A Steam-Powered Record Player

A Steam-Powered Record Player
Design

A interesting homemade device echoes influences of the steampunk genre.

Don Michael Acelar De Leon
  • 1 december 2010

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Asciimation has unveiled an interesting musical concept–a steam-powered vinyl player that echoes influences of the steampunk genre. The creator explains:

The engine speed is controlled by a throttle being driven from a servo controlled by an Arduino. The RPMs are measured by a coil detecting the passing of six magnets in the edge of the platter and the approximate revs are displayed on an analogue meter.

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