3D Printed Records

Over at Instructables, they are exploring the many possibilities available through 3D Printing.  In this video, they find a way to convert audio files onto a printable record, then print and test several of their first prototypes.  Click play below to see how they sounded.
http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1

Though the quality is low, the songs are definitely recognizable.  We can’t wait to see how this technology develops.  Click here to read more about how they were made, and comment below to share your thoughts on how 3D printing could benefit high-end audio in the future.

One thought on “3D Printed Records

  1. Richymax89 says:

    This is an interesting experiment, but I think it’s never going to be as good as a normally pressed vinyl record. You can hear the printer head moving in the song. Just not right.

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