Presented as an audio cassette player

21 December 2019

Good news for fans of retro. The company Mixxim has created an unusual gadget. It is called MIXXTAPE and looks like an old cassette tape. It's actually a digital player.

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The funds for the release were raised through Kickstarter. Mass production is fully funded. Now there is no need to worry about the fate of the device.

MIXXTAPE is being asked for $100 USD. Is the product worth that kind of money? Well, considering the design, it is. This device has one thing in common. You can use it for its intended purpose. Plug it into a boombox and listen to it.

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Otherwise - the device is modern. Claims support for all popular formats:

  • 16 bit FLAC
  • AAC-LC
  • MP3
  • WAV
  • WMA
  • APE
  • OGG

The MIXXTAPE comes with 8GB of flash memory. Not enough? The space can be easily expanded to 256 GB - with microSD cards. The corresponding slot is available. Music is downloaded via USB cable.

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In addition, MIXXTAPE is compatible with iTunes. Information is displayed on a 1-inch OLED screen. Completing the configuration are Bluetooth 4.0 and a 300mAh battery. The battery lasts for 6 hours without recharging.

There are also no problems with headphones. A real find for music lovers. The price does not bite.