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Author Topic: Pocket Gramophones (1920)  (Read 1909 times)
CapnHarlock
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« on: March 16, 2007, 07:56:46 pm »

A bit late, but well within the possibilities of a Steampunk retro-future Smiley  Build-able, too, I believe.

http://www.streettech.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=1711&mode=flat&order=0&thold=1

I can hear it now......
"these youngsters and their steampods....... we had to cram a whole marching band into the cargo hold ..and we were grateful!!"
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« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2007, 08:23:30 pm »

hmm, that may open up new possiblities for modding one's iPod...
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2007, 03:10:18 am »

I have taken the liberty of posting the image:

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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2007, 05:56:57 am »

I like the mikiphone better, its cute and I like the sound of it.
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2007, 08:24:05 am »

This gives me an idea: pocket phonographs! I think cylinders would be more comfortable to carry in one's pocket... I think it would even be possible to make one work quite well.

I'll have to remember this idea.
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2007, 01:39:00 pm »

There used to be a toy that was essentially a car with a stylus underneath - you put it on a record (presumably one so bad that nobody objected) and it went round and round in circles, playing very squeaky music. I don't think they ever solved the problem of getting the speed right, but it's the sort of design that might lend itself to steampunkification.
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