questionswhat is your oldest electronic device you still…

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not daily nope. maybe once a couple weeks i play my N64 for that nostalgia feeling. NFL BLITZ and Super Smash Brothers, maybe a little mario cart

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My Sony cube clock/radio that sits on my nightstand, I've had it over 20 years and can't imagine having to buy a different one, so I hope it lasts at least another 50!

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Since I only brought to Brazil with me what I could fit in my luggage...it'd have to be my Gen 2 iPod nano....haha pretty sad, that's not even that old.

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My Nakamichi clock radio. 20 years old and still works great. Very hard to find something as nice now days.
My Norelco shaver?? It's electronic and with the new heads I just bought I hope it lasts another 30!! years.....actually it will need new batts within a couple years and the heads have been lasting me 7-10 years w/daily use.
My digital watch?? Again electronic(Casio Wave Ceptor) it's ~10 years old and I haven't seen one as nice since I bought mine.
Cell phone?? I haven't seen a nicer "dumb" phone since I got mine 5 years ago. Just purchased replacement battery and I hope it lasts another 5 years since all decent phones now days seems to be smart phones which I'm not interested in.
HDTV, 5 years old and IMO I couldn't find a nicer one currently, I don't know what I'll do if/when mine gives up the ghost.
HDD DVD Recorder, 6 years old and NOTHING since approaches the quality of mine.

Probably more which I'm forgetting but then again not all are used EVERY day.

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I was scratching my head, trying to figure this out, when I looked down at my desk:

TI-85, 1992-1997 (RIP). Zilog Z80 CPU 6 MHz, 32KB RAM. Aw yeah!

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My alarm clock is 15+ years old and my surround sound is 12+ years old but other then that most electronics in my house are less then 10 years old and most less then 5

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Foremost, I'd have to say my Casio alarm clock. However, I have a couple of older calculators, but I don't use these everyday.

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Alarm clock and bedroom television are both over 30 years old.

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@mikecris: It's about time you upgraded to a color TV.

I don't remember how old my alarm clock is, but I've probably had it 20+ years. My cordless phone is probably around 15.

I don't know if it counts, but my ex-wife is still using my 20 year old TV that still looks like it did when I bought it.

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that i use on a DAILY basis? My mouse. ok, it's really a trackball, an old logitech t-BB13, with the ball over to the right thumb position. been in daily use since i got it christmas 2000.
This one: (picture link borrowed from en ebay auction.)
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for the not used daily stuff, I'd say the fluorescent desk lamp that has been passed down through the family from @ least when my uncle was in college( he had graduated by the time his little sis-my mom-was a freshman@ the same college, in the fall of '64)From him, to mom, to my older brother to me, and maybe to my nephew when he goes to college..in 2021(it would be about 60 yrs old by then)

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Copal flip alarm clock (1968) is still running like a champ.

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Funny, a good number of the responses are alarm clocks.

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My Timex IronMan digital/analog watch. I don't wear it every day anymore, but I do wear it for weeks at a time every other month or so. I bought it back in 1999 and I can't seem to find them anymore. It's the actual Ironman version (not the Expedition ones that came out later).

I also play my old game systems (NES, SNES, Atari, Sega Genesis) on a regular basis, although not quite daily. My son is starting to favor those over the PS3 now.

My garage door opener gets used every day and is probably at least 25 years old.

I have a desk fan that belonged to my grandfather in the '50s. I don't use it every day anymore because I'm afraid my children will put their fingers inside it (the guard doesn't really keep fingers out, and it has metal blades).

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Really good question. I can't think of anything at the moment, but it's been interesting to read the reponses.

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A most excellent question.

For both electronic and in use daily, my oldest device(s) are an X-10 TM-751 transceiver and plampad remote (specifically the remote in my bedroom), which are both more than 20 years old. I have 20+ year old lamp modules as well, but not in use daily.

My SONY Dream Machine alarm clock and CD player (ICF-CD831) also sees daily use but is not as old. (I'm not sure when I got it, though I know it was at least a year or two after separating from my (now ex-)wife. so it is no more than 18 years old and possibly only 14.

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I have a Pansonic clock/radio/alarm from 1976 that still gets me up every morning.

I broke down and bought Flat panel TV about a year ago, but until then we used a 1984 Sony Trinitron. I still use the Trinitron when I'm walking on the treadmill. As much as I love that old TV and as true as the colors are even now, I have to admit it was nearly a religious experience the first time that 46" flat panel lit up the family room.

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I have some speakers and a monitor from a computer we bought 10 years ago, it was top of the line then and I definitely have gotten our money's worth as I have used both the monitor (currently using it as a second screen), and speakers for 4 different computers, including my current build.

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My desk lamp started life as a gaslight in my great grandfather's house... oh! ElectrONic. My dad's pocket calc, one of the first to have solar power. Still works. :)

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Nice question!

Daily, sadly would be my Xbox 360 for Netflix. I've owned it since 09 but it physically is from 08. Unless we count cars, which is my 98 Malibu. I guess the computers at work are from like 03. I do work in a movie theatre and up until a couple months ago the projectors were from 89.

Personally I stay somewhat up to date on technology. Other than my microwave and dishwasher everything in the house is from 08 and forward.

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Ok, sorry to disappoint everyone, but I'm going to have to say my Radio Shack Realistic talking alarm clock from the 80's. I recently bought a newer voice activated talking alarm clock, but it's not nearly as good. My old clock has two alarms with different tones, announces the time it's set for when you set the alarm, announces the time when it goes off and has a great snooze function. Yes, sometimes it runs so hot to the touch that I'm afraid it's going to melt, and when the power goes of the display goes wonky and I have to play around with it for a bit to get it to work again, but I simply have not found a better clock. When it finally goes, I'll feel like I lost a friend.

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No longer in daily use (she has to study sometime!), but certainly weekly use is our Sanyo portable dvd player we bought in 2005. At the time, it was crazy expensive (~500 usd). It has entertained our oldest daughter across many states and 4 countries. While it is not pretty to look at, it is durable and has taken a lot of abuse. We checked and it seems Sanyo is not making them anymore.
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My cell phone. It's four years old and still working perfectly. No, it doesn't take pictures or support apps, but I love it because it's a great phone.

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My Grandmother's dial kitchen phone from the early 50s. Too bad there aren't electronic smoke signals or that medium would be my answer.

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I love my Sony Dream Machine radio, cassette, alarm clock. Dual alarms, an almost pleasant beepity beep. I got it for my birthday in 1994 and it has lived on my bedside table ever since. I know they don't make it anymore and I would hate to try to replace it. Hopefully it will last forever and ever.

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My GE clock radio. It has flippy tabs to display the time, uses a grain-of-wheat bulb to light said "dial", and has taken my abuse on an almost-daily basis since I received it as a Christmas gift in 1978.

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@drj48: Hehe....I remember about 15 years ago when my brother's old business still had dial multi-line phones before he finally replaced them with a new system. Some kid around 12-13 years old went in the store and asked to use the phone. My brother said sure, and the kid looked at the phone and just looked dumbfounded like he didn't know what to do. He had never seen a dial phone before and my brother had to show him how to use it!

When I was a kid, my Dad got me a Ericophone from Sweden. I loved that thing and wish I still had it as they are going for a lot of money.

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Two things:

Since 1971:
KLH RECEIVER. Yes, KLH made receivers. Tested ~38 rms watts/channel (rated at 30). Checked by a Marantz tech (when Marantz toured the U.S. & you could bring in any brand receiver you had). The tech was fairly amazed at the quality and asked me when/where I got it. $152.00, ordered from back East (which is what we did, cause you could get wholesale electronic prices and gray market beta and vhs video tapes--ordered by the case). I lived in central KS. The most marked up item I ever found: stylus for any turntable cartridge. I used a certain model of Shure. Retailed and sold locally for ~$55. I got from New York or Chicago for ~$8-$12 ea.

Currently use as my only home computers: (3) Asus P3B-F mobos w/ Intel Tualatin 1.4Ghz CPU w/ adapter. Bought new in ~2001 or earlier. Used and left on 24/7/365, unless an update requires a reboot.

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I think an informal run down shows the "Clock Radio" is the most trusted and oldest - #1