3D printed vinyl record


"If you’re into a bit of DIY music production, you might have tried lathe cutting, but have you thought about a 3D printed or laser cut record? A couple of interaction design students in Norway have done just that as part of their final project for a course on digital fabrication, technologies and processes. Ole-Birger Neergård and Gustav Refsnes tinkered with the school’s laser cutter to try etching their own record."

The pair were inspired by the research of Amanda Ghassaei, whose experiments with 3D printing and laser cutting successfully reproduced digital .WAV files onto 33RPM records, playable on any standard turntable.

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