With the HamiltonBuhl HA968 Portable Cassette to MP3 Converter you can easily convert your favorite mix tapes to MP3 without a computer! Converted from tape to MP3 format in real-time, your new digital files will be compatible with PC or MAC. Simply plug in the provided ear buds into the audio output to listen to the content on the mix tapes. Insert a USB flash drive into the USB slot, press the "record" button and the device will automatically convert and record all of your tape content to an MP3 format on to the USB device. It's that easy!