The Tools or War Crotona Park Jams are a wall to wall Hip Hop legend-fest of epic proportions. And being something of a record collector, Biz Markie is a regular at these events. But this year, it wasn’t so much his ridiculous collection of rarities that caught people’s eyes, but the turntables he played them on. No, it’s not Photoshop — those really are 7″ Technics decks. Allow me to explain.
Check Out This 2-In-1 Turntable And Cassette Player
It can also rip both formats straight to digital.
Advertised as the first of its kind, the new Ion Duo Deck USB Turntable & Cassette deck looks like a pretty convenient device. It plays records, it plays cassettes, it has speakers built in, and by plug in a USB cord you can take rip whatever you’re playing straight to digital.
Apparently the first of its kind, this portable rig spins records out the front, tapes round the back, and you can hook it up to your computer to rip both formats straight to digital.