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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by seven.13, Jul 9, 2003.

  1. seven.13

    seven.13 Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 5, 2000 Messages: 3,572 Likes Received: 19
    My friend Maria moved away a year ago and gave me her 2 month old stereo because it was Euro voltage and she was moving to Pittsburg. Pittsburg isn't in Europe. She wasn't able to sell it to anyone for some reason.

    TT and I put it in his apartment last summer when he moved here, shortly thereafter we were evicted, (along with our dear friend Tim) for playing music too loud.

    I tried to sell the cursed thing but it just didnt happen. Finally, a year later a couple of nice Asian ladies came over to buy it.

    I plugged it in showed them that the CD Player worked, the Radio worked and then the tape deck procceded to eat my little sister's ' Monica and Brandy" tape. Then it just broke all together and made mournful clicking noises.
    I managed to get the tape deck open, and now it won't close. The ladies just werent interested anymore and left.

    And I'm out of 200 Euros.

  2. Jackson

    Jackson Veteran Member

    Joined: May 21, 2002 Messages: 7,345 Likes Received: 122
    Its an AIWA, throw it out the fucking window. I had an AIWA walkman once, it just ended up destroying all my tapes, fucking piece of shit, hate em so much.
    :mad: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :hatred: :burned:
  3. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    i had a pretty sick Aiwa walkman back in the day. I didn't realize they were still around. I figured Sony bought them out and that was that.
  4. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    once i bought this aiwa 3 peice stereo, only to realze the speakers had fake bass ports, and it had a total of 10 watts of power. i promptly returned that peice of shit (after i took it apart and cut all the wires)
  5. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    here's the scoop.

    Cycles per Second

    in North America the power cycles at 60 hertz and in Europe it's 50.
    Because of that any motors or pumps run at an odd speed. That's why
    the radio will work, and maybe the CD player, but not the tape.

    Because of that issue I ended up with a $500 espresso machine
    that my pops cant use where he is.

  6. Jackson

    Jackson Veteran Member

    Joined: May 21, 2002 Messages: 7,345 Likes Received: 122
    Learn something new every day...
  7. seven.13

    seven.13 Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Oct 5, 2000 Messages: 3,572 Likes Received: 19
    Yeah, but we are still in Europe ...and the stereo is Euopean. :(
    Thanks though Kilo.
  8. Al Green

    Al Green Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2001 Messages: 8,561 Likes Received: 1
    isnt that what converters are for?

    i had problems the last time i went to europe and almost burnt out my minidisc player.

    i burnt my palmpilot charger though

    so i reprepped for another trip i was making and got a sony univeral charger. of course you still have to get plug converters but it regulates the voltage no matter where you are on earth.

    ..personally im pretty sony oriented partially because alot of companys buy low grade sony knockoffs and put them in their products.
  9. Jackson

    Jackson Veteran Member

    Joined: May 21, 2002 Messages: 7,345 Likes Received: 122
    Sony are standard, gotta love em, i have had my minidisc for like 3 years, no breakdowns, touch wood.
  10. mr.yuck

    mr.yuck Veteran Member

    Joined: May 12, 2000 Messages: 6,952 Likes Received: 6
    my buddy had an aiwa stereo. It broje. He sent it ot the AIWA company and they were gounhg to fix it. He hasn't seen his shit in about 4 yeahrs / Hell yeah

  11. Born Loser

    Born Loser New Jack

    Joined: Sep 14, 2001 Messages: 63 Likes Received: 0
    is that alot?
  12. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    As of 1:09 EST 200 euro is $312.44 CAD.
  13. DyeStop.

    DyeStop. Member

    Joined: Oct 20, 2002 Messages: 392 Likes Received: 0
    get an old 20gb ipod for cheap. thats all you'll ever need to listen to anythingggggg :krunk:
  14. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 41
    bring that shit here.
    well take it out to a field and smash it like on office space.

    remeber, that thing isnt so cursed. why else would i have lived in a room with six people for a year?
    yup. thought so.
    where would have so many of our friends have slept if it wasnt for that piece of fucking garbage.
  15. krie

    krie Guest

    just let me dance for you