This Sanyo vintage walkman is the M-G100 "Sportster", a portable personal cassette player that originally retailed for $119 back in 1983. Its a top-of-the-line unit with metal shell, soft touch controls, and high-tech auto reverse function so you can rock out without stopping to flip the tape over.… Read the rest
The Lasonic TRC-931 boombox is truly the undisputed heavyweight champion of boomboxes. With two 8-inch woofers and an abundance of bells and whistles, its sheer size dwarfs the Magnavox and Emerson boomboxes I had when I was a kid. A friend in middle school brought his Lasonic TRC-931 on a field trip, which I believe was the very first time I experienced the emotion of jealousy.… Read the rest
The Panasonic R-12 "Spinet" AM transistor radio was conceived and designed during Matsushita's heyday of wild and crazy mod concept electronics. This standard tabletop model has nothing standard about its design, with a round cylinder casing measuring 3.75 inches in diameter.… Read the rest
The Apple iPod Hi-Fi Boombox model A1121 packs some of the best sound quality we have ever heard from a portable stereo. It delivers a rich and full spectrum of tones with a perfect blend of deep bass, mid-range punch and bright highs. … Read the rest
The Isis Model 20 Radio Radio
This original Isis model 20-1 radio has an iconic Pop-Art flair with quintessential turn-of-the-80s retro style. Sometimes called the Radio radio, the model 20 was manufactured in 1980 for Isis of Charleroi, Belgium. It has a molded red plastic cabinet shaped like the word "radio" in all capital letters. … Read the rest
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The Vintage Boombox...an American Classic from the far east! We have rescued, refurbished and resold many a vintage boombox here at the retro home store, and this page shows some select models and their specs.
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THIS VINTAGE ZENITH PORTABLE TAPE RECORDER / PLAYER HAS COOL RETRO SPACE AGE STYLE WITH A PURE WHITE UPPER AND DARK BLUE UNDERSIDE. A REALLY NEAT DESIGN FEATURE IS THE "ONE-BUTTON-FOR-EVERYTHING", WHICH IS A CHROME-FINISH TAB THAT WORKS LIKE A GEAR SHIFT.… Read the rest
THIS TOTALLY RAD SPACE AGE 1980s RADIO IS CALLED THE "HIT TUNES" FOR A VERY SPECIFIC REASON: HIT THE BIG RED GAME SHOW-STYLE BUTTON AND THE RADIO TURNS ON, HIT IT AGAIN AND IT TURNS OFF. THE VINTAGE RADIO HAS AM/FM BANDS AND THE TUNING AND VOLUME ARE CONTROLLED BY TWO AWESOME CLEAR ACRYLIC DIALS.… Read the rest
This 1980s retro Magnavox boombox is full of bells and whistles and probably cost someone a pretty penny at the retail store. The Austrian-made Magnavox boombox TR-4883/17 has detachable 2-way 4 speaker cabinets, the softest soft-touch buttons ever, and shortwave radio reception!… Read the rest
This Sanyo C-1 vintage boombox was made in Japan and is a sturdy and stylish portable cassette deck. It is a large boombox measuring 21.75 inches x 9.25 inches x 5.5 inches...full-blown Ghetto Blaster territory. Sanyo actually called this a "portable mini component system", because it has detachable 2-way speakers with 5" woofers.… Read the rest