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Tag: Record

Cornell Ranger Robot Walks 40.5-miles on a Charge

Cornell Ranger Robot Walks 40.5-miles on a Charge
Last year, students and faculty at Cornell University built a robot called Ranger that walked around a track and set a distance record for miles with no battery change or charging. That record was 14.3-miles. This year the students redesigned some things on the bot and tried it out again.

Vinyl Numbers Clock: Go Ahead and Put Your Records on the Wall

Vinyl Numbers Clock: Go Ahead and Put Your Records on the Wall
“Go, put your records on, tell me your favorite song…” That line from Corinne Bailey Rae’s song just began playing in my head the moment I saw this quirky and creative clock. These clocks are the brainchild of artist Pavel Sidorenko, who created a whole range of these wall clocks from recycled 12″ vinyls.

iPhone Turntable Concept Converts Vinyl to iTunes

iPhone Turntable Concept Converts Vinyl to iTunes
There are certainly plenty of ways to get your old vinyl records into your MP3 player, but none quite so stylish as this iPhone turntable dock, that combines retro looks with modern functionality.

DJ Releases Sweet CMYK Records

DJ Releases Sweet CMYK Records
When I was a kid, all the music I listened too came on vinyl. I had the Dukes of Hazzard album on vinyl, and the coolest thing about it was that the record had a picture of the Dukes printed on it.

Obscure Super Mario Bros. Records Hit the Auction (and Question Mark) Block

Obscure Super Mario Bros. Records Hit the Auction (and Question Mark) Block
If you’re a big Super Mario Bros. fan, you might want to get your little gold coins out and head on over to eBay for a chance to get your hands on these unusual Mario collectibles from Japan.

Never-Ending Records: Don’T Disturb This Groove

Never-Ending Records: Don’T Disturb This Groove
When I think of how I might get a record to play continuously, I think back to my childhood and all those stupid square cut-out records you got inside MAD Magazine or on the back of a box of Super Sugar Crisp and had to tape a penny to in order to keep them from skipping.

Wire Recorder Lets You Record Your Voice on Random Metal Surfaces

Wire Recorder Lets You Record Your Voice on Random Metal Surfaces
Building on some of the same basic principles that eventually gave way to the cassette recorder, this kit lets you transcribe the sound of your voice into magnetic charges and play them back with a swipe of your hand.

Caribbean Finger Steel Drums: DIY Desktop Reggae

Caribbean Finger Steel Drums: DIY Desktop Reggae
Ever wanted to know how to play the steel drums? Nope, me either. Maybe it’s the fact that I just don’t have room for a couple of sawed-off 55 gallon oil drums in my living room.

Train Tracks + Vinyl Tracks = Sound Chaser

Train Tracks + Vinyl Tracks = Sound Chaser
This cool interactive art piece gives new life to old vinyl records. Created by designer/musician Yuri Suzuki, in collaboration with mechanical engineer Yaroslav Tenzer, the Sound Chaser uses chopped up curved slices of vinyl records and turns them into a custom musical track for a set of miniature trains to follow.

Djs Can Scratch on the Go With This Record Player Mashup

Djs Can Scratch on the Go With This Record Player Mashup
This is what appears to be a vinyl record player in an unholy marriage with a handbag, rendering it ready and available to meet all your portable scratching needs. What’s interesting to me is that based on the photo I think there’s a good chance this thing actually works.

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby

Turntable Watch Spins Me Right Round Like a Record, Baby
Vinyl DJs and turntablists rejoice, for here is a watch that’s a perfect reflection of you and your musical stylings. Designed by FludWatches, the TableTurns watch has a face that looks like a miniaturized version of the classic Technics 1200 turntable.

Belkin Podcast Studio Adds Recording to Ipods

Belkin Podcast Studio Adds Recording to Ipods
I don’t know what’s gotten into Belkin lately. All of a sudden, they’re cranking out devices that not only deliver on functionality, but that look really, really good. One of their latest releases is the Belkin Podcast Studio, which adds a complete audio recording studio to your iPod for under $100.

World’s Largest Arcade Machine Debuts

World’s Largest Arcade Machine Debuts
G4TV’s Attack of the Show has put together this unbelievably large cabinet for playing classic arcade games. It’s so tall that players have to stand on stepladders just to reach the controls. The cabinet measures in at over 13-feet tall, and has a 70-inch screen for massively monstrous gaming action.

Davinciaudio Labs Luxury Turntable: Big and Rich

Davinciaudio Labs Luxury Turntable: Big and Rich
At the tip-top of the audiophile market, there’s an elite group of folks who think the best way to listen to music is on a good old-fashioned analog turntable. This record player is for them. The DaVinciAudio Labs AAS Gabriel turntable bases its unique design on the same process that’s used to cut grooves into masters for vinyl discs.

Magnetox V120 Dvr Looks Nothing Like Mac Mini

Magnetox V120 Dvr Looks Nothing Like Mac Mini
From the separated at birth file comes this digital video recorder from China’s Magnetox, which looks more than a little like Apple’s Mac Mini computers. The Magnetox V120 features the same white and aluminum accented case design as Apple’s popular compact computer.

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced

PS3 Playtv Tuner and Dvr Announced
At this week’s Leipzig Gaming Conference, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) revealed an add-on for the PlayStation 3 gaming console which will give it full television and digital video recording capabilities. The device and software bundle, called PlayTV will provide high-definition reception of television signals and scheduled recording of shows.