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This is OK is the first cassette player that uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology, allowing users to listen to music with wireless headphones. There are other similar bets on the market.
The team behind this development relies on romanticism that generates listening to cassette music in the eighties.
Inspired by the iconic music player Sony presented in 1979. walkmana team of Chinese designers has developed an artifact that affects the nostalgia of those who remember the love of the eighties but the technology of the 21st century.
The music player It's OK is called the first technology cassette bluetooth 5.0it means that the user can enjoy music via headphones or wireless speakers.
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The above is an option as this cartridge is also compatible with conventional headphones, thanks to the 3.5mm input port.
This is OK is the world's first cassette player that uses Bluetooth 5.0 technology. Compared with the previous generation, Bluetooth 4.2, the transfer speed and the volume of Bluetooth 5.0 is faster and higher. In addition, the transfer distance has improved, expanding the range of "OK" reception to provide more comfort for enjoying romantic music, "said Ninm Lab, the team behind the development of this product.
Another feature of this device is that it records sounds alike. To do so, the user must place a blank tape on the tape, press the "record" button, and insert the built-in microphone of the device into the audio source.
The company delivers this product with an empty band that gives the user 60 minutes of recording. The purpose of this functionality is that people who have a time limit can record things that are really meaningful at this time to treasure them or gather them.
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It's ok has five buttons (playback, pre, back, stop and record) and works with a pair of AA batteries. The sound it reproduces is mono that strengthens the classic nature of the first Walkman.
As for its design, the measurements of this device are 118 mm wide, 84 mm high and 33.5 mm thick. Its weight is approximately 152 grams, without batteries.
Another of his physical features is that he uses plastic as a production material, comes in three colors (pink, white and blue), and part of the cover is transparent so that the guy can see how the tape rotates while playing.
The company ensures that it delivers on a global basis. The price of this device is about $ 63 and US $ 75.
Retro is modern
This is not the only music bet that seeks to save the formats from the past. There are other similar players on the market, such as elbow, which, compared with It's Ok, integrates a more modern and minimalist design. Its dimensions allow the user to wear it on his belt or in the pocket of his shirt or jacket.
In contrast, it is OK, does not record sound or integrates Bluetooth technology.
on vinyl this is another format that has been revived in the 21st century; In Colombia artists such as Maluma and groups like ChocQuibTown have released full albums with this feature on the market.
There are stores where you can find vinyls with design and state-of-the-art technology, some record players even include Bluetooth connectivity.