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    What the iPod as Vinyl Looks Like

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    Brian Anderson

    Features Editor

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    The 160GB iPod Classic, to be precise. Consider that the ubiquitous portable jukebox stores some 40,000 tunes. (For physical comparison, that's akin to a mature hamster--both tip the scales at around a third of a pound.) What would that amount of information look like if it were pressed as vinyl?

    As it turns out, 3,180 records, or roughly 1,400 pounds. Think of it this way: That's the equivalent of two male grizzly bears. Suck on that, Grizzly Bear. 

    Reach Brian at brian@motherboard.tv. @thebanderson

    Topics: songs, music, vinyl, ipod classic, mp3

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