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personal stereo

a very small audio cassette player designed to be worn attached to a belt and used with lightweight headphones
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It was a small personal stereo that would actually fit in a good-sized pocket.
In another study [10], a larger part of the researched teenagers did not demonstrated concerns about the possibility of hearing loss caused by the use of personal stereos. Among these subjects, a considerable number reported hearing personal stereo for three or more hours a day.
It's all Sky plus now, you know." About the same time that I was learning about Luddites, I also got one of the first personal stereos. It was hugely clunky by modern standards but at the time a thing of great wonder.
Twenty-five years ago spotty teenage boys were plaguing commuters with the tinny din of their brand new personal stereos. Today, that same generation continues to flout train etiquette with their iPods, laptops and mobile phones, according to fed-up commuters.
Among the devices that are well served to host the FM tuner are cellular phones, digital music players, personal stereo and CD players, and portable computers.
* The most unpleasant things people say they encountered on commuter trains, in descending order, were people allowing their children to go on a rampage (729 votes), talking on a cellphone (716), sitting with legs spread open (701), talking in a loud voice (610), groping women (604), spreading open the pages of one's newspaper (525), playing a personal stereo too loudly (520), applying cosmetics (501), failing asleep and leaning against one's neighbor (387) and couples who engage in public displays of affection (375).
The robocams look like personal stereo headsets with a camera at eye-level.
Called ImmunoFlow, the instrument is no bigger than a personal stereo and is so small and lightweight that its inventors ultimately envision health inspectors using the device for on-the-spot checks.
By the end of this year, Williams hopes to expand the service beyond the Net by having the software installed directly into personal stereo component systems.
In the US, Diamond Multimedia produces personal stereo style devices for the format, and UK company Empeg Ltd is to start mass-producing 500-album capacity MP3 car stereos in March + E*TRADE STRUGGLES WITH DOWNTIME, NY STATE INVESTIGATES With E*trade recording its third trade outage in three days, the New York state attorney general Eliot Spitzer has said he intends to investigate whether net-based stock brokerages are lying to customers about what their systems can do.
Meanwhile Thomas Cook (tel: 01733 417 000) are offering free travel insurance on breaks costing more than pounds 299 per person plus a free personal stereo cassette player to anyone booking a Summer '98 overseas holiday.
When you arrive on the island, you get a personal stereo and headphones that you use on your tour of the prison.