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The Big Voice of Magnavox

January 1, 2020

TCW Podcast Episode 105 - The Big Voice of Magnavox


We look at the company of Magnavox.  Started around the turn of the century getting into electronics with voice amplification, and eventually radios.  Magnavox continued with home  electronics in televisions and stereo systems.  Unfortunately their visionary leader died unexpectedly, and with the rise of non-American television manufacturers put a lot of pressure on the company.  With all this pressure Magnavox is bought by Philips in 1974 to expand the Dutch company's holdings in the United States.  The video game division continued  to fight for survival and relevance as the decade wound to a close.


Retro Tech - The Wire Recorder:

TCW 026 -The Magnavox Odyssey:

Magnavox Console Demo (Ft. "Come Fly With Me"):

Magnavox Odyssey Ski:

Magnavox Odyssey Commercials:

Magnavox Odyssey 100(4:43 timestamp):

Magnavox Odyssey 500:

Magnavox Odyssey 400 Unboxing:

Magnavox Odyssey 300:


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