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Consumer Electronics by S. P. Bali

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CHAPTER 24

PORTABLE STEREO

Since many of us spend an increasingly larger portion of our available time travelling, the desire for on-the-road entertainment has increased tremendously. The cassette tape player was originally designed for home and office use rather than for the automobile. It was developed to satisfy the needs of those who required a simple, portable recording device. So the cassette recorder came into being. It is simple to operate, reasonably priced, has good fidelity and, above all, is very portable and compact. Since the environment intended for the cassette device did not initially include the automobile, it is understandable that a similar device, the eight-track system, undergoing development at about the same time but ...

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