Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo


This table top stereo by famed Frog founder, Hartmut Esslinger, has a turntable, tape player and tuner. It was huge—speakers were separate—but gorgeous. From 1976.

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Sony WEGA Concept 51K All-in-One Stereo

Gizmodo '79 is a week-long celebration of gadgets and geekdom 30 years ago, as the analog age gave way to the digital, and most of our favorite toys were just being born.