Sunday, December 28, 2014

3D printers could bring vinyl records on demand

In the future, with the widespread adoption of 3D printers, we might be seeing a mainstream return of vinyl.

3D printers could bring vinyl records on demand

Like countless others, I celebrated Record Store Day with a vinyl purchase this past weekend. But in the future, with the widespread adoption of 3D printers, we might be seeing a mainstream return of vinyl  with print-on-demand records being delivered from bands/labels right to your turntable!

Amanda Ghassaei, an Instructables contributor, was struck by curiosity about the capability of current 3D printing technology. Turning to the latest and greatest in 3D printing, she was able to take a digital audio file and convert it into a playable 3D model of a record.

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