Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

MakerBot Mixtape: 3D Print an MP3 Player

 |  |  |  |  |  July 26, 2012


Using cassettes to create mixtapes was a fun time to spend an afternoon when you were a kid. There’s something oddly pleasing about this analog media format. Thankfully, if you’ve got a MakerBot in your shed, you can make a modern version of the mixtape, by 3D printing an MP3 player in the shape of a cassette.

makerbot mixtape 3d printed mp3 player diy

The MakerBot Mixtape looks like a cassette tape, but it’s actually a 3D-printed MP3 player with 2 GB of storage. It has buttons for play, pause, forward and backward. The charge lasts four hours and a USB cable is used to charge it up. Keep in mind that its the case that’s 3D printed, and the electronic circuitry inside is most definitely  not.

makerbot mixtape 3d printed mp3 player diy

If you’ve got a MakerBot, you can print it in a number of different colors and designs. You can get a kit for $25 (USD). If you haven’t got a 3D printer, then you can buy one already made up for $39.

[via DVice]



Building a House for Fish

Building a House for Fish

Dropping the Giant Thor’s Hammer on Stuff

Dropping the Giant Thor’s Hammer on Stuff

Ceramic Fireplace Cannonballs

Ceramic Fireplace Cannonballs

2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Is a 700 Horsepower Off-Road Beast

2023 Ford F-150 Raptor R Is a 700 Horsepower Off-Road Beast

That Time Porsche Made a Cayenne Convertible Concept

That Time Porsche Made a Cayenne Convertible Concept

Orange You Glad There’s a 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor?

Orange You Glad There’s a 2023 Ford Maverick Tremor?

Advertisement