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Electronics Nostalgia Site

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Electronics Nostalgia Site

There's a bit of nostalgia on this site http://www.rewindmuseum.com/home.htm
It brought a few smiles to my face Smiley

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I wasn't even a twinkle in my fathers eye Cool Not saying your antique, Well you know Jurassic, Erm well ancient, Ah forget it, Where's the spade Cheesy
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great site Strat and it certainly takes me back in time Sad
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AND I bet you £1.00-1p that everything worked better then than what It does now? So has technology really advanced? Undecided
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I wasn't even a twinkle in my fathers eye Cool

Are you sure that twinkle wasn't in fact a tear Steve Wink
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So has technology really advanced? Undecided

The Mobile Phones certainly have Smiley

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Thanks Stat - certainly brought back a few memories of a radio man starting as an marconi apprentice in 68.
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But have they really Strat? You cant even drop one now for fear of It breaking?
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I actually belive modern elctronics is more reliable than some of the old kit I used to work on, modern manufacturing techniques are vastly better and rely less on the vagarities of hand soldering etc etc - with the never ending dry joints we used to get.
We only have to look close at home to see how things like ADSL routers etc are vastly better than old modems etc.
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@Steve that's a good point but with mobiles now a voice calling feature seems almost an after-thought with all the other facilities such as camera, internet etc...

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Have to agree with Mal.  Things are a lot more reliable today.  TVs, radios, cars etc all work much better without breaking down.
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But things don't  last as long now though!
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Agree with you there Strat, And also agree with jmdlp.
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Things are a lot more complex these days and I guess used a lot more than in days gone by.  TVs and PCs for example always seem to be switched on in most households.
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Great site Strat.
Brought back some memeries:
My first record deck was the Garrard SP25.
I also had an Akai 400DS open reel tape recorder. An old girl-friend and I practically invented karaoke using it to record ourselves singing while watching the words change in time to the music on my BBC computer Smiley
Remember using the Sony CV-2000 at school.

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I think everyone over a certain age had a Garrard SP25 at some point Smiley
I eventually upgraded to this beast which I still have.
I also had a 400DS but my favourite tool for use with musical instruments was this with it's multi-track and sound-on-sound Cool

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