Of international scientific importance, the Harrison Clock is only one of only three precision pendulum clocks made by John Harrison and instrumental in solving the Longitude problem. The clock was made in 1727 with an amazing fully working wooden mechani...
1970's Quadraphonic sound may have been the music industry's first attempt at surround sound music, but it wasn't the last. In this video, I take a look at surround sound music from the 1970's to today, and (spoiler alert!) get a little hooked on modern f...
In this video I take a look at a multimedia educational format from the 1970s, the 3M Sound Page (AKA Ricoh Synchrofax)
I’ve seen a few comments where the assumption has been made that this device was still in use as an educational tool in the 1...
An unusual piece of tech from the 1970s - a Random Number Generator.
The ebay advert for this suggested that the buyer could gut it for the nixie tubes. When I read that, I knew that I had to rescue this unusual little piece of electronics history.
A look at the Record Runner novelty record player. A new take on the 1970s Sound Wagon - AKA the Vinyl Killer, the little VW van that drives around a record, both playing and destroying it at the same time.
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A look at the Audio Technica Sound Burger (AKA Mister Disc) - a deceptively good portable battery-powered record player from 1983.
In the video I replace the belts, as well as take a look at a Crosley clone of the Soundburger, The Revolution - or it's mor...
E.R.N.I.E. stands for Electronic Random Number Indicator Equipment. ERNIE was invented by one of the original Bletchley Park codebreakers and was used to pick the Premium Bond Winners. This film, made in 1964, was produced for the General Post Office to s...
Straight out of the workshop, Array No 2 an analogue Nixie spectrum analyser using 18 off IN-13 tubes.. Music is 'Together we are Beautiful' by Fern Kinney.
Solid brass top frame made from 37 individually machined parts, along with a solid mahogany base....
The lowest mileage Mark V in the world !!! This Is the car theyll use for judging future restorations! Original 1 owner and only 24,502 miles ( driven around 700 miles a year !!! ) Loaded with options, low productio...
A video about CD Video, not to be confused with Video CD.
Featuring an appearance from Kenny Everett.
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Also if you're interested, back in 2015 I made a video about Laserdisc: https://youtu.be/KOrn2hB...
I've collected some of the oldest cassette tapes from the 1960s and early 1970s. Do they even still play, and how good (or bad) do they sound? Let's find out!
Review of the Pioneer CT-W616DR cassette deck with Digital NR: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
I'm always on the lookout for kitchen gadgets to feature in a video. This is touted as the number one fresh pasta maker in Italy, although most people there, just like elsewhere, prefer to buy dried pasta. You can buy a heck of a lot of bags of dried pa...
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Laserdisc seems to get a lot of retro cred these days. It gets featured as a technical oddity, but from today’s perspective, it might seem strange that it didn’t become the de-facto standard. Boas...
A demonstration of the improvement in audio quality that replacing a worn-out turntable stylus can make, especially when upgrading from a sapphire to a diamond tip and from a conical to an elliptical tip....
A review and demo of a twin lens, dual 1080p car camera
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Please like, share and subscribe! In this video we will have a look at the Vectrex homebrew game Vector Patrol, then we will check out the budget slim carts from Fury Unlimited, we will have a look at 2 new homemade analog controllers made by Chopperthedo...
A look at eightban. Collectable, playable mini records from 2004. A deliberately, unashamedly low-fi format.
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A review of two 360º cameras. The Yi 360 VR and the Ricoh Theta V.
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