(photos: Symbol Audio) Symbol Modern Record Console | US$tba | www.symbolaudio.com
there is something alluring about the 50s’ living and the most iconic things from that era would be the furniture. what if you could combine the beauty of the 50s furniture with an equally retro icon such as a turntable? perfect, we would say. the Symbol Modern Record Console is just the piece of audio system that fuses the 50s furniture design with your favorite vinyl records turntable and yet, it comes with a touch of 21st century multimedia, thanks to its built-in wireless router that allows streaming of music wirelessly from your iDevices or computer. each cabinet is individually crafted with solid American walnut and sits on a sturdy hand-patinated sculptural metal based made from 1/4″ steel plate. on the equipment side of things, it features a hand built and hand-wired tube amplifier, a turntable with carbon fiber tonearm set on patinated steel plates, a pair of 6.5″ full range speakers, a second dedicated amplifier and subwoofer to handle the low frequency sound reproduction. whether you are a retro-head who embraces vinyl records dearly or a modern geek with a taste for beautiful 50s furniture, the Symbol Modern Record Console is the furniture/audio system of choice. though, availability and pricing is yet to be confirmed at this point. hit past the jump for a few more look.