Archives for the category: 3D printed musical instruments

June 4, 2013

3D printed scratch-atch-able poster designed to emulate the art of vinyl record scratching

Urban Ears wanted to promote their new product Slussen, a mobile DJ mixing system app for iPhones. They went about it by using 3D printing to create an interactive analog sound scratch-atch-able poster designed to emulate the art of vinyl record scratching.

[via Adverblog]

emily | 9:02 AM | permalink

April 23, 2013

3D Printers Could One Day Bring Vinyl Records On Demand

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In the future, with the widespread adoption of 3D printers, we might be seeing a mainstream return of vinyl with print-on-demand records being delivered from bands/labels right to your turntable.

[Apartment Therapy]

emily | 9:09 PM | permalink

October 12, 2012

3D-Printed Acoustic and Electric Guitars

the-worlds-first-3d-printed-guitar.jpeg Scott Summit, one of the world’s leading 3D printing and design experts, has 3D-printed an acoustic guitar. And apparently, it sounds pretty good, according to Business Week.

[via 3Dprinting.com]

Related articles:

-- How 3D printing is revolutionising guitar-making

-- A New Zealand Professor produces a series of prototypes of 3D-printed electric guitars

emily | 9:53 PM | permalink

February 10, 2011

3D Printed 'Stradivarius' Violin

'In the Meadow' being performed on the very Stradivarius that inspired the Economist article 'Print me a stradivarius: the manufacturing technology that will change the world'. This stradivarius was laser sintered on an EOS machine. [YouTube]

Related article - Hands-on with the EOS 3D-printed Stradivarius violin

emily | 10:07 PM | permalink