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Walkman

™ a small portable cassette player with light headphones

Walkman

A brand of portable audio players and recorders from Sony. In 1979, Sony introduced the Walkman audio cassette player and created a revolution. Hundreds of millions of Walkmans were sold, and the tape-based device was the progenitor of all the portable tape and disc music players that followed.

The Walkman brand was used for its portable CD player (originally named Discman), Video8 video player, MiniDisc player, MP3 player and Sony Ericsson mobile phones. See audio cassette, MiniDisc and Stereobelt.


Sony Walkman Cassette Player
This later model Walkman included an AM and FM radio, weather channel and TV audio as well as a wired remote control with a 30" cable.
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Sony Network Entertainment International announced that the company's Music Unlimited service now offers users the ability to listen to high quality audio through the service's PC (Windows and Mac OS), Sony Xperia and other Android smartphones and tablets, Sony Android Walkman, and PlayStation3 (PS3) computer entertainment system applications.