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Cassette player reborn as spring reverb

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Cassette player reborn as spring reverb

From the MAKE Flickr pool

Leadtowill posted this detail shot of a rather excellent mod/conversion –

This was a cassette radio. I removed the motor etc and added an input to the amp section of the circuit, mounted a spring and converted the speaker to a driver with a knife – the result is a roomy sounding spring reverb.
Future additions —- a filter and feedback section, maybe make use of the radio section as a white noise generator…

Quite a few interesting works can be viewed in his Electronic and Microtonal Instruments photo set.

8 thoughts on “Cassette player reborn as spring reverb

  1. Suke Llater says:

    Go Will!
    was wondering what to do with my collection of broken tape/radios, theres only so many I can fit under my bed.

  2. noname says:

    sound sample plz?

    1. Dill says:

      from the comments on the original photo

  3. a person says:

    Hey I want to know how to make this. I get the basic idea, but I dont know how to put in an input. Thanks.

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