Technology

The business and culture of our digital lives,
from the L.A. Times

« Previous Post | Technology Home | Next Post »

Consumer Electronics Show: Turntable uses old technology for modern purpose

January 7, 2011 |  9:07 am

The Crosley Revolution, a portable turntable capable of ripping records into MP3 files, was unveiled this week at the Consumer Electronics Show. The device will run on six AA batteries and has an FM transmitter built in, so you can take it on the go and listen to records over most stereo systems.

Crosley modernized the look of the player, and for about $150 it could be a cost-effective solution for converting large vinyl collections into digital files. I guess they realize that as much as audiophiles prefer analog to digital, it just isn't feasible to go for a jog with a gramophone strapped to your upper arm.

ALSO

 Consumer Electronics Show: ioSafe hard drive survives water, wind and bullets

Consumer Electronics Show: Ultraviolet here, BitTorrent there 

Consumer Electronics Show: A phone so smart, it can grill 

-- Tim French

 

Comments 

Advertisement










Video