The Digital Mixtape





Introduction: The Digital Mixtape

That's right:

A USB Flash drive mod that secretly disguises your flash drive as a blast from the past, a crazy 80's mix tape.

So, after about 30 minutes of struggling in the bathroom (now that doesn't sound weird... :/) I finally shoved my flash drive into a spare tape.


1. (1) USB Flash Drive
2. (1) Audio Cassette
3. Some underwear (you can use something else lol)
4. Super glue (that's what I used; I'd recommend using hot glue)


1. Soldering gun (for melting parts of tape)
2. Utility knife (prying apart tape and FD)
3. Flat head screwdriver (prying apart tape and FD)
4. Hair dryer thing (for melting the glue that holds the Flash drive and tape together)

One Step Futher:

If you want to go ahead and gut an old tape player and stick something in there that will play music off a Flash drive, be my guest. Just post a link back to this Slideshow and post a link to your Instructable on my orangeboard!

And HEY!

If I get enough hits, maybe I'll post an I'ble :]



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    How did you come across this??

    I believe he went to stats and looked at referrers. YOUR EVIL SCHEME REVEALED! MUAHAWHAWHAW.

    I wanna make this for my bf and give it to him as a Mix Tape. How many hits do you need? Post an I'ble, please!

    woot Flogging Molly

    They're flipping awesome.

    I checked their web site a while ago, THREE DAYS after they were in Atlanta! UGHHHH!!! =P

    awsome, i already made one in a lighter for myself (lighter still sparks aswell) my friend now wants me to make him one for his birthday, this'll be great, but il probably put a bolt or something through it so it can swivel and be completely contained in the tape.

    Thanks! yeah, i wanted to make it swivel, but didn't have the materials/patience to do so btw, post a pic of your lighter drive; i'd love to see it!