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This is the single greatest triumph of technology over itself, boost if you agree.

@maxeddy I don't understand what this is. Why does it say 'compact disc' on something cassette shaped?

@Anke It's an adapter for connecting audio devices to your car or home stereo through a casette tapedeck. The casette-shaped device had a tape head that "played" whatever was connected to the stereo jack to tape deck. It even had a looped tape inside!
It says Compact Disc on it because it was originally sold as a means for listening to CDs in a car using a discman or other portable CD player. History!

Ankə 🌱 @Anke

@maxeddy Thank you!
Yeah, without the CD label, I would have guessed right.