The TPS-L2 was the first commercially available personal stereo cassette player. Created by Akio Morita, Masaru Ibuka (the co-fo ≡
Sony's compact stereo radio cassette recorder with 9-band analog tuner, and a digital clock with alarm.
Although the name might be misleading, it is the 3rd personal stereo cassette player to be announced by Sony. ≡
The Sony WM-10 cassette player was released in the market in 1983. Its tiny size represents a tour-de-force of early 1980’s engineering. ≡
First model in its class to adopt a "gum stick"-like rechargeable battery and accommodated AA batteries as well. ≡
SONY’s pursuit of small design has come to an end for now, and it is experimenting with more styling.
First wired remote control, enabling the Walkman to be placed in your bag, but controlled from the outside. ≡
This early auto-reverse model followed the WM-7, but was simpler and cheaper. ≡
The new generation 17X series single-player has three different styles. The 170 is a traditional black.
In contrast to 170 drab black, 171 is painted with a premium pearl white finish.
The 1989 SONY wm-172 adopts a titanium color body with a sense of technology ≡