Category : Walkmans
A friend told me about this video that was shot in Barcelona and Zaragoza (Spain) where a walkman can be seen. Seems it’s a SONY WM-1 which many people believes it’s the very first one (but it’s not; it’s the TPS-L2). UPDATE: My friend has sent me a photo of the real unit used in that […]
Before SONY launches the famous first walkman, the TPS-L2, there were the personal and bussiness recorders. Those were used to take voice notes mainly, but they were not so popular between the youth or the entire population; they were just tools. But SONY used one of them as a start point to develop what will […]
Once I received my ‘Super-DC2′ from Dr Walkman recently, I had the idea to start a series of videos showing the real difference between some walkmans and other players, like I did with the turntable versus CD. In this video you can hear the real difference between a CD played in a good Discman versus […]
That is a common question that arises from time to time inside collector’s circles. There were hundreds of different models that go from almost crap to the finest piece of precision electro-mechanic miniature device. But… which ones sound best? Read the new article here: Which walkmans sound best? Hope you like it. Leave your comments […]
Some years ago I knew about a guy that seemed to me that knew very well how to service a walkman. He is known as ‘Dr Walkman‘. It was actually in Stereo2go forum where I met him. I contacted him personally and wanted him to service and upgrade my D6C to make some sort of ‘Super-D6C’. I was […]
We love walkmans, and headphones are an important factor for truly enjoying them. Choosing the right headphones can be a difference like night and day. Your walkman can be excellent as a source but a wrong headphone can make you hear not-so-good (or actually bad) sound. So, which ones are better? Don’t miss my latest […]
I’ve recently contacted by eBay to write an article about my history for their webpage and their social networks, and I thought I would be a nice idea to promote my activity. And here’s the result: http://www.ebay.es/gds/Walkman-Archive-coleccionista-de-walkmans-/10000000205664776/g.html Hope you enjoy it.
Moved to the Featured section: Brushed metal walkmans: some of the most rare and stylish
To share eaily all my walkmans and other gadgets in my collection, I’ve created a new page where you can see my walkman collection. You can filter to see a particular line of walkmans, a year of manufacturing or a line (like DD or EX). At this moment there are just a few, but I’ll […]
Guys at Mentalfloss.com have published an interesting article about the story of the Walkman. They have contacted me to ask for some photos and I was happy to collaborate. A very worth read indeed! Hope you enjoy it.