That’s right, a “rare” Panasonic Vacuum Tube CD player/headunit sold for a hefty $550.00 on eBay. Definitely the first one we’ve seen. Check it out here.

The Panasonic CQ-TX5500W TUBE is a double DIN in dash automobile CD player is the world’s first to employ a vacuum tube, yet also play MP3 CD-Rom discs. Employing a tube in the pre-amplification stage, the B-flat produces 16 watts (nominal) into 4 channels

That’s right, a “rare” Panasonic Vacuum Tube CD player/headunit sold for a hefty $550.00 on eBay. Definitely the first one we’ve seen. Check it out here.

The Panasonic CQ-TX5500W TUBE is a double DIN in dash automobile CD player is the world’s first to employ a vacuum tube, yet also play MP3 CD-Rom discs. Employing a tube in the pre-amplification stage, the B-flat produces 16 watts (nominal) into 4 channels