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April 24, 2009 AT 9:35 am

Floppy drive reverb – HOW TO recording analog audio on floppy disks

HOW TO recording analog audio on floppy disks

Jeri Ellsworth describes how she attached a floppy drive to a tape deck recorded and then played back audio. A simple circuit stepped the head automatically using the spindle index pulse. A push button was used to control the direction. The drive head wrote to more than one track at a time, causing an interesting reverb effect. ***Erasing the disk with rare earth magnets while spinning in the not mentioned in the video.


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2 Comments

  1. this needs a full howto, i couldn’t find one on the site.

  2. This is an awesome idea Jeri! I agree with the above person in saying that there needs to be a tutorial on how to make such a device!

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