SPEAKERS

Noor Sandhu
Mind Map by Noor Sandhu, updated more than 1 year ago
Noor Sandhu
Created by Noor Sandhu almost 5 years ago
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a brainstorm of my initial idea of speakers

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SPEAKERS
  1. ASTHETICS
    1. clean edges
      1. modernist
      2. transparent
        1. colours
          1. bright blocks
          2. target market's likes
            1. questionnaire
            2. will look like electric speakers
            3. COST
              1. cheap
                1. RRP of £100 - £150
                2. cost effective
                  1. which materials last the longest?
                    1. materials testing - different plastic thicknesses
                  2. CLIENT
                    1. teenagers
                      1. rely on parents for money
                      2. passion for music
                        1. questionnaire
                          1. preferred music
                            1. aesthetics
                          2. ENVIRONMENT
                            1. FSC wood
                              1. thermoplastics
                                1. flat packed
                                  1. less packaging used
                                  2. recyclable
                                  3. SIZE
                                    1. small
                                      1. easily carried
                                        1. ergonomics
                                          1. hand sizes for buttons or drawer handles
                                            1. 5th and 95th percentiles
                                              1. non-discriminatory towards extreme sizes
                                        2. FUNCTION
                                          1. naturally amplifies sound
                                            1. nonelectrical components
                                              1. ask experts, like physics and music teachers, if it will be loud enough
                                              2. durable
                                                1. portable
                                                  1. light weight
                                                  2. docks phone
                                                  3. MATERIALS
                                                    1. timber
                                                      1. good acoustics
                                                        1. hardwood
                                                          1. expensive
                                                            1. easy to chisel
                                                            2. softwood
                                                              1. relatively strong
                                                                1. sustainable
                                                                2. man-made
                                                                  1. cheapest
                                                                3. plastic
                                                                  1. cheaper
                                                                    1. acrylic
                                                                      1. perspex
                                                                        1. glass like
                                                                          1. frosted
                                                                          2. lighter
                                                                          3. no glue
                                                                            1. metals
                                                                            2. MANUFACTURING
                                                                              1. disassembly of existing speaker to find out how to construct one
                                                                                1. plywood
                                                                                  1. dry joints
                                                                                    1. better for environment
                                                                                      1. easier to recycle
                                                                                      2. laminating
                                                                                        1. need to make wooden moulds
                                                                                          1. smooth finish
                                                                                        2. plastic
                                                                                          1. line bending
                                                                                            1. difficult to be accurate
                                                                                              1. smooth curved edges
                                                                                              2. dome blowing
                                                                                                1. even semisphers are created
                                                                                                  1. limited sizes
                                                                                                2. pine
                                                                                                  1. CNC miller to carve out speakers
                                                                                                    1. CAM so less room for errors
                                                                                                      1. can burn
                                                                                                  2. SAFETY
                                                                                                    1. non-toxic finish
                                                                                                      1. water based
                                                                                                      2. quality control and assurance tests
                                                                                                      3. SOCIAL ISSUES
                                                                                                        1. carbon footprint - how much carbon is released through transportation, manufacturing and packaging
                                                                                                          1. sensitivity to loud music
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