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18 Contemporary Cassette Creations

From Digital Cassette Converters to Retro Rhythm Pumpers

— May 30, 2012 — Tech
If you've been stressing over what to do with all of your old tapes, then sit down, take a deep breath and check out all of these contemporary cassette creations. Thanks to the retro revival, and a focus on upcycling, cassette tapes are more popular than ever.

As the world's consumers have become more eco-conscious, people have begun to question whether or not they should throw away their old electronics, or turn them into something new and useful. This has contributed to the rise of cassette tape upcycling. Here you'll find cassette tapes turned into flash drives, hard drives, MP3 players and even iPhone cases. There are also a handful of tape converters that let you salvage the music from your old tapes. Before you toss out your old tapes, take a peek at some of these contemporary cassette creations to see what could be.
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Old-School Digital Recorders
Old-School Digital Recorders
Thanko Cassette Mate Brings Back the True Meaning of Mix Tapes
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Digital Cassette Converters
Digital Cassette Converters
The USB Cassette Capture and Player Lets You Convert or Play Old Tapes
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Cassette-Inspired Hard Drives
Cassette-Inspired Hard Drives
The Freecom Mobile Drive CLS is a Retro Throwback
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Retro MP3 Converters
Retro MP3 Converters
The HIDEOTO Cassette Tape Deck Brings Back Your Old-School Beats
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Retro Music Converters
Retro Music Converters
Novac MV-CM001U Turns Cassette Tapes Into MP3s
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Retro Cassette Converters
Retro Cassette Converters
The Player and Tape Concept Will Rewind You Back to the 80s
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Rudimentary Designer USBs
Rudimentary Designer USBs
Flashback to Yesteryear With the Marc Jacobs USB Hubs
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Retro USB Replicas
Retro USB Replicas
The Cassette Tape USB Hub Mixes the Past with the Present
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Fake Cassette Cases
Fake Cassette Cases
Contexture Design Creates Retro-Style Holders for iPod Nanos
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Retro Media Players
Retro Media Players
Rewind to the Past with the Song Han Xin Etape
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80s-Inspired Music Players
80s-Inspired Music Players
This Cassette MP3 Player is a Fun and Nostalgic Way to Listen to Music
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Ancient Music Adaptors
Ancient Music Adaptors
iDeck Car Cassette Adapter for Those with Cars Way Older than Their iPods
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Retro Reinvented
Retro Reinvented
Cassette Tape MP3 Player (Actually Works in a Cassette Deck)
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Upcycled Cassette Storage Devices
Upcycled Cassette Storage Devices
Star Wars VHS Hard Drive Reuses Tapes for Geeky Purposes
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Retro Rhythm Pumpers
Retro Rhythm Pumpers
The 'MP3 Walkman' is on Beat and Funky
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Ironic MP3 Gadgets
Ironic MP3 Gadgets
The TAP3 Music Player Brings Back an Old Friend
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Retro Cassette Speakers
Retro Cassette Speakers
iMainGo X Portable Speakers Brings Back an Old School Look
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Funky Retro Music Players
Funky Retro Music Players
The Spitfire MP3 Player a Hit at the Wired Store 'Regal Remix'
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