Retro Skype Handset

digital_01.jpgJust found this cool old-fashioned Skype phone via Jaanus. I use a Hulger at my desktop (and sometimes out in the garden
on the laptop) . I like the old school style. But unlike this Bakelite
styled phone from Digital Cowboy, the Hulger doesn't have a cradle
'body'.

Whereas the Hulger P*PHONES are actual audio devices which you hook
up as you would any microphone or headphone, in an audio jack, the Digital Cowboy 'USB Classic Telephone' is a USB (1.1) mic. (site in Japanese)

I've
been after an old-style phone for while now (there's place up the road
from here that sells them in Islington), but what i really want is a
Batphone that lights up too! Maybe Digital Cowboy will make one? I think they would sell like holy batcakes, Robin! 🙂

1 Response to “Retro Skype Handset”


  1. 1 Joost March 27, 2006 at 7:17 am

    I weuld like such a Pheun

    Clousseau (aka Joost)


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