Posts Tagged: 1975

Sony SS-5050 Carbocon

  The nineteen seventies was a fascinating time for loudspeakers. Most designs from that decade were invariably pretty crude, but there were still some breathtaking boxes on sale, using state-of-the-art technology. Indeed, there was a far larger gap between run-of-the-mill

Sony SS-5050 Carbocon

  The nineteen seventies was a fascinating time for loudspeakers. Most designs from that decade were invariably pretty crude, but there were still some breathtaking boxes on sale, using state-of-the-art technology. Indeed, there was a far larger gap between run-of-the-mill

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Braun TGC 450

The exact moment that Compact Cassette came of age can be endlessly debated, but it would be easy to make the case for it being around 1975. At this time a number of key factors came together: the standardisation of

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Braun TGC 450

The exact moment that Compact Cassette came of age can be endlessly debated, but it would be easy to make the case for it being around 1975. At this time a number of key factors came together: the standardisation of

Wharfedale Linton 3XP

It was in his humble Yorkshire home in Ilkley that Gilbert Arthur Briggs built his first ever loudspeaker in 1932. Located in the valley of the river Wharfe, in an area known as Wharfedale, he was to make the name famous

Wharfedale Linton 3XP

It was in his humble Yorkshire home in Ilkley that Gilbert Arthur Briggs built his first ever loudspeaker in 1932. Located in the valley of the river Wharfe, in an area known as Wharfedale, he was to make the name famous

Technics SL-150

The technology arrived in 1970 in the Technics SP-10 broadcast turntable, and made jaws drop. Direct drive did what it said on the tin, moving the platter from its centre and without recourse to idlers, pulleys or belts. It had

Technics SL-150

The technology arrived in 1970 in the Technics SP-10 broadcast turntable, and made jaws drop. Direct drive did what it said on the tin, moving the platter from its centre and without recourse to idlers, pulleys or belts. It had

Pioneer SA-9500

Pioneer is one of the more interesting Japanese brands, and – if you aggregate the quality of its products over time – one of the most impressive. Since 1937 when it was founded by Japanese engineer Nozomu Matsumoto, it has

Pioneer SA-9500

Pioneer is one of the more interesting Japanese brands, and – if you aggregate the quality of its products over time – one of the most impressive. Since 1937 when it was founded by Japanese engineer Nozomu Matsumoto, it has

Sony PS-8750

1975, one decade into the widespread use of stereo LP in this country, and vinyl was living through in its harvest years. Sales records were constantly being broken as the likes of Mike Oldfield, Pink Floyd and Electric Light Orchestra

Sony PS-8750

1975, one decade into the widespread use of stereo LP in this country, and vinyl was living through in its harvest years. Sales records were constantly being broken as the likes of Mike Oldfield, Pink Floyd and Electric Light Orchestra

The Strathearn Story

Many will remember the British Leyland Motor Corporation, the nineteen seventies state owned purveyor of such automotive design masterpieces as the Morris Marina and Austin Allegro. A decade of industrial strife and dreadful quality ensured that BLMC’s dalliance with disaster

The Strathearn Story

Many will remember the British Leyland Motor Corporation, the nineteen seventies state owned purveyor of such automotive design masterpieces as the Morris Marina and Austin Allegro. A decade of industrial strife and dreadful quality ensured that BLMC’s dalliance with disaster