You don't remember the record players in the 70's that played vertically? You could give them a good shake without skipping, better than most CD players actually. Of course crappo tone arms and cartridges but they played all the same.
I absolutely shudder at the whole concept of MP3's, no way I'd own an iPod for music. Work gave me an iToy phone but I don't use it fr tunes either, even 320 bit rates make me cringe and want to hear the real song instead. I don't mind FLAC of course, especially when ripped from my Thorens table, I've got a few old AC/DC LP's where people can't believe the audio quality, they never believe me when I say it was from an LP either. Bit rates in the 4000's, so dynamic and yet not too forward with great sound staging for a CD file.
They do put DVD players in cars too though, made for when you are stopped (of course you wouldn't be able to watch while driving), I always laugh at idiots who say they put a lockout bypass on their in-car DVD player, WHY?
It's for when you are parked, just like the Ford record player.
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