Re-live The 80’s With The Cassette MP3 Player

By Luke Anderson

It always fascinates me that you can take something, make it look old and it’s suddenly cool because it’s “retro.” Aside from the ability to create mix tapes, there wasn’t anything cool about the cassette tape that I ever saw. This Cassette MP3 player would probably be the closest thing to cool that the cassette tape will ever get.

What makes this device cool is that it can act as both a stand-alone MP3 player and as a cassette tape. If you actually still have a stereo that takes the old tapes, you can put this in and it will play just the same. It’ll set you back $40, which is a bit steep considering the fact that you’ll need to supply your own SD card to store the music.

[ ThinkGeek ] VIA [ Dvice ]

4 thoughts on “Re-live The 80’s With The Cassette MP3 Player”

  1. $40?? I don’t know where the writer of this article was looking, but if you go to eBay, a brand new one can be had very cheap (I bought one a few months back).

  2. The writer clearly never really used cassettes. Anyone who did back in the day knows that compared to any and all mobile audio equipment of today, none can take as much beating, torture, sand, water os what have you to both hardware and media as the trusty old cassette.

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