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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 02:57 
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"The most bizarre sight at the fair was a Swedish Micra, the oomph of whose hardware could be heard all the way to Lauttasaari and the house of parliament. The picture disc is viewed on a small LCD screen. Apparently it's impossible to restore the car equipped primarily with Orion components and Sony players back to original..."
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 03:34 
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Micras, 80s Micras even, are not large. If one were playing a CAV LD it may even have gyroscopic stabilizing characteristics ala space rockets. :)
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 10:21 
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Cool picture, where is it from - any further info?

Thanks for posting that :thumbup: .

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Found the picture on Facebook around 2016 - can't remember which group as I no longer have a Facebook account.

It sure does look like the interior of a MK1 Golf cabriolet as signofzeta suggests :) edit: maybe not, Micra it is! :roll:
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 10:26 
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Rare even back in the day I'd imagine.

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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 16:58 
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takeshi666 wrote:
paul_s wrote:
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"The most bizarre sight at the fair was a Swedish Micra, the oomph of whose hardware could be heard all the way to Lauttasaari and the house of parliament. The picture disc is viewed on a small LCD screen. Apparently it's impossible to restore the car equipped primarily with Orion components and Sony players back to original..."


Thank-you takeshi :thumbup: .

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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 17:03 
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paul_s wrote:
Rare even back in the day I'd imagine.

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That is a couple of very interesting pictures you have posted here paul_s, I love that kind of stuff.

Thanks :thumbup: .

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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 22:28 
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I want to live in '80s again so bad
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 14 Feb 2020, 22:40 
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Forper,
If you crave 80's nostalgia, man read the book "READY PLAYER ONE"....

The movie does not even come close to the revisits to the glorious 8o's
Dont know if you read much, however this book is written so you can glide through and not want to put it down.

The movie has some decent graphics, it's the better story and plot that make the book a must imbibe !

I reccomend this book to everyone who would like a nice time machine excursion into the near future and recent past.

Check it out peepz !

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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 09:17 
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thanks Firehorse, I think I tried to watch the movie but didn't finish it, not for me.

No I don't read books but thanks anyway. I have my own personal '80s in my head and I just need to buy my own house so I can convert it to all '80s decor
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 18:07 
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paul_s wrote:
Rare even back in the day I'd imagine.

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I'm guessing it just plays a CAV disc at a speed determined by how fast you're pedaling, that's all.
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 18:36 
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It didn’t occur to me that it would be that sophisticated but I guess I can see it doing that.

Does it say “Perceptronics”?
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 Post subject: Re: Appearances of Laserdiscs in unexpected places...
PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 20:34 
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Very cool. A little more info on it here:
Anyone got LaserTour by Perceptronics?
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