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#1 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 01:51 PM

This yanwu 406 appeared on the chinese market in the late 70s.It includes a "slot deck" like several lasonics.
Have a look at the unusual colour.You see stereo led meters.


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Its brother was sold with only one led meter instead of the second drive.

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The protection bars are really awesome!
They reminding at 60s street cruiser shapes.

this model was also sold as "spring thunder"-k66

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:00 PM

Wow! It's like they made one boombox out of many different ones. Some of the "other" boxes I see in its design are:

Sanyo M9935 - chrome grille guards
Sharp GF-9696 - cassette door
Lasonic TRC-931 - cassette slot
MacDonald - front cabinet design

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:02 PM

another strange one is the shanghai14:

it doesn`t seem to be a rc550 hunter... :lol:

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nontheless it is an interesing and rare box.

#4 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:09 PM

This mono spring thunder 3p13 has been built like a brick ,a super solid radio .
Zijan from the chinese forum owns one.

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I got some pics from Zijan.
have a look:

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:16 PM

That Shanghai mono reminds me of a GE for some reason. :hmmm:

#6 Old school Scott

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:25 PM

Very interesting.
The orange one looks like it's made out of the soft plastic that toys are made out of.
I wonder how heavy it is?

Cheers OSS :afro:

#7 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:30 PM

here is another Chinese two way mono:

double happiness


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#8 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:35 PM

I never could identify this unit....

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#9 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:40 PM

here`s a strange emerson.
it has got two fitting additional boxes ...never spotted this one again...

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#10 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:45 PM

....another very rare emerson,I only found this poor brochure picture ----

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:51 PM

this world wt327 needs 16 d-cells!

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It looks like diy -made - but it`s a nice and very loud 8track boomer!

weights 15kgs!



not a mini!
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In the chinese forum they say : frightening loud!

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:55 PM

hows about these?
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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:57 PM

Wow! It's like they made one boombox out of many different ones. Some of the "other" boxes I see in its design are:

Sanyo M9935 - chrome grille guards
Sharp GF-9696 - cassette door
Lasonic TRC-931 - cassette slot
MacDonald - front cabinet design


And what about the colour?

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 02:59 PM

hows about these?
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Looks like Homemade.....



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#15 Aiwa

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 03:01 PM

[quote name="blah blah"]hows about these?

WWWWOW! super duper rare !

very weird!
they look like korean or chinese boxes??

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 03:03 PM

they look like korean or chinese boxes??


i think they are Taiwan made as i found for sale on a wacked out auction site in Taiwan...but who knows :w00t: weird though :lol:

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 03:14 PM

Did anyody say weird, strānj, wacked out? :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Posted 24 March 2010 - 03:16 PM

This yanwu 406 appeared on the chinese market in the late 70s.It includes a "slot deck" like several lasonics.
Have a look at the unusual colour.You see stereo led meters.


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Its brother was sold with only one led meter instead of the second drive.

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The protection bars are really awesome!
They reminding at 60s street cruiser shapes.

this model was also sold as "spring thunder"-k66

the orange one seems indian i wonder why !!!

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Posted 24 March 2010 - 10:57 PM

those are pretty interesting.
i find it pretty hard to believe the first two are from the seventies. i mean i am surprised that they would have been using leds on boxes like that back then. i am really surprised at the orange one.
i mean that box with the spring thunder name on it looks seventies. looks like a copy of a german mono box from the seventies.
cool boxes.

#20 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 01:11 AM

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i find it pretty hard to believe the first two are from the seventies. i mean i am surprised that they would have been using leds on boxes like that back then.........



Yep- I asked twice about the date in the leowood forum -the date is verified .They have brochures.1978.They found it also on the housing,mould stamp and on speaker printings.
This "LED -APPEARING"theme has been discussed several times
It`s quite a neighborhood legend and a hearsey that led`s appeared so late.There are more than 150 boxes (in bbdb)with verified manufacturing date BEFORE 1980.so:Unfounded rumors say that led`s appeared after 1980.

single led -meter rows :

asahi-rd802 :1979
g.e.-3-5257 :1976
hitachi-trk8000 :1979
hitachi-trk8005: 1979
hitachi-trk8110 : 1979 (included lcd timer!)
panasonic-rx5090 :1979
sharp-gf6363 :1979
sony-cfs-v2 :1978
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double led-meter rows:


examples:
aiko-atpr550:1979
graetz-src400:1978
hitachi-trk8020:(included 7 segment led)-1978
panasonic-rq4050:1978
panasonic-rq4370 :1978
pioneer-sk71:1978
sony-cfs65,cfs67,cfs81:1978
wilco1047:1978
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so what means "verified" manufacturing dates in this case?
either :
sales bill.
brochures.
transformer stamp.
loudspeaker stamp.
moulded date stamps in housing.
back side date tags.mostly in battery case.
service manuals do not count :they could have been printed earlier or later in the total span.
The production spans of early boomboxes :up to 7 years.(so the print date of date of the service manual does not show the exact mfd date)


Single LED`s appeared often in boxes (aiwa tpr950:1978-1984).

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 02:39 AM

another strange one is the shanghai14:

it doesn`t seem to be a rc550 hunter... :lol:

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nontheless it is an interesing and rare box.

Where is the radio scale!? :huh: :-O

#22 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 04:17 AM

another strange one is the shanghai14:

it doesn`t seem to be a rc550 hunter... :lol:

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nontheless it is an interesing and rare box.

Where is the radio scale!? :huh: :-O


well spotted Roman!

that`s a cassette alone unit! :-D

#23 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 07:29 AM

Another very unusual one is this here,created by Thomas from s2go :

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http://www.914pcbots.com/community/
http://www.whiteboxrobotics.com/


Manufacturer: White Box Robotics

Model: 914 PC-BOT - multimedia robot

Creator: Thomas Burick, Founder

Officially released: January 2006

Audio Specifications:

Speakers - Six, full-range drivers

Watts: five watts per channel

Media compatibility: CD, DVD, MP3, Internet Radio, all other Internet audio content, XM Radio, ipod, etc.

Robotic Feature Set:

Artificial Intelligence

Personal Assistant Application

Tele-operation via the Internet

Speech Recognition









Speech Synthesis

Autonomous, sensor assisted navigation

Color / shape recognition and tracking

PC Functionality:

Internet access

Gaming

Word Processing

General Windows Applications

#24 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 07:39 AM

A couple of years ago dj mystro made this custom built monster.

It includes a sony car radio,a huge amp and has got several bike batteries to power it up...


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he`s famous in New York



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http://www.myspace.com/djmystro06

#25 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 07:48 AM

this disputed mx720 mod led to endless controversial discussions a while ago....


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#26 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 07:53 AM

I listened to this diy box from a German member..
wow!
Very loud,awesome idea!
Good sound.

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at the Nuremberg bbx meeting:

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#27 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 08:03 AM

this rare igu is a vinix sister.

the cassette draw is sensational !

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#28 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 08:10 AM

this sharp is a real pre-boombox!

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#29 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 08:18 AM

this un-spectacular wooden unit is quite weird-nevertheless the sound is very good for its size.
Nowadays you can buy this in Hungarian electronic shops (logend=hungarian trademark)
So a German guy found this Chinese product in Hungary...




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#30 Aiwa

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Posted 25 March 2010 - 08:24 AM

this livstar is another contemporary product.
it has got an ugly face.indeed.

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