How to: Turn an Old Walkman Into A Musical Scratchbox

In a world where more and more things exist in the digital realm, it’s always fun to take a stroll back through the analog world. The music world has already gone through a bunch of iterations from walkmans to discmans to iPods to Spotify, so I think it’s safe to take apart that old walkman now and turn it into something rather fun…    

With this guide from Makezine, you can now turn that old walkman into a musical scratchbox to make all those late 90’s sounding turn-table scratches, old school sci-fi effects (and actually quite a bit more). It’s an entertaining electrical project that would be great to turn into a weekend project with a youngster. 

Get started with the full instructions here.