I laugh at all the size talk, just as on the Terra player I laugh at all the talk of no display! Why? Well, your looking at a fully paid up old bugger her, old enough to have owned the first walkman cassette player, old enough to have owned their first portable CD player as well. I wonder how you youngn's would cope with having to wind cassette tape back each time tou wanted to repeat a song or guess how far you are on the tape to find the next song? Or with the Cd player having to walk carefully as the CD would skip, oh and having to carry an A4 sized folder weighing several kilos filled with CD's so you can have a twenty album library on the go!
I started to write that half as a joke but the further I went with it the more I realized I am as glad I am old enough to remember such things as it makes me oh so more gratefully to the folks who have come up with what we have now, perspective is a great thing and all of this is oh so much cheaper now, even the high end stuff!
To think,thirty years ago whilst I was busy compiling songs from vinyl onto a tape that would be my compilation of favorite tunes for the train ride to college on Monday and that took me the better part of two hours to do, that someone from thirty years in the future would show up with something tiny in comparison that contained almost the full wall of my vinyl collection in studio master tape quality AND with tiny things that dissapeared in the ears and magically produced a wider soundstage than my Tannoys!
Well I probably would have run out into te street crying Witch, Witch!!