When I Was In High School…

…I wanted one of these in the worst way. The Advent “Video Beam” projection television:

I had all but forgotten about this piece of engineering until I ran across this image on another website a few days ago and the memories came flooding back.  It was another one of the wonders I saw at Jerry’s Audio all those many years ago.

Funny thing is, now I own a flat screen that’s bigger and hangs on the wall.  Amazing.  How quickly we lose sight of the incredible technological advances of the last 30 years.