As the analog video technology of yesteryear gives way to digital media, what’s left in the wake of the era of the VCR has left many videotapes lying around collecting dust. If you happen to have a few lying around, why not make use of them and turn them into something useful?

DIY Video Tape USB Hub

This clever video tape mod turns an almost-obsolete video tape into a USB hub, which totally makes it fit with the current technological environment. A couple of bright led bulbs give the windows of the tape a nice glow as well.

Interested in making one of these videotape USB hubs for your next DIY project? Check out the Instructables web site for a step-by-step guide.