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Film Canister Amplifier

I'm pretty sure you've heard enough of tipsters about reusing and recycling empty canisters. To some, empty canisters are nothing, but to many, they are always something. Here's another something from nothing.

At the end of this tipster, you’ll be able to amplify the sound your earphones. This is not meant to be a loud speaker or something that you can play during parties, get togethers, or any other happenings that would require loud music. You can use this while taking a shower, before going to bed, while at work, or any activity that doesn’t require loud sound.

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Film canister
  • Knife
  • MP3 player (I used my iPod Classic)

First, you need to cut the bottom part of the canister making both ends hollow.

Second, cut two rectangular-shaped hole at the tip of the canister. Make sure that their positions are right across each other (for better positioning of the earphones).

Third, put the earphones in place and cover the canister. Make sure that the speakers are facing apart. Only the speakers should be inside the canister, do not include the wires.

You’re ready to play some good music!

written by superkulisap

19 comments

  1. renenob

    renenob

    Damn! Genius!

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  2. bylcuenca

    bylcuenca

    super talaga @superkulisap! astig! =)

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  3. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    Hahaha that's so creative!

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  4. gelibee

    gelibee

    Super creative! Haha!

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  5. michpusa

    michpusa

    I tried it as soon as I read this hahaha. Well done :)
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  6. superkulisap

    superkulisap

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  7. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    @renenob @bylcuenca @gelibee salamat mga kapatid!

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  8. gelibee

    gelibee

    Haha yeah! Nagpanic pa si @michpusa!

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  9. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    @gelibee pinay pala si @michpusa nagalangan ako tagalugin hehe

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  10. icuresick

    icuresick

    Henyo! hahaha!

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  11. thethingamajig

    thethingamajig

    ginagawa ko ngayon :))

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  12. pinkpix

    pinkpix

    Would have been completely oldskool if you would've used your walkman :D

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  13. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    @pinkpix oh yes definitely! The problem is, my walkman's broken since late 90's =(

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  14. mochilis

    mochilis

    Haha, must try it with my old discman (who remembers discmans anyway?) :D

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  15. i_am_bad_news_in_the_best_way

    i_am_bad_news_in_the_best_way

    I tried, I'm dissapointed, the sound is not louder.

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  16. superkulisap

    superkulisap

    hello @i_am_bad_news_in_the_best_way thanks for trying this out and sorry if you're disappointed :)
    There are lots of factors why the sound was not in any way louder. Could be the volume of your player, earphones, ambience, etc., Cheers!

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  17. ikia2034

    That's awesome!

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  18. kokocat

    kokocat

    i tried it but it didnt really work out the way i thought it would...maybe my canister was bad ?
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  19. flashstalker

    flashstalker

    ok ok ... YOU ARE A GENIUS! AHAHAHAHAH!!!

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