Stylophone

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4.538461538461538

39 Reviews

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Description

Back in the Cretaceous Period (or was it the 70's), when calculators were the size of small cars and an auto pop-up toaster was considered hi-tech, some geek sandwiched two circuit-boards together, chucked in some random wiring, and gave birth to a musical (sic) instrument that was to become an icon. After nearly 40 years in the closet, the Stylophone pocket synthesiser made popular by the likes of Rolf Harris and David Bowie (he used it in timeless classic Space Oddity) is back. You tap the electronic keys with the integral stylus to make funky noises - now with additional Classic, Synth and Bass sounds, - and maybe you can produce some musical hits using this retro kit as the likes of Kraftwerk, Erasure, Orbital, Marilyn Manson, They Might Be Giants, and White Stripes have done in the past. You can play solo, or plug in your iPod/MP3 player and play along to your favourite tunes, and even add some vibrato enhancement to really annoy anyone foolish enough to be listening to you. It may have been invented in 1967, but 40 years on this re-invention is bound to be another hit.

  • The retro stylophone is back but now you can play along to your MP3 tracks.
  • Electronic keys.
  • Tap the keys with the integral stylus.
  • Funky new sounds including Classic, Synth and Bass.
  • Play solo or along to your MP3s.
  • Suitable for ages 8 years+.
  • Requires 3 x AA Batteries (not included).
  • Size: 22 x 12 x 6cm.

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  • re:creation

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4.538461538461538

4.538461538461538

(39 Reviews)

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4

Brought it for my granddaughter, as it is different to nintendo and mobile devices, she liked the novelty.

Wed Aug 29 23:00:00 GMT 2012 by

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5

This was a present and the recipient was more than pleased with it

Tue Aug 21 23:00:00 GMT 2012 by

Rock with styl' !

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4

Recently I attended with my son a concert in the picturesque inn of the "Moulin de la Pipe" in Ardeche (south of France). The spot is famous internationaly among rock climbers, but we were there for another kind of "rock". A group that are called "the Wackies" who only toy instruments! Among those devices, a Stylophone ruled the way with its hypnotic tones. Both my son and I made our mind up and realized that we wanted want one of those! So we went on IWOOT and purchased one.

Wed Aug 01 06:06:47 GMT 2012 by

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5

The Stylophone is a childhood dream and an opportunity for some new sounds effects in the band!

Mon Jul 30 11:57:37 GMT 2012 by

Stylophone+

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5

The Stylophone took me back to being 10 years old when my brother got one of these. Plus there are a few enhancements now.

Tue Jul 17 13:56:35 GMT 2012 by

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5

This Stylophone makes your childhood dreams come true. That's three down and four to go!

Mon Jul 16 14:47:33 GMT 2012 by

Brilliant gift

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5

I bought this Stylophone for a musical friends 18th birthday after nearly getting it for him last christmas. I took it out of the packaging to test it before giving it to him and found myself on it for a good hour before I wanted to put it back again. He thinks it's brilliant and he's also the type of person to use it in recordings. I have no complaints at all with this product, it's a great little gadget. Well done IWOOT!

Sun Jul 15 13:31:39 GMT 2012 by

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5

Really pleased with the Stylophone. I ordered it as a joke birthday present for my brother, as I remember he had one when we were kids. He absolutely loved it and the delivery was really fast too.

Fri Jun 29 18:07:00 GMT 2012 by

Childhood Memories!

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5

The Stylophone was bought as a gift for my husband and it was gratefully received. A unique gift that brings back childhood memories for us both, with the added bonus of updated MP3 integration. Hours of fun for the family!

Tue Jun 26 21:41:46 GMT 2012 by

musical present

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5

The Stylophone is just what I wanted as a fun present for my grandson. Reminds me of my younger days too when this was all the rage.

Tue Jun 26 20:14:24 GMT 2012 by

Brilliant!

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5

The Stylophone is a brilliant little machine! My partner loves it and it sounds super. He mastered the songs in about 5 minutes too. I'd better get some more batteries, I can see this is going to cause hours of fun for all the family.

Sat Jun 23 15:17:31 GMT 2012 by

Retro fun!

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5

Spent ages trying to find something to go with my dad's birthday present. My sister and I wanted to give him something different but fun. This Stylophone is perfect. My mum has informed us that she is glad it comes with a headphone socket! However, she admits that she has had a go too and likes the fact you can get the MP3 player plugged into it! We have had a go and so have my nieces, a winner all round! Great fun.

Mon Jun 04 12:32:51 GMT 2012 by

Annoying yet addictive

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3

I bought the Stylophone as an extra gift for my brother. Whilst I enjoy most music I did fear that my ears may have started to bleed, though admittedly the blood did help clog the sound. Seriously though, this item is very annoying but also very, very addictive. I'm not quite sure who would want to plug it into an MP3 but the option is there. I'd give this 3 stars, it's a fun gift addition. I'd advise never to let a child near one and if possible try to learn a tune so the noise isn't quite so grating.

Sun May 06 08:39:51 GMT 2012 by

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5

Bought this primarily to keep my nephew's occupied during visits but I've found it totally addictive. Came with the instructions for 'Silent Night' and I mastered that in a few minutes. If only I'd bought it at Xmas. I entertained my wife and family for hours in a locked room with endless variations of 'Silent Night' and now I know what it feels like to be a rock star with thousands of adoring fans. I am not from a musical background and never thought I'd be able to learn any instrument.

Fri Feb 10 20:34:07 GMT 2012 by

Lots of potential

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4

This is one of those toys that you get a little buzz of excitement about each time it is brought out. The Stylophone is a retro synthesiser which is a cult instrument used by the likes of David Bowie, and more recently, Mark Ronson, but it allows even novice musicians to express their creativity. Forty years after it first became a kitsch icon, the re-released Stylophone has all the features of the original, with the addition of a volume control and added audio input enabling you to connect to an MP3 player and jam along to your favourite tracks in style. The Stylophone has great novelty value but is also a great little item for children who wish to learn a new instrument. They will certainly be unique in their instrument choice! Its the perfect price and size to be a stocking filler and is also the perfect gift for the child who has everything!

Fri Jan 20 13:34:27 GMT 2012 by

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5

I got 4 Stylophones for the kids and they love them. They're great fun for all the family, money well spent.

Sun Jan 08 23:08:31 GMT 2012 by

Stylophone.. goodbye air guitar

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5

Stylophone... goodbye air guitar. Although older than time itself, the compulsory MP3 link and your marketing treatment ensure it has taken the jetstream into this Millennium. The output/noise/music/hurdy-gurdy stuff is amazing diversity itself. It's versatile too as the wee ones did their music homework and picked out tunes.

Wed Jan 04 15:00:58 GMT 2012 by

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4

The Stylophone is a great little item, bought one for my grandson and son-in-law (aged 50). Grandson thought it was 'ace' and son-in-law said it brought back happy memories!

Wed Dec 28 12:19:00 GMT 2011 by

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5

I bought the Stylophone for my 18 year old son. He soon picked up how to play a tune. My husband also enjoyed playing it. Great value and an ideal present.

Wed Dec 28 10:16:43 GMT 2011 by

Stylophone

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5

Bought the Stylophone for my other half and he thinks it is great. He is usually quite a hard man to please when it comes to gadgets.

Tue Dec 27 17:58:44 GMT 2011 by

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