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Bandai 8-ban Record Player - HMV Edition

Bandai 8-ban record player - HMV edition 2004 The HMV-branded 8-ban 3” record player was a rebranded Bandai 8-ban record player that matched the early 2000s HMV record store color branding. Specs All of the specs of the original Bandai 8-ban record player, plus: HMV record store black and hot pink colorway Read more »

Bandai 8-ban Record Player - Softly! Records Edition

From the original product description page (now sadly only viewable by Archive.org, as the original site is no more), “Unlike the retro feeling that BANDAI has released, it is released with coloring and design for people who are fashionable now!” Specs All of the specs of the original Bandai 8-ban record player, plus: Softly! records yellow and blue colorway Model #: SFTL-8000 Price: 3,990 yen (tax included) Media Blog post about the record releases Read more »

Bandai EBP01-1R Portable Record Player For EIGHTBANRECORD

Bandai 8-ban record player - 2004 Media Original press release Photo of 8-ban records in a retail environment Contemporaneous blog post about the releases White Stripes “Triple Inchophone” In 2005 Jack White discovered the Bandai 8ban player and these little records and made a plan to produce some records for the format. It’s a perfect match - White is clearly fond of the number three (founding Third Man Records), and over the years has been one of the most vocal proponents of vinyl records in the industry. Read more »