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This Cheap, Tiny '60s Synth Lets You Own A Piece Of History

Your commute is about to get a whole lot more fun.

Back in the ’60s, when “portable convenience” wasn’t even a concept, it must have been pretty cool to jam on a Stylophone. This small device was a toy synthesizer with a little circuit board that you could play with a stylus. It must have been the perfect thing to rock out those sweet Beatles and Stones licks while away from your home hi-fi setup.

Times have changed, but our thirst for slightly tacky handheld electronics that do “cool” things hasn’t. Electronics company Dubreq has announced that an updated version, the Stylophone Gen X-1, is on its way, and it’s stacked with enough features to really drive members of the public mad. Check out this crazy blast from the past below.


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