Perhaps not a record player in the standard mould, but instead an inverted version that can only be considered a work of art. Design students Dries, Laurens and Sven made a huge vinyl disc, and cut pits in various places in a circular fashion. Then a motorised "reader" navigates around on an arm from the centre of the disc, measuring the pits and playing tones in relation to their location... almost a reverse record player - for example:
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