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December 3rd, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


Queen โ€“ Bohemian Rhapsody (Old School Computer Remix)

Hardware:
Atari 800xl and Floppy Drive 0$ (no joke found it sitting on a garbage pile near Queen and Coxwell)
3.5 Inch Hard Drive 0$ (old defective drive)
Adaptec 2940UW SCSI Card $5 (craigslist)
TI-99/4A and Tape Drive $15 (e-bay)
8 Inch Floppy Drive $20 (a1 electronics)
HP ScanJet 3C $25 (craigslist)
Eico Oscilloscope $28 (the best deal i ever got on e-bay)


The Animals โ€“ House of the Rising Sun (Old School Computer Remix)

Hardware:
a. HP Scanjet 3P, Adaptec SCSI card and a computer powered by Ubuntu v9.10 OS as the Vocals. (hey, the scanner is old)
b. Atari 800XL with an EiCO Oscilloscope as the Organ
c. Texas instrument Ti-99/4A with a Tektronix Oscilloscope as the Guitar
d. Hard-drive powered by a PiC16F84A microcontroller as the bass drum and cymbal


Bit-52 Robot playing “Rock Lobster”


EOL Robot Band covers “The Beautiful People” by Marilyn Manson


“Funkytown” by Lipps Inc. Remix with Old Computer Equipment (Junky Town)

  1. Lauren Summers
    December 3rd, 2011 at 16:54 | #1

    THANK YOU! I NEVER ONCE BELIEVED IN THE OBSOLESCENCE OF HARDWARE, NOW I HAVE SOMETHING TO DO WITH ALL OF MY STUFF ๐Ÿ™‚

    • December 3rd, 2011 at 18:30 | #2

      Great! Whatever you do with it, document it, publish the howto using a CC or GFDL license and send me the link! ๐Ÿ˜Ž

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