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Imperial March on Floppy Drives: the Empire Strikes Hack

by Lambert Varias
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What is it with floppy disks and the Imperial March? I’m sure many of you have seen this video of a floppy disk and a floppy drive playing Darth Vader’s theme. And if there are two of them on YouTube, there must be more out there. A modder ironically named Silent has done the same, but this time with two floppy drives:

imperial march floppy drives by silent

Silent used an ATMega microcontroller to move the magnetic heads on the drives at the right frequency, thereby producing the music. You decide which version is better:

Actually, it doesn’t matter which is better. Both are great. It’s just that this four-floppy orchestra is trumps them both.

[via Silent’s Projects via Make:]

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