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#$$^»,¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨,»^$$#
$$^»,¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨,»^$$
$^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨ A  COOL  ENOUGH   SONY   WALKMAN  CALLED ¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^$
^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^
»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                   # # #                  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»
,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨          ###  TCM ONEFIFTY  ###          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                  # # #                   ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ IT'S BATTERY POWERED (TWO AA  BATTERIES) ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ AND HAS A MICROPHONE. IT DOES  FEATURE A ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ SPEED HOLE BUT IT'S  HIDDEN  BENEATH ITS ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                  SHELL.                  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ A  COOL  THING  IS THE  SPEAKER  ON  THE ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,
»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ FRONT. BUT ISN'T THAT  A MAGNET CLOSE TO ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»
^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨               THE TAPE? YES              ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^
$^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^$
$$^»,¨¨¨¨¨             ## IS IT GOOD ##             ¨¨¨¨¨,»^$$
#$$^»,¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨,»^$$#
##$$^»,¨¨¨ WELL. IT HAS SOME  VERY REAL COMPRESSION ¨¨¨,»^$$##
###$$^»,¨¨ GOING  ON  SO CLOSE  VOX AND OTHER  HIGH ¨¨,»^$$###
####$$^»,¨ VOLUME  THINGS  ARE VERY CRISP AND  WITH ¨,»^$$####
###$$^»,¨¨ KIND OF  LOW  NOISE.  BUT  WHEN  THERE'S ¨¨,»^$$###
##$$^»,¨¨¨ MORE  OF AN AMBIENCE,  ALL  YOU HEAR  IS ¨¨¨,»^$$##
#$$^»,¨¨¨¨           HISS AND MOTOR NOISE.          ¨¨¨¨,»^$$#
$$^»,¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨,»^$$
$^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨ DENOISING TECHNIQUES ARE SIMPLE. ACTUAL  ¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^$
^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ DENOISING FOR THE  NOISE,  AND  MAYBE AN ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^
»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨            EQ FOR THE MOTOR.             ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»
,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ ##     WHAT     IS     IT     FOR     ## ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ I USE IT FOR TALKING TO WHEN I'M  DRUNK. ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ IT   DOES  THIS  VERY  GOOD.  THE  PAUSE ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ BUTTON IS A SMALL  STOP, THE STOP BUTTON ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨             IS A MAJOR STOP.             ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨             ## SOME QUIRKS ##            ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,
»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»
^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨ WHEN UNPAUSING, RECORDING BEGINS BEFORE  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^
$^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨ THE  ENGINE IS FULLY SPUN UP,  RESULTING ¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^$
$$^»,¨¨¨¨¨ IN  A   NICE   SWOOP   BEING   RECORDED. ¨¨¨¨¨,»^$$
#$$^»,¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨,»^$$#
##$$^»,¨¨¨ IT    MADE   ME    BUY   A    VHS    CAM ¨¨¨,»^$$##
###$$^»,¨¨                                          ¨¨,»^$$###
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###$$^»,¨¨                  # # #                   ¨¨,»^$$###
##$$^»,¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨,»^$$##
#$$^»,¨¨¨¨         REST IN PIECES, LITERALLY        ¨¨¨¨,»^$$#
$$^»,¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨,»^$$
$^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨          , MAY TWENTY FIFTEEN ,          ¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^$
^»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                  ¨ TO ¨                  ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»^
»,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨         » JULY TWENTY EIGHTEEN »         ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,»
,¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨,
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨       SUPERSEDED BY THE TCM TWENTY       ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨                                          ¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨¨
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