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06. 07. 2006

Vinyl Killer Crystal record player

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The Vinyl Killer has been around for a few years now. It's a clever little motorized bus that drives around in circles on top of any 12-inch vinyl record. It has a stylus on its underside, so that when it's on its merry trip it will play music from whatever record you've chosen. The bus is more of a novelty that any serious replacement for your turntable, as the speaker is quite small, and listening to music from a moving source can be quite disorientating. It is amazing to watch though! Why am I talking about this now when it's been available for a few years? Well, the creators, Razyworks, have recently released the Swarovski Crystal Limited Bling Bling Edition. For $520 you can be the talk of the town with your crystal encrusted battery-operated minibus. Unfortunately, the talk of the town will most likely be "Did you hear about the person that paid $520 for a toy record player?!" For the less flash among us, the standard $70 version is still available.

The Vinyl Killer can be bought from Razyworks' online store, or if you're in Europe, get the standard version from Funkyzilla.

Posted by Stuart    Category: devices
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Just an FYI, there's a reason they call it the Vinyl Killer. It puts some pretty deep scratches into whatever disk it drives on.

My friends and I learned that the hard way.

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