FM3 Buddha Machine 1 - 2023 Reissue


  • $35.00

FM3 Buddha Machine 1 - 2023 Reissue

This 2023 reissue of the original Buddha Machine 1 offers improved audio fidelity and a louder speaker, along with a two-button control layout instead of a 3-in-1 switch.

  • Built-in Speaker
  • 3.5mm Headphone out Jack
  • Requires 2 AA batteries (not included)


  • Top Button: Long press "On/Off", Short Press "Change"
  • Bottom Button: Long press "Loud", Short Press "Soft"


What is it? The Buddha Machine is a small plastic box that plays meditative music composed by Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian.

More than a decade ago the Beijing-based duo of Christiaan Virant and Zhang Jian released their first "Buddha Machine" loop box, a quirky pocket sound system that propelled sound art into the consumer mainstream. 

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