Does anyone remember floppy drives? It turns out they’ve been put to good use even though they’re nearly obsolete. Check out this Feel Good Inc cover for example.
Using The Floppotron, an assorted system of floppy disks created by YouTuber Paweł Zadrożniak, is quite impressive.
How does it work? “How does it work? The principle is simple. Every device with an electric motor is able to generate a sound,” writes Zadrożniak on his website.
“Scanners and floppy drives use stepper motors to move the head with sensors which scans the image or performs read/write operations on a magnetic disk. The sound generated by a motor depends on driving speed.”
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