What’s New IN ELECTRONICS – Sony Walkman (Apr, 1980)
Of course the Sony Soundabout was later renamed the Sony Walkman.
What’s New IN ELECTRONICS
Hi-fi for joggers
You don’t have to jog when listening to stereo music from the Sony Soundabout cassette player—but you could. It’s small, lightweight, designed to go anywhere, and produces high-fidelity stereo through its specially built headphones. Price: $199.95.
SOUND ON A SPOOL (Aug, 1945)
Turns out that there were two drawbacks to using wire. Although playable today they had a tendency to tangle leading to breaks. Second, due to the short period recorders were made the equipment to play them back is very rare according the this Library of Congress webpage.
SOUND ON A SPOOL
Now you can record anything you want to— easily and cheaply.
BY WILLIAM P. LEAR AND GEORGE DANIELS
HAVE you ever wanted to recapture a radio program—a great symphony, a historic speech, or perhaps a new tune that has been eluding your memory? The chances are that you have never been able to do it because recording equipment has always been so costly and complicated.
The modern wire recorder has changed the amateur recording outlook entirely, however. It is now possible to record anything you like at a cost of only a few pennies or a full hour’s recording.
Look who’s talking! (Feb, 1969)
I can’t help but hear Bruce Willis’ voice when I see this ad.
Look who’s talking!
Sony/Superscope tape recorders
A tape recorder is your child’s first word. The very first. With all the hesitation, all the warmth, all the charm and all the sense of accomplishment captured exactly as it happened. Forever.
It is a bedside fairy tale to lull a growing mind to sleep at the end of a busy day. Or capture the fun and games of a seven-year-old’s birthday party.