Digital Mixtape plays mp3s old school style

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MAKE subscriber Justin fused the convenience of digital music with the feel and playback functionality of a cassette –

It is a cassette tape adapter and a micro usb port hooked up to a tiny mp3 player that I picked up at target. Its a simple build and only took an evening. Its an on going project I started a while back.

Neat idea! More pics plus earlier versions of the project can be found on Justin’s blog. Hmmm … maybe the next incarnation could have FF/REW capabilities triggered by turning the spools?

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