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Retro Modern Record Player Console


Smoothie
Smoothie
Smoothie
Smoothie

My wife and I recently closed on our first house and found ourselves scrambling to furnish it on the cheap. So we decided our first project would be a refurbished record console with a car stereo installed. We ended up with a fully functional 1970's Zenith paired with a JVC car stereo that supports a USB Flash Drive and aux 1/8" input jack. I did some research and found I could use a PC Power Supply Unit to convert our home's electricity from A/C to D/C to power the stereo. Works like a charm and adds a lot of personality to our Formal room. Plus, we can tell people "Yeah...we made that."

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  • That was a great Idea and looks great. What would be great would be add a cassette deck (for nostalgia) and add a popup 40in TV from the back.
    By CharleyOne, on June 14, 2015

  • Nice work... I've been looking for one of these to refurbish & modify forever. Where did you find this one?
    By 33AndA3rd, on July 16, 2015

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Retro Modern Record Player Console

by Smoothie
Feb 12, 2014
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My wife and I recently closed on our first house and found ourselves scrambling to furnish it on the cheap. So we decided our first project would be a refurbished record console with a car stereo installed. We ended up with a fully functional 1970's Zenith paired with a JVC car stereo that supports a USB Flash Drive and aux 1/8" input jack. I did some research and found I could use a PC Power Supply Unit to convert our home's electricity from A/C to D/C to power the stereo. Works like a charm and adds a lot of personality to our Formal room. Plus, we can tell people "Yeah...we made that."