Star Wars floppy disk

The Star Wars tune, played by a floppy disk and reader.

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+25 1. SegmA commented 11 years ago

awesome :O :O :O
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+29 2. peelo2020 commented 11 years ago

Now, THIS is some QUALITY entertainment :D

I love it.
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-16 3. Team42 commented 11 years ago

I must have seen a different Star Wars... :(

Funny stuff all the same. :)
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+20 4. bigbadthor commented 11 years ago

I have watched it like 5 times already, I love it! Can you do requests? :D :D :D
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+5 6. BombDiggady commented 11 years ago

Lol, sweet!! :D :D
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+12 7. nooitaf (admin) commented 11 years ago

WOOW .. :D
i have seen a guy making beats with matrix-printers but this leves the thing up :D
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+1 8. gendarme commented 11 years ago

Niiiiice! ;) :D
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-9 9. Maskime commented 11 years ago

...
It feels like its fake...

How come the floppy reader can make such good sounds ?
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+3 10. nooitaf (admin) commented 11 years ago

its a combination of the Reader-head position and the speed and direction of the Magnetic-disc turning. i think..
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+3 11. bigmac747 commented 11 years ago

in the bad old days, they used a voice coil to position the head on a hard disk drive. looks as if it is making a comeback
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+6 12. SpikedSilver commented 11 years ago

oh yes something i dont understand or cant do, wow must be fake.


why cant you people just watch a fucking video and forget about in the next second.
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+2 13. spook24 commented 11 years ago

back in the day i had a few FDD make a sound like this.....not the stars war theme tho....loop :20 over and over again and thats what its sounded like lol.
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0 14. smodd commented 11 years ago

They just record 20 different sounds and then reedited like it was playing it the floppy ...cmon
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+6 15. nooitaf (admin) commented 11 years ago

its not so difficult to make if you know a little bit about step-motors and electrics..


I did a little research and found some stuff i wish to share with the non-believers...

Dot Matrix Music (Sue Harding) Short Documentary
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KsHuPSCRIM

1541 floppy drive Music maker (C64)
http://c64music.blogspot.com/2005/10/you-can-be-floppy-music-star-too.html

floppy drive guitar
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D02OJexZqSM&NR=1

HDD with sound
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdzKnqzi3aY&amp;feature=related

scanner music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1BU4f2Xj_hs&feature=related

some wierd video with scanners, printers, harddrives and other stuff..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pmfHHLfbjNQ
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+4 16. Aliquantulus commented 11 years ago

It's absolutely possible, you just have to think like a geek (and like electronics)..
You know? Ask the question 'why not?' instead of asking 'why?!?!' 8-)
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+8 17. LittleHooker commented 11 years ago

l33t vid. nuff said.
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+3 18. Mooz commented 11 years ago

Thanks nooitaf; machines rule! 8-) 8-) 8-)
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+3 19. theboss commented 11 years ago

:O :O :O
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-1 20. iDextrose commented 11 years ago

One would think that they would want to use there time alittle more wisely!
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+3 21. Socomwiz commented 11 years ago

Awesomely good stuff. :D
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+3 22. badboy007 commented 9 years ago

Amazing
some kids will not know what a floppy dick is
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+2 23. LB187 commented 9 years ago

#22 I still run into one every now and then...(Floppy Discs that is)

Is the typo turning into a theme for you?
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+4 24. Sizzlik (admin) commented 9 years ago

#22 you nailed it :P (pun)
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0 25. sx-64 commented 9 years ago

Back in the days there several programs that could make music come out of the 1541 floppy drive for the commodore 64.
It could be bad for the drives head alignment though :|