Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier

This mini speaker is totally self-contained, so you can hook up your guitar or mp3 player on-the-go.

$50.00

Adam Wegener and Ron Sloat created by

Adam Wegener and Ron Sloat

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So Jar, So Good

This speaker-in-a-jar is completely self-contained, so you can bring it on-the-go with you for impromptu dance parties, and can hook it up to your personal music player or electronic instrument. Its size is small but its sound is big - a perfect gift for teens and adults alike! Hand assembled in Sunnyvale, CA, USA.

Adam Wegener and Ron Sloat

created by

Adam Wegener and Ron Sloat

location

California

Even as kids, Adam Wegner and Ron Sloat loved inventing things, most of which didn't work out exactly as planned. As adults, they started combining their passions for engineering, design, art, and music by making amplifiers out of upcycled materials. Besides wanting to make a cool product, Adam and Ron have always enjoyed the intersection of education and life. They began visiting schools to encourage kids towards sustainability, music, engineering, and education as a whole. "When you connect education with something kids already view as 'cool,' education becomes cool by association. If you can show kids the end goal of what they're learning now, you just might set them on track to start their own successful companies down the road," says Adam.

Made in the USA
Made from
aluminum, wire, glass, metal, circuit board, paper, baltic birch plywood, polypropylene
Measurements
5" H x 3.5" diameter
Care
Change batteries when music becomes distorted.
Notes
Comes with one set of 3 AAA batteries, which should last for approximately 20 hours of use.
2 inch full range driver with 1.4 watt amplifier - perfect for your bedroom, kitchen, or backyard BBQ.
Item ID
24190

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Most of our items are in stock and will ship quickly. Orders for in-stock items placed before 5pm ET Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays, will ship:
Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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UncommonGoodsMason Jar Speaker & Amplifier
 
4.6

(based on 69 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (20)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (51)
  • Durable (21)
  • Sleek design (12)
  • Good sound quality (6)
  • Good power output (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Everyday use (27)
  • Home use (5)
  • Daily use (4)
  • Fun (3)
  • Travel (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (39), High-end shopper (8), Budget shopper (6), Practical (6)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (55)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (81), No (13)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Gift, Great Quality

I gave this to my boyfriend for his birthday. He loves it because he can plug in his guitar for rehearsal/practice when he doesn't have his large amp handy and it still sounds...Read complete review

I gave this to my boyfriend for his birthday. He loves it because he can plug in his guitar for rehearsal/practice when he doesn't have his large amp handy and it still sounds great, especially for songwriting and jamming around. It also sounds great hooked up to an ipod or whatever, and can carry sound into other rooms pretty well.

My only negative comments are that the cord the picture shows on the website isn't what you get, as mine came with a plain white cord. Also, batteries seem to run it through pretty fast, and the sound gets pretty distorted when they need to be changed or if the volume is too loud, but overall is good for everyday use around the house or outside. Great gift!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

sounds great

Great working little product ad has a great sound. The only big negative is the chord was shown as a cool colored blue spiral coiled chord making it look more like a guitar amp...Read complete review

Great working little product ad has a great sound. The only big negative is the chord was shown as a cool colored blue spiral coiled chord making it look more like a guitar amp chord. When delivered the chord is a cheap white straight white chord. The kind that are a dime a dozen anywhere on low cost players which greatly detracted from the looks. It works just fine but really reduced the cool funky guitar amplifier factor completely, which is sad because it's cool funkiness is this objects primary draw. It probably deserves higher than a 3 maybe 3.5 or 3.75 but the chord really damaged the cosmetic appeal and honstly why else would you buy this other hn it looked cool

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5.0

High-quality product and exemplary service.

By 

from Phoenix, Arizona

About Me Frequent Traveler

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy Controls
  • Good Sound Quality
  • Lightweight
  • Powerful

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Commuting
    • Daily Use
    • Home Use
    • Travel

    Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

    It was the hit of my son's birthday party. Guests, some of whom are professional ( well, weekend professional) musicians, all were impressed. We enjoyed hooking it to a guitar, a ukulele, a cell phone and an MP3 player. My son believes he can adapt it to the cigar box guitar he is constructing.

    Service and delivery comments:

    The company went to extraordinary lengths to make certain I received the speaker before my son's birthday.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
     
    5.0

    Great gift for a music lover and works well!!

    By 

    from South San Francisco

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Sound Quality
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Home Use

      Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

      This was a gift. They said it was easy to use with great sound quality.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      1.0

      It doesn't work at all.

      By 

      from St. Louis, MO

      About Me Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact soze
      • Easy Controls

      Cons

      • Doesn't work

      Best Uses

        Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

        Headline says it all. I tried it and thought it was working and threw away the invoice. but when I went to use it the next day, it was mute. I double checked the batteries, connections, but no luck.

        Service and delivery comments:

        The product arrived in physically good condition.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        cool gift

        By 

        from sf Bay Area

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bulky

          Best Uses

          • Home Use

          Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

          Daughter loves unique, simple, earthy and well-made items.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Was a popular "Dirty Santa" gift

          By 

          from Pell City, Alabama Don't hold against me

          About Me Frequent Traveler, Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy Controls
          • Good Sound Quality
          • Lightweight
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Home Use
            • Travel

            Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

            After it was opened during our "Dirty Santa" game, it became the source for our Christmas music throughout the evening. Was great fun and festive.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes, Yes
             
            5.0

            fantastic quality product

            By 

            from Boston, MA

            About Me Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy Controls
            • Good Sound Quality
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Home Use

              Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

              My sister was ecstatic to receive it. She was amazed that it was a dual product given that she plays the guitar and like to play music all the time. Perfect novelty and portable gift for any music lover.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes, Yes
               
              5.0

              Speaker

              By 

              from Portland

              About Me Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Good Sound Quality
              • Powerful

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Commuting

                Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

                My dad really liked this. He's very hard to shop for and he was very excited about it. The music/sound quality was really good and he was excited to use it on his long drives.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes, Yes

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Awesome!

                By 

                from Washington State

                About Me Practical, Singer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy Controls
                • Good Sound Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

                  I bought this as a gift for my sister for her graduation. She loves music and singing and this gift was perfect. She's been in need of a new speaker for years now, and when I saw this stylish little mason jar I knew she would love it. She appreciates the high quality sound it produces as well as the surprising level of volume it can reach. As a tip, you can also customize the look of it by placing a decorative piece of paper inside the jar. Nifty little jar that will get much use in the future!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • Yes

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  So unique!

                  By 

                  from New York

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • So unique!

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

                      This was a gift! So cute!

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

                      (0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      A clever gift becomes essential

                      By 

                      from Atlanta

                      Verified Buyer

                      Comments about UncommonGoods Mason Jar Speaker & Amplifier:

                      I needed a perfect birthday gift for my teenage son, and when I saw this, the bells rang for me. These days he travels super lightly, and doesn't keep much, let alone in his room. Well, he opened this, and it made the "room cut" immediately. This was a gift I was proud to have found -- it's ingenious and cool.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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