Forgotten audio formats: The Highway Hi-Fi

A vinyl record player that just happened to be the world’s first in-car music system. It appeared 60 years ago, in 1956, and should have been a smash hit.



Unlike car radios—which had already been around for more than a decade—the Highway Hi-Fi actually gave you a choice. The records you wanted to play were picked by you rather than by a DJ in a radio station miles away, and those discs could hold some 90 minutes of music.


Read the full article on ARS Technica written by Phil Olga HERE