Every IT department has some old gear that’s functional, but is built to handle old storage material or can’t handle modern work demands. It can often be a pain to recycle, and, it’s still functional, so why get rid of it? Who knows, maybe someone will need a file stored on a legacy medium. Well, one gentleman Poland has come up with a way to up-cycle old gear, flex his creativity, and help get us all in the spirit of Halloween.
Meet the Floppotron, a musical instrument built out of old hard drives, 2.5″ floppy drives, and a couple of old printers. With it, creator Paweł Zadrożniak has been able to cover a number of songs, though he’s really stepped it up this Halloween. He’s fired up the smoke machine, and used his zombie hardware to recreate Michael Jackson’s Thriller, to stunning effect.
Check it out below!