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20 Best 3D Printed Items for DJs and Music Producers

Be it turntables, mixers, headphones, MIDI equipment or speakers: DJs and producers are using a lot of expensive gear. These 3D printed items for bedroom producers and DJs - for use in studios and for gigs - may help you with a few nifty and cheap solutions (some are also quite funny).

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3D Printed Speakers
3D Printed Speaker Rocks!

A new chapter in 3D printing audio speakers has begun with the spread of consumer technologies: more and more people have been experimenting and creating their own designs and their own 3D printed models.

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Rocking Out
Rock Out with a Skull-Themed 3D Printed Microphone Casing

Would you rock out with the Skeletor 3D printed microphone, designed and 3D printed by ODD guitars hoping to inspire metal heads?

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Education
3D Printing in the Music Classroom

What would happen if a music classroom had access to a 3D printer, and if a music teacher included 3D printing in their lessons?

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Groovy Cans
Nod Bang is a Musical Performance Toy made with 3D Printing and Arduino

Engineer Andrew Lee has developed Nod Bang, a headphone system that triggers audio and sets tempo with a nod of the head.

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Robot Grooves
Light-Up Helmet Steals the Show in Jamiroquai Music Video

Björk opens her ‘Björk Digital’ event series with striking Rottlace mask, 3D printed for a live performance in 360-degree VR. Popular Icelandic musician Björk has partnered up with designer Neri Oxman to create a rather interesting mask which mimics her musculoskeletal system. The opening event for her “Björk Digital” event series was a performance broadcast using 360-degree virtual reality streaming, […]

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Pinky and the Brain
3D Printed Adapter for Big-Hole 45 rpm Record

Record label issues "big-hole" 45 RPM vinyl, together with a limited-edition 3D printed adapter in the shape of a pink brain.

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Make Your Rooms Sound Better
3D Printed Sound Absorbers Will Bring Relief To Your Ears

Got a noisy office, home or studio? These 3D printed sound absorbers will bring you professional results (and relief to your ears).

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Aliens: The Musical
3D Printed Guitar Inspired by H.R. Giger

This 3D printed guitar based on the work of H.R. Giger showcases not just the music, but the great potential of digital fabrication.

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Heavy Metal
Machine Music: This 3D Printer Plays the Imperial March from Star Wars

What is machine music? When the stepper motors in a 3D printer move, they produce a tone related to their speed. Listen and be amazed!

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3D Printed Sheet Music
3D Printed Tactile Stave Notation Helps Visually Impaired

3D printing is being used to help the visually impaired to read music notations more easily with a system called Tactile Stave Notation

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Thing of the Week
3D Printed Button 2.0

After 800 years, the plain vanilla shirt button finally gets an upgrade. Welcome to the 21st century Button 2.0!

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Satellite of Love
Signal Tide Makes Music with Alien Transmissions and 3D Printing

In space, no one can hear you sing; Signal Tide brings together extraterrestrial transmissions, generative music, and 3D printing.

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Groove is in the Heart
3D Printing and Music: Piotr Bejnar’s Heartbeats Project

This DJ crafted a unique set of music incorporating the heartbeats of people on the dancefloor, using custom 3D printed bracelets.

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Face Off
Björk Wears 3D Printed Rottlace Mask for Live Performance

Björk opens her ‘Björk Digital’ event series with striking Rottlace mask, 3D printed for a live performance in 360-degree VR.