Tune in to technology — with a pair of stereo headphones you engineer yourself! Build the headband, rig up the speaker drivers, and experiment with stereo sound. Explore how speakers and other electroacoustic transducers turn electricity into sound, then learn about the history that made modern headsets possible.
Why it’s awesome
Engineering in stereo
Wire up headphones that play music in surround sound.
Science of sound
Explore the science behind turning electricity into sound.
Bring history to life
Discover the engineering, design, and history of headphones.
Electricity + magnetism
From the desk of the product designer:
Behind the design
“You'll build an awesome pair of headphones yourself, but you'll also be an audio engineer and experiment with amazing stereo-sound illusions.”
- KiwiCo Product Designer
By the numbers
Headphone cups tested
Audio clips we included online