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Who knew 'Despacito' played on 2 calculators could sound this good?


You’ve never heard Despacito like this before.

A video of a Japanese user playing Despacito using calculators has gone pretty viral, and it’s not hard to see why.

In a two minute video, the user who goes by the handle “It’s a small world” plays the hit song using just two musical calculators.

The video has since been viewed almost 200,000 times.

According to the YouTube user, the musical calculators are made in China, and they weren’t too difficult to find online:

Image: taobao/screenshot

Retailing for just $5 on Taobao, China’s answer to Amazon, the AR-7778 calculator which is produced by a Chinese company called Jia Ling Tong, is advertised as being able to play various songs and up to 20 different tunes. Read more…

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