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January 21, 1988

BE YOUR OWN GHETTO BLASTER

By CBR Staff Writer

The only consolation in the wilder flights of new product fancy from Japan is that nine out of 10 of them don’t catch on – but we’re concerned that Toshiba Corp’s latest brainchild – Be Your Own Ghetto Blaster – just might: who wants to shoulder a 30 lb burden to annoy the entire neighbourhood when for just $200 he can have the Sonic Jacket? Giving a whole new meaning to loud apparel, the garment has an amplifier and four loudspeakers stitched in – two at the shoulder, two at the chest – and a set of cables down into the pocket where you park your personal stereo.

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