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January 12th, 2006

the sound of my old printer (epson
stylus 600) when i switch it on. it is broken and it makes strange and
amazing sounds, trying to clean the printhead and making other unknown
the low reverberation is produced by the printer plastic box.
listen, download, cut.


Being a pretty famous sound now, i thought itd be nice to have a list of sound's usages (link me yours if you want to be included!) :

VID - Orbituary by Geek video :
TRK - Da capo al fine by Teoniki Ro┼╝ynek :
VID - Printerbird by Gerd de Kinderen :
TRK- Scientist's Percee Scan :
TRK - Mistabishi's Printer jam :
VID - A thousand eyes by Ryan Nethery :
VID - The dimension by Ruudabiyoga :
POD - Ad Astral podcast episode 15 :
TEATR - "Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory" Musical :

Long life to Freesound!
and thanks to those who respected the CC license


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    vacuumfan7072 1 week, 6 days ago

    I have a Color 440, and it makes much similar sounds.

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    SoundEffectsPodcast_com 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    LMAO Dude that is such an awesome printer clip!! It almost makes me want to find one at the flea market to record :P

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    chronyx 3 months, 3 weeks ago

    First dubstep track ever made

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    glocklee 5 months, 2 weeks ago

    I'm looping this as my working BGM.

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    lulu_trobob 11 months, 1 week ago

    Oh my god, that is genius!

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