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#331 Reli

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Posted 04 June 2014 - 08:51 PM

Probably meant to be an emergency strobe for camping purposes



#332 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 05 June 2014 - 09:56 AM

Probably meant to be an emergency strobe for camping purposes


Ok...kind of makes sense. Still a cool box

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 09:09 AM

Ok...kind of makes sense. Still a cool box

Although i dont know if i m right i guess i would agree with Reli ,

it kind of looks like its main use is for camping purposes :-)

The gif image effect is produced because i used different couloured

leds each time i took a pic !



#334 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 08 June 2014 - 09:17 AM

Ok....I wasn't sure if it flashed all those colors. I do like it. Be a good camping radio.

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 02:29 PM

Ok finding a cracked Casing Back at fleamarket,TRC-939! I had to quess what Lasonic
might look like that. A seach found me these! COUSINS? WAYYY FRESHHHH!!!
LANICO L-909 & 918E

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#336 LJV

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Posted 19 June 2015 - 01:06 PM

Just spotted this monster in the ads.
It is in horrible state, blurry pic prevents manufacturer or brand id.
Looks enormous. Not appealing at all, but perhaps it looked nice when it was new.

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#337 jimmyjimmy19702010

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Posted 20 June 2015 - 02:36 AM

It's an Eversonic MX-9. Was a very cool looking box when complete! :-)
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Posted 20 June 2015 - 09:47 PM

I bought mine recently from JustCruisin, mine is the Qualimax MX-9, its a monster too, HUGE...



#339 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 24 June 2015 - 10:14 PM



Ok finding a cracked Casing Back at fleamarket,TRC-939! I had to quess what Lasonic
might look like that. A seach found me these! COUSINS? WAYYY FRESHHHH!!!
LANICO L-909 & 918E


The Lanico story has not been told. I would like to know how many different boxes they made and what years. An obvious Rip off of Lasonic, while Lasonic was a Rip Off (at least in name Los Angeles X Panasonic = LaSonic) of the boomboxes of the 80's. But Lasonic went on to come up with a design that was VERY LASONIC (thinking 931/975/i931)



I bought mine recently from JustCruisin, mine is the Qualimax MX-9, its a monster too, HUGE...

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Is there a detailed thread on this box?

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Posted 24 June 2015 - 11:29 PM

Wow, that's the big brother of MY Qualimax!

 

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 09:04 PM

The Lanico story has not been told. I would like to know how many different boxes they made and what years. An obvious Rip off of Lasonic, while Lasonic was a Rip Off (at least in name Los Angeles X Panasonic = LaSonic) of the boomboxes of the 80's. But Lasonic went on to come up with a design that was VERY LASONIC (thinking 931/975/i931)
Is there a detailed thread on this box?


Not as of yet, but stay tuned Chris ;-) I think Reli's gonna put something together soon...

#342 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 09:05 PM

Cool

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#343 Reli

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Posted 25 June 2015 - 11:53 PM

The Lanico story has not been told. I would like to know how many different boxes they made and what years. An obvious Rip off of Lasonic, while Lasonic was a Rip Off (at least in name Los Angeles X Panasonic = LaSonic) of the boomboxes of the 80's. But Lasonic went on to come up with a design that was VERY LASONIC (thinking 931/975/i931)
 

 

 

Lanico was a brand owned by Yung Fu Technology Electrical Corp, the same Taiwanese company that owned Lasonic.

 

They probably did it so they could sell the same (almost) boxes to different retailers at different price points, without pissing anyone off.



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Posted 28 June 2015 - 10:07 PM

Just spotted this monster in the ads.
It is in horrible state, blurry pic prevents manufacturer or brand id.
Looks enormous. Not appealing at all, but perhaps it looked nice when it was new.

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The picture is super blurry, but the name badge seems to be the Qualimax version like mine



#345 funktoon

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 03:50 PM

of course SOMEONE had to post a pic of the dashboard boombox. i was beginning to think you guys were asleep. finally, a page ago, someone posted pics of a tacky disco lights boombox so it's not as much a surprise when i post  this pic of what i consider the wackiest tackiest boombox ever.

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when i saw one in a showroom i couldn't stop laughing at how cheap and toy it looked. apparently, this one goes by MANY names... something like 8 different versions

 

how could everyone forget the duck rock box?!!

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it was the inspiration behind the custom paint job i gave my eventually stolen lasonic TRC-935. i see a few others here costomize their boxes too, probably inspired by this record cover as well. surprised no-ones posted any customs here yet

 

i don't recall seeing any suitcase boomboxes like this either

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i don't know if the person who used to make them is still in businesss, but they used to make boxes like this using the absolute cheapest drivers they could buy like that $4 woofer, then turn around and sell the creations for HUNDREDS of dollars.

 

speaking of suitcase boomboxes, back in the 90s, cambridge audio used to make this well reviewed system

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while not technically a boombox, this used to be my DIY ride until i blew the amp

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i'm back to planning a new and improved trailer system likely to use 4x8" sealed woofers, a pair of titanium tweeters @ 93dB with possibly a 97dB 12" wedge box under the trailer with 40 or 100wpc class D amps and 100w for the sub. NO boombox would be able to compete with that.



#346 k2j

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 05:12 PM

of course SOMEONE had to post a pic of the dashboard boombox. i was beginning to think you guys were asleep. finally, a page ago, someone posted pics of a tacky disco lights boombox so it's not as much a surprise when i post  this pic of what i consider the wackiest tackiest boombox ever.

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when i saw one in a showroom i couldn't stop laughing at how cheap and toy it looked. apparently, this one goes by MANY names... something like 8 different versions

 

Pic fail :bang:



#347 trippy1313

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Posted 26 August 2015 - 06:18 PM

Pic fail :bang:


Yep, :bang: repost!

#348 funktoon

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 03:54 PM

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what’s a darth vader boombox without a matching atat boombox?

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THIS was the boombox that seems to get blocked every time i try to post it. it's SOMETIMES called the lady gaga/madonna boombox

 

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this is an interesting version of a "disco lights boombox"

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portable mono karaoke/PAs like this are popular here with the latin community

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ARRGH! i guess this forum just blocks all versions of the craziest boombox ever that i just remembered last night. you'll have to look it up yourself, it's called Body Speakers by Bob Turek, or as i call it, the "boob box"



#349 funktoon

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Posted 27 August 2015 - 04:09 PM

doing a keyword search for "weirdest boombox" i found this one i don't recall seeing yesterday

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and for the pedestrians in the house...

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OK... now you can have a PAIR of sneakers for stereo

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then there's backpack boomboxes... i forgot about those too

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backpack from the future

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they don't get any more retro than this!

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another turntable boombox, and i could swear i saw one that plays 12" records vertically before

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ah yes... here it is...

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there's a bunch more if you keyword turntable boombox

 

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all pics are re-checked and funtional up until now at least



#350 funktoon

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Posted 28 August 2015 - 06:41 PM

though it's probably considered "mainstream" now, especially after all of the clones it inspired, but JVC's kaboom box was groundbreaking for it's time and totally unlike typical squarish boxes

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#351 Ghetteaux Les Fabulous

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Posted 31 August 2015 - 05:17 PM

It helps to download recalcitrant images and upload 'em here...

 

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The "Lady Gaga/Madonna" boombox

 

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The 'Boobbox"



#352 funktoon

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Posted 01 September 2015 - 12:29 PM

i never thought to try and upload as you can't at most forums. when i first saw the boob box here, i wondered how the heck you managed it because i tried about 8 sources that were all share blocked. thanks for simplifying things. i hate having to post links to pics.

 

that would be my vote for the absolute most insane boombox ever. try as one might, you just can't look away

 

while i'm here, apologies to any fans of the lady gaga/madonna (disco lights) boombox. my comments were never intended to be taken personally. people here seem mostly laid back and cool. when i intend to offend, there's NEVER room for doubt, and i've only used the thermonuclear comeback once in about 20 years.

 

just stumbled on this looking for DIY boomboxes... it not only has a video screen, but apparently uses TUBE AMPS! i doubt it's portable, but i looks interesting

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WOW! check out the handle on that thing!

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speaking of DIY boomboxes, in line for pink floyd tickets in the 80s, someone brought a hand truck 12v system with a 12" sub that was almost as loud as a modern car system

 

pyle's take on the kaboom box, called the street blaster

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it looks like a jet engine to me



#353 Dr DER

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Posted 08 November 2015 - 11:39 PM

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#354 Ghetteaux Les Fabulous

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Posted 09 November 2015 - 12:48 AM

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I'd bought something like that maybe a decade ago because it looked like the box I'd been wanting to get. It didn't work and it was missing button so I don't have it anymore.

 

At any rate I've since obtained the box I really wanted...

 

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I wonder if Sanyo was the OEM for that...

 



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Posted 09 November 2015 - 08:07 PM

 

That 8 track player is like the icing on the cake  :thumbsup:



#356 Lasonic TRC-920

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Posted 15 November 2015 - 07:25 PM

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The 'Boobbox"

 

I like where the iPod plugs in  :-D



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Posted 16 November 2015 - 12:18 PM



I like where the iPod plugs in  :-D

Looks like you have to push a button 'down there' to get her speakers to sing...

 

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#358 BoomboxLover48

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Posted 16 November 2015 - 12:40 PM

Looks like you have to push a button 'down there' to get her speakers to sing...

 

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What to use there to push?  :w00t:  :lol:  :lol:



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Posted 16 November 2015 - 12:43 PM

 

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The 'Boobbox"

 

Nice score - congrats!  :-)



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Posted 16 November 2015 - 04:03 PM

What to use there to push?  :w00t:  :lol:  :lol:

 

I just can't comment any more on this - I can't stop laughing!!!