That's pretty awesome!!Slightly Off Topic But I Think It's Funny
In 1995 my father died. I inherited a few thousand dollars and I decided to spend at least part of it on something I could keep for the rest of my life and maybe pass on to my kids.
I bought a Kenwood Bookshelf Stereo from the BX on Peterson AFB.
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It cost $1000 bucks and for its time it was a good quality system. I still have it and I still like the sound.
In 2020 the VA gave me a pair of Phonak hearing aids.
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The sound quality on my hearing aids is better than my Stereo.
I listen to Dark Side of the Moon on it and I can hear Every Single Note. I can understand every word the people talking between the tracks are saying.
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What I find really interesting is it even though the music is basically playing inside my ears the sound quality is good enough that it actually creates resonance and spatial separation between the two "speakers".
Maybe I'm weird but I think it's funny that my top of the line Kenwood was outclassed by a hearing aid.
I bought a Bose Sound Dock for use with our I Pod. It's about 12 inches wide by 6 inches deep. I think that I paid around $300 at the time. That was back in 2004-2005. When I first saw it I couldn't figure out why it was so expensive? I had my I Pod with me and the sales person plugged it in and cranked up the volume. Now I knew why and bought it without hesitation. Later on they came out with a portable one that had a both a cord and battery. I bought one of those too, one for the house and one for the garage. My wife also bought me a set of Bose ear phones. The sound quality between those and the one's that came standard with the I Pod is night and day.
Bose stopped making the sound dock and my first one crapped out a few weeks ago. But I was lucky enough to find a company that sells and rebuilds the sound board. So I ordered one of those and I'm back in business. It's pretty hard to beat those old Kenwood or Marantz stereo systems though. But it's just amazing how far technology has progressed over the years where these desk top systems sound just as good and are about as loud as you'd want to get. The sound out of our I Mac computer is pretty damn good too. Which makes watching and listening to those YouTube video's of our favorite rock groups amazing.