Old Remote Controllers

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  1. Roland Schwinn

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    Had these two bad boys when i was a youth! Funny how just seeing them sorta took me back to a simpler time. :(

    I loved picking the buttons off that zenith one.


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    Have you looked up any of your old remote controllers? I suggest it!
     
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    Odd thread. Not feeling the love for old remotes that you are.
     
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    I started on something like this.
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    I can't find the remote but this thing was fucking bad ass. Never could find one just as good.
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    If your looking for old controllers I've actually owned... this takes the cake
    a pinoneer laserdisc player remote.

    In the early days of DVD.. laserdisc was the SHIT for a 90's kid like me... Bought a used pioneer Ld player off ebay with a money order from the local gas station... those were the days

    you STILL can't get the same special features that were available on the criterion collection TRAINSPOTTING laserdisc
     
  7. Roland Schwinn

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    :jj: No worries Droog, most of my threads are bombs, and i knew this had as great a chance of any to turn into a thread of fail gifs!
     
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    Loved that show. And MTV, back then.
     
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    When I was a kid I was the remote control. My old man would tell me to switch the TV to channel 2.


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    still have that bottom one and tv it works ono_O
     
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    I got an old Phillips like that..they are hard to beat
     
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    Nice! I used to lay in front of our TV before we had a remote and use my toes to hit the numbers on the keypad on the front. I was so skilled at it! Haaaaa It was TV like this one....

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    Nice! 32 inch? I left mine at my last place before moving. That fucker was HEAVY! Though i lost the remote to it long ago
     
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    That kind of TV came later.
     
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    yup 32, its in the playroom, my kid is 18 n I aint carting that tv out. I will slide it off into the attic if it ever dies...cant believe people use to steal those heavy fuckers
     
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    Yup, this was mine too.

    Circa 1980-1982.

    The first time I watched MTV, when it was actually MTV was on this bad boy.

    That was a big deal in the early 80's.

    Good times.
     
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    Was it wired to the TV?
     
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    liitle brothers were the first remote controls, voice activated, no batteries, sometimes they needed a good slap upside the head to get them working.
     
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    Yup that's what we had first. If you opened it up and turn a small screw you could get a lot of the NFL Sunday games. They got wise to that quick and sealed it together and said if it came back unsealed you buy it, unactivated and useless.
     
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