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:?-!§%#@@# a  cool   enough  sony  walkman   called #@@#%§!-?:
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~:«:%§?###          ###  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.                  ##%#§::»=:
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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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'?~&§%#@@#             ## is it good ##             #@@#%§&~?'
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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 ##           ##%#???»!:
^~~¤§!?#@#                                          #@#?!§¤~~^
'=-*&!#@@# 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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^-=¤§§§§@#             ## some quirks ##            #@§§§§¤=-^
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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 :          #§##?!=«!^
:=»:%!§@##                  ' to '                  ##@§!%:»=:
~¤=§%%%###         « july twenty eighteen «         ###%%%§=¤~
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^=»!¤§%§@#       superseded by the tcm twenty       #@§%§¤!»=^
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