Star Wars Sounds Around the House

11-Feb-09 11:47 AM by
Filed under Star Wars; 5 comments.

I was recently editing an article about how to convert one format of digitized sound effect (rSound) to another (WAV). It's a pretty geeky topic, but one I think will appeal to the right audience.

Despite that esoteric pastime, even I have to say that some people have way too much time on their hands. Translating sound effects via digital means, I can understand — but reproducing Star Wars theme music "on the metal"?

At least this second example was mere happenstance and involved no real work… unless you count the unlikelihood of a Wookie amicably squeezing himself into a cabinet.

(Hat tips to Blake Patterson and

5 Responses to “Star Wars Sounds Around the House”

  1. jett adds:

    lol nice

  2. snipp adds:

    fake – sounds like a 3.5" floppy , I don't believe you can make this sound with a HDD.

  3. Ken Gagne adds:

    Actually, I think a floppy disk would sound more like this:

  4. Boris adds:


  5. John adds:

    This is great. I am glad to see that I am not the only one that still loves Star Wars.