Floppy disk drives jam James Bond theme
Q the music
Most techies would struggle to find a use for old floppy drives, instead either throwing them out or leaving them to gather dust in the attack. If you had enough time on your hands, though, you could always piece several together and program them to play... music.
Built for display at Purdue University for the Association of Electrical Technologists club, the following set up left people shaken, not stirred, during the University's Technology Week. Behold.
Yes, you just witnessed eight floppy drives play the James Bond theme tune. I'd like to see you try and do that, Q. ®
old vs new tech
I can play John Cage's "Four minutes, thirty-three seconds" on a USB drive
My favourite (so far) is still "What is Love" from A Night at the Roxbury
Ahhh, the grind of floppy disc drives. I miss the sound for some reason...
made we want to play Goldeneye on the N64