Coolest Gadgets is reporting today about a handly little device that is, indeed, cool. Especially if you have an old collection of cassette tapes, or vinyl records. iVinyl is a USBenabled device that will allow you to convert all your old tapes and records into mp3s.
The Mac Mini looking device will look at home among your Mac systems, and has some really awesome features that will make it a must have for any old-school music fan.
On back of the of iVinyl lives ports for exporting all your old school audio. A turntable input, with a â€œmoving magnet cartridgeâ€ and a port for tape decks and other audio sources allow you to easily hook up your old devices and get that audio digitized.
The coolest part about the iVinyl is that no sound card, power source, or even drivers are needed for it to function. All of the components are housed in the unit, all you need to supply is a free USB port.
The device works with both PCs and Macs, and is available for around $185.