How old is your DVD player?

Discussion in 'Blu-ray & DVD Players & Recorders' started by PJTX100, Apr 9, 2005.

  1. PJTX100

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    My Philips CD650 is getting on for 20 years. I think it was one of, if not *the*, first 4 times oversampling CD player.

    Just wondering if anyone out there has an older machine. Especially one of the first crop of vertical loading machines? My brother has a JVC player which came out in the early 80's - vertical loader - has LED's showing length of the CD - they only go up to 65mins! Think CD's were around £20 back then.

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    Oops - just realised I should have titled this "oldest CD player" and it's probably in the wrong forum. Mods, can you change the title and move please...

    Force of habit and too much beer!...PJ :)
     
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    My girlfriends dad has one of the very first Sony Walkmans...which is far from small!! Well over 20 years old.
     
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    I can remember being really impressed by the first Walkmans. There were small in those days! Previously portable cassette players were rather large to say the least. Kenny Everett was so impressed he played some tunes via the Walkman with the headphones wrapped around the studio mike on his Capital Radio show.

    As for CD players I've just chucked my first one out - a Phillips (it was still working too). Bought it in Lasky's (a hi fi chain no longer with us) in 1982 I think - so that's 23 years !

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    Still using a 5 disc changer Sony C500M circa 1987, still sounding as good as day 1 to my ears although that cannot be said of my ears ;)
     
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    Lasky's - that's where I bought mine from! Previously, Hardman Radio...PJ :)
     
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    Just wondering if anyone out there has an older machine

    My trusty old Yamaha CDX2 (which I bought in 1983 for £330) finally gave up the ghost a few months ago - sadly missed!

    Stompa
     
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    I have one of the Meridian MC Pro players (c1983) still going strong, but rarely used. I keep it for the novelty value and It makes an interesting comparison with modern players.
     

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