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-,,,,,,,,, A  COOL   ENOUGH   SONY  WALKMAN  CALLED ,,,,,,,,,-
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**~-,,,,,,          ###  TCM ONEFIFTY  ###          ,,,,,,-~**
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#&§**~-,,, IT'S BATTERY POWERED (TWO AA  BATTERIES) ,,,-~**§&#
##&§**~-,, AND HAS A  MICROPHONE. IT DOES FEATURE A ,,-~**§&##
###&§**~-, SPEED HOLE BUT  IT'S HIDDEN BENEATH  ITS ,-~**§&###
##&§**~-,,                  SHELL.                  ,,-~**§&##
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&§**~-,,,, A COOL  THING  IS  THE  SPEAKER  ON  THE ,,,,-~**§&
§**~-,,,,, FRONT. BUT ISN'T THAT A MAGNET CLOSE  TO ,,,,,-~**§
**~-,,,,,,               THE TAPE? YES              ,,,,,,-~**
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,,,,,,,,,, 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.          ,,,,,,,,,-
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*~-,,,,,,, DENOISING TECHNIQUES ARE SIMPLE. ACTUAL  ,,,,,,,-~*
**~-,,,,,, DENOISING  FOR THE  NOISE, AND  MAYBE AN ,,,,,,-~**
§**~-,,,,,             EQ FOR THE MOTOR.            ,,,,,-~**§
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#&§**~-,,, ##     WHAT     IS     IT     FOR     ## ,,,-~**§&#
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###&§**~-, 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.             ,,,,-~**§&
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~-,,,,,,,, WHEN UNPAUSING, RECORDING BEGINS BEFORE  ,,,,,,,,-~
-,,,,,,,,, THE  ENGINE IS FULLY SPUN UP,  RESULTING ,,,,,,,,,-
,,,,,,,,,, IN   A  NICE   SWOOP   BEING   RECORDED. ,,,,,,,,,,
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,,,,,,,,,, IT   MADE    ME    BUY    A   VHS    CAM ,,,,,,,,,,
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*~-,,,,,,,        REST IN PIECES, LITERALLY         ,,,,,,,-~*
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§**~-,,,,,          - MAY TWENTY FIFTEEN -          ,,,,,-~**§
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#&§**~-,,,         ~ JULY TWENTY EIGHTEEN ~         ,,,-~**§&#
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###&§**~-,       SUPERSEDED BY THE TCM TWENTY       ,-~**§&###
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