting, but why not just have good speakers?
Pretty crazy little speaker, Its cool that you can just make do with whatever is close by.
I winder if you could turn a speaker into spreadsheet. Would it have any increased benefit?
This is so cool! I need to try this out!
It’s the tin can and string method but high tech
What would you turn into a speaker?
Seems rather useless – you can do this without using any sort of add-on.
Really cool product! I found this article very interesting. 🙂
This would be so wonderful.
Best and coolest speakers in the world 😀
Pretty cool idea and interesting article!
Interested to hear what it sounds like
I can’t wait to try this! I can never hear most You Tube videos on my phone and I’m sure this would help!
this would be really interesting to play around with.
I gotta get me one of these things!
Wow that’s pretty cool.
this is unique
this is article is pretty neat! my son could have used this advice a few months ago.
On second thought, I think I’m too much of an audiophile. I love my clear crystal peaks and mids, and for lows they’ve got to be solid, not a bunch of rumbling.
Thanks for sharing!
This is such a great idea! This would a fun lesson to show my kids as well. 🙂 Thanks for sharing!
I don’t think it will deliver a great sound but it’s nice to have that option 🙂
Thanks for this article.
I was wanting him to stick it to his temple…Or on the bone in front of his ear to see if it would vibrate his eardrums. I think I saw a preview of a video (I didn’t watch it) of an earphone that didn’t go inside the ear but stuck behind or in front of the ear (originally made for the armed service) that didn’t pump out sound but vibrations that only could be heard (as sound) if it was connected to the skin (on the bones around the ear). That way, no sound could be heard by anyone that didn’t have it on them in a silent room. I guess for ninjas or seal teams and other special teams in other countries. Kind of cool! This thing would be fun to play with for a few days. Then after sticking it to every possible object you could find you could pawn it off to your friend that freaked out when he/she first saw it!! haha. Just act like it’s still new and fun to you and get at least half your money back! HA!
Very useful information that many people I know will be happy to hear.
I did not know this. Very interesting and useful.
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