Speakers offered at IKEA Speakers can be customised using 3D Printing

Swedish audio tech company Teenage Engineering designed the Frekvens collection for IKEA, which includes portable speakers and LED spotlights that react to sound. It also features a tripod stand that the speakers and lights can attach to, so you can build your own unique set up. “It’s a playful collection that you can easily scale up or down to suit your needs,” Creative Design Leader of IKEA Sweden Michael Nikolic said in a press release.

Customised Speaker Set Photo Source: Teenage Engineering

Since the collection will only be available at select IKEA stores starting this month, Teenage Engineering decided to make the line of speakers and spotlights more modular and accessible. The company spent weeks drawing up 3D prints of 20 bright, playful “Frekvens hacks” that you can download from the website and 3D print to further personalize your sound system and lighting.

The files come with ready-to-print models, photos, and assembly instructions of the ad-ons. Some include red and blue handles that you can attach to the top of your speakers to make them easier to carry. The “rooster” is a yellow stand that looks like rooster legs. You can attach a blue handle and cup holder to your speaker with the “take away.” With the “carry on,” you can print green wheels and a handle that can transport multiple speakers and lights together.

If you don’t own a 3D printer, you can 3D print these “frekvens hacks” at some UPS stores.

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Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar

Aditya Chandavarkar is a established entrepreneur with business interests in manufacturing, innovative technology and consulting. He is the co-founder of CNT Expositions and Services (acronym for Catalysing New Technologies), which was subsequently formed by the acquisition of Inkjet Forum India – a leading knowledge sharing platform for inkjet printing technology founded by him. At Inkjet Forum India, Aditya was single handedly responsible for conceptualizing and organizing conferences and educations programs, in the area of digital textile printing and industrial inkjet.