The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

11 April 2004

So bright, it's gotta wear shades

There are good and sensible reasons why radio stations quit using cart machines, but like the 8-track decks they superficially resemble, I find them fascinating. (The world today may be digital; some of us remain unrepentantly analog in our thinking.)

Radio guy John Quincy had a spare machine and a bright idea, and he took both to a custom lamp manufacturer, with highly illuminating results:


Custom lamp made from ITC cart machine


Now is that cool or what?

Posted at 11:27 AM to Overmodulation


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I'm sure someone will eventuall convert one into a PC ala http://www.mini-itx.com/

Posted by: bruce at 12:33 AM on 12 April 2004