9.19.2013

Undated: Record players for cars

The quest continues for a skip-free record player for cars, though the feature had been offered (and then dropped) by Chrysler in the late '50s-early '60s. This is from the October 1963 issue of Popular Science magazine (complete issue: @).


* "Chrysler Corp. takes customers for a spin" (from www.uaw-chrysler.com): @
* "Hi Fi Record Players Now Made for Cars" (St. Petersburg Times, September 18, 1955): @
* "Highway Hi-Fi" (by Peter C. Goldmark, who developed the device; Audio magazine, December 1955): @
 * Highway Hi-Fi pages from ImperialClub.com: @ and @
* "Road Tunes: Weird Vintage 1950s In-Car Record Players" (from gajitz.com): @
* Entry from automotive oddity website (www.roadkillontheweb.com): @
* Video of player in 1960 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron: @
* "Rhythms for the Highway, Before the Age of the iPod" (New York Times, June 8, 2012): @

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