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My sister visited a friend's grandfather who had an amazing, super hi-fidelity, crazy-ass speaker stereo system. Knowing I would be interested to see it, she passed along a photo. I thought you might be interested in viewing this thing of wonder yourself.

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The photo also got me thinking about how all of us music listeners have different devices from which our music springs forth: iPods and mp3 players, car stereos, computer speakers, boom boxes, or the old fashion stereo console. If you are so inclined, please take a picture of the device on which you listen to music most of the time and I'll compile the photos for Friday or Monday's blog.

Send your pictures to monitormix@npr.org

To start things off, here is a picture of my home stereo system (infinitely less cool than the one pictured above). I also have a boom box in the shape of a 1950s car in my kitchen (on sale at Fred Meyer many moons ago), but most of my CDs, records, and mp3s get played through this set up.

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