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Sony NW-A100TPS walkman ... emulation

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really cool retro. I really like it.
Too bad it's a bit too expensive.
 

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Cute idea...but the battery life is probably terrible from keeping the screen on all the time.
 
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9 hours, the display can be switched off after a specified time.
 

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9 hours, the display can be switched off after a specified time.
I believe this is the same device as the A105 Amir reviewed recently, just with the fancy packaging. AKA a stinker.

(I originally thought might be a nice keepsake)
 
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I really liked the walkman part, the enclosure around the DAP and the animated tape graphics.
I wish there were skins of more tapes.... :D
Price and performance... nah.
Not going to buy it, wouldn't last as long as a real walkman did with some TLC either.
 

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When I first saw the advertisement I was hoping that they revived the original player. I have a bunch of cassettes I would love listening to. On the used market prices are crazy high for good Walkman models, with a lot needing servicing after buying.
 

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I've started to do something like that years ago with a Raspberry and a 3.5" screen, using tapes pictures (TDK AD 90).
There is a guy in the web using real k7 players and install a smartphone on Android with his soft to emulate the K7.

During the lock down with my wife we finished this one:
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And this is a real WIFI player with vumeter. I mean you can use the tape out to grab signal if you want...

A video... Not as nice as the Sony....

 
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I really liked the walkman part, the enclosure around the DAP and the animated tape graphics.
I wish there were skins of more tapes.... :D
Price and performance... nah.
Not going to buy it, wouldn't last as long as a real walkman did with some TLC either.
Wow, amazon warehouse deals are selling one at £510!!!! (Used, like new)
The identical A105 can be had for £250 and they have LOTS in the Warehouse deals.
 
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