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Legacy Technology Group

Legacy Technology Group

A group looking at weird and wonderful obsolete technology of all sorts.

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  • Maklarr4000
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    RCA SelectaVision VideoDisk, a really long title for what would become the "CED" System. This product flopped so hard, it destroyed the RCA Corporation.
    Jun 18
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  • Maklarr4000
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    Behold, the MCA DiscoVision, the first generation of Laserdisc. Do you believe?
    Jun 10
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  • Maklarr4000
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    An immense 1939 Zenith 12-S-370 Console Radio.
    May 23
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  • Maklarr4000
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    A very cool and borderline scary advertisement for PYE automatic tuning TVs. The British PYE brand is owned by Phillips and is still liscensed out as an OEM brand- making it one of Europes oldest continuously-operating electronics companies.
    May 12
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  • Maklarr4000
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    Another look at a Pioneer QX 747 receiver. Seriously, why they don't still make gear like this is beyond me.
    May 1
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  • Maklarr4000
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    Detail on a Pioneer QX 747 Receiver, an old piece of awesome Hi-Fi equipment.
    Apr 17
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  • Maklarr4000
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    The "Advanced Design Phone" from 1975, a concept of what phones might have looked like in the year 2000. As trasnluscent palstic was all the rage at the time, they were sorta right in a sense.
    Apr 10
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    BondBullet
    Apr 11
    My kind of phone!
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  • Maklarr4000
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    A promotional image for the 1975 VideoBeam, a tri-color video projector system based on TV technology of the time to display moving images without film. Technology like this would be used in projection setups and projection TV's until the early 2000's when LCD and then LED panels became more cost-effective for large screens, and digital projectors became more affordable- pushing the technology into obsolescence.A promotional image for the 1975 VideoBeam, a tri-color video projector system based on TV technology of the time to display moving images without film. Technology like this would be used in projection setups and projection TV's until the early 2000's when LCD and then LED panels became more cost-ef...See more
    Mar 30
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  • Maklarr4000
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    A print ad for the 1972 Minoltafax 1114, an office fax machine for a different era.
    Mar 24
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  • Maklarr4000
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    A vintage ad for Philips brand radio sets, back when a radio set was a rather serious piece of hardware.
    Mar 12
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