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Panasonic's tube car CD player

Discussion in 'Audio Hardware' started by Gary, Apr 16, 2002.

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  1. Gary

    Gary Nauga Gort! Staff Thread Starter

    Location:
    Toronto
    Back to the '50's!

    Panisonic's B-flat Tube CQ-TX5500D: The World's first CD car receiver with a tube!

    "The company said the product copes with MP3 and reproduces deep sounds from compressed music sources, and will retail for about $796.00 USD. No immediate information is available for availability in North America." From: Metro Today" a local Toronto 'free' paper.

    Here is a picture:

    http://www.matsushita.co.jp/corp/news/official.data/data.dir/jn020409-4/jn020409-4-1.jpg

    There is no English on this web site that I could see.

    Bet it fits in convertibles, Steve! ;)
     
  2. Bob Lovely

    Bob Lovely Super Gort Staff

    Tubes in the Car!

    Ahh!, the sexy glow of tubes while driving....

    Bob ;)
     
  3. Dan C

    Dan C Forum Fotographer

    Location:
    The West
    Re: Tubes in the Car!

    Oh yeah! I don't think I'd be able to take my eyes off of it. It's a good thing I can't afford the thing, the roads are safer that way:D
    Dan C
     
  4. YaQuin

    YaQuin Formerly Blue Moon

    Location:
    Madison, WI
    Is there one available in 1-DIN format?
     
  5. martinimaster

    martinimaster New Member

    Location:
    east coast
    That thing is gorgeous:eek:
     
  6. Dave

    Dave Esoteric Audio Research Specialistâ„¢

    Location:
    Greater Vancouver
    Oh my God!!! That's absolutely THE MOST AWESOME car cd player I've ever seen!!

    I can see it now, parked on the edge of the ocean, watching the sun go down just me and my baby and my cd=r collection. I recline the seat a little and think to myself ahhh, now that's beautifull, too bad the wife couldn't make it.:D
     
  7. Steve Hoffman

    Steve Hoffman Your host Your Host

    Looks like my old mastering console. :)

    Remember folks, as GM and Ford found to their regret, tubes and bumpy roads do NOT go hand and hand.....
     
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