A Korean lego enthusiast has made a fully functioning turntable out of lego - and there's even a matching lego valve amp and speakers.

The lego turntable was on show at the Seoul Brick Pop Art Exhibition, which was dedicated to fantastical lego designs, and was made by a chap called Hayarobi, no stranger to lego creations.

The record player is built entirely from lego bricks and accessories, even the tonearm, except for the sole addition of an Audio-Technica 1Ea cartridge.

And it all works, as you can see in the video below.

Named 'The Planet' (after the Rega Planet, maybe?), the record player contains some 2,405 pieces, including a Lego Power Functions Battery Box and M-Motor. 

There's a lego on/off power button, a lego switch for playing both 33 and 45rpm vinyl records and an ingenious use of lego tyres for the tonearm's counterbalance. 

More after the break

What's more, Hayarobi also went to the trouble of making a lego valve amplifer design and lego casing for a pair of speakers.

These may not be fully functioning like the deck, but they sure look pretty smart. 

You can see more pictures of the lego valve amp on Hayarobi's Brickinside user page

 

Sadly, we don't think this one will be coming in for review any time soon...

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[via Popist / Huh]

Comments

jerry klinger's picture

Now playing

Another brick in the wall.

Joe Cox's picture

Or anything by...

Bloc Party?

Jota180's picture

Plastic Bertrand?

Plastic Bertrand?

kikiso's picture

Dead or Alive - You Spin Me

Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round And Round. 

PeteKern's picture

Wow this looks super cool to

Wow this looks super cool to have at home, even if it plays only decent music. I bet Lego would make a lot of sales if they'd started selling similar real life items made from Legos.