A music centre with style
In almost everyone's pocket these days is a smart phone - phone is a bit of a misnomer as it is far far more than just a phone, the limited conversation aid from which the device has grown.
Ive had mobile phones in my pocket since around 1987 (it was made by Excel, and replaced the huge 'brick', a Motorola 8500 which cost us £1725 and is still in the garage somewhere, often brought out to amuse young children). But about ten years before that I was pretty such in love with a huge Rigonda 'radiogram' which I had bought - when you pressed a pre-set button, two little motors inside whirred away, dragging the tuning ropes along the dial and (hopefully) to the station you were seeking. A magic eye to check it, and the most amazingly light and precise turntable - it was a work of art.
Or so I thought, until I saw this amazing Scandinavia style radio-gram with tape recorder AND TV on an American radio engineers chat site recently. Just look at those sleek lines, with dramatic plunging . . . . its just superb, and through I'd share it with you.
|Now thats what I call a radiogram!|
(If anyone has one they want rid of I would love to find room for it in my office!)