[Lab] looking for ideas

klmckinnon at rogers.com klmckinnon at rogers.com
Sun Nov 18 17:06:30 EST 2012

Interesting ideas.  It may be good enough to just slip between the mattress and box spring.  A bit of experimentation is in order to prevent launching her from the bed when it goes off.....


 From: Richard Guy Briggs <rgb at tricolour.net>
To: jweisberg at sympatico.ca 
Cc: lab at artengine.ca 
Sent: Sunday, November 18, 2012 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: [Lab] looking for ideas
On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 08:07:59PM +0000, jweisberg at sympatico.ca wrote:
> Bruce,
> Hook the alarm clock speaker up to one of these:
> http://www.parts-express.com/cat/tactile-transducers/18

That's a nifty idea!  A friend of mine used a pair of that type of transducers
on the inside of this, hooked up to a small amplifier:


It sounded better than I expected!

> Maybe mount the transducer on a piece of foamcore, which will face the
> pillow, and use foam on the back - facing the mattress - to attenuate sound
> transmission to your side of the bed.

Reminds me of those "pillow speakers" you could get at Radio Shack in the

> BTW, anyone looking for a hidden sound solution (turning a box, picture, etc.
> into a speaker) should check out these transducers and the experimentation
> with them on the Parts Express Tech Talk forum and at diyaudio.com (the
> latter in the exotic speakers sub-forum).
> John Weisberg

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