Leave it to Japan to design a modern television that’s styled to look like it’s from the fifties. That’s just what Japanese electronics brand Doshisha has done with this fun, retro-styled cabinet that houses an LCD TV.
This ’50s-style TV has a wooden cabinet, real working volume and channel knobs on front, and stands on spindly wooden legs. While its facade looks a bit like the cool, but fragile Bakelite of the era, I’m betting it’s just cheap plastic that’s been colored that way. Inside, it’s got a 20″ LCD screen with HDMI, AV and USB inputs.
And, because the TV itself isn’t hogging up space in the cabinet, the top opens and reveals a place to store things:
The bad news? This TV isn’t going to work outside of Japan. Bummer. For ~$786 plus shipping, it better be able to do a lot more than look pretty.
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